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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey final, Canada-Sweden

Canada emphatically beat Sweden 3-0 to confirm back to back gold medals. Toews, Crosby, and Kunitz grabbed the goals. Date: 23-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: Gold Medal game, Sweden-Canada Score: Sweden 0 Canada 3 What happened: The last ev...

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Sochi recap: Curling, men’s gold medal game

Canada’s Olympic victory was never in doubt, as the curling-mad country swept men’s and women’s gold for the first time. Date: 21-Feb Sport: Curling Event: Men’s gold medal game, Canada vs. Britain Medalists: Canada, Brita...

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Sochi recap: Curling, women’s gold medal game

The women’s curling Olympic title has returned to Canada at last. The teams weren’t the same as the 2010 final, when Sweden rallied on Canada’s gruesome errors to win gold, and neither was the result. Jennifer Jones and company wrap...

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Best/worst, Sochi medal projections vs. reality: Feb. 17

Where, exactly, did Canada get the impression we’re out to get them? I’ll admit my bias up front — my life has been immeasurably enriched by many Canadians. I grew up listening to Rush. Now, I also listen to semi-Canadian … C...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Canada-Austria

Let’s see — the country in which hockey is a way of life, or the team with only three NHL players on the roster? Who are you picking? Date: 14-Feb Sport: Men’s hockey Event: Canada vs. Austria Score: Canada 6, … Continue read...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Canada-USA

Medals weren’t at stake today, but with so little separating Canada and the USA, the battle for momentum was no less valuable. Date: 12-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Canada vs. USA Score: Canada 3 – USA 2 What happened: Team USA&...

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Sochi recap: Curling, day 1

The U.S. teams had a rough start and the Russian fans partied and squealed as if Justin Bieber was throwing the rocks as curling finally got underway in the 2014 Olympics. Date: 10-Feb Sport: Curling Event: Day 1 of group … Continue reading &r...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Finland-Canada

Defending Olympic gold medalists Canada had their hands full with a feisty Finland team but prevailed 3-0. Date: 10-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Finland vs. Canada Score: Finland 0 – Canada 3 What happened: With a bye into the semifinal...

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