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Sochi recap: Cross-country skiing, women’s 30k

We saw two races today — a three-way race between three Norwegians, then a race among everyone else. Norway had some frustration in these Olympics, but not today. Marit Bjoergen won her third gold medal of these Games. She’s tied …...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Russia-Norway

Russia advance to the quarterfinals and will face Finland after a 4-0 victory over Norway. Date: 18-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: Russia-Norway Score: Russia 4 Norway 0 What happened: Russia struggled to get going in the first period, and ...

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Sochi recap: Curling, men’s tiebreaker

The flashy pants of Norway are out of the Olympics, as Britain took a close decision with a tremendous shot. Date: 18-Feb Sport: Curling Event: Men’s tiebreaker (winner goes to semifinals) What happened: Norway started with the hammer, and they...

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

Austria defeated Norway 3-1 to record their first win of the Sochi 2014 games. Date: 16-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: Austria-Norway Score: Austria 3 Norway 1 What happened: The game started with Austrian captain Vanek being penalised for ...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Finland vs. Norway

In the Scandinavian matchup, Finland is undefeated against Norway. They kept it that way tonight with a blowout. Date: 14-Feb Sport: Men’s hockey Event: Finland vs. Norway Score: Finland 6, Norway 1 What happened: Finland came out firing a...

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Best/worst, Sochi medal projections vs. reality: Feb. 9

Norway is now projected NOT to break the USA’s record of 37 medals set in 2010. Wait, you say, doesn’t Norway lead the medal count? Yes. But Norway is already three medals behind the projected pace. The projections called for … Con...

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2014 medal projections: Final changes

Having gone through the last week of World Cup stuff, season standings and slopestyle accidents, the following medal projections have changed: Alpine skiing, men’s super-G: Patrick Küng (Switzerland) bronze, Christof Innerhofer (Italy) conside...

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