Tag Archives: sochi 2014

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: Cross-country skiing, men’s 50k

Russia put a punctuation mark on its Olympics by sweeping the longest race on the program, with the top four finishing within one second of each other. Date: 23-Feb Sport: Cross-country skiing Event: Men’s 50k freestyle mass start Medalists:...

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Sochi recap: Men’s four-man bobsled, runs 1 and 2

USA-1 pilot Steven Holcomb came into the day hoping to become the first U.S. driver to win consecutive gold medals in 82 years. But a calf injury sustained during competition in the two-man, in which he won the bronze, left … Continue reading ...

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Best/worst, Sochi medal projections vs. reality: Feb. 22

Unless Alexander Zubkov crashes on his home track and Norway sweeps the 50k cross-country race on Sunday, Russia will be the first host country to finish atop the medal count since … Norway, in 1994. If you prefer following gold … Contin...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, USA-Finland

Finland thrashed USA by five goals to nil to secure the bronze medal. Date: 22-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: USA-Finland Score: USA 0 Finland 5 What happened: Both teams started the game well, both Quick and Rask being tested early on. USA...

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Sochi recap: Alpine skiing, men’s slalom

Austria’s Mario Matt has two world slalom titles (2001, 2007) and plenty of World Cup success. But he has rarely been healthy in the Olympics — in fact, he had never finished an Olympic slalom. Now the 34-year-old is a … Continue r...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, men’s relay

A thrilling final leg in the last biathlon event of these Olympics saw Russia pull away for gold in front of a raucous home crowd, while Ole Einar Bjoerndalen could only watch as Emil Hegle Svendsen’s wayward shooting cost him … Continue...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s parallel slalom

American-born Russian Vic Wild loves his new country, and they love him. He took his second Olympic gold in a thrilling final over Zan Kosir, who also took his second medal of the Games. As unpredictable as this sport may … Continue reading &r...

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