Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018’ Category

Charles Hamelin’s legacy will be measured in medals — but not the ones he’s won

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canada bid an unofficial farewell to Charles Hamelin on Thursday after what will likely be his final spin around the Olympic ice. True to form, he exited the stage in style by winning his fifth-career medal, a bronze in the 5,000 relay, granting him entry into an elite club as one of Canada's most-decorated male Olympians. But it's his impact on the next generation of Canadian skaters that will be his lasting legacy.

Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canadian women put a silver lining on Day 13 of the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea — claiming the runner-up position in both hockey and short track speed skating.

Kim Boutin wins silver in short-track speed skating

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canadian short-track speed skater Kim Boutin has won a silver medal, her third medal of the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Scott Moir keeps Canadian women’s hockey fans smiling

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canada has one more reason to love triple Olympic champion Scott Moir, and it's not because of his on-ice performance. The ice dance star showed during the women's gold-medal game that he's the ultimate Canadian hockey fan.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 13 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Here's a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what's still to come later today.

Lindsey Vonn isn’t finished yet

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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American ski star Lindsey Vonn finished the women's downhill competition in Pyeongchang with a bronze medal around her neck and her emotions on her sleeve. Competing in what she says will be her final Olympic Games, the 33-year-old made history as the oldest alpine women's medallist of all time.

Russian curler caught doping to return medal: report

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Russian curlers Alexander Krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova will hand back the Olympic medals they won in Pyeongchang, the Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a Russian curling Federation spokesperson.

What to watch today at the Olympics: Feb. 21-22

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada goes for a fifth consecutive gold medal in women's hockey against arch-rival United States, while Kevin Koe and his Calgary-based rink also compete against the Americans in the men's curling semifinals.

Canadian Trail: How Canada did today at the Olympics

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Freestyle skier Brady Leman made up for his fourth-place finish in the ski cross big final at the Sochi Olympics four years ago with a spectacular performance Wednesday to earn Canada its ninth gold medal of the Winter Games in South Korea.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 12 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Here's a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what's still to come later today.