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Tag Archives: Winter Olympics

Canada, Germany in golden dead heat – Lorentzen wins gold in photo finish

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 19, (Agencies): Canada and Germany shared gold in a “crazy” climax to the two-man bobsleigh on Monday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after they finished in a remarkable dead heat. It is the first time since Nagano 1998, and only the second time in Games history, …

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Canada live up to mantle with gold – Anderson defends title in blustery final

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 12, (Agencies): Canada’s ice dance star Scott Moir said Monday’s Olympic figure skating team gold was inspired by the sour taste left by their too “casual” approach at Sochi four years ago. Moir with partner Tessa Virtue helped Canada live up to their mantle as favourites …

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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics: IOC – Deputy PM Mutko given Olympic life ban; athletes can compete under Olympic flag

LAUSANNE, Dec 5, (Agencies): Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian competitors would be able to compete “under strict conditions”. The IOC announced the decision after examining evidence of state-sponsored doping over several years that reached a high-point …

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