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Feb 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014

Swedes relieved to pick up bronze

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – World champions Sweden were relieved to have something to show for their Olympic campaign after beating China 6-4 on Friday in a dramatic extra end to take the bronze medal.

It was Sweden’s first men’s medal since curling was brought back into the Olympic programme in 1998 and followed a fourth place finish for skip Niklas Edin’s team four years ago.

Feb 21, 2014

Olympics-Curling-Swedes relieved to pick up bronze

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 21 (Reuters) – World champions Sweden were relieved to have something to show for their Olympic campaign after beating China 6-4 on Friday in a dramatic extra end to take the bronze medal.

It was Sweden’s first men’s medal since curling was brought back into the Olympic programme in 1998 and followed a fourth place finish for skip Niklas Edin’s team four years ago.

Feb 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014

Women skiers bid farewell, Canada play U.S. in men’s hockey

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The women’s slalom title is up for grabs at the Winter Olympics on Friday while the men’s ice hockey semifinal between Canada and the United States looks certain to thrill fans in North America and beyond.

U.S. teenager Mikaela Shiffrin has ambitions of becoming the youngest Olympic slalom champion – Austria’s Marlies Schild would be the oldest. Slovenia’s Tina Maze can equal Janica Kostelic’s record of three Alpine golds at one Games.

Feb 21, 2014

Olympics-Women skiers bid farewell, Canada play U.S. in men’s hockey

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 21 (Reuters) – The women’s slalom title is up for grabs at the Winter Olympics on Friday while the men’s ice hockey semifinal between Canada and the United States looks certain to thrill fans in North America and beyond.

U.S. teenager Mikaela Shiffrin has ambitions of becoming the youngest Olympic slalom champion – Austria’s Marlies Schild would be the oldest. Slovenia’s Tina Maze can equal Janica Kostelic’s record of three Alpine golds at one Games.

Feb 20, 2014

Canada set golden seal on perfect run

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canada’s women clinched Olympic curling gold for the first time since 1998 when they extended their perfect record in Sochi to 11 games on Thursday by beating defending champions Sweden.

Canada, home to the majority of the world’s curlers, could make it a double on Friday when their men play Britain in the final. No country has won both gold medals at an Olympics.

Feb 20, 2014

Olympics-Curling-Canada set golden seal on perfect run

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Canada’s women clinched Olympic curling gold for the first time since 1998 when they extended their perfect record in Sochi to 11 games on Thursday by beating defending champions Sweden.

Canada, home to the majority of the world’s curlers, could make it a double on Friday when their men play Britain in the final. No country has won both gold medals at an Olympics.

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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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