from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Raining hockey pucks at the Olympics

March 2, 2010

Vancouver Olympics Ice HockeyMolly Riley writes:

Covering hockey at ice level is rarely without excitement but usually without injury to photographers ... until the game I was working at last Friday.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Olympic ice hockey final, closing ceremony — live

February 28, 2010

We're at rinkside in Vancouver to bring you live coverage of the Winter Olympics ice hockey final between Canada and the United States. And join us later for the closing ceremony of these Games.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Winter Games, day 14 — live

February 26, 2010

The men's ice hockey semi-finals pitting the United States against Finland and Canada against Slovakia are the highlights of the day ... but with the mayhem of short track speed skating and the women's curling final there's plenty of other action to shout about... Join us here today and every day of the Games.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Winter Games, day 11 — live

February 23, 2010

Canada v Germany in the hockey is the highlight of the Winter Olympics programme today, with the host nation facing a test of nerve in this sudden death play-off.

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Olympics Hockey Super Sunday — live

February 21, 2010

We're running a live blog on the mouth-watering line up of hockey on Sunday, featuring Russia v Czech Republic in Group B, Canada v United States in Group A and Sweden v Finland in Group C.

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“Support Our Troops” slogan falls foul of Olympic rules

February 16, 2010

OLYMPICS-ICE HOCKEY/Trouble is brewing over United States ice hockey goalie Jonathan Quick and the “Support Our Troops” slogan on his helmet. Slogans of this sort are banned under Olympic rules and Quick will be told to remove it, the International Ice Hockey Federation has told Reuters.

Sportswrap fashion special

January 16, 2010


It’s a fashion special this week, and no, we’re not talking about Owen’s Gene Hunt, Life on Mars, 1970s suit selection.

Who will be the new Captain Canada?

September 1, 2009

hockeyIt’s hard to predict who will become Captain Canada, when Canada hasn’t even picked a team.But who will lead Canada’s men’s hockey team into battle at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics will spark more debate than who will be the hockey mad country’s next Prime Minister.

We interrupt this music to bring you some ice hockey

May 8, 2009


The official name for the tournament is the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship. But its real motive seems to be to cram 10,000 people into a covered a arena and then subject them to over two hours of Euro-rock crowd pleasers.

The playoff beard grows into a Stanley Cup tradition

April 17, 2009

One of the great Stanley Cup traditions is the “Playoff Beard” and with the post-season just underway, you can already tell who might not pick up a razor again until their run at the famous mug ends.