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Feb 23, 2014

Ice Hockey: Canada finish on a high with hockey gold

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canada beat Sweden 3-0 to retain their Olympic men’s ice hockey title, confirming their status as the sport’s undisputed superpower.

Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews and Chris Kunitz each scored as Canada capped an unbeaten run through the tournament to claim their third gold medal in four Winter Games and their first outside North America in 62 years.

Feb 23, 2014

Olympics-Ice Hockey-Canada finish on a high with hockey gold

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Canada beat Sweden 3-0 to retain their Olympic men’s ice hockey title, confirming their status as the sport’s undisputed superpower.

Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews and Chris Kunitz each scored as Canada capped an unbeaten run through the tournament to claim their third gold medal in four Winter Games and their first outside North America in 62 years.

Feb 22, 2014

For U.S. all that glitters is Olympic gold

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – For the United States men’s ice hockey team the Sochi Winter Games mission was a simple one – win gold.

But their ‘go big, or go home’ philosophy will once again see the Americans return to the United States empty-handed after a lackluster 5-0 effort against Finland in Saturday’s bronze medal game.

Feb 22, 2014

Olympics-Ice hockey-For U.S. all that glitters is Olympic gold

SOCHI, Russia Feb 22 (Reuters) – For the United States men’s ice hockey team the Sochi Winter Games mission was a simple one – win gold.

But their ‘go big, or go home’ philosophy will once again see the Americans return to the United States empty-handed after a lacklustre 5-0 effort against Finland in Saturday’s bronze medal game.

Feb 22, 2014

Ice hockey: Canada, Sweden primed for final passion play

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – A Canada v Sweden clash for the Olympic men’s ice hockey gold medal may not deliver the show-stopping finish to the Sochi Winter Games the host Russians could have provided but Sunday’s final might yet prove a worthy ending.

The pre-Olympic script had called for a more traditional and historic matchup to decide the last medal of the Games, with Russia meeting old rivals Canada or the United States in the finale.

Feb 22, 2014

Olympics-Ice hockey-Canada, Sweden primed for final passion play

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 22 (Reuters) – A Canada v Sweden clash for the Olympic men’s ice hockey gold medal may not deliver the show-stopping finish to the Sochi Winter Games the host Russians could have provided but Sunday’s final might yet prove a worthy ending.

The pre-Olympic script had called for a more traditional and historic matchup to decide the last medal of the Games, with Russia meeting old rivals Canada or the United States in the finale.

Feb 21, 2014

Canada double the misery for U.S

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – After Canada dished out two crushing ice hockey defeats to the United States in 24 hours at the Sochi Winter Olympics, the North American neighbours could be headed towards a new Cold War.

The Canadian women launched the first attack on Thursday when they roared back from a 2-0 deficit with less than four minutes left to claim a stunning 3-2 overtime win over the United States and snatch the gold medal from their grasp.

Feb 21, 2014

Olympics-Ice hockey-Canada double the misery for U.S.

SOCHI, Russia Feb 21 (Reuters) – After Canada dished out two crushing ice hockey defeats to the United States in 24 hours at the Sochi Winter Olympics, the North American neighbours could be headed towards a new Cold War.

The Canadian women launched the first attack on Thursday when they roared back from a 2-0 deficit with less than four minutes left to claim a stunning 3-2 overtime win over the United States and snatch the gold medal from their grasp.

Feb 21, 2014

Canada edge United States to reach final

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canada edged the United States 1-0 on Friday to advance to the final of the Sochi Winter Olympic men’s ice hockey competition, and a chance to successfully defend their 2010 gold.

They will face Sweden, 2-1 winners over Finland in the other semi-final, on Sunday to decide the gold just hours before the closing ceremony.

Feb 21, 2014

Olympics-Ice hockey-Canada edge United States to reach final

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Canada edged the United States 1-0 on Friday to advance to the final of the Sochi Winter Olympic men’s ice hockey competition, and a chance to successfully defend their 2010 gold.

They will face Sweden, 2-1 winners over Finland in the other semi-final, on Sunday to decide the gold just hours before the closing ceremony.