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Russia survives Norway, advances to face Finland – ESPN

ESPNBut this imperfect, top-heavy Russian team faces incalculable pressure in Sochi, with everyone from President Vladimir Putin on down eagerly anticipating a medal run in the nation’s first home Winter Olympics. Although Norway was unexpectedly tough, …Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: The semi-quarterfinals beginSB NationRussia vs. Norway: Score and Recap from 2014 Winter OlympicsBleacher Report2014 […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: GB men’s curling must play off against Norway for semi … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGreat Britain’s men’s curling team will contest a play-off with Norway for a place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics semi-finals after both suffered defeat in Monday’s nervy final session of the round-robin stage. GB began their match against China …Team GB men’s curling team still have shot at medal despite defeatThe IndependentWinter Olympics roundup: […]

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Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSOCHI, Russia – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took gold Sunday in the men’s Super-G at the Sochi Olympics, while Americans Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller also reached the podium. Weibrecht was a bronze medal winner four years ago in Vancouver, where …UPDATE 2-Olympics-Alpine skiing-Jansrud strikes gold as Miller medalsReutersJansrud Wins Super-G, Miller Becomes Oldest Alpine […]

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2014 Winter Olympics medal count: Team USA continues trailing Norway – SB Nation

SB NationBe sure to keep SB Nation’s beautiful, constantly-updated medal tracker by your side all Olympics long. Switzerland cleaned up with the first two gold medals on Friday. Sandro Viletta won the men’s skiing super combined slalom by holding off Ivica …Sochi Winter Olympics: Day 7 Medal Predictions, ResultsBleacher ReportJan Rossiter happy with improvements at […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Canada, Sweden back in action – SB Nation

SB NationAfter an exciting day on Thursday that saw a couple of surprisingly close games involving Russia and Canada and a blowout for the United States, the men’s hockey tournament continues on Friday with four more games. Sweden takes on a tough Switzerland …Canada Gets Past NorwayESPNCanada vs. Norway: Score and Recap from 2014 Winter […]

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Sochi 2014: Day seven – BBC Sport

BBC SportText and video coverage from day seven of the Winter Olympics as Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold aims to win one of six gold medals on offer. Summary. Six gold medals up for grabs on day seven; Men’s super combined skiing – slalom follows downhill at 11:30 GMT …Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud leads super-combined downhillFOXSports.comJansrud Leads Super-Combi […]

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Canada Gets Past Norway – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — Shea Weber and Jamie Benn scored in the second period Thursday to help defending Olympic champion Canada shake off a sluggish start and defeat Norway 3-1. Patrick Thoresen redirected a shot in front of the net to pull the Norwegians …Winter Olympics 2014: Canada edges Norway in Olympic debutSB NationWinter Olympics: Heavily […]

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Snowden Gets Nobel Nomination as US Pursues Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekPresident Barack Obama wants to see Edward Snowden clapped in irons and bound to the U.S. for a criminal trial. Two Norwegian politicians have a different fate in mind for Snowden: the Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian parliamentarians Snorre Valen and …Norwegian lawmakers nominate Edward Snowden for Nobel Peace PrizeCNNNorwegian Lawmakers Nominate Snowden For Nobel Peace […]

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Cancel the Olympics because Norway’s curling team has already won – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYes. The Norwegian men’s curling team, who earned the silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, is heading to Sochi. And so are their flashy pants. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward). In Vancouver, the Norwegians shocked the …Norway’s curlers to show off funky pants in SochiWashington PostNorwegian curlers are back, and so […]

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Norway’s Curlers to Show off Funky Pants in Sochi – ABC News

ABC NewsSo what will be the must-see moments at the Sochi Olympics? How about snowboard star Shaun White performing his latest trick — the frontside double-cork 1440. Or Evgeny Plushenko’s quad jump, the signature move of the Russian figure skating superstar.Norway shows off crazy Olympic curling pants in snowy New YorkNBCSports.comNorwegian curlers back with their […]

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Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary […]

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Edward Snowden Reportedly To Iceland From Moscow Today; Left Hong Kong

UPDATE: Edward Snowden To Go To Ecuador, Not Iceland, Still In Moscow Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower with a U.S. Government warrant for his arrest out, is in Moscow, having just arrived their from Hong Kong, and thanks to the legal and financial assistance of WikiLeaks and Hong Kong human rights officials. Snowden has been […]

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Edward Snowden At Moscow Airport With Ecuador Ambassador

UPDATE: Edward Snowden Reportedly To Fly To Oslo, Norway After Moscow. Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower boyfriend of Lindsey Mills, is as of this writing at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Aiport, having arrived on Aeroflot flight SU213, and from Hong Kong. Mr. Snowden was successfully transported out of Hong Kong when the U.S Department Of Justice […]

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Oslo Government Building Damaged

Oslo, Norway experienced an explosion which caused damage to the government building and killed one citizen. There have been several injuries, but the Christian Science Monitor reports that the Prime Minister has not been harmed: ” “Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is safe, government spokeswoman Camilla Ryste told The Associated Press. There was no immediate word […]