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Nike avoided ‘hockeygate’ through a monopoly approach at Sochi Winter Olympics – The Oregonian

Nike avoided ‘hockeygate’ through a monopoly approach at Sochi Winter OlympicsThe OregonianUnder Armour and its speedskating “suitgate” was the branding cause celebre of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. But Nike’s sweep in the medal rounds of men’s and women’s ice hockey deserves consideration before these Olympic games fade completely … …read more Source: Winter Olympics […]

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NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings data – Newsday

NewsdayNBC announced Tuesday that its coverage of the 2014 Sochi Games reached more Americans through more platforms than any previous Winter Olympics. Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group, recently expressed mild frustration that media outlets …Biggest winners and losers from 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsCBS sports.com (blog)So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics […]

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The 14 most fascinating facts about the final 2014 Winter Olympics medal count – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe competition ended Sunday at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Which nation ruled the medal count? How did the United States fare? Which athletes went home with the biggest haul? And just how dominant was the Dutch speedskating team? For The Win …Winter Olympics 2014: Canada destroys Sweden 3-0 for men’s hockey goldCBS NewsCanada shuts […]

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Gold-medal updates: Canada lead 3-0 in third – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThree Chicago Blackhawks were assured of winning gold medals and three would be settling for silver when Canada and Sweden squared off Sunday to determine the men’s hockey champion at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The question was, which Hawks …Patrick Kane: Kane puts disappointing Olympics behind himRotoworld.comTeam Canada leads 2-0 in men’s gold-medal gameCTV […]

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NBC to revive Heroes for 2015 limited run – RTE.ie

RTE.ieA promo for Heroes Reborn premiered on Saturday (February 22) during NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Speaking about the upcoming surprise series, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke, said: “The enormous impact Heroes …Heroes confirmed for 2015 return with brand new 13 episodesMetro10 Things That Killed ‘Heroes’Crave OnlineNBC’s ‘Heroes’ will be ‘Reborn’ for […]

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Canada beats US 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game – CBS News

CBS NewsCanada beats U.S. 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game. Shares … Ice Dome. The Canadians are on the brink of their third gold medal in four Olympics, and they’re guaranteed their first medals outside North America in 20 years. Play Video …2014 Winter Olympics: Canada beats USA 1-0, advances to gold medal gameSportingNews.comSochi […]

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Elise Christie ‘heartbroken’ after third disqualification at Winter Olympics – The Guardian

The GuardianBut despite her bitter disappointment, Team GB were still guaranteed to finish the Games having at least matched their best-ever medal haul of four: the men’s curling team were beaten by Canada but claimed silver. Christie, a major medal hope, has …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Elise Christie Suffers Third Disqualification …International Business Times UKWinter […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: Kim Yu Na hints at retirement shock defeat to Russian … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukKim Yu Na’s quest to become the first woman to retain her Olympic figure skating title since Katarina Witt over a quarter of a century ago ended in a surprise silver medal and a declaration of retirement at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Sochi’s Olympic …Russia stuns with Olympic gold in women’s figure skating, US […]

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An Olympic rivalry: USA vs. Canada women’s ice hockey – CBS News

CBS NewsFormer NHL player and coach Kevin Dineen replaced him, but the Americans won four straight times heading into the Olympics. Then, in a rare round-robin matchup between the sports’ two top powers, Canada won 3-2. Switzerland beat Sweden earlier …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 13 Winners and LosersBleacher ReportWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Team […]

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Sochi Winter Olympics: Pussy Riot release video after attack by Cossacks – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPussy Riot have released the anti-Putin, anti-Olympics video clip they were in Sochi to film, featuring footage from their brutal beating by Cossacks on Wednesday. It came as the IOC said the images from the attack were “very unsettling”, but denied that they …Pussy Riot clashes with police in latest videoThe Globe and […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 medal count: Standings after the Dutch dominate speed … – SB Nation

SB NationGermany leads the Olympics with eight gold medals, but it was all bronze on Tuesday, with Viktoria Rebensburg and Fabian Riessle each taking third in the giant slalom and Nordic combined, respectively, to push their country’s count to 15 total. Canada …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 Day 12 Live Streaming Information: Ice Hockey …IBTimes IndiaSochi […]

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Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women’s giant slalom second run and overall results – Reuters

ReutersFeb 18 (Reuters) – Women’s Alpine skiing giant slalom second run and overall results at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Rank Name Run 2 Time Total Time (m:ss.ms) (m:ss.ms) 1 Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:18.99 2:36.87 2 Anna Fenninger (Austria) …Tina Maze Wins Rainy Olympic Giant SlalomABC NewsMaze wins giant slalom for 2nd Sochi goldMiamiHerald.comMaze […]

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US women’s hockey crushes Sweden to reach gold medal game – CBS News

CBS NewsThe U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998, and just once – with a loss to Sweden in the 2006 semifinals – failed to reach the Olympic championship game. CBSSports.com: Complete coverage of the 2014 Winter …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Women’s semifinals underwaySB NationSochi Olympics […]

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Winter Olympics: Russian skicross racer undergoes successful surgery for … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Olympic skier Maria Komissarova underwent emergency surgery Saturday after breaking her back in a training accident on the Sochi Games skicross course at the Rosa Khutor resort. Russian officials said doctors performed …Winter Olympics 2014: Russian skier Maria Komissarova forced to undergo back …Telegraph.co.ukSochi Winter Olympics: Russian ‘seriously […]

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 9 Medal Predictions and Results – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportDay 9 of the Sochi Olympics will feature medals being awarded in five events, highlighted—in terms of American hopefuls—by the women’s snowboard cross and the men’s Alpine skiing super-G. Lindsey Jacobellis and Bode Miller are among the big USA …USA’s Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals in Olympic super-GCBS NewsWinter Olympics: Andrew Weibrecht […]

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Davis “disappointed” with finish as US ditches skating suits – CBS News

CBS NewsDavis “disappointed” with finish as U.S. ditches skating suits. Shani Davis of the U.S. covers his mouth after competing in the men’s 1,500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Feb.Winter Olympics: Are new Under Armour suits to blame for American woes in …New York […]

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Mancuso eighth for struggling US ski team – Washington Post

Washington PostU.S. skier Julia Mancuso competes during the Women’s Alpine Skiing super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 15, 2014. (Oliver Morino / AFP/Getty Images). KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – At the midway point of …Austria’s Anna Fenninger wins gold in super-G; USA shut outUSA TODAYAustria’s Anna Fenninger Wins […]

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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan survives two falls to win figure skating gold – CBS News

CBS NewsYuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts during the flower ceremony after he placed first in the men’s free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue …2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Women’s skeleton competition ties up medal countabc7.comSwiss skiers, Japan’s […]

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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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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, women’s skeleton – Lizzy Yarnold goes for gold: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThis page will automatically update every 30 secondsOn Off. Send all your comments about the Winter Olympics to Nick Miller and the best ones will win our respect and earn a place in this live blog.Winter Olympics 2014: Lizzy Yarnold wins first Team GB gold in SochiMirror.co.ukWinter Olympics 2014: ‘As good as it gets’ – […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: Bode Miller, Ted Ligety miss out on medals in Sochi … – CBS News

CBS NewsWinter Olympics 2014: Bode Miller, Ted Ligety miss out on medals in Sochi super combined skiing. United States’ Bode Miller makes a jump during Men’s super combined downhill training at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya …Sochi Winter Olympics: Day 7 Medal Predictions, ResultsBleacher ReportViletta stuns favorites to win gold […]