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22 August 2016 09:42:32 WN.com - America News
It has been an Olympic fiesta like never before for Britain: second place in the medal table for the first time in 108 years, the first nation to increase its medal count at five successive Games, the only host nation to go on to win more medals at the next Olympics. Never before has a Briton won a diving gold. Never before has a Briton won a gymnastics gold. There have been champions across 15 different sports, a spread no other country can get close to touching. It enabled Liz Nicholl, chief executive of UK Sport, the body responsible for distributing funds from national government to Olympic sports, to declare on the final day of competition in Rio that Britain was now a "sporting...
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20 August 2016 23:35:45 WN.com - World News
The dominant U.S. women's basketball team won a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in impressive fashion, routing Spain 101-72 on Saturday ......
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12 August 2016 23:22:36 WN.com - World News
(Source: IOC - International Olympic Commitee) When US shooter Kim Rhode won the bronze medal in women's skeet shooting on 12 August, she also fired herself into the Olympic record books. Not only did she join an elite group of six Olympians to have amassed six medals at different editions of the Games; more impressive still, she became the first woman in history to win medals at six...
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12 August 2016 22:52:07 WN.com - World News
(Source: WTA Tour Inc) Puerto Rico's Monica Puig is set to become Puerto Rico's first women to win an Olympic medal as she advanced to the gold medal match with a three-set win over Petra Kvitova, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. As a result, Puig will become the first woman...
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12 August 2016 18:04:56 WN.com - World News
The U.S. Women Gymnastics team took the opportunity on Friday to run a sort of victory lap in front of the world's media after winning Team gold and after new team star Simone Biles won gold in...
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12 August 2016 06:00:29 WN.com - World News
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — MEDAL ALERT: Michael Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold in 200 individual medley; Ryan Lochte did not medal. ......
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24 February 2014 00:25:21 Daily Online News
Winter Olympics 2014 medal count: Russia now has 29 total medals, including 11 gold. Russia won gold medals in the men's biathlon and snowboarding on Saturday. On the last full day of Olympic competition, Russia raked in the gold medals and rose to the top of the overall medal tally. Newly minted Russian citizen Vic Wild took his second gold medal of the Games by winning the men's parallel slalom snowboarding event. The 27-year-old native of White Salmon, Wash., became a Russian citizen after marrying Russian snowboarder Alena Zavarzina in 2011. But it was more than his relationship with Zavarzina that brought the change in citizenship. The US Ski and Snowboard Association was pouring more money into the half-pipe and slopestyle events (where Americans did capture five medals at Sochi) than into slalom snowboarding. "I thought I had never reached my potential (in the U.S.) and I wanted to see how good I could get. That's why I'm a Russian," he told The Associated Press. Apparently, Wild's move was the right one for him – and the motherland. Wild and another adopted Russian, former South Korean short track speedskater Viktor Ahn, have won five of Russia's 11 gold medals in Sochi Russia also won the 4x7.5-kilometer men's biathlon relay - it's first biathlon gold at Sochi, and the nation's 11th overall. Since 1960, the Soviet Union and Russia have won 19 biathlon Olympic gold medals, more than any other nation. Russia has 29 total medals at this point and is leading the four-man bobsled competition which concludes Sunday. Norway picked up gold medal No. 11 - tied with the Russians - in the women's 30-kilometer mass start cross-country skiing event. Marit Bjoergen picked up her sixth gold medal (her third at Sochi) and becomes the most decorated female Winter Olympian, now with 10 total medals. The Dutch added two more speedskating gold medals to their record haul by winning both men's and women's team pursuit races. The US men's hockey team were routed by Finland, 5-0, and will leave the Sochi games with no medals. Sweden and Canada will play in the men's ice hockey finals on Sunday. The US won't finish at the top of the medal tally overall – or for gold – at Sochi. The Christian Science Monitor's Mark Sappenfield points to the unrealized expectations in two sports: speed skating and figure skating. This was "the worst Winter Olympics in history for American long-track speed skaters, tying the medal-less performances of 1984 and 1956." And "US figure skaters had their worst Olympics since 1936. That was the last time the US won no medals in the men's or women's singles events, and it's clear that judging had no effect on that."
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23 February 2014 19:35:09 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi ended with a glamourous ceremony at the Fisht Olympic stadium. In spite the heavy criticism and fears of terrorist attacks, the most expensive Games in modern history went smoothly. The Games lasted 16 days, with 2,900 athletes who competed for 98 sets of medals in 15 sports. Russia topped the unofficial medal count with a total of 33 medals – 11 golden, 11 silver and nine bronze, followed by Norway with 26 medals and Canada with 25 medals. Bulgaria's 18 athletes did not win a single medal. In his closing remarks the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praised Russia for the excellent organisation and commitment it showed in carrying out its promises. “These were the athletes' games”. Bach said. The next Winter Olympic Games will take place in 2018 in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang.
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21 February 2014 21:05:59 WN.com - Europe News
Parke Brewer SOCHI, RUSSIA — The U.S. women&s Olympic ice hockey team suffered a devastating 3-2 overtime loss to archrival Canada in the gold medal match at the Sochi Winter Games Thursday night. The Americans and Canadians took time to reflect on the instant classic match at separate news conferences Friday. There is no doubt the women&s ice hockey gold medal match here will long live in the memories of both teams, the fans and media who attended, and those who watched the game on television around the world. For the Canadians, it was a stunning comeback from a 2-0 third-period deficit to tie the game in the final minute of regulation. They did it by pulling their...
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21 February 2014 18:23:12 Latest News - UPI.com
SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the women's slalom.
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