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00:00. Olympic couples in this St. Valentines photo gallery:
23:17. Canada wins 6:0 over Austria and Finland wins 6:1 over Norway in men's Olympic hockey matches.
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22:27. Canada's Ryan Getzlaf scores. Canada is leading 6:0 against Austria.
22:20. Canada and Finland are leading 5:0 against Austria and Norway, respectively.
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22:06. In men's Olympic curling tournament Germany beats Switzerland (8:7), China defeats Norway (7:5) and Great Britain wins over Denmark (8:6).
22:03. Jeff Carter scores for the second time, and Canada is leading 4:0 against Austria in men's Olympic ice hockey match.
21:48. Finland is leading 3:0 against Norway, while Canada is leading 2:0 against Austria in men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.
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US curling team during their match against Russia (c)EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH
Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain (c)AP Photo/Michael Sohn
21:30.Russia's Nikitina is third after fourth heat. It secures her at least the bronze!
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21:18. Canada and Finland score in their ice hockey matches against Austria and Norway, respectively.
21:04. Men's ice hockey matches in group B have started. Canada is playing against Austria and Finland is meeting Norway.
20:59. Women's 4th skeleton heat is underway.
20:58. American curlers are leading 6:5 in men's match with Russia (3:3).
20:35. It's still a draw (5:5) between Russia and the US in men's curling.
20:02. American curlers have gained 3 poinds and currently it's a draw with Russia (3:3)
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19:49. Russia's men curlers are leading 3:0 in a match against the USA.
19:43. Russia's men curlers are leading 2:0 in a match against the USA.
19:33. The ice hockey match between Sweden and Switzerland ended 1:0 in favour of Sweden. Daniel Alfredsson was the only one to score.
(c) EPA/LAURENT GILLIERON Sweden's Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Daniel Alfredsson and Patrik Berglund, celebrate the goal in front of Switzerland's defender Mark Streit (C)
19:05. Belarussian biathlete Darya Domracheva won in the women's biathlon 15 km individual race.
18:46. Russia's Alexander Tretiakov is leading in men's skeleton event with 1:51.99 after second run.
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18:45. Belarussian biathlete Darya Domracheva is currently leading in the women's biathlon 15 km individual race.
18:29. Women's biathlon 15 km race has started.
18:27. Sweden has scored and is leading 1:0 in the ice hockey match against Switzerland
17:17 In ice hockey, a match between Sweden and Switzerland has already started.
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17:06 In women's curling, Russia defeated Switzerland in Robin Round session 7.
Other Robin Round session 7 results:
Great Britain 12-3 Japan
China 11-3 South Korea
Denmark 9-2 United States
Russian curler Anna Sidorova © AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
16:52 Russia’s figure skating team has already exceeded its target in terms of the number of medals it had hoped to win at the Sochi Olympics.
16:42 Swiss skier Sandro Viletta wins gold in men’s super combined after slalom.
Swiss skier Sandro Viletta © EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO
15:30 Robin Round session 7 in women's curling has kicked off at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Four matches are underway: Great Britain vs Japan, Russia vs Switzerland, US vs Denmark, and South Korea vs China.
15:06 Switzerland’s skier Dario Cologna wins gold in men’s 15km cross-country classic.
Swiss skier Dario Cologna wins second gold at 2014 Winter Sochi Olympics © AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
14:40 Czech men’s ice hockey team won 4-2 over Latvia’s squad in Group C preliminary round.
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14:28 The number of tickets sold for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia’s Sochi has exceeded the landmark of one million with less than a week into the 14-day marathon of the Games.
14:01 Men's cross-country 15km skiing has started in Sochi.
13:46 Meanwhile, Czech Republic's men's ice hockey team is leading 3-2 in the match with Latvia.
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13:36 At the age of 43, the first and only Olympic skier from Peru, Roberto Carcelen, is set to boost off in the 15 kilometers ski race on Friday at the 2014 Winter Games in Russia’s Sochi.
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13:17 In men's ice hockey, Czech Republic's team is leading 2-1 over Latvia after the first period.
12:33 Today's first men's ice hockey match has begun at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Czech Republic plays against Latvia, the results are to follow.
12:10 Norwegian skier Kjetil Jansrud showed the best results in the first part of men’s super combined alpine skiing program.
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12:01 Swedish men's curling team beats China's squad 6-5.
11:52 Meanwhile, Robin Round session 7 in men’s curling has finished. Canada beats Norway 10-4. US wins 8-5 over Germany. The results of the third game, Sweden vs China, will follow soon.
Germany's Felix Schulz and John Jahr © AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
11:35 Men's alpine skiing super combined is continuing at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Sochi. The first part of the program, downhill, is underway. Slalom will follow later today.
Skier Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway © ITAR-TASS/EPA/ANTONIO BAT
11:23 Robin Round session 7 in men's curling is underway at the "Ice Cube" Curling Center in Sochi. Three games have already kicked off: Canada vs Norway, US vs Germany, and Sweden vs China.
Canada's curler Brad Jacobs © AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
9:28 Six sets of medals will be at stake on Friday, February 14, at 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
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03:59 Withdrawal of Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko from the men’s competition at the Sochi Olympic Games has raised the chances for Jorik Hendrickx of Belgium for success in the individual tournament.
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00:47 Russian figure-skating coach Tatyana Tarasova said she was not surprised that Evgeni Plushenko had decided to finish his sport career.
00:40 Tournament without Plushenko: men’s short program performances at Sochi Olympics.