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23:29 In women's ice hockey, Canada wins 3-1 over Switzerland.
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23:23 Germany wins gold in ski jumping at Sochi Olympics.
23:16 In curling, women's Robin Round session 12 has finished in Sochi. Sweden, Switzerland, Canada and Great Britain advance to semi-finals.
Results of women's Robin Round session 12:
Great Britain 7-8 Denmark
Canada 9-4 South Korea
Sweden 8-4 Japan
China 6-10 Switzerland
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22:55 Belorussian freestyle skier Anton Kushnir wins gold in men’s aerials.
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22:30 Russian ice dancers Ilyinykh and Katsalapov win bronze.
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21:28 In women's hockey, another semi-final match has kicked off at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Canada plays against Switzerland.
21:21 Japanese skater Asada vows to perform triple Axel twice at Sochi Olympics.
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21:05 Meanwhile, ice dance free program is in full swing at Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi.
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20:52 Russian pilots Zubkov and Voevoda win gold in two-man bobsleigh.
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20:47 The players of the Russian national ice hockey team realize that the whole country expects them to win the qualifying match of the Olympic tournament against Norway.
19:49 An Olympic ice dance free skating competition has started in Sochi.
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19:41 Belorussian biathlete Darya Domracheva wins in 12.5km mass start.
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19:20 Women's curling Robin Round session 12 has kicked off at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. There are four games to watch: Canada vs South Korea, Sweden vs Japan, Denmark vs Great Britain, and China vs Switzerland.
19:15 In biathlon, women's 12.5 km mass start has begun at the Laura Cross-Country Skiing & Biathlon Center.
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19:08 Russian bobsledders Alexander Zubkov and Alexei Voevoda lead after three runs in a bobsleigh two-man heat.
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18:49 Meanwhile, in women's ice hockey semi-finals, US team beat Sweden 6-1.
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17:54 Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushnko said that the Figure Skating Federation of Russia did not exert pressure on him and did not force him to participate in men’s figure skating event at the Olympic Games in Sochi.
17:52 Russians Yulia Lipnitskaya and Adelina Sotnikova seeded in last ice rehearsal group.
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17:29 Siberian district grants 5 million rubles to silver medalist in ski relay Alexander Legkov.
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17:08 In women's ice hockey, semi-finals have kicked off at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The match between USA and Sweden is underway, with the American team leading 3-0 after the first period.
16:40. Russian men's curling team win 8:7 in match against Germany.
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16:30. Eric Frenzel of Germany will miss the big ski jump ramp competition in Nordic combined.
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16:23. Chinese speed skater Zhou Yang won't compete in the 1,000 meter race. She will be replaced by Li Jianrou.
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15:28. It's still a draw in men's curling match between Germany and Russia (4:4). China, Denmark and Switzerland are leading in their matches against Great Britain, Norway and the USA, respectively.
14:47. Men's curling matches are in full swing right now. There are currently draws between Russia and Germany (2:2) and Great Britain and China. Denmark is leading 1:0 over Norway and the USA is leading 2:0 against Switzerland.
14:42. Meanwhile, women's curling matches are over at the Ice Cube Curling Centre. Russia loses 6:9 to Great Britain, Japan won 8:5 in a match against China and South Korea defeated the US with the score of 11:2.
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14:35. Men’s Snowboard Cross 1/8 final has been rescheduled for Tuesday due to fog. So has the men's biathlon mass start event.
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14:08. Running nose could prevent Russian skier Olga Vilukhina from winning a medal in the Olympic mass start, her coach says, hoping the event will be postponed
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13:43. Norway's skier Petter Northug says Russia and Sweden are among the most fancied the Olympic team sprint.
11:46. Men’s Snowboard Cross Seeding at the Winter Games in Sochi has been cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions.
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11:41. Russia's women's curling team has lost all chances of advancing to the play0off stage at the Olympic Games in Sochi.
11:40. Men’s biathlon mass start to begin at 15:30.
11:23. US ice hockey team cancelled their training session Monday.
11:21. Meteorologists say the fog will clear by noon, but the visibility will again decrease in the evening.
11:19. The winner of the ice hockey match between Russia and Norway will face Finland in the quarterfinal. Slovenia and Austria will compete for the right to play Sweden, and the US squad will meet the winner of the match between the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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09:59. Alpine skier Felix Neureuther of Germany will on Tuesday decide whether to participate in the Olympic Giant Slalom event.
09:49. Men's biathlon, that has been postponed due to unfavourable weather conditions, may start at 4 p.m. Moscow time.
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09:44. Men's biathlon mass start has been postponed again due to weather conditions.