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23:43 Czech men's ice hockey team has won 5-3 over Slovakia and moved on to quarter-finals.
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23:33 Latvia’s ice hockey team advances to quarter-finals after winning 3-1 over Switzerland.
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22:49 US freestyle skier David Wise wins Olympic gold in halfpipe.
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21:56 One more goal to the gates of the Slovak ice hockey team is delivered by Czech player David Krejci. Czech Republic's team is leading 3-0.
21:34 Latvia is leading 2-0 in the match against Switzerland.
21:30 Czech Republic's ice hockey team scores two goals. Ales Hemsky delivered a puck at the 7th minute, Roman Chervenka scored at the 8th minute.
21:28 Meanwhile, in men's ice hockey, anotehr two matches have kicked off at the Winter Olympics in Sochi - Switzerland vs Latvia and Czech Republic vs Slovakia.
19:53 Dutch speed skater Jorrit Bergsma wins gold in men’s 10,000m race.
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18:55 Russian men's ice hockey team beat Norway's squad and advance to quarter-finals.
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18:02 Russian biathlete Olga Vilukhina might miss relay race.
17:50 Meanwhile, Russia's ice hockey player scored a goal in the 2nd period. Russia is leading 2-0 in a match with Norway.
17:25 Alexander Radulov scored a goal during the 2nd period.
16:40 In men's ice hockey, the match between Russia and Norway has kicked off at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. If the Russia wins, it will face Finland in the next match.
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16:38 Norwegian skier Joergen Graabak wins gold in Nordic combined large hill.
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15:49 South Korea wins Sochi gold in ladies’ short track 3,000m relay.
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15:30. Norwegian biathlete Emil Hegle Svendsen has won gold in men’s 12.5 mass start at Sochi Olympics. Fourcade came second.
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15:20. Martin Fourcade leads in men's mass start pursued by Norwegian Svendsen and Czech Moravec.
14:46. Men's biathlon mass start kicks off.
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Lara Gut of Switzerland in action during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom
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14:12. Slovenia wins in hockey match against Austria.
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14:07. Jan Mursak scores another goal. Slovenia - Austria 4:0.
14:00. Germany won in women's ice hockey match against Japan 3:2.
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12:59. Slovenia - Austria 3:0 by now. Sabahudin Kovacevic scored a goal on 23:21.
12:49. Men's ice hockey playoff match second period between Slovenia and Austria is about to start, score is 2:0 (Anze Kopitar - 05:29, Jan Urbas - 11:57). Women's classification ice hockey match between Germany and Japan started as well.
12:21. French snowboarder Pierre Vaultier defeated on Tuesday Russia’s Nikolai Olyunin in men’s cross final race to take the gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia’s resort city of Sochi. Russia's athlete won silver.
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11:45. Only a gold medal will suit Russian bobsledders in four-man event at the Winter Olympics in the southern Russian city of Sochi, coach of Russian Olympic bobsleigh champion Alexander Zubkov and senior coach of Irkutsk regional bobsleigh team Pavel Koloedov. Read more.
10:23. Japan’s ski jumper Taku Takeuchi, who won the team ski jumping bronze on Monday, said he had devoted his performance at the Sochi Olympic Games to all other people suffering from Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Picture combo shows from left: Reruhi Shimzu, Taku Takeuchi, Daiki Ito, Noriaki Kasai of Japan during the trial jump round of the men's team Ski Jumping competition.
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05:34. Russian athletes hope to gain medals in biathlon and speed skating on Tuesday. Check out where else athletes can win medals on February 18.
03:49. French ice dancers Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat, who took the 4th position in the Olympic figure skating, said they round up their career.
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