Scientists discover three Earth-sized exoplanets that may potentially harbor lifeScience & Space February 23, 5:50
Syrian opposition ready for direct talks with government delegation — representativeWorld February 22, 21:56
UN Syria envoy expects no breakthrough at new round of Syria talksWorld February 22, 21:09
Russia opposes sharing responsibility for fate of Middle East refugeesRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:36
First woman in space Valentina Tereshkova may meet with Queen Elizabeth IIRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:27
Spain’s famous footballer Puyol returns to Russia next week ahead of FIFA 2017, 2018 CupsSport February 22, 20:15
Putin promotes generals to higher military ranks after Syria operationMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:56
Russia, Turkey may discuss purchase of S-400 systems at March talksMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:18
European human rights watchdog welcomes court’s ruling on Russian opposition activistWorld February 22, 18:42
SOCHI, February 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Canada’s team on Thursday defeated Sweden 6-3 in curling finals to win the gold medal at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in the southern Russian resort of Sochi.
Sweden’s team secured silver.
Britain took the bronze medal earlier in the day, beating Switzerland 6-5.
The Russian team ranked 9th at the tournament.
Canada’s team is Olympic champion of 1998, silver medalist of the 2010 Olympics, bronze winner of the 2002 and 2006 Games. Canadian female curlers are 15-fold world champions.