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22:50. Figure skating gala exhibition is taking place in Sochi. Feel the beauty of this sport again.
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21:20. Finland grabs bronze in men's ice hockey. Congratulations!
21:07. Finland makes it 5:0. Do you really believe in chances of the Americans?..
20:59. The fourth puck leaves almost no chances for the US hockey squad. 4:0, Finland is leading.
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20:53. Finland scores another goal, making the score 3:0.
20:01. And another goal, 2:0.
20:00. Finland scores a goal in men's ice hockey match for bronze and leads over USA.
19:42. Anton Shipulin finishes the biathlon men's 4x7.5 km relay and brings gold to Russia! Well done!
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19:31. Dutch speed skaters win gold in men’s team pursuit. The Russian team ranked sixth.
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19:00. Bronze hockey match between Finland and Sweden has started.
18:31. Men's biathlon relay 4x7.5 km has begun.
17:59. Russian female speed skaters failed to qualify in team pursuit at Sochi Olympics.
16:37. Men's alpine skiing slalom run 1 is about to begin. The second run and the contest for medals will start at 20:15 (16:15 GMT).
16:01. Meanwhile, Austria’s Julia Dujmovits won gold in women’s parallel slalom.
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15:32. Russian athletes have already set a new personal record of the country in the number of medals won at the Winter Games. Now they have 27.
15:29. Another gold in Russia’s already huge collection of Sochi Olympic medals! Vic Wild wins men’s parallel slalom and does it for Russia.
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05:11. Russia’s Skating Union has never entered into any debates with Americans over “buying” six-time Olympic champion Victor Ahn, President of the Union Alexei Kravtsov said.
“We have been constantly asked about our “buying” Victor,” - Kravtsov told journalists. - “In March 2011, we received a letter from Victor Ahn’s uncle, who is also his agent. The letter said that the athlete wanted to come to Russia to train with our national team. I invited him in Moscow for talks. This is how it started.”
01:00. Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russian speed skating superstar Viktor Ahn on his victory in a 500-meter race and the Russian short-track team on winning a 5,000-meter relay.
Once again, you have been faster and more technical than your rivals, literally snatching victory in a very complicated race. Vladimir Putin
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00:59. Russian fans set an acoustic record of 110 decibel cheering Russian short track racers during a 5000 m men’s relay race at the Olympic Winter Games in Russia’s Sochi on Friday.