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Joking Canada closes Games with moose stampede

Last Updated: Monday, March 01, 2010, 16:36

Canada herded 60,000 man-made moose and made its dignified Mounties dance in the Olympic host nation`s playful poke at what it means to be Canadian as the Winter Games came to a close on Sunday.

Canada wins Olympics medal race

Last Updated: Sunday, February 28, 2010, 09:41

Canada ensured it will finish its home Olympics with more gold than anyone else Saturday as Italy’s Giuliano Razzoli won the slalom to condemn once-proud Austria to their worst men’s alpine showing since 1936.

Riesch strikes gold, Canada braced for semi

Last Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 09:39

German skier Maria Riesch grabbed her second gold medal of the Winter Olympics in the slalom on Friday but her friend Lindsey Vonn went out with a whimper on snow that did not suit her.

Yuna crowned Olympic figure skating champion

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 11:12

Kim Yuna produced a riveting women’s free skate on Thursday to obliterate the opposition and become the first South Korean to win an Olympic figure skating gold medal.

Women’s Ice hockey game must improve, says Rogge

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 11:01

The future of women’s ice hockey at the Winter Olympics could be in doubt if other nations do not start challenging the domination of Canada and the United States, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

Vonn to ski with tough glove

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:36

American Lindsey Vonn will chase her third Olympic Alpine skiing medal on Friday with a modified glove to ease the pain of a fractured finger.

Bjoergen claims third gold, hosts net eighth

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:34

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen became the first triple gold medallist of the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday as Canada joined Germany and the United States at the top of the medal standings.

Canadian women in golden form as rookie sparks upset

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:19

Canada charged past arch ice hockey enemy the United States to win the women’s gold medal as rookie German Viktoria Rebensburg claimed her country’s first Olympic giant slalom title in 54 years.

Germany on medal high, Canada mood hits low

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 09:27

Germany joined the United States at the top of the Winter Games medals table on Monday as Canada awoke to an Olympic-size hangover following their demoralising loss to the United States men’s ice hockey team.

Canada inspired by impromptu national anthem

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 09:43

The Canadian men’s curling team took inspiration from a loud impromptu rendition of their national anthem to beat world champions Britain 7-6 on Saturday.

Alpine skiing - Whistler becomes millionaire’s playground

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 09:39

The speed queens of the slopes have it in bucket-loads and are sprinkling it all over Whistler Blackcomb in the women’s Alpine events at the Vancouver Olympics.

Miller strikes first gold, ice hockey hots up

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 09:23

Bode Miller of the United States, for so long the nearly man of Winter Olympics, slalomed from deep in the pack to win gold in the men’s super combined on Sunday.