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Never in doubt: Canada books another date with U.S. for women’s hockey gold

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With a 5-0 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russia, Canada advanced to Thursday's final and has a chance to win a fifth gold medal in a row

Is it time to panic about Olympic curling? Canada’s men don’t think so

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First it was the Canadian women struggling out of the gate and now it’s the men who are scuffling at the Olympics

Marielle Thompson back on ski cross course in Pyeongchang, capping rapid knee injury rehab

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Thompson and Kelsey Serwa, the gold and silver medallists in Sochi, will be trying to overcome serious knee injuries to repeat their feats from 2014

Heather Moyse was retired for almost four years. Now she’s back at the Olympics

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Four months ago, when the idea of Moyse returning to the Olympics was more of a wild concept than reality, she said one of the things she enjoyed in retirement was wearing jeans again

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Canada’s Justin Kripps, Alex Kopacz tie for gold medal in two-man bobsleigh with German sled

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'I saw the Germans, and they were super excited, too, and I was like, "that’s nice, they’re really excited we won the gold"'

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Men’s 500-metre speed skating medallists too fast for the Canadians this time

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Canada's women's pursuit team qualified for the semifinals and will see if they can beat Japan for a shot in the final

While you were sleeping: Russia’s failed doping test puts its closing ceremony redemption in peril

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Canadian curler Marc Kennedy not surprised to see Russian caught doping

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News that a Russian mixed doubles bronze medallist tested positive for a banned substance was met with surprise among some curlers but not Kennedy

Simmons: IOC ban may be clumsy, but it exposes how clean Russians can’t win

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The story that matters is the look of the medal standings as we approach the home stretch of the Winter Olympics

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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir set world record to lead Olympic ice dance through short program

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It's not technically impossible to stage an ice dance competition that isn’t won by either Virtue and Moir or Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. It just seems that way

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Wardrobe malfunction ice dancer’s worst nightmare: ‘I felt it right away and I prayed’

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There is a chance that everybody has had the same nightmare, the one where you end up naked in a public place. Gabriella Papadakis had hers at the Olympics

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NBC’s Mike Milbury calls Slava Voynov domestic abuse situation an ‘unfortunate incident’

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Slava Voynov's presence on the Olympic Athletes of Russia ice hockey team is a topic perhaps best avoided, as NBC discovered this weekend

There’s an important story behind the suit worn by this U.S. aerial skier

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The jumpsuit belonged to Jon Lillis once, before he handed it down to his youngest brother, 17-year-old Mikey, who died tragically in his sleep in October.

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Team LeBron gets upper hand in NBA All-Star Classic

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The all-stars put on a show for the stars of Hollywood at the 2018 all-star game in a thrilling spectacle that went right down to the wire. Team LeBron bested Team Stephen 148-145 after trailing for most of the game.

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This is true Olympic grit: Bobsledder gets appendix out days before big event

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A hospital ID bracelet remains on Justin Olsen's right wrist. It is the jewelry of his medical drama, a reminder of why he should cherish his third trip to the Olympics

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Despite Alberta-B.C. rift, New Democrats dodge controversy at last pre-election gathering

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With neither Alberta Premier Rachel Notley nor B.C. Premier John Horgan present, the weekend was a study in how to avoid negative attention

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Powerful women inside NDP push for stronger harassment policy as #MeToo hits politics

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At convention, resolution adopted that 'urgently recommits to the work of eliminating sexual harassment in the NDP and in our political system'

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Freestyle skiers’, snowboarders’ mixtapes express their love of the competition

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A small majority compete with earbuds playing their specifically curated songs but many other want to be able to hear the snow on their skis and boards

Vancouver criticized for boasting about low pay of its tech workers in Amazon HQ bid

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After the failed bid proposal was posted online, observers questioned why the city would highlight that its tech workers have the 'lowest wages of all North American tech hubs'

Sunday, Feb 18

Canada gets its quarter-final bye but needs to be better to advance in men’s hockey

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The 4-0 victory over South Korea, coupled with Sweden's win, put Canada directly into Wednesday's quarter-finals, likely against Finland

Russian Olympian suspected of doping as country’s delegation announces positive test

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Several news outlets reported that the athlete is Alexander Krushelnytsky, who won the bronze medal in mixed doubles curling last week

Canada’s Alex Beaulieu-Marchand skied the run of his life for slopestyle bronze

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Scott Stinson: Beaulieu-Marchand said afterward that he wasn’t stressed during his opponents' final runs, and I even think he meant it

Canada’s curling women are taking us on an emotional rollercoaster

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After a sputtering start, the Canadians are starting to roll, winning their third straight game Monday morning

Saturday, Feb 17

Hard conversations and comfort from family help Team Homan rebound to score first victory

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The Ottawa rink started 0-3 and was at the centre of a burned-rock controversy but returned with clear heads to dominate on Saturday

Kim Boutin shakes off vile online threats, wins second bronze medal in as many races

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In a show of considerable courage, the 23-year-old Canadian overcame fear and tears to grab bronze in the 1,500 metres

Christie Blatchford: Farewell to Patrick Chan, icon of a beautiful, outgoing era

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If Chan has a legacy, he thinks, it may be that he was the transition from the artists he grew up with to the jumpers of today

Canada loses first Olympic game since 2010: Czechs win in shootout

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Meet Team Canada 2018, where hard work may be the best compensation for a lineup not that deep with proven talent

Friday, Feb 16

They know they aren’t ‘all-stars’: Team Canada films stirring video as pursuit of men’s hockey gold begins

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'We know who has worn the maple leaf before us,' one player says as Lemieux and Crosby appear on the screen. 'It's why we play the game'

Revolutionary sweeper Joanne Courtney gets chance to shine on Olympic stage

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None of the curlers on Rachel Homan's Canadian team are playing their best right now, but Courtney is usually as consistent as they come

NHL salivating over Rasmus Dahlin although Team Sweden is being patient in Pyeongchang

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'What I call the holy trinity of excellence — brain, hands and feet — he has them,' TSN's Craig Button says of the Swedish defenceman

Burned rock controversy sums it all up for Canada’s curling women so far

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It was already a stunningly bad start for Canada in the Olympic women’s curling tournament and things got much, much worse on Friday

Thursday, Feb 15

Who killed ski ballet? An insider explains what happened to the former Olympic demonstration sport

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In essence, ski ballet is like figure skating, but on skis. It had choreography, costumes and international attention. What happened?

Olympic curling shocker: World women’s champion Canadians drop first two games

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When Canada loses a game of curling at the Olympics, particularly the first game, it’s sure to come as a shock to many people back home

‘We saved the best for last’: Duhamel and Radford win bronze in unforgettable Olympic finale

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Their trophy case is officially stuffed to the gills: back-to-back world championship gold medals, Olympic team event gold

While you were sleeping: Mikaela Shiffrin napped between runs, then won gold. As one does

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Wednesday, Feb 14

Olympic snowboard coach is just the tip of the knitting iceberg for Finland

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'It’s a nice, Finnish thing. It means no unnecessary chit-chat is needed,' says Antti Koskinen

How Canadian women’s hockey maintains an Olympic edge

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Thanks to a program that maximizes the skill and talents of the best players in the world, little of what happened the past three years matters

Christie Blatchford: Threats typed to Canadian skater Kim Boutin pale next to plight of Otto Warmbier

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In a perfect world, nice young athletes like Boutin wouldn’t be subjected to abuse. But the world isn’t perfect, especially this particular part of it

Steve Simmons: Mixed doubles curling is an Olympic sham — and not all gold medals are created equal

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Mikael Kingsbury. Morris and Lawes. Team figure skating. Two of these things are not like the other