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USA Wins Ice Dancing for First Time

Meryl Davis and Charlie White take the gold

(Newser) - US speedskaters aren't doing so hot , but other Americans strapping on skates at Sochi are making up for it. Today, Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the first-ever gold for USA in ice dancing, reports CBS News . They beat the last gold-medal winners, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of... More »

Canada's Virtue-Moir Capture Ice Dance Gold

Russians knocked out of long-standing domination on podium

(Newser) - Long after the arena emptied, ice dancer Scott Moir stole back onto the ice. Clutching his gold medal, he knelt down and kissed the Olympic rings at center ice. He and partner Tessa Virtue had knocked the Russians from their traditional perch atop the ice dance podium—only the third... More »

DVR-Worthy Olympic Moments

Speed skating, hockey and Tanith Belbin makes Esquire list

(Newser) - If, like many, your interest in the Vancouver Games is lukewarm (kinda like the weather keeping the ski slopes snow-free), Esquire provides a list of the don’t-miss Olympic moments. Some highlights:
  • Friday: Opening ceremonies. Vancouver’s spending less than half the $100 million Beijing did in 2008. Or you
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