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Canada Stuns US in OT for Women's Hockey Gold

Team USA gives up two late goals in the third in 3-2 loss

(Newser) - The gold-medal game in women's hockey played out as advertised, with yet another thriller between USA and Canada. The Canadians prevailed with a 3-2 win in overtime for their fourth straight gold medal, reports AP . The loss is especially stinging for the US because it held a 2-0 lead... More »

John Kerry Wins a Hockey Bet

Unfortunately, that means he gets a case of Molson—in cans

(Newser) - The good news: John Kerry gets a case of beer while he's on a 10-day foreign policy trip. The bad news: He now has to chug his way through 24 cans of Molson. Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird gave Kerry the lager in London because USA beat Canada 3-2... More »

IOC Probing Boozy Hockey Gold Party

Victorious Canadian women swigged beer, champagne on ice

(Newser) - Canada's victorious women's hockey team should have left the ice before they cracked open celebratory beers and champagne, said the executive director of the International Olympic Committee. "It is not what we want to see," Gilbert Felli told AP . "I don't think it's a good promotion of... More »

Canadian Women Top US, Claim Hockey Gold

Marie-Philip Poulin scores both for home team

(Newser) - Marie-Philip Poulin’s two first-period goals stood up tonight as the Canadian women’s hockey team shut out the US, 2-0, to claim the gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics. Shannon Szabados turned away all 28 shots she faced. It’s the third consecutive gold for the Canadians, who have... More »

US, Canadian Women Will Play for Hockey Gold

Both steamroll semifinal opponents, will face off Thursday

(Newser) - Haley Irwin scored two goals, Meghan Agosta set an Olympic record with her ninth goal, and Canada beat Finland, 5-0, tonight to secure its long-anticipated gold-medal meeting with the US team—which beat Sweden, 9-1, in an earlier semifinal. Today's victory was the closest call yet for Canada, which has... 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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