In another feel-good moment from the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Canadian speed skater Gilmore Junio gave up his spot in the Men’s 1,000m event in order to allow his teammate Denny Morrison to vie for a medal. Morrison made good on the opportunity, bringing home a silver medal.
The puck finally drops for Men’s Ice Hockey on Thursday, Feb. 13, with Canada squaring off against Norway in their first game of the tournament. In Short Track Speed Skating, Charles Hamelin begins his drive for a second medal in the Men’s 1,000m and Men’s 5,000m Relay. And in Men’s Figure Skating, three-time world champion, Patrick Chan looks to set …
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Day 5 at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is headlined by a marquee match-up in Women’s Ice Hockey featuring Canada taking on the United States. Medal events on Wednesday include Men’s 1,000m Speed Skating, Doubles Luge, Ladies’ Snowboard Halfpipe and Pairs Figure Skating.
Canada took home the gold and bronze medals in the premiere of Ladies’ Ski Slopestyle on Tuesday while all three of Canada’s pairs figure skating teams qualified to compete in tomorrow’s Free program.
Canada took home gold in Men’s 1500m Short Track Speed Skating and a gold and silver in Men’s Moguls as well as strong performances in Women’s 3000m relay and Women’s 500m semi-finals.
Olympic history will be made on Tuesday, Feb. 11 with the debut of Ladies’ Ski Slopestyle and Ladies’ Ski Jumping. Two Canadian Figure Skating teams look for solid starts to their competitions with the Pairs Short Program while medal events include Men’s and Ladies’ Cross-Country Skiing: Individual Sprint Free, Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe, Ladies’ 500m Speed Skating, Women’s Luge Singles, and …
Canada took home silver in the Team Figure Skating event on Sunday, following strong performances in the Men’s, Ladies’ and Ice Dance Free programs. It was another full day of competition in Sochi with eight medal events taking place in total.
Monday, February 10 is the first day of competition for Curling, the Canadian Women’s Ice Hockey team plays Finland, and Canada is looking to build on its medal count in other events. Medal events include Men’s Moguls, Men’s 1500m Short Track, Men’s 500m Speed Skating, Ladies’ Super Combined Alpine Skiing, and Men’s 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon.
A busy day of competition from Sochi on Sunday, February 9 features several events in which Canadian athletes are strong medal contenders, including Ladies’ Slopestyle, Men’s Downhill, Men’s Skiathlon and Team Figure Skating. Other medal events featuring Canadians include Ladies’ 3000m Speed Skating, Women’s Biathlon (7.5km Sprint), Men’s Ski Jumping (Individual Normal Hill) and Men’s Luge Singles.