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Winter Olympics: Germany player Marcel Noebels: 'It was a winter fairy tale'

The German men’s ice hockey team was less than a minute away from winning the Olympic gold medal in Pyeongchang. The Germans led the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) 3-2 late in the gold-medal game, but the Russians crushed their dream, scoring the tying goal with just over 55 seconds left in the third period. They then went on to score the ...

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Winter Olympics: Russia beat Germany 4-3 to win gold medal in men's ice hockey

This was a Olympic gold-medal ice hockey match that won’t be soon forgotten to say the least. The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) needed a powerplay goal in overtime to beat Germany 4-3 to win gold. Germany were left with the silver medal, disappointing on the night, but the country’s best-ever finish in men’s ice hockey. It was a truly ...

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Winter Olympics: The closing ceremony live

++Refresh the page for live updates++ (All times CET) 13:40 – Thomas Bach declares the Games over and calls on the young people of the world to gather again in four years time in Beijing. 13:39 – Athletes representing each of the continent are called up to the stage. Of course the lad from Tonga is shirtless again… 13:38 – The IOC ...

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Winter Olympics: Day 16 Live

+++ Refresh page for updates, all times CET+++ Gold medal events day 16 – Women’s Curling, Sweden vs. South Korea (01:05) – Men’s Four-Man Bobsleigh (03:15) – Men’s Ice Hockey, Germany vs. OAR (05:10) – Women’s 30km Cross-Country Skiing Mass Start (07:15) 01:33 – The Korean crew went down 0.13 seconds slower than Friedrich’s men before Nico Walther’s crew got off to ...

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Winter Olympics: Doping cases hurt Russia's case to display flag at closing ceremony

The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) delegation in South Korea may not find out until just hours before Sunday’s closing ceremony whether they can carry their national flag into the stadium. There had been indications earlier during the Games, that the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which suspended Russia over evidence of a state-sponsored doping system, could lift the ban in ...

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Winter Olympics: Ledecka makes it 'a big day for snowboarding Ester'

One of the best things about the Winter Olympics is always the unlikely stories that are written. On Saturday, the Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka provided one of the stories of the Pyeongchang Games by romping to gold in the snowboarding parallel giant slalom. This, coupled with the gold she had already won in the super-G in alpine skiing made her the ...

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