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Coroner misidentifies Canada hockey crash victims

Humboldt - The coroner's office said Monday it misidentified two of the victims of a truck-bus crash that killed 15 hockey players and others and plunged Canada into shock and grief.

Canada mourns 15 killed in hockey bus crash

Montr - A shocked Canada was in mourning Saturday after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan province, killing 15 people.

Canada shaken as 14 killed in hockey bus crash

Montr - Hockey-mad Canada was in mourning on Saturday after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan province, killing 14 people.

Sudden-death Russia hail hockey gold, sing banned anthem

Gangneung - Russians ended a 26-year Olympic men's hockey title drought Sunday and capped their dramatic 4-3 over-time victory over Germany by singing their banned national anthem on the ice.

'Stuff gets real' — US hockey unity forged in hurricane

Gangneung - They have hunkered down through a hurricane, fought their own governing body for better support and endured a heartbreaking loss to Canada in the 2014 Olympic final.

S. Korea's Moon and North's ceremonial head of state to attend ice hockey match

Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam will together attend the unified Korean women's ice hockey team's first match at the Winter Olympics Saturday, a report said.

North Korean Olympic ice hockey players arrive in South

Seoul - A dozen North Korean female ice hockey players joined their Southern counterparts Thursday to form a unified team -- the Koreas' first for nearly three decades -- at next month's Winter Olympics.

Defector ice hockey star torn ahead of Korean face off

Seoul - When the North and South Korean women's hockey teams clash in a rare match this week, defector-turned-star-player Hwangbo Young will cheer for the country that has labelled her a traitor.

Finland's hockey team urges protesters not to wear its jersey

Helsinki - Finland's national ice hockey team on Monday appealed to anti-migration demonstrators to stop wearing its jersey, after several protesters were photographed in the team's fan gear in recent weeks.

Obama sends beer to Canada PM after losing hockey bet

Washington - The White House will deliver two cases of beer to the Canadian Embassy on Monday after US President Barack Obama lost an Olympic ice hockey bet to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.Canada's men beat their fierce local rivals 1-0 in the semi-finals in Sochi...

Swedes down injury-hit Finland to reach hockey final

Sochi - Undefeated Sweden advanced to the Olympic Games men's hockey gold medal match by defeating a shorthanded Finnish team 2-1 on Friday.Erik Karlsson scored the eventual game winner on the powerplay late in the second period as Sweden rallied from a 1-0 de...

Poulin lifts Canada to comeback women's hockey gold

Sochi - Marie-Philip Poulin scored an equalizer 54 seconds from time and then the game winner in overtime as Canada came back from 2-0 down to defeat the United States 3-2 and win women's ice hockey gold.Poulin's golden goal came on the power play as she took ...

Jeers as Russia crash out of Olympic ice hockey

Sochi - Russia crashed out of the Olympic Games ice hockey tournament on Wednesday, slumping to a 3-1 defeat to Finland in the quarter-finals.It was a second successive Olympic Games loss at the last-eight stage for Russia who were booed off the Bolshoi Ice Pa...

High-five Swedes reach Olympic hockey semis

Sochi - Henrik Lundqvist posted the shutout and Loui Eriksson scored twice as undefeated Sweden beat Slovenia 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the Olympic men's hockey tournament on Wednesday.Lundqvist, who has been the busiest goaltender in the tournament, has al...

Two-goal Radulov steers Russia into quarter-finals

Sochi - Alexander Radulov scored twice as Russia beat Norway 4-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic ice hockey tournament on Tuesday but the hosts' NHL stars once again failed to shine.Sergei Bobrovski stopped 22 shots for the shutout and Pavel Datsyuk...

USA, Canada set for another gold medal hockey clash

Sochi - Defending champions Canada and reigning world champions the United States will square off in their second-straight Olympic Games women's hockey gold medal clash.The US clobbered Sweden 6-1 in the semi-finals Monday while Canada rolled over Switzerland ...

Russians favour no beer at Sochi hockey games

Sochi - While American spectators are upset at being denied a frosty cold one during Sochi Olympic hockey games most Russians agree with the ban saying it helps keep rowdy fans in check."If they sell beer at hockey games it could be dangerous," Yevgeny Khislav...

USA down Russia in hockey shootout triumph

Sochi - T.J. Oshie scored the shootout winner as the United States defeated Russia 3-2 in a nail-biting Sochi Olympic hockey clash on Saturday in the latest chapter of the two giants' historic rivalry

Defending champ Canada opens with win

Sochi - Shea Weber and Jamie Benn scored second period goals as Canada got its gold medal defence off to a flying start by beating Norway 3-1 in the Sochi Olympic men's hockey tournament.After a slow start in the first period, the defending Olympic champs got ...

U.S. women win Olympic ice hockey opener

Sochi - Hilary Knight scored after just 53 seconds and had an assist as the United States beat Finland 3-1 in the opening game of the Sochi Olympic women's hockey tournament on Saturday.

Russia's cupid coach wants love in a cold climate

Sochi - Russian women's ice hockey coach Mikhail Chekanov is turning cupid by plotting to bring together the country's male and female teams in Sochi -- a move he says could pay dividends for both sets of players.
 

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