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In a more perfect world, Friday’s matchup between Canada and the United States in Olympic hockey would have been for the gold medal – a repeat of the final in Vancouver four years ago. As it happened, it was only for a spot in that penultimate game,
To go through all Olympic tournaments prior to 1998, when the NHL permitted its players to take part in the Olympics, would require serious digging. It's possible there may be a scenario in which an Olympic gold medal-winning netminder was not a memb
The specific example I had in mind is the decathlon association which has published a "media guide" for the decathlon and heptathlon at the Trials; this is packed with lists of previous winners, all-time best performances in each event, at an Olympic
It is possible and has happened before. That's why they have "backup". Multiple copies of the flame are transported with the relay or maintained in backup locations
The world had wondered: openly, loudly, some may even say rudely, if Usain Bolt was ready. There were rumours of injury, speculation over his commitment to training, worries over his wavering form, suggestions that the triple world record holder migh
In the early Olympic Games it was possible for individuals in a team to be from different nations. In such cases the medals are not split between the repersentative countries, but attributed to the mixed team. The results from these teams have been g
List of the longest NBA winning streaks by professional teams. A winning streak may span consecutive games or consecutive seasons, and the National Basketball Association has long been a vehicle for keeping such stats on professional sports teams. Th
Sunday, the Liacouras Center at Temple University erupted in cheers, as the final buzzer sounded, students and fans rushed onto the court. The last undefeated team in D-1 college basketball had fallen. The Temple Owls had just upset No
“American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity. ” – Gordie Howe The Olympics have three official languages: English, French, and the chosen language of the host country (unless, of course, they speak French or English