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Liu to carry Chinese flag at closing ceremony

Liu-QiuhongSochi, Feb 22 : Short track speed skater Liu Qiuhong will be the Chinese flag bearer at the Winter Olympic closing ceremony, announced Xiao Tian, deputy chef de mission Saturday.

Sochi Winter Olympics medal table on Friday

Sochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Following is the list of countries' standing as per medals won till Friday at the ongoing Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

The medal table (tabulated under gold, silver, bronze and total medals):

Olympic men's ice hockey results

Sochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Following are the Olympic men's ice hockey results Friday:

Semifinals' results, according to Xinhua.

Sweden 2 Finland 1

Canada 1 United States 0 (IANS)

Ukraine wins first Olympic gold in Sochi

Ukraine wins first Olympic gold in SochiSochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Ukraine Friday won its first ever Olympic women's biathlon relay gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games.

Friday's medalists at Sochi Winter Olympics

Sochi (Russia), Feb 22 - The list of medal winners Friday at the ongoing Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, according to Xinhua.

Men:

Curling

Gold: Canada

Silver: Britain

Canada dominates curling as at Sochi Olympics

Canada dominates curling as at Sochi OlympicsSochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Canada swept both the men's and women's curling finals at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, while China made a breakthrough by finishing fourth in the men's tournament.

Russia claims 5,000m short track title as An wins 6th gold

Sochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Russia won the Olympic men's 5,000m relay short track speed skating final as Victor An won his sixth Olympic gold medal Friday.

The Russian team, spearheaded by An, timed 6:42.100 for the crown as the United States took silver in 6:42.371.

China got bronze in 6:48.341. (IANS)

American Shiffrin takes women's slalom title

American Shiffrin takes women's slalom titleRosa Khutor (Russia), Feb 22 - World champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the US claimed the women's slalom title at the Sochi Olympics Friday.

Sochi Winter Olympics: Record fifth gold for An

Sochi (Russia), Feb 22 - Victor An, a former South Korean who represents Russia in the Sochi Olympics, won the men's 500m short track at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Friday to bring his tally to a record five golds in this sport.

Speed skating world worried about their future

Speed skating world worried about their futureSochi, Feb 21 - The International Skating Union (ISU) are scratching their heads as a rising number of countries have been losing interest in speed skating, the oldest Winter Olympic sport which was dominated by the Dutch here.



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