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USA men’s hockey team through to last eight at Olympics with Slovakia rout

USA survive physical match with Slovakia to advance to last eightAmericans will face Czech Republic in Wednesday’s quarter-finalRyan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification roun…

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Women’s ice hockey: USA beat Finland to set up gold medal showdown with Canada

Americans looking for first Olympic title in 20 yearsMeghan Duggan could face action after injury to Finnish playerTeam USA played their way back into one of hockey’s great rivalries: a showdown with Canada for Olympic gold. The Americans are back in t…

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NHL fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals’ Devante Smith-Pelly

Fans shouted ‘basketball, basketball, basketball’ at playerCanadian has spoken of loneliness of being a hockey player Devante Smith-Pelly was taunted by four fans shouting “basketball, basketball, basketball” on Saturday night during the Chicago Blackh…

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Winter Olympics day seven – in pictures

Flying referees, a shower of teddies and Britain’s first medal: all the latest pictures from the Winter Olympics in PyeongchangSee the best photography from previous days Continue reading…

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Canada beat USA in battle of Winter Olympics women’s ice hockey rivals

Americans fail to convert chances as Canada win 2-1Teams still tipped to face each other again in next week’s finalThe US women have no problem getting chances when they play the Canadians. At the moment they just can’t seem to get them into the net.&n…

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Winter Olympics day six – in pictures

Giant slalom, figure skating, and a North Korean orchestra: all the latest pictures from the Winter Olympics in PyeongchangSee the best photography from previous days Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day five – in pictures

A veteran snowboarder, speed skating, North Korean cheerleaders and the crashes caused by that wind: all the latest drama from PyeongchangSee the best photography from previous days Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day four – in pictures

Snowboarding, speed skating, North Korean cheerleaders and Russia’s married curlers: all the latest drama captured from PyeongchangSee our selections from previous days Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day three – in pictures

Snowboarding, figure skating and some very cold ski jumpers: the world’s best sports photographers capture all the drama in PyeongchangTo see our selections from the opening ceremony, day one and two click here Continue reading…

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Will joint ice hockey team warm up frosty Korea relations?

North and South Korea will play as a united team for the first time at the Winter OlympicsFor decades, the Olympics have shunned politics, hoping to keep the Games focused on sport rather than world affairs.But while this year’s women’s ice hockey team…

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The Joy of Six: who to watch at the Winter Olympics | Sean Ingle and Bryan Armen Graham

From British speed skater Elise Christie to American prodigy Nathan Chen, via Nigeria’s unlikely bobsleigh team, a unified Korean women’s ice hockey side and moreFour years have passed since Elise Christie had an Olympic silver medal ripped from her in…

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Unified Korean women’s ice hockey team play debut match

North and South Korea players lose to Sweden in run-up to Winter Olympics in PyeongchangWearing a blue logo of a map symbolising peace between North and South Korea, the most talked-about team at the Winter Olympics was in action on Sunday in a friendl…

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Frosty reception for South Korea’s Winter Olympics detente with North

Young people and conservatives in South Korea accuse President Moon Jae-in of sacrificing Olympic ideals for diplomatic expediencySouth Korea is facing a public backlash over its sports rapprochement with North Korea, with critics accusing the governme…

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North and South Korea to field unified ice hockey team at Winter Olympics – video

The two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, it was announced on Wednesday. North and South Korea have been in talks as the Games approach in an effort to build diplomacy between the two nations. I…

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South and North Korea discuss joint women’s ice hockey team for Olympics

The two countries have also talked about having their athletes march together at the Pyeongchang Games opening ceremonySouth Korea has proposed fielding a joint women’s ice hockey team with North Korea at next month’s Winter Olympics, days after Pyongy…

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The best sports photos of 2017 – video

Here we’ve selected our favourite sports images from 2017: from surfers riding the Hawaiian waves and Rory Best’s encounter with a Maori Warrior to Mo Farah’s stunned reaction after another world title and David Warner taking a flying catch in the Ashe…

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Putin punctuates Comey comments with six-goal outburst in hockey match

  • Russian president says Comey firing “will have no effect” on US relations
  • Putin, 64, then scores six goals in 17-6 victory in exhibition match in Sochi
  • Leader adds Donald Trump “is acting in accordance with his competence”

Vladimir Putin said the Russian government had “nothing to do with” the surprise firing of FBI director James Comey, following up his first public comments on Tuesday night’s shock announcement with a six-goal outburst in a gala hockey match for the Night Hockey League on Wednesday at Sochi’s Bolshoy Ice Dome.

The Russian president finished with 11 points on six goals and five assists in leading his team, a mix of former Olympic and world champions, Russian league veterans and government officials, to a 17-6 victory before a crowd of 10,750 at the five-year-old venue where the hockey competition for the last Winter Olympics took place, according to the Russian Hockey Federation.

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Pittsburgh Penguins fan stabbed in head refuses treatment until end of game

  • Police responded to report of stabbing at auto detail shop on Wednesday
  • 43-year-old victim was found bleeding from scalp but declined treatment
  • Victim waited until end of game then drove himself to UPMC Mercy hospital

A Pittsburgh man stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during the Penguins’ playoff opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night refused medical attention until the game was over, police said.

Officers were dispatched to the City of Steel Auto Detail shop in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood at 9.12pm local time on Wednesday, where they found the 43-year-old victim bleeding from the scalp, a Pittsburgh police spokesperson told the Guardian.

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NHL officially decides to pull players from 2018 Olympics in South Korea

  • NHL announces decision to skip next year’s Pyeongchang Olympics
  • League says there’s no tangible benefit in halting season for three weeks
  • Owners had been wary over injuries to star players every four years

The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying it sees no tangible benefit in halting the season for three weeks – despite clear signs from the world’s best players that they want to go.

The league ended weeks of speculation and said the matter was “officially closed.” Commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly told NHL Players Association officials of the move earlier Monday.

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USA Hockey rebuffed as replacements stand in support of women’s boycott

  • Several players spurn advances from federation to replace stars
  • ‘Today I will do what others won’t so tomorrow I can do what others can’t’

Anyone fancy a game? That seems to be the inquiry from USA Hockey, which has asked at least two high school players whether they are available for next week’s women’s world championships in Michigan. Unfortunately for the federation, the answer appears to be no.

Related: ‘Enough is enough’: US women’s hockey team plan boycott over low pay

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