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Closed-door meeting helps Rachel Homan’s team get 1st Olympic win

Closed-door meeting helps Rachel Homan’s team get 1st Olympic win

After their shocking 0-3 start to the Olympics, Canadian skip Rachel Homan and her teammates went behind closed doors for a heart-to-heart, then looked like a new team in Saturday’s much-needed 11-3 trouncing of the United States.

Pyeongchang is full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ

Pyeongchang is full of surprises: Snowboarder becomes Olympic alpine skiing champ

Not many snowboarders can slap on a pair of borrowed skis and go on to win a super-G Olympic gold medal, but that’s exactly what Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka did on Saturday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadians Vathje, Channell slide to top-10 skeleton finishes

Canadians Vathje, Channell slide to top-10 skeleton finishes

Elisabeth Vathje saved her best performance for her final run Saturday in women’s skeleton, but it wasn’t enough to reach the podium as the Calgarian placed ninth at the Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea.

Canada’s Rachel Homan makes statement with 1st win of Olympics

Canada’s Rachel Homan makes statement with 1st win of Olympics

Rachel Homan and her Canadian squad were in desperate need of a win after opening round-robin play with three straight losses at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Samuel Girard becomes Canada’s 1st Olympic champion in 1,000m short track

Samuel Girard becomes Canada’s 1st Olympic champion in 1,000m short track

Canadian short-track speed skaters won a pair of medals at the Pyeongchang Games on Saturday, with Samuel Girard winning gold in the 1,000-metre and Kim Boutin taking the bronze in the 1,500.

Golden ‘Grams: A tweet gets the Arkells to the Olympics

Golden ‘Grams: A tweet gets the Arkells to the Olympics

All it took was a strategically placed tweet and then a flood of support came to help book Canadian rock band the Arkells a ticket to play for Team Canada in South Korea.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 8 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Olympic wake-up call: Day 8 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Here’s a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what’s still to come later today.

Hanyu, Chen deliver historic performances

Hanyu, Chen deliver historic performances

Japanese figure skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu cemented his legacy by winning back-to-back gold medals, while American star Nathan Chen gave fans a glimpse of what’s to come by landing a record six quads during his long program.

Niklas Edin curls near-perfect game as Sweden beats Canada

Niklas Edin curls near-perfect game as Sweden beats Canada

Niklas Edin curled a near-perfect game against Canada as Sweden stole three points in the match to beat the three-time defending Olympic champions 5-2 at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada suffers déjà vu in shootout loss to Czechs

Canada suffers déjà vu in shootout loss to Czechs

While the names changed, the result remained the same. Nearly 20 years after losing in the famed shootout at the 1998 Olympics, Canada suffered the same fate to the same team, losing 3-2 in another agonizing shootout loss to the Czech Republic in Group A action.

Olympic wake-up call: Day 7 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Olympic wake-up call: Day 7 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Here’s a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what’s still to come later today.

Yuzuru Hanyu skating like a legend

Yuzuru Hanyu skating like a legend

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu didn’t have the greatest practice earlier in the day, but when it came time to perform his short program, that didn’t seem to matter on Friday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Rachel Homan ‘burned’ as Canada falls to 0-3 in women’s curling

Rachel Homan ‘burned’ as Canada falls to 0-3 in women’s curling

Canadian skip Rachel Homan stirred up controversy in Friday’s round-robin match against Denmark. But it was the Danes who had the last laugh as Homan missed a takeout with the hammer in the 11th end, losing 9-8 and dropping Canada to 0-3 in the Olympic tournament.

Slopestyle skier Evan McEachran’s ‘dream season’ continues with Olympic debut

Slopestyle skier Evan McEachran’s ‘dream season’ continues with Olympic debut

Evan McEachran is at his best when he’s having fun and that’s the approach the slopestyle skier will take when he makes his Olympic debut in Pyeongchang on Saturday.

U.S. escapes Slovakia for 1st men’s hockey win in Pyeongchang

U.S. escapes Slovakia for 1st men’s hockey win in Pyeongchang

Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and Troy Terry dominated with his speed as college players led the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Friday at the Olympics.

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