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Old 02-22-2014, 01:04 PM   #421
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Looks like Russian Federation will win both medal races
Gold and overall totals

congrats to Russia for a good Olympics with no real serious problems

and some classic figure skating judging shenanigans and (ahem) bloc voting. it's like the Cold War never ended!
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:19 PM   #422
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sure, that happens every olympics

but if you flip that Russian Gold and S. Korean Silver, Russia still wins both totals
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:24 PM   #423
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Three of Russia's golds were won by new Russian citizen Victor An (from Korea).
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:46 PM   #424
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I saw that, there is a lot of that going on.

I don't know the particulars of how one is allowed to be listed.


Maybe Rodman and some friends can win a medal for N. Korea?
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:57 PM   #425
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Three of Russia's golds were won by new Russian citizen Victor An (from Korea).

on second thought, there is no there, there

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Viktor Ahn (Russian: Виктор Ан; born November 23, 1985), also known as Ahn Hyun-soo (Korean: 안현수) and Victor An, is a Russian short track speed skating athlete of South Korean descent. After competing for South Korea since childhood, in 2011 he became a Russian citizen and now races for the Russian team

How many Cubans have defected to the US? Quite a few eastern block had defected to the West and competed under their new citizenship.

That he became Russian in 2011 is less scandalous than if he did it a few months back and just squeaked in.
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Congrats to Finland for Ice Hockey medal win

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A day after losing to Canada in the semifinals, team USA dropped the bronze medal game to Finland 5-0.
a bit of a shocker,

again, the Women's Silver medal is looking better all the time
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let's hope Canada is the best team on the ice again tomorrow for the Gold !!

no offense to our Swedish friends, may the best team win.
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if it is any consolation

Putin wins the 2014 Olympics

the West wins Ukraine


I'll take that trade, any day.
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Congrats to Finland for Ice Hockey medal win



a bit of a shocker,

again, the Women's Silver medal is looking better all the time
My phone lied to me? It told me US for bronze like an hour ago....
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:05 PM   #430
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My phone lied to me? It told me US for bronze like an hour ago....
Definitely not. 5-0 loss. Total shambles for the US team. They even had 2 penalty shots and couldn't score.

Awesome way for Teemu Selanne to go retire.
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I just can't get over Teemu Selanne. 26 years on the Finnish national team, 6 Olympics, 4 medals. 43 years old. Two more goals today, once again setting a record for the oldest hockey player to ever score in the Olympics. Incredible, incredible achievement.

He began his pro career in Winnipeg. After the game, he said, "I knew Canada was cheering for us today...all I can say is thank you."
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This will sound ridiculous but when the US lost to Canada, I knew there'd be no bronze medal….not due to the US, but because the Finns don't lose bronze medal games.

Amen to the above re: Selanne…what a great NHL and international career for the guy. Wish him nothing but the best and am glad I got to see him play in person a few times in my life.
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I think that the Finns actually have the most medals of any country since the NHLers joined.

For me, it's a bit of a letdown, tomorrow's gold medal game. If it was vs. Russia or USA, it would feel way more exciting.
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Congrats to Finland for Ice Hockey medal win



a bit of a shocker,

again, the Women's Silver medal is looking better all the time
Definitely not a shocker. The Finns lost to the favorite team in the tournament in a pretty close match. The US lost to a pretty mediocre team Canada (given the standards, I mean). Finland is a pretty good team.
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Three of Russia's golds were won by new Russian citizen Victor An (from Korea).
And American born and raised Vic Wild won 2 golds for Russia. (Gained Russian cirtizenship in 2011 through marriage).
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