What you missed
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- Canada’s Justin Kripps and Germany’s Francesco Friedrich tied for gold in men’s two-man bobsleigh at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
- Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke their own world record in the short dance, and have the top of the podium in sight.
- The women’s hockey team defeated Russia 5-0, advancing to the finals against the U.S. The gold medal game will be held Thursday.
- French figure skaters Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron moved into a virtual dead heat with the Canadian champions, despite a ’nightmare’ wardrobe malfunction, Grant Robertson reports.
- A Russian athlete who won bronze in mixed-doubles curling has left the Winter Olympics amid a doping probe. Alexander Krushelnitsky is suspected of having tested positive for meldonium.
- Rachel Homan’s rink defeated Japan 8-3 to win its third straight game, continuing a turnaround after starting the Olympics 0-3. On the men’s side Kevin Koe’s squad dropped a game against the USA, the team’s third straight loss.
- At the Olympics, losing is painful, horrific – and inevitable for most of the athletes, Nathan VanderKlippe reports.
What's happened so far
Bobsleigh (Two-man bobsleigh runs 3-4)
Canada's Justin Kripps and Germany's Francesco Friedrich tied for gold in men's two-man bobsleigh. The Summerland, B.C., product and brakeman Alex Kopacz of London, Ont., slid to a combined four-run time of three minutes 16.86 seconds.
Kripps joins Pierre Lueders, who took gold at the 1998 Games in Nagano, Japan — also in a tie — as the only Canadians to top an Olympic podium in two-man.
Hamilton's Nick Poloniato and brakeman Jesse Lumsden — the former CFL running back from Burlington, Ont. — wound up in seventh in 3:17.74. Australian-born Chris Spring of Priddis, Alta., and Lascelles Brown of Calgary were 10th in 3:18.24.
Women's Ice hockey semifinals (Canada vs. Olympic Athletes of Russia)
Canada will face the United States for gold in women's hockey.
Canada defeated Russia 5-0 to advance to Thursday's gold-medal game against the Americans, who downed Finland 5-0 earlier in the day.
Figure skating (Ice dance short dance)
Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke their own world record in the short dance, and have the top of the podium in sight. The three-time world champions and partners for two decades scored 83.67 points in the short dance to "Sympathy for the Devil," "Hotel California," and "Oye Como Va," to sit first.The score topped their own previous world mark of 82.68 set at Skate Canada International in October. French rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron scored 81.93 for second.
Curling (Women's and men's round robin)
Rachel Homan has put Canada's women's curling team into playoff contention with an 8-3 win over Japan. The Canadians have won three straight after beginning the tournament with three losses. Homan stole four in the fifth end to take a 6-1 lead over Satsuki Fujisawa's rink. Kevin Koe's Calgary foursome faced the United States on the men's side and lost in extra ends. The loss, Canada's third straight, drops their record to 4-3, but still has Koe in a playoff position. He's tied for third with Britain. The top four make the semifinals.
Speed skating (Women's team pursuit qualifications, Men's 500m)
Canada's Alex Boisvert-Lacroix competed in the men's 500-metre short track speed skating event, placing 11th. The 30-year-old from Sherbrooke won World Cup gold in the 500m this past December.
Snowboard (Women's big air qualifying)
Canadian Laurie Blouin is fourth after the qualifying round of the women's big air competition. The snowboarder from Stoneham, Que., suffered a head injury when she fell during training for the women's slopestyle on Feb. 9, but went on to win a silver medal in that event. Spencer O'Brien of Courtenay, B.C., was 11th after earning 76.75 points in her second run. The top 12 competitors advance to the finals.
Freestyle skiing (Women's halfpipe)
Canadian skier Cassie Sharpe is off to a promising start in the women's halfpipe, taking the top spot in qualifying Monday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., scored 93.40 on her second run after a 93.00 on her first time down the halfpipe. In halfpipe, the best score from two runs counts. Calgary's Rosalind Groenewoud qualified 11th with a score of 73.20. The top 12 competitors move on to the finals.
What's coming up
All times Eastern
- 7:05 p.m. Feb. 19: Curling (Men’s round robin)
- 8:00 p.m. Feb. 19: Figure skating (Ice dancing free dance)
- 12:05 a.m. Feb. 20: Curling (Women’s round robin)
- 5:00 a.m. Feb. 20: Short track speed skating (Men’s 500m heats, Women’s 1000m heats, Women’s 3000m relay finals)
- 6:15 a.m. Feb. 20: Biathlon (Mixed relay)
- 6:50 a.m. Feb. 20: Bobsleigh (Women’s runs 1-2)
In case you missed it
- Opening ceremonies: Winter Olympics officially under way after opening ceremony
- Day 1: Parrot, McMorris win Canada’s first medals of the Games in men’s slopestyle
- Day 2: Figure skating team wins Canada’s first gold medal of Winter Olympics
- Day 3: Kingsbury captures Canada’s second gold medal at Winter Games
- Day 4: Canadian curlers capture gold, Gough makes history and Boutin earns surprise bronze in short track
- Day 5: Figure skating pair Duhamel and Radford win bronze in free skate
- Day 6: Canada adds to medal haul with gold in speed skating, silver in luge
- Day 7: Women’s curling rink still winless, Chan sixth heading into last ever Olympics skate
- Day 8: A gold for Girard, a bronze for Boutin in speed-skating finals
- Day 9: Freestyle skier wins bronze, Team Canada nets 4-0 hockey win against Korea
More from The Globe
- For Canada’s Olympic medal-winning machine, curling does not compute, Cathal Kelly writes
- Behind Olympic death threats, a South Korean fan culture that takes speed skating seriously, Nathan VanderKlippe reports
- Team Canada scores 4-0 men’s hockey victory against Koreans in Pyeongchang, Grant Robertson reports
- Being a jerk doesn’t make you a better Olympic competitor, Mark Kingwell writes
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With files from Canadian Press