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Pyeongchang 2018: Figure skating pair Duhamel and Radford win bronze in free skate

PYEONGCHANG 2018

Figure skating pair Duhamel and Radford win bronze in free skate

Canada’s Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford compete in the pairs figure skating free program at the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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  • Canadian pairs figure skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford won the bronze medal in the pairs free skate event
  • Canada’s Kim Boutin, who captured short-track bronze after initially finishing fourth, has been the target of online threats
  • American snowboarding legend Shaun White returned to the top of the podium with a gold in men’s halfpipe. But his press conference was cut short after questions arose about sexual misconduct allegations against him
  • The Olympics finally warmed up on Wednesday, and then the wind arrived. The weather is becoming a serious problem at the Pyeongchang Games
  • The Canadian men’s curling team is off to a good start, earning two wins to kick off their Olympics. The women’s rink dropped their opener to South Korea Wednesday night. Want to know how much pressure is on Canadian curlers at the Games? Just ask the Swedes, writes Cathal Kelly





What you missed today


Figure skating (pairs free skate)

Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford won a bronze medal in pairs figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday. The two-time world champions, who are competing in their final season, scored 153.33 points for their program to Adele's "Hometown Glory," and 230.15 total points.Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot, who started the day just 0.23 points behind the Canadians, won gold with 235.90 while reigning world champions Sui Wenging and Han Cong of China took silver with 235.47.

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Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada compete during the Pair Skating Free Skating at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 15, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

Women's ice hockey

In a rematch of the Sochi 2014 gold medal game, where Canada won 3-2 in overtime, Canada's women's hockey team kept its perfect record intact with a hard-fought 2-1 win over the United States Wednesday night. Both countries had already punched their ticket to the semifinals for Monday having won their first two games of Pool A.

Curling (women's round robin)

Canada's women's team kicked off their round robin play against South Korea, dropping the decision 8-4. After keeping the game close heading into the ninth end, Canadian skip Rachel Homan made a run-back to try to sit two, but gave up a steal of three. This is the first Olympics for skip Homan and her rink, a three-time Canadian women's champion who led her squad to victory at the world championships last year. They will play their second game of the tournament at 6:05 a.m. ET Thursday morning.

Curling (men's round robin)

Cananda got off to a hot start in Pyeongchang, defeating Italy 5-3 and Great Britain 6-4. They sit atop the standings with two wins along with Sweden with their next game coming Feb. 15 at 12:05 a.m. How much pressure is on the Canadians? Just ask the Swedes, writes Cathal Kelly.

Luge (men's doubles)

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Canadians Tristan Walker and Justin Snith finished fifth in the luge doubles Wednesday morning with a time of 1:32.369. Germany's Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won the gold while Austria's Peter Penz and Georg Fischler took the silver. German's second pair, Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken, won the bronze.


What's happening on Feb. 15


Speed skating (Men's 10,000m)

Ted-Jan Bloemen, who already picked up a silver in the 5000m, is vying for another medal. He'll face a stiff challenge from Dutch star Sven Kramer, who edged Bloemen for gold in the 5,000 (6 a.m.).




Luge (team relay)
Newly minted bronze-medal winner Alex Gough will be joined by teammates Sam Edney, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith as they look to best Canada’s fourth-place finish in Sochi (7:30 a.m.).


Other events:
  • 12:05 a.m.: Curling (Men’s round robin)
  • 1:30 a.m.: Cross-country skiing (Women’s 10km individual)
  • 7:10 a.m.: Men’s Ice hockey (Canada vs. Switzerland)
  • 7:30 p.m.: Skeleton (Men’s runs 3-4)
  • 10:10 p.m.: Women’s Ice Hockey (Canada vs. USA)

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