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Italy has won its second gold medal of the Olympics with a comfortable victory in the men’s team pursuit speed skating final.

Golden night for Begg-Smith

17 February 2006

Australia’s Olympic champion Dale Begg-Smith received his gold medal one day after he claimed first place in the moguls, and who better to hang it around his neck than AOC President John Coates.

Skating to the theme from The Godfather, Yevgeny Plushenko confirmed the gold medal that everyone had expected with a near faultless display in the men’s individual free skate at Palavela.

Season best for Thomas

17 February 2006

Australia’s Emily Thomas has narrowly missed recording a career best performance in the women’s snowboard cross at Bardonecchia...

Hasek out of Games

17 February 2006

Czech Republic star goalie Dominik Hasek is out of the Olympics because of an injury that happened minutes into his first game in Torino.

Russian biathlete, Olga Pyleva has been stripped of the Olympic silver medal for the women’s 15km race and expelled from the Games after failing a drug test.

Plushenko slam-dunks rivals

17 February 2006

After four and a half minutes of breathtaking artistry at Palavela on Day 6, Evgeni Plushenko must surely rank as the Michael Jordan of his sport...

After more than a week waiting around while his roommate, Craig Branch and the guy next door, Jono Brauer competed, AJ Bear finally gets his turn on Day 8.

Estonia’s Andrus Veerpalu has successfully defended his 15km classic cross country gold medal. Veerpalu, who claimed gold four years ago in Salt Lake City...

Bobsleigh pilot Jeremy Rolleston and brakeman Shane McKenzie are ready to give it their best shot in the two-man bobsleigh on 18 February (Day 8) and 19 February (Day