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Di Centa gives Italy fairytale end  Giorgio di Centa is winning the final cross-country skiing event in a thrilling sprint finish Raich leads Austrian clean sweep  Northern Italy: Austrian took the gold ahead of his compatriots Herbst and Schoenfelder in men's slalom at the Olympic Game   Greis collects third biathlon gold
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  Swedes beat Finns for hockey gold
Spectacular ceremony closes Games Map of Torino Italy

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  Turin: The Torino Olympics have a closing ceremony in the form of a carnival celebration marking the finish of 17 days
 The 2.5 hour ceremony, twinning carnival with a circus theme, drew to a close a Games as a major success The Games were among the cleanest despite a Austrian doping saga. Germany topped the table with an impressive tally of 11 golds and a total of 29 medals
  Northern Italy: Lidstrom's blistering slapshot early gave Sweden a 3-2 win in the final event of the Games

  The final biathlon gold medals of the Olympics went to German Michael Greis and Anna Carin Olofsson of Sweden
Feb.24   Finland crushes Russia; Sweden - Czechs  Sweden ousted the world champion 7-3. Finland is upending the high-flying Russians 4-0 Mancuso grabs giant slalom victory  Northern Italy: Julia Mancuso grabbed the 2nd gold of a mixed Olympics for the U.S. alpine ski team Feb.23 Arakawa wins historic skating gold  Northern Italy: Shizuka Arakawa captured Japan's first ever Olympic figure skating gold with victory in the women's event Feb.22   Russia advances over Canada  Ovechkin scored the pivotal first goal 90 seconds into the third period to a 2-0 quarterfinal victory Lind adds to Sweden's golden tally  Bjoern Lind gave Sweden their 3rd cross country skiing gold with a comfortable victory in the men's 1.3 km sprint Feb.21 Hero Fabris speeds to 2nd gold   Turin: Italian speedskater stunned a sell-out crowd in Torino by winning Olympic gold in the men's 1,500 meters Gottwald collects his second gold  Austria's Felix Gottwald climbed to the top of the medals table when he won his 2nd gold in Nordic combined Germans earn fourth biathlon medal  The German team finished 20.9 seconds ahead of silver medallists Russia Feb.20 Navka, Kostomarov seized ice dance gold  Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov keep alive Russia's chances of sweeping all 4 figure skating titles Austrian Raich claims golden glory. Northern Italy Feb.18 Davis makes history Kostelic claims 4th career gold. Turin Veteran Aamodt takes super-G gold. Northern Italy Feb.17 Gibson oldest individual gold medallist Veerpalu gold in historic ski race Jacobellis blunder costs her gold Feb.16 Plushenko storms to skating glory  Yevgeny Plushenko performed a pulsating free skate to win the men's title outclassing world champion Lambiel Hosts claim gold after Dutch crash Smigun clinches second gold medal Map of Torino Italy  Turin: Estonian became the first athlete to win 2 gold medals at the Torino Winter Olympics Russian biathlete tested positive  Olga Pyleva, who won the silver in the women's 15 km biathlon, has been suspended pending an investigation Feb.13 Pairs drama as Russians take gold  Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin capture Russia's 12th successive Winter Olympics pairs title Feb.12 Deneriaz flies to downhill victory  Frenchman took the gold in the men's downhill at the Winter Olympics with a heroic challenge in Sestriere Feb.11 Germany's Greis claims first gold   Turin: Biathlete Michael Greis won the opening gold medal of the Torino Winter Olympics after a near-perfect performance Feb.10 Torino Olympics open in spectacular style
  Turin: The 20th Winter Olympics has got under way with an opening ceremony to showcase Italian culture

year 2004 Top ^

Aug.28   Men's Basketball: Argentina Beats Italy
   Greece: Argentina is beating Italy 84-69 to win the Olympic men's title for the first time

year 2002 Top ^

Feb.9 First gold of Winter Games  Utah: Stefania Belmondo is winning the women's 15-kilometer mass-start freestyle cross-country race

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02-26 Spectacular ceremony closes Games Torino, Turin
2. 02-26 Swedes beat Finns for hockey gold Northern Italy
D. 02-26 Di Centa gives Italy fairytale end Italy
E. 02-25 Raich leads Austrian clean sweep Northern Italy
F. 02-25 Greis collects third biathlon gold Italy
6. 02-24 Finland crushes Russia; Sweden - Czechs Italy
H. 02-24 Mancuso grabs giant slalom victory Northern Italy
I. 02-23 Arakawa wins historic skating gold Northern Italy
9. 02-22 Russia advances over Canada Italy

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