Latest February 2006 in sports Stories

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2006-02-25 18:35:24

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2006-02-25 18:38:05

By Jon Bramley TURIN (Reuters) - A stunning clean sweep by Austria in the final Alpine ski race of the Turin Winter Olympics on Saturday helped relegate a drugs controversy, which has dogged their team mates for a week, to the sidelines.

2006-02-25 14:39:42

By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - Austria responded to the doping saga dogging them all week by flying down Italy's slopes on Saturday to claim the three top spots in the Winter Olympics' final Alpine event and second place in the medals' table.

2006-02-25 08:35:38

By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - Shooting and skiing to victory, Germany's Michael Greis surprised even himself on Saturday when he became the most successful athlete at the Turin Winter Olympics and at last lifted sporting spirits.

2006-02-24 19:10:51

By Steve Ginsburg TURIN (Reuters) - Bode Miller hopes to salvage a bitterly disappointing Olympics with a win on Saturday in the men's slalom, the final Alpine event of the Winter Games.

2006-02-22 19:06:59

By Steve Ginsburg TURIN (Reuters) - In a battle for figure skating supremacy, Irina Slutskaya and Sasha Cohen will slug it out on Thursday in the much-anticipated Turin Winter Games free program.

2006-02-13 13:29:24

TURIN, Italy (Reuters) - Joey Cheek of the U.S. won the 500m speedskating gold medal at the Winter Olympics on Monday. Lee Kang-seok of South Korea took the silver and Dmitri Dorofeyev of Russia the bronze.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.