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2006-02-23 09:32:02

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - Battered by scandal and failure, Wayne Gretzky was reassessing his future with Canada's Olympic ice hockey team on Thursday after the defending champions exited the Turin Games in a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Russia.

2006-02-23 09:23:37

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - Battered by scandal and failure, Wayne Gretzky was reassessing his future with Canada's Olympic ice hockey team on Thursday after the defending champions exited the Turin Games in a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Russia.

2006-02-23 09:16:37

By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - With a doping scandal refusing to fade, Austria locked horns with Olympic chiefs on Thursday accusing them of punishing their team unnecessarily. Austria were not the only team to be licking their wounds.

2006-02-23 09:11:37

By Sophie Hardach SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - The head of the Austrian Ski Federation on Thursday met an Italian prosecutor probing the possible use of illegal substances or methods by Olympic athletes, a Federation spokesman said. "He is in Turin, meeting the prosecutor," the spokesman said.

2006-02-23 05:10:00

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - Canadians and Americans were nursing Olympic hockey hangovers on Thursday as the shock of being bounced from the Turin Winter Games began to sink in.

2006-02-22 15:03:00

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - Canadian speedskater Cindy Klassen raised her medals tally at the Turin Games to four after winning the women's 1,500 meters on Wednesday in spectacular fashion.

2006-02-22 12:05:42

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Irina Slutskaya arrived at the Winter Olympics as the queen of figure skating. The owner of two world and a record seven European crowns, the Russian had been expected to look down at her challengers from the top of the short program standings.

2006-02-22 01:18:18

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Stung by lower-than-expected ratings on the broadcast network and a lackluster performance by the U.S. team in Turin, NBC went on the offensive this week as the two-week Winter Olympics skied into its final days.

2006-02-21 13:05:00

Two Austrian biathletes who disappeared from the Turin Winter Olympics at the weekend may have broken Italian law, a top official from their national ski federation said on Tuesday.

2006-02-21 10:36:31

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Sasha Cohen opted to catch up on some precious beauty sleep ahead of her late night date at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday.


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