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Women
Ice Hockey:
In semifinal play today Sweden beat Team USA in a shoot out, the first ever shoot out in Women's Olympic play. Sweden and Canada advance to the Gold Medal round, while Team USA and Finland will play for Bronze. This was also the first time Team USA has lost in international competition to someone other than Canada.

Alpine Skiing:
Combined Downhill: Postponed to tomorrow due to high winds.
Combined Slalom: Lindsey C Kildow (USA) skiied the first round in pain and then fell during her second run. Janica Kostelic (CRO) is sick, but is in 2nd place. Kathrin Zetter (AUT) is in 3rd, Resi Stiegler (USA) is in 9th, Julia Mancuso (USA) in 11th, Kaylin L Richardson (USA)
in 15th.

Curling:
Team USA lost after going to an extra end. Norway and Canada both won.

Snowboard: Cross:
A tremedous final which saw two crashes and the move that everyone is talking about that pushed Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) to the Silver medal. Tanja Frieden (SUI) took the Gold (like boyfriend Seth Wescott did yesterday) and after an early crash Dominique (CAN) captured the
Bronze. The final rider in the finals was Maelle Ricker (CAN) who was taken off by Ski Patrol in a backboard after she crashed and rolled off the course.

Men
Curling:
Team USA beats Switzerland 7 to 3!

Cross-Country Skiing: 15km Classical:
Estonia adds another Gold medal to it's total thanks to Andrus Veerpalu. Lukas Bauer (CZE) took the Silver and Tobias Angerer (GER) won the Bronze. Andreas Schluetter (GER) 7th, Rene Sommerfeldt (GER) 12th, Kris Freeman (USA) 22nd, George Grey (CAN) 32nd. Finishing seconds apart from Team USA: Lars Flora (51st), Andrew Johnson (52nd), Justin Freeman (53rd). Mongolia's only male athlete Khash Erdene Khurelbaatar finished 86th.

Skeleton:
Duff Gibson (CAN) wins Gold, Jeff Pain (CAN) bounced around at the end of his 2nd run but claimed the Silver medal. Gregor Staehli (SUI) took Bronze. Paul Boehm (CAN) finished 4th, Eric Bernotas (USA) who has overcome depression and tourette's syndrome to achieve excellence on the track, finished 6th. Kevin Ellis (USA) was 17th, Shaun Boyle (AUS) was 22nd, Chris Soule (USA) was 25th.

Ski Jumping: Large Hill Individual:
The following athletes (among others) did not qualify to move on: Clint Jones (USA), Tommy Schwall (USA), Jim Denney (USA).

Mixed
Figure Skating: Ice Dancing: Compulsory Dance:
The home team of Barbara Fusar Poli and Maurizio Margaglio are currently in first place. They are followed by: Navka/Kostomarov (RUS), Denkova/Staviski (BUL), Dubreuil/Lauzon (CAN), Grushina/Goncharov (UKR), Belbin/Agosto (USA). Chait/Sakhnovski (ISR) 13th, Gregory/Petukhov (USA) are 15th, Silverstein/O'Meara (USA) 18th, Fraser/Lukanin (AZE) 20th.

=) Megan
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