Summary The win marks the fourth gold medal of Hamlin's Olympic career, but it is his first win in this discipline. The result was not the one hoped for by the home crowd, who were cheering on Viktor Ahn every step of the way.
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Summary Chinese teenager Han Tianyu took silver, with the three medallists finishing far ahead of the chasing pack over 13 1/2 laps. An ecstatic Hamelin, who won gold in the 500m on home ice at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, lunged over the barriers to wrap his girlfriend and team mate Marianne St-Gelais in a celebratory hug.
Summary Michel Mulder of the Netherlands earned the 500-meter speedskating gold; Martin Fourcade won the 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit; and Alex Bilodeau won his second consecutive gold medal in men's moguls. Ronald Mulder, Netherlands (6, 34.969; 1, 34.49) 1:9.460. 4.
Summary Charles Hamelin, centre, Han Tianyu of China, left, and Victor An of Russia pose on the podium during the flower ceremony for the men's 1500m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Summary Sochi 2014, Sochi Olympics, winter olympics, winter games. Canada's women's team won gold in Vancouver, with the U.S. team taking silver. The Ford brothers released the first in a series of YouTube shows, in which they expound on hockey among other sports.
Summary Well, this is one of the more impressive things we've seen so far from Sochi. Hamelin's one of the best short-track speed skaters in the world. He's also known as being half of the speed skating world's First Couple.
Summary Charles Hamelin took a step towards becoming the country's most decorated winter Olympian of all time, and Canada moved a step forward towards its goal of winning the most medals at the Sochi Olympics. Gilday was disqualified in the semis and Hamelin was second in the B final.
Summary Hamelin was dominant in the finals, leading the race almost entirely from start to finish. With the win, Hamelin now has four career Olympic medals, joining Eric Bedard and Gaetan Boucher as 2nd all-time Canadian male Winter Olympic medalists. The 29-year-old Hamelin previously won gold in the 500m and the 5000m relay in the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Summary Men's 1,500 meter short-track speedskating gold medalist, Canada's Charles Hamelin shows off his medal next to bronze medalist Victor An of Russia during medal ceremonies at the Sochi Winter Olympics Monday, February 10, 2014 in Sochi. The native of Rosemere, Que., who won Canada's first gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games, is only the second Canadian to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the same Winter Olympic event.
Summary Charles Hamelin skated clear of the chaos that makes short track so unpredictable, winning the 1,500 meters on Monday for his third different Olympic title. At 29, Hamelin was the oldest skater in the final. "The last time, I was the benefactor. I won the bronze because of a lot of falls," Celski said about his 1,500 result in Vancouver.
Summary Canadian speedskating champion Charles Hamelin might be a post-race Romeo , but he sports a much grittier look underneath his suit. "I don't make any gift to anyone on the ice. Everyone is my rival -- even if it's my brother ... It just shows a little bit of what I am on the ice and off the ice."
Summary SACRAMENTO, Calif. SB270 is one of the last major bills pending Tuesday, the deadline for the governor to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him during the final weeks of the legislative session. The bill had sparked one of the biggest battles of the legislative session, driven by plastic bag manufacturers determined to prevent the first statewide ban.
Summary A police officer, left, speaks with two people outside of a house where a man was taken into custody during a counterterrorism raid in Seabrook in suburban Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
Summary Morgan, 45, and others are suing the retailer after one of its trucks slammed into the "30 Rock" star's limo bus, sending him to the hospital and killing a fellow passenger, James McNair. In New Jersey federal court filings, Walmart faulted Morgan and the rest of his injured entourage, saying they did not wear their seat belts.
Summary STREATOR, Ill. (AP) -- The McMullen family in Streator has grown a pumpkin so big that the only way to move it is by forklift. At 1,692 pounds, the pumpkin-tracking website www.bigpumpkins.com says the McMullen pumpkin is so big that right now only one known pumpkin in the world is bigger.