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 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 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 The 17 year-old from northeast China's Liaoning province finished behind Charles Hamelin of Canada but he pushed his hero and the home crowd favorite Victor An into bronze medal position. The men's 1,500 meters was watched by one of the loudest crowds of the Olympics so far, as the Russian spectators cheered on An, who claimed the host nation's fifth medal.
Summary Charles Hamelin skated clear of the chaos that makes short track so unpredictable, winning the 1,500 meters on Monday for his third Olympic title. It was the first gold medal ever in the men's 500 for the Netherlands, which also became the first country to take the top three Olympic spots in the sport's most furious race.
Summary Royals defenceman Travis Brown notched the winner in Vancouver on Monday. Goaltender Vollrath made several outstanding saves and defenceman Brown scored the winner from the point on a power play at 17:13 of the third period to give the Victoria Royals a 3-2 Western Hockey League victory over the Vancouver Giants.
Summary Men's 1,500-meter short track speedskating medalists, from left, Russia's Viktor Ahn, bronze, Canada's Charles Hamelin, gold, and China's Han Tianyu, silver, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Summary 2) Men's short track 5,000 m relay semis: The first appearance by the Canadian medal favourites. With Roberto Luongo slated to start the following day against Austria, Price will look to prove Babcock can rely on him as the tournament progresses, though history suggests that the first goalie Canada plays isn't the one between the pipes by the time the knockout round comes.
Summary The release of Muhammed Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani follows Thursday's announcement that five other detainees -- including four Yemenis, the first since 2010 -- had been released to Georgia and Slovakia. Because most of them cannot be prosecuted, that would mean either sending them home, finding third countries to take them or finding another reason to keep holding them.
Summary According to the prosecutor, 21-year-old Linda Hardan sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student from Manchester Regional High School, where Hardan works as a substitute teacher. Hardan, of Prospect Park, was arrested on Nov. 21 following an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit.
Summary It's too early to say the Phoenix are at the crossroads but the last seven days have been a major setback for the Wellington team. The Phoenix looked off the pace from the start against a Perth team on a five-game unbeaten run.
Summary U.S. Central Command releases new video showing what it says are U.S. air strikes against an Islamic State staging area near Kirkuk, Iraq.