Summary Canada's Charles Hamelin took gold in the men's 1,500-meter short skate, while a photo freeze-frame was needed to separate Han Yuan of China in second from Russia's Viktor Ahn, who took bronze. 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.
Summary --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- P&G sponsored athletes Charles and Francois Hamelin will continue their quest for gold in Sochi. The relay team will also feature his brother, Francois. Manon Goulet, mother of short track speed skater Charles Hamelin, along with his brother, Francois, look on as Hamelin receives gold during the medal ceremony for the 1,500 metre in Sochi.
Summary SOCHI, Russia -- On Day 4 of the Sochi Olympics, Charles Hamelin of Canada raced to the 1,500-meter short track speedskating gold, and Viktor Ahn earned the bronze to give Russia its first-ever short track medal. Jan Smeekens, Netherlands (1, 34.59; 3, 34.72) 1:9.324. 3. Ronald Mulder, Netherlands (6, 34.969; 1, 34.49) 1:9.460. 4.
Summary Royals defenceman Travis Brown notched the winner in Vancouver on Monday. On Monday afternoon, it was Coleman Vollrath and Travis Brown doing their bit there before 11,621 fans. 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 China has entered the medal table at the Sochi Winter Olympics, with skater Han Tianyu winning a silver medal in the short-track 1,500 meters on Monday. There's more hope for China in the skating center on Tuesday, when four of its athletes compete in the women's 500 meter race. 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 Canadian speedskating champion Charles Hamelin might be a post-race Romeo , but he sports a much grittier look underneath his suit. "I'm another person when I'm on the ice," Hamelin said before the games . "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 Hamelin family of Canada got the Olympic short track speedskating competition off to a winning start. "It would be the perfect scenario to be 1-2, but together on the podium is amazing." 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 The Hamelin family of Canada got the Olympic short track competition off to a winning start. 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.
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. "I would like to thank everyone for believing in me." Ahn stayed back in the pack in the 1,500 before making his move toward the front in the closing laps.
Summary The Hamelin family of Canada got the Olympic short track competition off to a winning start. Martin Fourcade won gold and Jean Guillaume Beatrix earned bronze in Monday's 12.5-kilometer pursuit, putting France onto the medals table at the Sochi Olympics. Bouncing back from a disappointing performance in the first biathlon event of the games, the 10-kilometer sprint that set the starting positions for Monday's pursuit, Fourcade dominated the second half of the race and even celebrated with one arm in the air before starting his final lap around the course at the Laura Cross Country Ski and Biathlon Center.
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. Bilodeau became the first freestyle skier to defend a moguls gold medal with his blistering run in the men's final. 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.