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 Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on Friday that the judge decided to release retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi (Tah-mor-EE-si). Franks said the judge released him without making a determination on the charge against him.
Summary At least one person is dead after the company's space tourism craft crashed in the Mojave Desert. The company planned to use that rocket thrust to eventually go all the way to space. The company said that the British tycoon was en route to Mojave.
Summary Parents will want to bundle up their kids for trick-or-treating Friday afternoon and evening when temperatures dip down to the mid-30s with wind chills reaching the 20s. Saturday will be less windy but still chilly, Izzi said, and there is a chance the area will see rain or snow showers in the morning near the lake.
Summary NEW YORK/CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's first spaceship, but aspiring space tourists did not appear to be lining up for refunds.