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First openly gay NBA player takes court

Jason Collins took another trailblazing step as the first openly gay man in a major US pro sports league when he took the court for the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.

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Slick Clippers show title credentials

The Los Angeles Clippers showed they are a strong contender for the NBA Western Conference title by winning 125-117 at Conference leader Oklahoma City with Jamal Crawford scoring 36 points.

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Two more fail drug tests at Sochi

Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was kicked out of the Sochi Games after testing positive for the blood booster EPO.

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It's double dutch at the Adler Arena

American-born Vic Wild won a second gold medal for Russia at the Sochi Games as when stormed to victory in the men's parallel slalom final to become the first snowboarder to win two titles at a single Olympics.

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Canada take glory in women's skicross

Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa finished 1-2 for Canada in women's skicross, giving their country bookend gold-silver performances in Olympic freestyle skiing.

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Canada win gold in women's curling

Canada won the gold medal in women's Olympic curling, beating Sweden 6-3 and avenging a loss to the Swedes in the final at the Vancouver Games in 2010.

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Russia suffer ice hockey heartbreak

Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's ice hockey with a 3-1 victory, putting a stunning end to the Russians' enormous expectations at home.

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Maze wins giant slalom amid rain, snow

Tina Maze earned her second gold medal of the Sochi Olympics by winning from the front in a rainy and snowy giant slalom.

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Domracheva bags third gold in Sochi

Darya Domracheva of Belarus completed an unprecedented hat trick of Olympic gold medals in women's biathlon by winning the 12.5km mass-start race.

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Dutch women sweep 1,500m speedskating medals

Jorien ter Mors led another Dutch sweep in Olympic speedskating, beating favorite Ireen Wust in the women's 1,500m and setting up a shot at becoming the first skater to win medals in both long and short track.

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