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News Finland » Sports: Finland's Niskanen wins men's 50km mass start classic in Pyeongchang

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/2018/02/24/Finlands-Niskanen-wins-mens-50km-mass-start-classic-in-Pyeongchang/8811519490095/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Feb. 24 (UPI) --Iivo Niskanen of Finland bagged the gold medal of men's cross-country 50km mass start classic Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Niskanen finished the most demanding race with 2 hours, 8 minutes and 22.1 seconds. Niskanen ...

News Finland » Sports: The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland's first Pyeongchang gold

News channel or source: http://www.yakimaherald.com/sports/national_sports/the-latest-niskanen-wins-finland-s-first-pyeongchang-gold/article_6f23f729-907a-5525-b742-82902e82931a.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Iivo Niskanen has captured Finland's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games ... The Czech star is the first to win gold medals in both sports. She is top-ranked on the snowboarding circuit but never a threat until now in skiing. She outraced Selina ...

News Finland » Sports: Iivo Niskanen's tactics pay off, Finland wins 1st gold at 2018 Games

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/international/ct-spt-winter-olympics-cross-country-mass-start-20180224-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Russian rival Alexander Bolshunov did not. The tactical decision proved to be the difference for Niskanen, who beat Bolshunov with a strong sprint to the finish and won Finland's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday. Niskanen ended a ...

News Finland » Sports: The Latest: Finland beats Koreans 5-2, faces Canada in QFs

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/sports/latest-finland-beats-koreans-5-2-faces-canada-qfs-article-1.3830240
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Tolvanen assisted on Finland's first three goals and is the tournament's leading ... problems and some believe it can help athletes increase stamina. It was banned in sports in 2016. The second test was on the same sample as the first.

News Finland » Sports: The Latest: Finland beats Russia for women's hockey bronze

News channel or source: http://www.valleymorningstar.com/sports/the-latest-finland-beats-russia-for-women-s-hockey-bronze/article_9917d6b9-92ef-5743-a25c-a794f90d3385.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Noora Raty has stopped 20 shots to lead Finland to a 3-2 victory over the Russians in the ... and some believe it can help athletes increase stamina. It was banned in sports in 2016. 10:40 a.m. American figure skater Bradie Tennell fell during the opening ...

News Finland » Sports: US women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2018/02/19/us-women-back-in-gold-medal-game-with-5-0-win-over-finland/110592040/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Finland remains winless in eight games against the Americans ... AP Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno and AP Sports Writer Jimmy Golen contributed to this report.

News Finland » Sports: Finland beats Norway 5-1 in early round game at Olympics

News channel or source: http://www.heraldonline.com/sports/article200482389.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Eeli Tolvanen scored twice to help Finland rally past Norway 5-1 on Friday night in a preliminary round game and set up a showdown with Sweden. Norway's Patrick Thoresen scored an early power play goal, but Finland evened the score when Tolvanen scored at ...

News Finland » Sports: Canada beats Finland, advances to Olympic men's hockey semifinal

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/canada-beats-finland-advances-to-olympic-mens-hockey-semifinal/ar-BBJpJvB
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Finland's Mikko Koskinen, who finished with 29 saves ... States during the Men's Play-offs Quarterfinals on Feb. 21 in Gangneung, South Korea. A fan sports a collection of Olympic pins on his vest before the Men's Quarterfinal game between Czech Republic ...