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Jones, Canada undefeated at Olympics after 7-6 win over US in 11th end
SOCHI, Russia – Skip Jennifer Jones and Canada's women's Olympic curling team are now a perfect 8-0 after a 7-6 win over the United States in 11 ends on Sunday. Jones continued her stellar play, scoring a single on the final throw of the extra end.
Team Canada vs. Switzerland Olympic Women's Hockey: Live Score, Updates
Team USA did its part to set the stage for another dramatic gold medal matchup, now Canada needs to do the same and take care of business against Switzerland. Canada cruised through the preliminary games with three wins, outscoring its opposition 11-2.
Sanctions easing by the U.S. could lessen Iran's isolation and help the country's civil society groups. But some exiled women's rights activists are pessimistic. Real human rights progress, they say, can't be expected from a religious dictatorship.
Finals not automatic for US, Canadian women
Prior to Canada's preliminary game against the United States last week at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, goalie Charline Labonte referred to the greatly anticipated match between two of international women's hockey hottest rivals as "our Stanley Cup.
5 things to watch in Sochi: Women's hockey, ice dance highlight Canada's day ... - Hamilton Spectator
5 things to watch in Sochi: Women's hockey, ice dance highlight Canada's day ...
SHELLING SCHELLING: Expect Canada's offence to show Swiss goaltender Florence Schelling a lot of rubber in Monday's Olympic women's hockey semifinal. Schelling was in goal when the teams met in the round-robin and faced 69 shots. She held her ...
Canada roundup: Ice dance silver, Jones stays perfect, women's team in hockey ...TheChronicleHerald.ca
5 to watch: women's hockey, ice dance highlight Day 11 of Sochi GamesCanada.com
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Canada's Dominique Maltais wins silver in women's snowboard cross
Dominique Maltais (L) of Canada and Michela Moioli of Italy compete during the Ladies' Snowboard Cross Semifinals on day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron ...
Dominique Maltais Wins Silver For Canada In Women's Snowboard Cross At ...Huffington Post Canada
Canada's Maltais takes silver in women's snowboard crossTSN
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Canada's curling men and women have medals in sight
Brad Jacobs Canada's skip Brad Jacobs (C) delivers a stone as teammates Ryan Harnden (L) and E.J. Harnden sweep during their men's curling round robin game against China in the Ice Cube Curling Centre at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ...
Canada's women's curling team still undefeated after 7-6 win over US
SOCHI, Russia -- A rare mistake from Canadian skip Jennifer Jones put her rink's undefeated Olympic record in jeopardy. She wasn't about to make the same mistake twice. Jones continued her stellar play, scoring a single on the final throw of the extra ...
Canada's Dominique Maltais captures silver in women's snowboard cross
The Globe and Mail
When Dominque Maltais arrived in Sochi her knee was so sore she had to have cortisone shots just to stand on her snowboard. But nothing was about to get in the way of her mission at these Olympics. She'd taken bronze in the snowboard cross in Turin in ...
Canada wins silver in women's snowboard cross at SochiCityNews
Canada's Maltais wins silver in women's snowboard crossCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Canada's Maltais wins silver in women's snowboard cross at OlympicsCJAD
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Canada has that perfect feeling in women's curling after beating Japan 8-6
Published Saturday, February 15, 2014 4:17PM CST. SOCHI, Russia -- Canada's Jennifer Jones improved to 6-and-0 in the round robin portion at the Olympic women's curling competition on Saturday, with an 8-6 victory over Japan. Canada opened with two ...
Canada's women's curling team improves to 7-0 with wins over Japan and Russia
SOCHI, Russia -- Canada's Jennifer Jones has secured a semifinal berth in the women's curling competition at the Sochi Games. The Winnipeg skip improved to 7-0 and clinched top spot in the round robin with two wins Saturday. She defeated Japan 8-6 ...
Canada remains unbeaten in women's curling after edging Japan and Russia
The Globe and Mail
Canada's Jennifer Jones has secured a semifinal berth in the women's curling competition at the Sochi Games. The Winnipeg skip improved to 7-0 and clinched top spot in the round robin with two wins Saturday. She defeated Japan 8-6 before earning a 5-3 ...
Canadian women's curling team beat Japan 8-6, remain undefeatedCTV News
Jennifer Jones rink clinches Sochi semi-final spot in women's curlingGlobalnews.ca
Canada beats Japan 8-6 in women's curlingLondon Community News
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Switzerland beats Russia women's hockey to reach semifinals against Canada
SOCHI, Russia -- Stefanie Marty scored midway through the first period and Florence Schelling stopped 41 shots on Saturday to give Switzerland a 2-0 victory over Russia and a spot in the Olympic women's hockey semifinals. Lara Stalder added an ...
Canada to face Switzerland in women's hockey semifinalTSN
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Missing, murdered aboriginal women honoured in marches
On Friday, Radek, of the Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en First Nations, is hosting the first annual Memorial March for Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women in Orillia, one of 20 confirmed citiies participating in this year's event. The now national march ...
Group calls for inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal womenCTV News
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Amid all the 50-years-later press about LBJ's war on poverty, a deafening silence surrounds government support for single heads of household. This program, known as welfare, was ransacked in 1996 and today's single mothers are paying the price.
Older female celebrities who seem to get pregnant easily can mask the real struggles involved, especially since the public rarely learns if they had the help of fertility treatments, says Tanya Selvaratnam in this excerpt from "The Big Lie."
Canada's women relaxed ahead of Olympic hockey semifinals
I had a chance to go watch our women speed skaters, the 1000 metres and a little bit of hockey,” said veteran forward Jenna Hefford. “It was just a nice day to get away from each other a bit and really experience the Olympics before we get back into ...
Canada women's hockey coach Dineen skates into jobCt Post
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BC women pickier than most in Canada
Results of a national survey commissioned by online dating website Match.com probing what single Canadians found attractive and unattractive in potential mates suggest B.C. women are indeed pickier than women in the rest of Canada. In one question ...
Tunisia's New Constitution is a Breakthrough for Women's Rights
From the outset, it safeguards the rights won by Tunisian women by referring to the Code du Statut Personnel (Personal Status Code) of 1959. Back then, the Code established a rights and freedoms panel unheard of in the Arab world. These included the ...
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UN report: Richer countries advance women's equality and sexual health care ...
At the Cairo conference, world leaders adopted a 20-year Program of Action demanding equality for women through education, access to modern birth control, and the right to choose if and when to become pregnant as well as by improving their status and ...
20 years of progress and challenges in women's equality and empowerment ...Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ignoring equality, rights and women's health risks derailing development – UN ...UN News Centre
UN: Rich countries advance women, poorest don'tSaudi Gazette
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