• RUSSIA SWEEPS NORDIC 50KM

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    SOCHI, Russia: Russia on Sunday scored a stunning clean sweep of the podium in the men’s 50km cross country race, leaving the home nation certain to top the medals table at the Sochi Olympics. Alexander Legkov won gold in the blue riband distance in 1 hour, 46 mintues and 55.2 seconds, a fraction of a second ahead of his teammates Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ilia Chernousov, who took silver and bronze.

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    1. Filipino media have not noticed this feel good story. A Fil-Canadian from Calgary, Alberta has created a buzz in Sochi Russia for giving his teamate his spot in speed skating. The benefactor got 2 medals due to Mr. Junio’s team/country first mentality. He was even suggested to be the flag bearer for the closing ceremonies today. Other countries including America has noticed but unfortunately not his country of origin. He will be honored in Canada with a special medal.