Canada beat Sweden 3-0 to become first country to go back-to-back since 1988.
NZ's pain for gain ratio at the Winter Olympics didn't quite balance out.
Lenzerheide (Switzerland) (AFP) - Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria won his first World Cup downhill race at Lenzerheide on Wednesday.
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - The Group of Seven most developed economies is calling on Russia to stop all efforts to "annex" Ukraine's Crimea region, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Wednesday.
Australia are still without a medal at the halfway mark of the winter Paralympics following another disappointing day in Sochi.
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - With tensions running high over Crimea, a fledgling Russian team on Tuesday went head to head with defending champions the United States in sledge hockey, beating them 2-1.
Australian vision-impaired skier Melissa Perrine has set herself up for a medal after the first component of the women's super-combined in Sochi.
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - With tensions running high over Crimea, a fledgling Russian team on Tuesday go head to head with defending champions the United States in a sledge hockey clash at the Sochi Paralympics.
Moscow (AFP) - Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut on Tuesday landed back on Earth in Kazakhstan after a stay of more than half a year aboard the International Space Station.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The loss of 20 key Freescale Semiconductor
Moscow (AFP) - Russia vowed on Monday to unveil its own solution to the Ukrainian crisis that would run counter to US efforts and would appear to leave room for Crimea to switch over to Kremlin rule.
When Aussie Paralympic skier Toby Kane contests the super-combined in Sochi on Tuesday he'll be looking to imitate the form that won him gold last month.
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