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Daily Olympic Roundup: historic ice dancing & bobsled wins for US

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US ice dancers win historic gold medal
   
A perfect pairing, Meryl Davis and Charlie White were nearly flawless at the Sochi Olympics.  On Monday they became the first Americans to win an ice dance gold medal.  More.

US women coast past Sweden 6-1 in Olympic hockey

Megan Bozek, Kendall Coyne and Brianna Decker each had a goal and two assists to help the United States beat Sweden 6-1 Monday and earn a spot in the gold medal game at the Sochi Olympics. More.

Domracheva wins 3rd straight Olympic biathlon gold

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

US 2-man bobsled team takes bronze

Steven Holcomb & Steve Langton were 0.88 seconds off the gold medal winning performance of the Russian duo.  They are the first Americans to medal in the event since 1952.  More.


OLYMPIC EXTRAS:

*VIDEO: wondering what the heck a "twizzle" is?  You're in luck!  Check out a whole reel of them here.
*8 things you might not know about Olympic ice skating:  what's the difference between music for figure skating and music for ice dancing?  Get the answer here.
*SLIDESHOW - Presidents at the Olympic Games.  Check out photos here.

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