Kearney closes World Cup career with another win

...section. She finished in 1 hour, 14 minutes, 10.5 seconds, beating Johaug by 11.6 seconds.BIATHLON: In Kontiolahti, Finland, Jakov Fak, of Slovenia, and Valj Semerenko of Ukraine won the men's and women's mass-start races on the final day...

Fast start propels US women past Finland in opener of Olympic women's hockey tournament

...ice she bunted it out of the air, past Finland goalie Noora Raty and into the net...United States turned back third-seeded Finland 3-1 to open the women's hockey tournament...favorites to reach the gold medal game, and Finland is expected to repeat for the bronze...

U.S. men fail to medal in hockey after being blanked by Finland

...Rask had a 27-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday...defenseman Ryan Suter said.Selanne has helped Finland win four medals in the last five Olympics...indicated.Then, they got schooled by Finland, a team that wanted to win more than...

Finland, Sweden cruise into semis

TURIN, Italy - Finland and Sweden won their second consecutive games...Karoliina Rantamaki had a goal and an assist in Finland's 4-0 win over Switzerland. As expected, Sweden and Finland will join Canada and the United States - all...

US hockey team defeats Finland

...getting started.Ryan Malone raced into Finland's zone, picked off Kiprusoff's ill-advised...after six minutes," 39-year-old Finland forward Teemu Selanne said. "It was...2-0 quarterfinal win over Switzerland.Finland, silver medalists four years ago in the...

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Team Finland takes five of six from Augusta

...excellent time," said Sipila, coach of Finland's boxing team, which fought six bouts...been a good trip for our boys." Team Finland was scheduled for a trip to New York...we just have to turn things on." Team Finland boxers took five of six bouts, including...

Conan O'Brien set to travel to Finland

...talk show. That's certainly not the case in Finland, where he has become an unlikely cultural icon...most surprising and entertaining TV personality in Finland." "Once I conquer Finland, I'll head south through the Baltics and on...

U.S. men's hockey team blanks Finland

...ended "The Miracle on Ice," by beating Finland. John LeClair scored three goals in a...gold medal-clinching 4-2 victory over Finland in Lake Placid, and Mike Eruzione watching...by Ottawa backup goalie Jani Hurme as Finland - a surprise bronze medalist in 1998...

A lean, green reporting machine hits the street

...Urho's Day.Urho is celebrated in some Finnish-American communities for stopping a plague of grasshoppers that threatened Finland's grape arbors.According to most references, Urho celebrations include wearing St. Urho's official colors ? green...

Conan O'Brien to devote show to Finland trip

...host in America, but he's a god in Finland. On Friday, O'Brien will devote the...Associated Press in a phone interview. In Finland, his NBC show airs in prime time, though...big in Germany, but I'm the king of Finland." O'Brien's Finnish popularity escalated...