U.S. routs Finland in opener of FIBA World Cup basketball tournament

...BILBAO, Spain - The United States held Finland without a basket in the second quarter...who won their 55th consecutive game.Finland was 0 for 17 in the second quarter, missing...made the game's first basket. He had Finland's next bucket to tie it at 4 but then...

Finland beats Russia, eliminates host team from Olympic hockey tournament

SOCHI, Russia - Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's...goal and Tuukka Rask made 37 saves as Finland crushed the Russians' dreams of winning...Kovalchuk's early power-play goal.Finland will face top-seeded Sweden in the...

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...

American skiier Lindsey Vonn back atop podium

...comfortably ahead of clean-shooting Veronika Vitkova of the Czech Republic who was 4.6 seconds behind. Kaisa Makarainen, of Finland, was third, 7.6 seconds back with two penalties.Dorothea Wierer, of Italy, was fourth, ahead of Olympic champion Darya...

Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom event

...Cologna of Switzerland was third, trailing Sundby by 7.3, after leading for most of his hometown race. FREESTYLE: In Ruka, Finland, Canada's Phil Marquis and Kazakhstan's Yulia Galysheva won gold medals in dual moguls at freestyle skiing World Cup races...

Canada 7, Finland 3

...the Olympic hockey tournament to beat Finland 7-3 Tuesday and advance to the gold...Olympics. Tuula Puputti stopped 47 shots for Finland, which will play Sweden for the bronze...Pierre stopped 15 shots for Canada. Finland scored with just 25 seconds left in the...

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...