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    Winter Olympics>Summer Olympics for mine. Always hooks me in...possibly because they're all sports I've never done.
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    There's this to be said for the Winter Olympic sports: in about half the sports (skeleton not among them) the athletes are self-sufficient from the incomes generated in the competitive season. Compare this to the British National Lottery money ploughed into track cycling, rowing, sailing, swimming, etc.
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    If you are good you are self sufficient, iirc Snow Sports GB went in to administration a couple of months ago and the BOA had to step in to fund the skiers trips to the olympics.
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    Awesome Finale this afternoon, Hockey Gold match between Canada and USA.

    Olympic Hockey is >>>>>>>>>>>>> NHL

    Just Awesome. One of the best Hockey games I have watched.


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    Who won it, out of interest?

    I know I'm getting old and all, but is it just me who can't see the puck 95% of the time in that game?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Who won it, out of interest?

    I know I'm getting old and all, but is it just me who can't see the puck 95% of the time in that game?
    Canada won it 3-2, in dramatic fashion.

    Nah, with you there, can't see the puck for the vast majority of the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Who won it, out of interest?

    I know I'm getting old and all, but is it just me who can't see the puck 95% of the time in that game?
    Get HD TV, it is cheap and you will never watch sport in regular TV then. It is that good.

    Canada won in OT on a Crosby Goal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dydl View Post
    can't see the puck for the vast majority of the time.
    I watch it on 50 inch HD TV and It can be seen if the Camera can catch it. I am waiting for the day when they show cricket on HD. I am pretty sure 3rd umpires will have it a lot easier.

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    Awesome finish.

    USA forcing it into overtime with that goal with 25 seconds left was awesome.

    Then Crosby's golden goal was sweet.
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