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Olympic Results - 2nd Weekend

TURIN, Italy (AP) - Americans Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto may be on the verge of winning the first Olympic ice dancing medals for the U-S in 30 years. They're in second place behind two-time world champions Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov of Russia after today's original dance at the Turin Olympics.

TURIN, Italy (AP) - The U-S men's hockey team is still having trouble scoring goals. The Americans lost to Sweden 2-to-1. Canada also lost, getting shut out for the second straight game. Finland surprised the Canadians 2-to-0.

 PINEROLO, Italy (AP) - The U-S men's curling team is guaranteed a spot in the medal round after a 9-to-8 win over Great Britain. No U-S medals in speedskating -- 1998 champion Marianne Timmer of the Netherlands was back on the gold medal podium after the ladies' one-thousand.

CESANA, Italy (AP) - Americans Todd Hays and Pavle Jovanovic (PAHV'-lay joh-VAHN-oh-vihk) came up short in the two-man bobsled competition, finishing seventh. The women's Super-G and the women's freestyle aerials qualifications were postponed because of snow.

TURIN, Italy (AP) - With one week of competition remaining at the Winter Olympics, Germany's on top of the medals table with 18. Norway's next with 16. The U-S, Russia and Canada each have 13. Austria's in double figures with ten.

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