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Let's hope the bear wins tomorrow.

So it's gonna be Cheryl Bernard in women curling. :o

Good luck to her and her team!

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I vote that if Kevin fails to win gold in Vancouver he be banned for life from the Olympics... No pressure, old bear :lol:

As for Bernard, am I the only one that HATES her make-up?

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STANDING MEDAL AS OF DECEMBER 15TH -world cup with olympics events only

1. USA 76 medals (28 golds)

2. CANADA 76 medals (25 golds)

3. GERMANY 75 medals (27 golds)

4.KOREA : 52 medals (18 golds)

5. CHINA 42 medals (19 golds)

6. RUSSIA 37 medals (07 golds)

7. AUSTRIA 28 medals (09 golds)

8. NORWAY 27 medals (11 golds)

9. NETHERLANDS 27 medals (7 golds)

10. JAPON 23 medals (8 golds)

11. FRANCE 23 medals (07 golds)

complete table of country and medals please visit

http://www.ctvolympics.ca/news-centre/newsid=6214.html

updated daily (or almost daily)

It's only an indicator.... but still not too bad too look at for us :)

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STANDING MEDAL AS OF DECEMBER 15TH -world cup with olympics events only

1. USA 76 medals (28 golds)

2. CANADA 76 medals (25 golds)

3. GERMANY 75 medals (27 golds)

4.KOREA : 52 medals (18 golds)

5. CHINA 42 medals (19 golds)

6. RUSSIA 37 medals (07 golds)

7. AUSTRIA 28 medals (09 golds)

8. NORWAY 27 medals (11 golds)

9. NETHERLANDS 27 medals (7 golds)

10. JAPON 23 medals (8 golds)

11. FRANCE 23 medals (07 golds)

complete table of country and medals please visit

http://www.ctvolympics.ca/news-centre/newsid=6214.html

updated daily (or almost daily)

It's only an indicator.... but still not too bad too look at for us :)

Its somewhat bias though. Some major world cups like freestyle skiing have just started.

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Its somewhat bias though. Some major world cups like freestyle skiing have just started.

You are right... otherwise..... korea will not be that strong..... (many speed skating events). but it`s updated daily so it's always fun to check a sneak peek once in while till the games.

every country on tops are speed skating power right now.

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I should also had that there is a bias to the waiting of the world cups too. There is varying numbers of medals between each world cup sport and their waiting might be off compared to the Olympics. Case in point short track speed skating and biathlon. At the Olympics they have a biathlon favoured waiting (10 to 8) but in thw world cup there is a short track favoured weighting.

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Another bad news (after John Kucera)

Kelly Vanderbeek out for injury

It's too bad that Linda Moore will be behind the microphone instead of on the ice-she was the skip of the rink that won the "gold" medal in Calgary.

The problems facing the Canadian curling rinks are as follows:

1. Despite the praises sung by Ray Turnbull at the Olympic trials, the fact of the matter is that both world champion rinks will be at the Vancouver games-and neither is Canadian! It's true that David Murdoch will be wearing Great Britain's colours, rather than Scotland, but that shouldn't affect him. Also, Bingyu Wang and her rink will be back for China. Both have to be considered the teams to beat.

2. Although Cheryl Bernard is a great curler, the maple leaf can be a little heavy on one's shoulders and she's never represented Canada before.

3. Kevin Martin has-and, to be generous, Mr. Martin's international record is, shall we say, "spotty". :angry:

My prediction is that Vancouver will complete the dreaded "hat-trick". Canada will not only be the only host nation to not win a gold medal twice-we'll make a three-bagger...and hopefully will never, ever host an Olympic Games (either Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall ;) ) again!

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My prediction is that Vancouver will complete the dreaded "hat-trick". Canada will not only be the only host nation to not win a gold medal twice-we'll make a three-bagger...and hopefully will never, ever host an Olympic Games (either Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall ;) ) again!

A National Disaster, surely.

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My prediction is that Vancouver will complete the dreaded "hat-trick". Canada will not only be the only host nation to not win a gold medal twice-we'll make a three-bagger...and hopefully will never, ever host an Olympic Games (either Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall ;) ) again!

Man, we are more likely to win 14 golds (which is extremely unlikely) that none at all... Actually, I would say that our chances of winning gold in Ski Jumping (which is pretty much the limit of x approaching zero) are better that being shut-out of gold medals. Heck, we could win three golds on the first day if everything goes swimmingly (which it probably won't, but I just want to illustrate the point of just how fucking unlikely it would be for Canada not to win a gold in Vancouver). I don't care how non-clutch Canadian athletes can be, but things can only go so bad when you have over 25 chances for a gold medal... Heck, I will name 25 events in which Canada has a better that 25-1 chance to win gold:

-Men's Downhill or Super-G (2),

-All men's short track events, plus the women's 500m (7)

-Ice Hockey (9)

-Curling (11)

-Long Track: women's 1000m, 1500m, team pursuit, men's 500m, 1000m, team pursuit (17)

-Skeleton, both (19)

-Bobsled, four man and two women (21)

-Snowboarding, men's and women's PGS, men's and women's SBX (25)

Here, and I didn't even need to go trough Freestyle (5 potential gold). So, no, we ain't getting shut out.

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François Bourque is...wait for it...out with a knee injury. Fourth canadian in one week! :wacko:

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Well, at least we won't need any more that the 14 quotas we originally given. At this rate, we won't have any skiers left before Vancouver...

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Well, at least we won't need any more that the 14 quotas we originally given. At this rate, we won't have any skiers left before Vancouver...

Our quota is at 19. It was extended a couple months ago from 14 to 18 and Emily Brydon earned an extra spot for the team today.

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I did this for Torino so I will do it for Vancouver too.

1 - Poor, 2 - Marginal, 3 - Good, 4 - Probable, 5 - Likely

Day 2

Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill - 2.5

Short Track SS - Men's 1500m - 4

Freestyle Skiing - Women's Moguls - 5 (Jennifer Heil) and 4 (Kristy Richards)

Day 3

Alpine Skiing - Women's Super Combined - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 3000m - 3.5 ( good but I wouldn't call it probable, not anymore)

Freestyle Skiing - Men's Moguls - 5, 4 and 3

Day 4

Cross Country Skiing - Women's 10km Sprint - 2

Snowboarding - Men's SBX - 3, 3, and 4 for individual athletes but 5 in total

Speed Skating - Men's 500m - 2 (I just don't think Wortherspoon will do it)

Day 5

Luge - Women's Singles - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 500m - 1 if no Canadian athlete breakout, 3 if it happens

Snowboarding - Women's SBX - 3 and 4

Day 6

Alpine Skiing - Women's Downhill - 2

Cross Country Skiing - Men's Individual Sprint - 1

Cross Country Skiing - Women's Individual Sprint - 2

Snowboarding - Men's Halfpip - 1

Speed Skating - Men's 1000m - 4 and 2

Short Track SS - Women's 500m - 4

Day 7

Speed Skating - Women's 1000m - 5 and 4 and 1 actually, I have high hopes for Brittany

Figure Skating - Men's Free - 3

Day 8

Alpine Skiing - Men's Super-G - 2

Cross-Country Skiing - Women's 15km Pursuit - 1 - Go Sara!

Skeleton - Men's Individual - 5 overable, 4 and 3 individually

Skeleton - Women's Individual - 5, 2 and 1

Day 9

Speed Skating - Men's 1500m - 3

Short Track SS - Men's 1000m - 5 and 4

Short Track SS - Women's 1500m - 3

Day 10

Freestyle Skiing - Men's SCX - 5 (I would absolutely love Del Bosco winning gold, his story is so compelling and exemplifies the Olympic spirit)

Alpine Skiing - Men's Giant Slalom - 1

Bobsleigh - Men's 2-Man - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 1500m - 5 and 4

Day 11

Cross Country Skiing - Men's Sprint Relay - 2

Cross Country Skiing - Women's Sprint Relay - 3

Figure Skating - Ice Dance - 5

Day 12

Freestyle Skiing - Women's SCX - 5

Day 13

Speed Skating - Ladies 5000m - 5

Bobsleigh - Women's 2-Woman - 4

Short Track SS - Women's 3000m - 5

Freestyle Skiing - Women's Aerials - 1

Day 14

Ice Hockey - Women's - 6 - barring doping offense they will medal

Freestyle Skiing - Men's Aerials - 5, 4, 3 - lets get it together boys, 2 Olympics two disappointments, get're done.

Figure Skating - Women's - 4 - I love Joanne Rochette, hopefully she can become Vancouver's Elizabeth Manley.

Day 15

Snowboarding - Women's PGS - 2

Curling - Women's - 5

Short Track SS - Men's 500m - 5 and 3 Oliver Jean is an interesting skater

Short Track SS - Ladies 1000m - 2

Short Track SS - Men's 5000m Relay - 5

Day 16

Snowboarding - Men's PGS - 5 and 3

Speed Skating - Women's Team Pursuit - 5

Speed Skating - Men's Team Pursuit - 3

Bobseligh - Men's Four-Man - 3

Curling - Men's - 5

Day 17

Ice Hockey - Men's - 5

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Great analysis--spot on I'd say!

And as of this morning Manny Osbourne-Paradis picked up another gold (downhill this time). And Candian women's bobsleigh teams earned gold AND silver!

I did this for Torino so I will do it for Vancouver too.

1 - Poor, 2 - Marginal, 3 - Good, 4 - Probable, 5 - Likely

Day 2

Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill - 2.5

Short Track SS - Men's 1500m - 4

Freestyle Skiing - Women's Moguls - 5 (Jennifer Heil) and 4 (Kristy Richards)

Day 3

Alpine Skiing - Women's Super Combined - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 3000m - 3.5 ( good but I wouldn't call it probable, not anymore)

Freestyle Skiing - Men's Moguls - 5, 4 and 3

Day 4

Cross Country Skiing - Women's 10km Sprint - 2

Snowboarding - Men's SBX - 3, 3, and 4 for individual athletes but 5 in total

Speed Skating - Men's 500m - 2 (I just don't think Wortherspoon will do it)

Day 5

Luge - Women's Singles - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 500m - 1 if no Canadian athlete breakout, 3 if it happens

Snowboarding - Women's SBX - 3 and 4

Day 6

Alpine Skiing - Women's Downhill - 2

Cross Country Skiing - Men's Individual Sprint - 1

Cross Country Skiing - Women's Individual Sprint - 2

Snowboarding - Men's Halfpip - 1

Speed Skating - Men's 1000m - 4 and 2

Short Track SS - Women's 500m - 4

Day 7

Speed Skating - Women's 1000m - 5 and 4 and 1 actually, I have high hopes for Brittany

Figure Skating - Men's Free - 3

Day 8

Alpine Skiing - Men's Super-G - 2

Cross-Country Skiing - Women's 15km Pursuit - 1 - Go Sara!

Skeleton - Men's Individual - 5 overable, 4 and 3 individually

Skeleton - Women's Individual - 5, 2 and 1

Day 9

Speed Skating - Men's 1500m - 3

Short Track SS - Men's 1000m - 5 and 4

Short Track SS - Women's 1500m - 3

Day 10

Freestyle Skiing - Men's SCX - 5 (I would absolutely love Del Bosco winning gold, his story is so compelling and exemplifies the Olympic spirit)

Alpine Skiing - Men's Giant Slalom - 1

Bobsleigh - Men's 2-Man - 1

Speed Skating - Women's 1500m - 5 and 4

Day 11

Cross Country Skiing - Men's Sprint Relay - 2

Cross Country Skiing - Women's Sprint Relay - 3

Figure Skating - Ice Dance - 5

Day 12

Freestyle Skiing - Women's SCX - 5

Day 13

Speed Skating - Ladies 5000m - 5

Bobsleigh - Women's 2-Woman - 4

Short Track SS - Women's 3000m - 5

Freestyle Skiing - Women's Aerials - 1

Day 14

Ice Hockey - Women's - 6 - barring doping offense they will medal

Freestyle Skiing - Men's Aerials - 5, 4, 3 - lets get it together boys, 2 Olympics two disappointments, get're done.

Figure Skating - Women's - 4 - I love Joanne Rochette, hopefully she can become Vancouver's Elizabeth Manley.

Day 15

Snowboarding - Women's PGS - 2

Curling - Women's - 5

Short Track SS - Men's 500m - 5 and 3 Oliver Jean is an interesting skater

Short Track SS - Ladies 1000m - 2

Short Track SS - Men's 5000m Relay - 5

Day 16

Snowboarding - Men's PGS - 5 and 3

Speed Skating - Women's Team Pursuit - 5

Speed Skating - Men's Team Pursuit - 3

Bobseligh - Men's Four-Man - 3

Curling - Men's - 5

Day 17

Ice Hockey - Men's - 5

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And as of this morning Zina Kocher (biathlon) seems to be back on form: 10th yesterday and <b>4th</b> today!

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Shouldn't Sports Illustrated Olympic Medal Predictions be coming out in a week or two?

Usually it's the week before the OC.

I remember for the 2008 Games, it got my copy at the Montreal airport the morning I took my plane to China (and it was the friday before August 8th)

The night before, I checked in newstands in downtown Mtl and it was not arrived yet.

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Usually it's the week before the OC.

I remember for the 2008 Games, it got my copy at the Montreal airport the morning I took my plane to China (and it was the friday before August 8th)

The night before, I checked in newstands in downtown Mtl and it was not arrived yet.

I remember it leaking over the Internet for the 2008 Olympics before the magazine hit the newsstands.

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