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Day-by-day guide to the Winter Olympics


To kick off the final day, the action begins at Whistler Olympic Park with the men's 50km mass start cross country skiing at 0930 local time (1730 GMT).

USA beat USSR 4-3 in the ice hockey semi-final at the Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics.

USA beat USSR in Lake Placid 1980

Then, its time to strap yourselves in/hide behind the sofa as the potentially explosive men's ice hockey final begins at 1215 (2015 GMT). All of Canada will be closed at this point with the home side hunting the gold medal and revenge for their group-stage defeat by the USA.

The closing ceremony follows at 1730 (0130 GMT) to wrap up 17 days of action and 87 different events.

And that's it. All over until Sochi in 2014. Boo hoo. Long live the winter.

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