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Wednesday, 3 September, 2003, 12:15 GMT 13:15 UK


Gold at last for Canadians
Canada's figure skating pair of Jamie Sale and David Pelletier finally receive their gold medals in an emotional ceremony.

Australia win first ever gold
A late wipe-out in the men's short track 1,000m final leaves Steven Bradbury as surprise winner at Salt Lake City.

Hughes gives Japan a miss
Olympic figure skating gold medallist Sarah Hughes pulls out of April's World Championships in Nagano.

Koreans lose speed skating appeal
Officials reject an appeal by the South Korean delegation against the disqualification of Olympian Kim Dong-Sung.

Yagudin skates to glory
Russia's Alexei Yagudin wins the Olympic men's figure skating title after a near-flawless display in the free programme.

Skating set for radical change
The International Skating Union is on the verge of completely overhauling the judging system in ice skating.

'Skategate' row rumbles on
British skating official Sally Anne Stapleford denies allegations she pressurised under-fire French judge Marie-Reine Le Gougne.

Olympic memories tainted
BBC Sport's James Cowling reviews the controversial figure skating competitions at Salt Lake City.

Russian claims rejected
Russia's formal protest against the result of the women's figure skating and 'biased' judging is rejected.

Canadian skaters get gold
Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier are awarded a gold medal in the Olympics pairs figure skating controversy.

Cousins: The right outcome
Olympic gold medallist figure skater Robin Cousins gives his reaction to the resolution of the pairs controversy.

Canadians delighted by gold
Jamie Sale and David Pelletier are "truly honoured" at finally receiving a figure skating gold on Friday.

Russians unhappy at sharing gold
Russia question the decision to award Olympic gold to Jamie Sale and David Pelletier as Canada hail the announcement.

Shared gold is best solution
Former Olympic gold medalist Jayne Torvill believes the decision to award joint gold medals to the Canada and Russia was correct.

Controversy on the greatest stage
Canadian skating duo Jamie Sale and David Pelletier are the latest athletes to figure in the history of Olympic controversies.

Canada cruise to relay title
Canada comfortably win gold in the final short track speed skating event - the 5,000 metres team relay.

China scoop gold again
China's most successful Winter Olympian wins her second gold of the Games in the women's 500m short track final.

Gagnon takes gold
Marc Gagnon leads home a Canadian 1-2 in the final of the short track speed skating 500 metres.

Pechstein seals second success
Germany's Claudia Pechstein wins her second gold of the Games and sets a new world record in the 5,000m speed skating final.

Uytdehaage breaks marathon barrier
Jochem Uytdehaage wins the men's 10,000m speed skating title and becomes the first man to break the 13-minute mark.

Belarus skater escapes ban
Belarus speed skater Yulia Pavlovich is given a warning by the IOC after failing to turn up for an Olympic drug test.

South Korea's relay joy
South Korea brake the world record to retain their 3,000m Olympic short-track speed skating relay title.

Jubilant Friesinger sets new record
German Anni Friesinger beats her own world record to win Olympic gold in the 1500m speed skating.

Ohno wins as Kim complains
Images from Wednesday's Olympic 1,500 metres final where the USA's Apolo Anton Ohno wins after South Korea's Kim Dong-Sung is disqualified.

Parra shoots to 1,500m gold
American Derek Parra breaks the world record as he wins the Olympic 1,500m speed skating title.

Australia salutes Bradbury
Olympic gold medallist Steven Bradbury finds his home country eager to celebrate his very unusual triumph.

In pictures: Skating's luckiest man
A late wipe-out in the men's short track 1,000m final leaves Steven Bradbury as surprise winner at Salt Lake City.

Aussie is last man standing
BBC Sport Online's Alex Gubbay rounds up some gossip from the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Golden time for van Velde
Gerard van Velde of the Netherlands breaks the world record on his way to gold in the men's 1,000m speed skating final.

Witty record clinches US gold
US speed skater Chris Witty smashes the world record on her way to gold in the women's 1,000m final.

'Cat' gets the gold
Canada's Catriona LeMay Doan - "The Cat" - retains the women's 500m Olympics speedskating title.

China win title at last
China win their first ever Winter Olympics gold as Yang Yang (A) surges to victory in the final of the women's 500m speed skating.

Ko wins Olympic 1,500m
South Korea's Ko Gi-Hyun clinches gold in the women's 1,500m short-track event.

FitzRandolph on top of world
Casey FitzRandolph surges through to claim gold for the US in the men's 500m Olympic speedskating race.

Pechstein's double Olympic delight
Germany's Claudia Pechstein smashes the 3000m speedskating world record on her way to winning Olympic gold.

Uytdehaage skates to Olympic glory
Jochem Uytdehaage of the Netherlands wins gold in the men's 5,000m speedskating event and breaks the world record.

Hughes stuns skating world
American Sarah Hughes upsets the favourites to win gold in the ladies' figure skating competition.

Young talent takes flight
Sarah Hughes' surprise victory makes it a ladies' figure skating final to remember.

Hughes hits the heights
America expected to be toasting a ladies figure skating gold, but Sarah Hughes has shocked the world with victory at the age of 16.

Lithuania ice dance protest rejected
The Lithuanian pair who complained about the judging in the Olympic figure skating final, have had their protest rejected by the sport's union.

The pair with Gallic flair
Olympic champions Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat shared the same dream but 10 years ago they were worlds apart.

A greater prize in skating
Of all the figure skating disciplines, it is the ladies competition that is the most prestigious and for the winner the most lucrative.

Glory for French pair
France's Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat win the Olympic ice dance competition at the Salt Lake Center.

Judges dance to the right tune
Olympic gold medallist figure skater Robin Cousins gives his reaction to the Olympic ice dance competition in Salt Lake City.

Yagudin triumphs in classic final
Olympic gold medallist Robin Cousins gives his verdict on an exhilarating men's figure skating competition in Salt Lake City.

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