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Friday, February 26, 2010

Controversial celebration...

Sports Illustrated weighed in with the great headline: Ain’t No Party Like a Gold Medal Party, calling it the "most authentically cool celebration I’ve seen at these Games," adding "When you win a hockey gold medal for Canada on home soil, I think you’re pretty much given carte blanche."
Canada's Women's Hockey team celebrated a much deserved gold medal on Thursday after beating perennial rivals the U.S. 2-0. Members of the team, returned to the ice some 30 minutes late and held a kegger held a tasteful celebration with a bit of beer and some champagne. This being an Olympics on home soil, you think the IOC would cut us a little bit of slack. After all, the City of Vancouver and Canada have rolled out the red carpet for these overpaid Swiss bureaucrats. 

Read more: http://network.nationalpost.com/NP/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2010/02/26/canada-s-women-s-hockey-team-celebrate-with-beer-cigars-ioc-gets-huffy.aspx#ixzz0giHsdumU
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