Isaac Owusu - Friday Feb. 21, 2014 08:44 ET

5 things you missed in Sochi last night

Kelsey Sewra avec ses proches (Photo : AFP/Franck Fife)
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As the Winter Olympics continue in Sochi, Russia, here are five things you might have missed early Friday morning while you were sleeping.

1. Gold and silver in women's ski cross

Canada added to the medal count as Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa won the gold and silver medals respectively in the women's ski cross final. Canadian Georgia Simmerling was eliminated in the quarter-finals after a nasty crash, but she was able to walk away from it. Sweden's Anna Holmlund rounded the podium up with the bronze medal.

2. Sweden wins bronze in men's curling

It took an extra end but Niklas Edin skipped Sweden to the bronze medal by beating China 6-4 in the 11th end. They took advantage of two technical violations by China, one in the ninth end and another in the 11th.

Brad Jacobs and Team Canada play for gold against Great Britain at 8:30 a.m. ET.  

3. German Doping Scandal

Sochi's first failed drug test came on Day 14. An unnamed German athlete tested positive on an "A" sample, while the "B" sample will be tested today. The substance, like the athlete, is left unnamed.

4. Hayley Wickenheiser accepts Ellen Degeneres's compliment

Coming off the gold medal win the Canadian women's hockey team was showered with adoration from friends, family and fans. Hayley Wickenheiser brought the attention of one particular tweet:


5. All eyes on them

The gold medal winners in women's hockey and curling gave CBC exclusive interviews.

Olympic overnight hosted Jennifer Jones and her rink, Jill Officer, Dawn McEwen, Kaitlyn Lawes, and Kirsten Wall, along with their coaches.

Later on Olympic Morning, Hayley Wickenheiser, Shannon Szabados and Marie-Philip Poulin dropped by. Find the latest clips on

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