Americans miss chance at 1,500m gold
RICHMOND, British Columbia -- For the second Olympic Games in a row, speedskating's so-called race of kings ended in checkmate for the two Americans vying for the throne.
But there was a huge difference in the way Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick felt when they crossed the finish line of the 1,500-meter race after fighting the relatively slow track like thoroughbreds ankle-deep in mud.
Davis could not best the time set two pairs before him by Dutch veteran ...
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