Sochi 2014: The 'Miracle on Ice' in 1980

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The 'Miracle on Ice' in 1980

22nd Winter Olympics

Sochi, Russia
7-23 February
Live on BBC TV, Red Button, BBC Sport website, Connected TVs, BBC Sport app and Radio 5 live

Watch highlights of the men's ice hockey match between USA and the USSR at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, later dubbed the 'Miracle on Ice' in America.

In front of a partisan home crowd, the US team - made up of amateur players - won an incredible match 4-3 against the Soviet Union, who were arguably the best side in the world at the time.

The USA went on to win the gold medal by winning their last match against Finland, but it is the victory over their Cold War enemy the USSR that is best remembered.

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