Toronto mayor Rob Ford pleased with ice hockey win

Canada's players celebrating after winning the Men's Ice Hockey Semifinal match between the USA and Canada at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 21, 2014
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Toronto mayor Rob Ford says that ice hockey "defines" Canada, following their gold medal win in the Winter Olympics.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford has said that ice hockey defines Canada, following their success in the sport at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The controversial politician celebrated the gold-medal match win over Sweden with fans in a sports bar in the city.

The 44-year-old told reporters: "This is what Canada's all about, it's hockey right? When people say how do you define Canada, I say, wait until there's a hockey game."

Canada beat Sweden 3-0 in the final to win back-to-back Olympic titles.

Marie-Philip Poulin #29 and Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada celebrate after Poulin's game winning goal in overtime against the United States during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Feb
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