The 2010 Winter Olympics

Find out more about the 2010 Winter Olympics, in Vancouver, Canada.

Bode Finally Wins Gold
The gold medal is finally around Bode Miller's neck. The heralded American daredevil skier finally had his determination rewarded with a win in the Super Combined.

Ohno Winningest American in Winter
Apolo Anton Ohno can now claim to the best most-decorated American athlete ever in the Winter Olympics, scoring his seventh medal.

American Transcends Pain to Win Downhill
In a display of determination over pain, Lindsey Vonn of the United States shrugged off the effects of a severely bruised shin and won the gold medal in the women's downhill by more than half a second. Her teammate Julia Mancuso finished second.

Dutch Speed Skaters Mum on New Suit
Winners of five gold medals at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, the Netherlands speed skating team is counting on body suits made of secretive material to get them atop the podium again.

Figure Skating Pair Win Gold, Make History
For the first time since 1960, a non-Russian pair has won gold in the figure skating.

Schedule Changes for Skiing
The continued bad weather has prompted Olympics officials to change the schedule for Alpine skiing. The combination of rain, fog, and temperatures too warm for safe skiing proved too much for the original schedule.

Cauldron Lit, Games Under Way
The Opening Ceremony is complete, the Olympic cauldron is lit (thanks in part to hockey legend Wayne Gretzky), and the Games are under way.

Luge Athlete Dies after Crash
A 21-year-old Olympic rookie died after he crashed during a luge training run.

Weather Problems Bedevil Slopes
What if they had a Winter Olympics and no snow came? That's not exactly what's happening in Vancouver, site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, but it's close.

Single Athletes Do Their Countries Proud
A luge participant from India and a skier from Ghana are the sole representatives of their respective countries at this year's Olympic Games.

Olympic Torch Relay Nears Destination
It began in Greece in October. It is ending on Friday in Vancouver. Along the way, thousands of people will be carrying the Olympic Torch to Vancouver, Canada, site of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Find out more about the relay, who's participating, and just how it starts.

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