Canada's Olympic Ice Hockey goaltender Martin Brodeur stretches in Salt Lake City in 2002. Brodeur was named to Canada's team again for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. Reuters/FILE
US Olympic Women's Ice Hockey head coach Mark Johnson (l.) laughs as his players Erika Lawler (c.) and Meghan Duggan (r.) pose for photos after practice on the outdoor rink at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 4. Elise Amendola/AP
Russian Alexander Ovechkin celebrates Russia's goal during their game against Canada at the 2008 World Hockey Championships in Quebec City. Led by Ovechkin, the NHL's top sniper, the Russians will have the Olympics most explosive offense in Vancouver this month. Christinne Muschi/Reuters
Canadian Hayley Wickenheiser (22) is pushed by American Angela Ruggiero (4) during the first period of Hockey Canada Cup at GM Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, in September. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press/AP
Steve Yzerman, left, executive director of the Canadian Men's Olympic hockey team and head coach Mike Babcock, right, pose for a photograph after announcing Canada's 2010 team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP
Slovenian Edo Terglav passes during an Olympic qualification match between Japan and Austria at the TUI Arena in Hanover, Germany, on Feb. 8 Axel Heimken/AP
US Women's Ice Hockey player Hilary Knight poses for a portrait during the USOC Media Summit in Chicago in September. Skip Stewart/AP
NHL Anaheim Ducks defenseman Scott Niedermayer will be the captain for Team Canada at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. Mike Blake/Reuters
Along False Creek in Vancouver is Canada Hockey Place, the site of ice hockey events during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press/AP
NHL Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby speaks to the media in Pittsburgh, Pa., in June. Crosby will play for Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Shaun Best/Reuters
Team Canada head coach Mike Babcock instructs players during the Olympic Hockey Orientation Camp in Calgary, Alberta, in August. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press/AP
The ice surface at UBC Thunderbird Arena, one of two venues for Olympic hockey events, is watered down by technicians on Feb. 5 in preparation of the start of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. Shaun Best/Reuters
With elections in June, the three-year-old country has to decide if the ballot box is the best place to establish peace amid a year-long civil war. Here is what's at stake if they decide to push forward.
ByJason Patinkin, Correspondent
South Sudan's government has announced that it will hold elections in June, but a hasty vote could cause more instability in this fragile nation already mired in a year-old civil war.