The USA vs. Canada hockey match for gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics is taking place because, in a tournament where many hockey prima donnas don't want to get their hands dirty, they did the yeoman work.
Pilot Steve Holcomb and his US bobsled crew dominated a tough field at the Vancouver Olympics to win gold for the first time since 1948 – and the accolades of the sport's most decorated athlete, Germany's Andre Lange.
After some big crashes at the Vancouver Olympics some are debating whether courses should be about survival of the fittest or a showcase for grace, beauty, and the sheer joy of elite competition.
The US will win a medal in the men's speedskating team pursuit and will likely do the same in the four-man bobsled at the Vancouver Olympics. Bode Miller could medal in slalom.
When Apolo Ohno was disqualified from the 500 meters Friday, it marked the start of a weekend of high-stakes US-Canada clashes as the Vancouver Olympics close.
Steve Holcomb's USA-1 crew has a large lead going into Saturday, en route to what they hope will be the first US men's gold in 4-man bobsled in 62 years.
A certain type of skier thrives at the Winter Olympics: the all-rounder who can do well in skiing's four disciplines. Maria Riesch did this Friday with a slalom gold – her second gold here.
'Lord of the Targets' Ralph Kleinekathöfer is one of 220 professional timekeepers and engineers working for OMEGA, the timing system for the Vancouver Games. He is in charge of the targets for Olympic biathlon.
A US student learned something about Soviet diplomacy while visiting during the 1980 Olympic men's hockey 'miracle on ice.'
American short track speed skater Apolo Ohno will tonight try to break his own medal count record. Gold medal events in curling, biathlon, alpine skiing, snowboard, and short track are also on Vancouver Olympics schedule Friday Feb. 26, 2010.
Vancouver Olympics medals have an undulating pattern meant to evoke Canada's terrain. Others say it resembles a microwaved frisbee or a warped old music record.
Lindsey Vonn race suit: Vonn, Bode Miller, and the rest of the skiers on the USA and Canada teams are wearing an ultra-fast race suit at the Vancouver Olympics designed by Spyder, whose previous super-suit was banned for being unfair.
The US may have to rely on short track to increase its Vancouver Olympics medal count on Day 15. But bobsled and men's hockey could take big steps toward medals today.
As Olympics 'golden queen' Kim Yuna won gold for herself and unalloyed joy for Koreans, financial markets slowed and Kim's own webpage crashed from too many viewers.
Joannie Rochette, who stuck to her decision to compete, felt as though her mother was present as she skated to Olympic bronze, said Rochette's boyfriend, ice dancer Guillaume Gfeller. Rochette's mother passed on suddenly this week.
Korean Kim Yuna won gold with a world-record score in women's figure skating at the Vancouver Olympics Thursday. She set a new standard for figure skating perfection.
A number of US women at the Vancouver Olympics, including bobsledding bronze medalists Erin Pac and Elana Meyers, have pink hair.
South Korea's Kim Yu-Na has a big lead on Mao Asada of Japan heading into the free skate of the women's figure skating competition. But Asada's triple Axel is the women's answer to a quad.