Bill Demong, who had a disappointing performance in the first individual Nordic combined competition at the Vancouver Olympics, put on a late surge today to capture America's first gold in the sport.
Canada's defeat of the men's hockey team of former Olympics powerhouse Russia is a reminder that post-Soviet Olympians have yet to deliver the showers of golden medals that their USSR-era predecessors took for granted.
Kim Yuna and Joannie Rochette will go for gold in ladies' figure skating. Also On Day 14 of the Vancouver Olympics schedule, the USA and Canada will battle for gold in women's ice hockey.
The USA and Canada have become major players in the Winter Olympics medal count mostly because new sports, such as short track and snowboarding, have been introduced since 1992. A breakdown of which sports have benefited which countries the most.
After a stuttering start to its Vancouver Olympics, Canada wins four medals and serves up a 7-3 demolition of Russia in ice hockey. Was 'Winning Wednesday' all thanks to a bearded skeleton slider?
US pair Erin Pac and Elana Meyers took bronze in Olympic bobsled Thursday night, putting the US on a podium that Germany has traditionally dominated. Canada took gold and silver.
At Vancouver Olympics, Julia Mancuso was forced to abort a promising run for the US ski team when Lindsey Vonn crashed in front of her at the second to last women's alpine event .
Led by Norwegian Olympic speed skating great Johann Olav Koss, Right to Play is at Vancouver 2010 recruiting athletes and educating the public about its international effort to give children in developing countries greater access to sports.
Follow the latest Vancouver 2010 medal count results.
On the Vancouver Olympics schedule Wednesday, Lindsey Vonn tries for her third medal, this time in the giant slalom. Medal events are also in women's speed skating, short track, bobsleigh, and aerials.
Korean Olympic figure skater Kim Yuna thrilled her countrymen as she took a commanding lead in the Olympic short program, beating out Japan's Mao Asada.
America's best chance at the Winter Olympics medal table will come in women's bobsled. Alpine skier Julia Mancuso and women's short track team could also medal, but are not favorites.
On a night of brilliant figure skating, the courage of Joannie Rochette to skate – flawlessly – two days after her mother unexpectedly passed away was a testament to her spirit and that of her country.
At the Vancouver Olympics, the three musketeers of the US Nordic combined team, who have trained together for 15 years, finally find a strong fourth man in Brett Camerota to win silver.
Media reports say that the Yevgeny Plushenko website called the figure skater's silver medal a Plushenko platinum.'That claim is no longer on the website, but Plushenko is still trying to create controversy.
Swiss skier Carlo Janka confirmed a career in ascent with giant slalom gold Tuesday, and pushed the arch-rival Austrians off the podium to boot. For the first time at the Vancouver Olympics, the US failed to medal in an alpine event.
Thérèse Rochette, mother of Canadian Olympic figure skater Joannie Rochette, expressed deep pride in her daughter during a January interview with the Monitor. Joannie will skate tonight despite the sudden passing of Mrs. Rochette shortly after she arrived in Vancouver.
Parents of athletes at the Vancouver Olympics spoke to the Monitor about treading that fine line between encouraging performance and demanding it of their exceptionally talented offspring.
Bode Miller goes for a 4th medal in men's giant slalom during the Vancouver Olympics Tuesday, which also features medal events in nordic combined, men's speed skating and women's biathlon and ski cross.
Vancouver Olympics: US alpine skiers chalk up their most successful Olympics ever to the motivation of a once-every-four-years chance – and to skiing offensively. If Ted Ligety makes the podium today, it would give the US its ninth medal in alpine skiing.