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.
At the Winter Olympics, developing the ability to speak thoughtfully on your feet like Gold medalist Evan Lysacek or downhill skier Lindsey Vonn is as important as training to shave off seconds and strokes.
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.
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.
A protester burns a Russian national flag in front of Parliament during a rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the Soviet occupation of Georgia in 1921.
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.
Anssi Koivuranta takes a practice jump during a session for the Nordic Combined team competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.