Organizers unveiled the one-eyed 2012 Olympic mascots, interactive creations from the digital age named after two small English towns.
Former Olympic athletes – from Kerri Strug to Eric Heiden – must find a way to replace the thrill and satisfaction of top competition.
Vancouver opens a quadrennial rite that, with its daring triple axels, suborbital ski jumps, and inspiring teamwork, can uplift a world weary of conflict and recession.
Some blame former president Bush. Rush Limbaugh says it's Obama's fault. But IOC President Rogge’s dream of a South American Olympic games is a more likely reason.
The children train at Ecuador's famous Escuela de Marcha, a race-walking school that produced the country's only Olympic medalist, Jefferson Perez.
Experts say recent attacks back up the findings of a controversial Department of Homeland Security report.