Complete preview of the Olympic freestyle skiing events, including YouTube videos, in-depth event graphics, what athletes to watch, and a history of the event.
The Whistler track, where the 2010 Olympic races will be held, is considered the fastest in the world – adding extra adrenaline to the 'fastest sport on ice' this year.
Flying unaided by machines or makeshift wings in one of the most magical Olympics sports, Nordic combined skier Felix Gottwald and a trio of US athletes could make history at the 2010 Games.
Flying face-first on the fastest track in the world, skeleton racers could exceed 90 m.p.h. in Whistler. Canada will be looking for Alberta standout Mellisa Hollingsworth to excel, while the US also has some strong contenders.
Soaring above the rugged British Columbia landscape, young Austrian sensation Gregor Schlierenzauer will aim for gold. But absent will be women jumpers, who lost a legal battle to end Olympic ski jumping's 86-year history as a men's-only sport.
A Swiss Saint Bernard sleeps on the floor at the Hund 2010 Dog Exhibition in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Friday.
Women runners, including eventual winner Melissa Moon (front row c.), of Wellington, New Zealand, start the 33rd Annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York City on Tuesday.
Andrew Newell is turning cross-country skiing on its head, literally, and is one of the U.S. Team's best hopes for an olympic medal.
Al Hilal soccer team players celebrate with the trophy after clinching the Saudi Zain Premier League. Al Hilal defeated Ettifaq in their match at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday.
Three days of severe weather, including mudslides and flooding, is largely courtesy of El Nino, say meteorologists.