In the closing ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics tonight, Bill Demong, who won America's first gold medal in Nordic Combined, will head the most successful US Winter Olympic team in history. NBC-TV coverage of the closing ceremony starts at 8 pm EST.
BODE THE KID: Alpine skiing aficionado or not, you couldn’t help being impressed by Miller barreling down Whistler Creekside with abandon – just as he did as a tyke on the cold, shady slopes of New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain. His Neopolitan medal grab here – gold, silver, and bronze – fueled an historic momentum on the US team, which topped its all-time haul of five medals with eight here.
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.
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.