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 .
Switzerland's four-man bobsled team piloted by Ivo Rueegg starts a training run at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A model displays a Fall/Winter 2010 design by Carlos Diaz during the Pasarela Cibeles fashion week in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday.
Many governments subsidize their Olympic curlers. In Canada, the private sector steps in.