The men's hockey competition kicks into high gear on Super Sunday – a day that will see replays of the past three Winter Olympic gold medal finals, including a US vs. Canada game.
Jon Montgomery slid to Canada's rescue in men's Olympic skeleton Friday. The day started out terribly for Canada at the men's super-G and got worse in the last heat of the women's skeleton.
Two unexpected medals from Americans Bode Miller (silver) and Andrew Weibrecht (bronze) in the men's super-G inflated America's already big lead in the Winter Olympics 2010 medal table.
Athletes at the Vancouver Olympics have usually gotten there with the backing of a small army of supporters who encourage, chastise, bolster, and fund. Just ask US skeleton's Noelle Pikus-Pace or US luger Mark Grimmette.
Evan Lysacek took the gold, Johnny Weir once again almost stole the show, and Yevgeny Plushenko, the defending Russian champion, was left grumbling about quads and the future of ice skating.
Forecasting the fickle weather in Vancouver and Whistler is tough job even for locals. So far, the Olympic meteorologists are in gold medal standing.
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
Prisons are turning to wind power to supply energy for their around-the-clock operations.
The US won a record six medals in one day Wednesday, including three ascendant performances for gold by Lindsey Vonn, Shani Davis, and Shaun White.