The opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Olympics were most memorable when they highlighted what makes Canada unique – and different from its southern neighbor.
Aerialist Ryan St. Onge and luger Erin Hamlin talked with the Monitor while training for the Vancouver Games.
One of a handful of five-time AmericanOlympians, Mark Grimmette was chosen by his peers to carry the flag in the Vancouver Olympics opening ceremonies.
One poll circulating in the British press showed that 78 percent of women surveyed would most treasure a love letter or poem. In China, while11.3 percent of respondents said some sort of handmade gift is their favorite, an equal 11 percent reported a preference for diamond jewelry.
As long as the Olympics change locations, ill-equipped cities like Vancouver will make cosmetic preparations that only exacerbate local issues.
The Olympic rings are illuminated next to the Medal Plaza for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics as people stroll through the pedestrian zone in Whistler, British Columbia, on Feb. 10.
Meteorologists see similarities between the weather patterns that have led to this winter's mid-Atlantic snowstorms and the Northeast's blizzard of 1978.