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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/20

    A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.

  • In Pictures Speed Skating

    The Richmond Oval in British Columbia will hold 8,000 spectators at the speed skating events during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

  • In Pictures Snowboarding

    American Lindsey Jacobellis catches air en route to winning the Olympic test event last year at Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver, British Columbia. In the snowboard cross and X-Games world in which she resides, Jacobellis is the most dominant figure in her sport.

  • In Pictures Skeleton

    Luge athlete Mellisa Hollingsworth, shown here while on a training run at the Whistler course, has the potential to win Canada’s first Olympic gold medal on home soil. USA Luge was miffed that Canada didn't honor an unwritten reciprocity agreement under which the neighbors have given each other extra training runs since the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid.

  • In Pictures Hockey

    Canada's Olympic Ice Hockey goaltender Martin Brodeur stretches in Salt Lake City in 2002. Brodeur was named to Canada's team again for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

  • In Pictures Freestyle skiing

    American Patrick Deneen skis to a fourth-place finish in the 2010 men's moguls freestyle World Cup at Cypress mountain in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Mogul skiers aim to traverse the bumpy slope as quickly as possible while performing two jumps on the way down.

  • In Pictures Figure skating

    Britain's ice dancers Sinead Kerr, right, and John Kerr, left, perform during the gala exhibition at the 2010 European figure skating championships in Tallinn, Estonia. The siblings are seven-time British national champions and will compete in the Vancouver Games in their second Olympic appearance.

  • In Pictures Curling

    New Zealand's Hans Frauenlob aims the stone during a preliminary round curling match against the United States at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games.

  • In Pictures Cross-country skiing

    Petter Northug of Norway fights his way to a first-place finish in the 2010 Tour de Ski Men's 30 km pursuit race in northern Italy. A grueling event modeled on cycling races, it includes eight races in 10 days, taking place in three different countries.

  • In Pictures Bobsled

    A German four-man team bolts to a first place finish at a recent World Cup, with Americans taking silver and bronze.