Follow the latest Vancouver 2010 medal count results.
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.
Vancouver Olympics: US alpine skiers chalk up their most successful Olympics ever to the motivation of a once-every-four-years chance – and to skiing offensively. If Ted Ligety makes the podium today, it would give the US its ninth medal in alpine skiing.
One of the Winter Olympics' best rivalries – the Swiss vs. the Austrians in alpine skiing – has been one-sided in recent years. But a gold Monday and the promise of another Tuesday shows Switzerland is making a comeback.
Errol Kerr, who will represent Jamaica at the Vancouver Olympics, finishes a practice run in Alpine Meadows, Calif. Kerr, a Jamaican-American dual citizen, could win Jamaica’s first Winter Olympic medal.