Curling kicks off today's schedule with 11 matches, along with competition in US men's and women's hockey, snowboarding, biathlon, luge, speed skating, and figure skating. Alpine skiing has been postponed.
02/16/2010 10:24 am
At the Vancouver Olympics, figure skating coach Ingo Steuer of Germany sat with teams from three different countries – Switzerland, Ukraine, and Germany – after their performances tonight.
02/16/2010 12:01 am
Two Greenpeace activists in Japan face up to 10 years in prison for tactics used in exposing black market sales of whale meat. Anti-whaling groups hope Monday's trial helps turn Japanese public opinion against the whale harvest.
02/14/2010 03:40 pm
The government grew concerned about the political ambitions of former Army chief Sarath Fonseka – who was arrested on Monday – long before he ran for president last month.
02/11/2010 05:41 pm
Amplifying a recent trend, the 2010 Winter Olympics will be split between two cities – Vancouver and Whistler – almost completely separate from each other. Critics say it undermines the Olympic spirit of unity.
02/11/2010 05:06 pm
In Whistler, one of the two Vancouver Olympics sites, bears are testing out the luge track. And did I just hear that the Brazilian cross-country women won the 4x5 km relay?
02/10/2010 10:51 am
Vancouver opens a quadrennial rite that, with its daring triple axels, suborbital ski jumps, and inspiring teamwork, can uplift a world weary of conflict and recession.
02/08/2010 04:31 pm
Norway's 'King of Biathlon' is back for his fifth consecutive Olympics, while the US men are well positioned to win America's first medal in the sport.
02/08/2010 04:21 pm
Petter Northug Jr., the Usain Bolt of cross-country skiing, is ready to redeem Norway's 2006 embarrassing relay performance, while a resurgent US team could win its first medal since 1976 at the Vancouver Olympics.
02/08/2010 04:15 pm
It's one of the most peculiar but fascinating sports at the Olympics – using brushes and stones and demanding more strategy than physical prowess. Watch the Canadian men's team, which is the reigning Olympic champion.
02/08/2010 04:14 pm