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  • Olympic Schedule 2010: Tuesday's events

    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 Winter Olympics, figure skating coach wears three different team uniforms

    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

  • Whaling: Will Greenpeace trial in Japan put whalers on notice?

    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

  • Sri Lanka: Long-simmering suspicions led to Fonseka's arrest

    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

  • Whistler and Vancouver: a tale of two Winter Olympics

    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

  • Olympics blog Vancouver Olympics: Five events you won't see on TV

    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

  • Why the Olympics still matter

    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

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Biathlon

    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

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Cross-country

    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

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Curling

    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

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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