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.
The record-fast Whistler track may favor the talented German team, but look for strong performances from the Americans and the Canadian women, who have two sleds ranked among the top five internationally.
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.
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.
Workers de-ice a cargo plane at the airport in Munich, Germany, on Monday after Germany was hit with heavy snowfall over the weekend.
New research shows nanoparticles could replace gold, platinum, and other expensive metals in important devices, shaving off 90 percent of some costs.
Canada's Supreme Court today ended the legal bid of more than a dozen women ski jumpers from around the world who were seeking to pry open the last Olympic door shut to women. They were hoping to compete in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.
Trapped caver John Jones, who died Wednesday, was not first to be stuck in Utah's Nutty Putty Cave.
In Alice Sebold's debut novel, the dead must learn to let go, too
In Lake Placid, N.Y., Vancouver 2010 hopefuls do helicopters into chilly pools and slide down refrigerated tracks. The town has had a virtually unparalleled role in shaping the rising generation of US winter Olympians.