As men skate for Olympic gold tonight, they're being judged by a system that emphasizes athleticism over artistic impression. Johnny Weir, for one, says it has squeezed out emotion and artistry.
02/18/2010 08:45 pm
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
02/18/2010 06:13 pm
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Libya strongman Muammar Qaddafi, still miffed that Switzerland briefly arrested his son for allegedly beating his servant while visiting the European nation, has banned most European travel to Libya.
02/17/2010 11:30 am
Olympic medals will be won today in ladies' downhill skiing, ladies' and men's cross-country skiing, men's 1,000-meter speed skating, ladies' 500-meter speed skating, and the men's snowboarding halfpipe.
02/17/2010 09:49 am
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
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.
02/16/2010 08:05 am
After a disastrous Games in 2006, Bode Miller started the 2010 Winter Olympics with a bronze in the men's downhill, setting a record for the most Olympic alpine medals by an American man.
02/15/2010 04:17 pm
Monday's Winter Olympics schedule includes women's ice hockey, men's alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, speed skating, luge, and figure skating.
02/15/2010 10:59 am
American software tycoon Larry Ellison won the America’s Cup yacht race Sunday, using the latest technology to bring the cup back to the US for the first time in 15 years.
02/14/2010 03:19 pm