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  • In Pictures Top 12 inspiring Olympic moments

    BODE THE KID: Alpine skiing aficionado or not, you couldn’t help being impressed by Miller barreling down Whistler Creekside with abandon – just as he did as a tyke on the cold, shady slopes of New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain. His Neopolitan medal grab here – gold, silver, and bronze – fueled an historic momentum on the US team, which topped its all-time haul of five medals with eight here.

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  • How to donate to family of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili

    Olympics blog How to donate to family of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili

    The family of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, who fatally crashed on the opening day of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, is in dire financial need. A bank account has been set up for donations from around the world.

  • Top 12 inspiring moments we saw at the Vancouver Olympics

    Olympics blog Top 12 inspiring moments we saw at the Vancouver Olympics

    Vancouver Olympics correspondents Christa Case Bryant and Mark Sappenfield chronicle the Top 12 highlights: including Joannie Rochette's courage, US vs. Canada hockey, and Petra Majdic racing with broken ribs.

  • In Pictures Top 12 inspiring Olympic moments

    BODE THE KID: Alpine skiing aficionado or not, you couldn’t help being impressed by Miller barreling down Whistler Creekside with abandon – just as he did as a tyke on the cold, shady slopes of New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain. His Neopolitan medal grab here – gold, silver, and bronze – fueled an historic momentum on the US team, which topped its all-time haul of five medals with eight here.

  • Bode Miller, ski tinkerer, wins silver in the super-G

    Bode Miller, ski tinkerer, wins silver in the super-G

    Bode Miller, who added a silver medal to his tally in the super-G on Friday, is one of many Olympic athletes who embrace the technical materials side of their sport -- in this case his skis -- to reach maximum performance.

  • Track safer after Nodar Kumaritashvili death, but lugers unhappy

    Track safer after Nodar Kumaritashvili death, but lugers unhappy

    Five elite lugers said Saturday that they were OK with competing the day after Nodar Kumaritashvili's death. But they don't like using the women's start, though it made the track safer. Their comments show how deeply danger is sewn into the fabric of the Winter Olympics.

  • Why the Olympics still matter

    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.