Cypress Mountain, the venue for the snowboarding and freestyle skiing events, has had to truck and fly in enough snow to fill 20 Big Bens. But organizers say it's now ready to go.
A villager climbs to collect coconuts as fog envelopes outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India, on Feb. 12.
The Olympic rings are illuminated next to the Medal Plaza for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics as people stroll through the pedestrian zone in Whistler, British Columbia, on Feb. 10.
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.
At the athletes' village in Whistler, the world's best athletes make a bee-line for MacDonald's.
French rugby player Frederic Michalak practices tackling during a training session at the National Rugby Center in Marcoussis, France on Wednesday. France will face Ireland in their Six Nations Rugby International match next Saturday.
Mild-mannered Canada? Think again. The host of the Vancouver Olympics has been on a five-year national drive to win the most medals.
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?