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  • NBC scores Olympic-sized ratings with opening ceremony

     
    NBC's broadcast of the Winter Olympics' opening ceremony on Friday scored big ratings with an average of 32.6 million people watching the festivities. It was the second largest audience for a Winter Olympics kickoff since 1994. The Salt Lake City......
  • Sunday's Winter Olympics schedule

     
    Sunday, Feb. 14 Alpine Skiing Biathlon At Whistler Olympic Park Men's 10Km Sprint, 11:15 a.m. Figure Skating At Pacific Coliseum Pairs short program, 4:30 p.m. Freestyle Skiing At Cypress Mountain Men's Moguls Qualification, 2:30 p.m. Men's Moguls Final,...
  • Father of Georgian luger says son told him 'I will either win or die'

     
    The father of the Georgian luger killed at the Vancouver Olympics said Monday that his son worried the track was too dangerous, but insisted on competing because he had come to the Games to try to win. “He told me:......
  • Monday's Winter Olympics schedule

     
    Monday, Feb. 15 Alpine Skiing At Whistler Creekside Men’s Downhill, 10:30 a.m. Cross-Country Skiing At Whistler Olympic Park Women’s 10Km Freestyle, 10 a.m. Men’s 15Km Freestyle, 12:30 p.m. Figure Skating At Pacific Coliseum Pairs free program, 5 p....
  • Tuesday's Winter Olympics schedule

     
    Tuesday, Feb. 16 Alpine Skiing At Whistler Creekside (postponed, snow) Men’s Super Combined (downhill), 10 a.m. Men’s Super Combined (slalom), 1:30 p.m. Biathlon At Whistler Olympic Park Women’s 10Km Pursuit, 10:30 a.m. Men’s 12.5Km Pursuit, 12:45...
  • Wednesday's Winter Olympics schedule

     
    Wednesday, February 17 All times Pacific Alpine Skiing At Whistler Creekside Women’s Downhill, 11 a.m. Cross-Country Skiing At Whistler Olympic Park Women’s Individual Sprint Classic Qualification, 10:15 a.m. Men’s Individual Sprint Classic...
  • Tatjana Huefner helps Germany add to its women's singles luge legacy

     
    Tatjana Huefner edged Austria's Nina Reithmayer to give Germany its ninth women's singles luge gold medal in 13 Olympic competitions. Huefner, who took the bronze four years ago in Turin, Italy, had a four-run time of 2 minutes 46.524 seconds,......
  • Linger brothers win gold medal in doubles luge

     
    Austrian brothers Andreas and Wolfgang Linger won the gold medal in doubles luge. The Lingers completed their two runs in 1 minute, 22.705 seconds. Andris and Juris Sics of Latvia finished in 1:22.969 and won silver, and Germany's Patric Leitner......
  • Georgian Olympic Committee blames luge track for fatal accident

     
    The Georgian Olympic Committee on Thursday blamed the track, not the athlete for the accident that killed 21-year-old Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili hours before the opening of the Winter Olympics. "I exclude the possibility that Nodar was not...
  • Jacques Rogge (part 1): Shadow of luger's death will never go away

     
    I joined a small group of international journalists whose primary beat is the Olympics for a Thursday breakfast with International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge. In an hour-long question-and-answer session, he touched on myriad topics, some...
  • Jacques Rogge: Death of luger will remain a legacy of Vancouver Games [updated]

     
    International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said Thursday the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili will be one of the legacies of the Vancouver Games, similar to how the killing of Israeli athletes will forever be associated with the...