March 14, 2010 4:37 PM
There's been a lot of talk about Denver vying to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Vancouver is suffering a $1 Billion hangover after hosting the 2010 games last month.
Should Denver go for the gold? We'll get some expert opinions to weigh in on what it takes to become... more »
February 27, 2010 2:28 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Maria Riesch of Germany has won the slalom title for her second gold medal of the Winter Olympics, as Lindsey Vonn skied out chasing her second victory. Riesch led after the first leg and had a combined two-run time of 1 minute, 42.89 seconds through... more »
February 27, 2010 2:21 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Charles Hamelin claimed Canada's first gold medal at the short track, staggering across the finish line in a wild finish that resulted in the disqualification of Apolo Anton Ohno. Hamelin slipped by South Korea's Sung Si-bak on the final turn, then held on when Sung... more »
February 26, 2010 9:17 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The United States is on its way to playing for the Olympic gold medal in men's hockey after a 6-1 romp over a beleaguered Finland. The Americans scored four times on goalie Miikka Kiprusoff in a six-goal first period in Friday's semifinal to storm into... more »
February 26, 2010 2:00 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The men's hockey semifinals are set for Friday. The United States plays Finland in the first semifinal that begins at 1:00 p.m. our time. The game will be televised live on NBC and News First 5. Canada plays upstart Slovakia, which beat defending champion Sweden... more »
February 26, 2010 1:25 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - - Canada's game. Canada's ice. Canada's gold. Again. Canada beat its American rival 2-0 to win the women's hockey gold medal in a third straight Olympics. Marie-Philip Poulin scored two goals and Shannon Szabados made 28 saves before a raucous Vancouver crowd ringing cowbells and... more »
February 26, 2010 1:16 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Billy Demong and Johnny Spillane have given the Americans a 1-2 finish in the Nordic combined large hill competition that was marred by bad weather. Demong, of Vermontville, N.Y. ended America's golden goose egg in Nordic sports at the Winter Games by winning the 10-kilometer... more »
February 25, 2010 12:17 PM
USA Medal Count Gold: 7 Silver: 9 Bronze: 12
Colorado Springs' Rachael Flatt will skate in the medal round in Women's Figure Skating at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver tonight. After skating a personal best on Tuesday night, she's in 5th place entering the long program.
South Korean... more »
February 25, 2010 2:01 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A dominating Canada ended 50 years of Olympic hockey frustration against Russia. The Canadians got a goal and two assists from Dan Boyle during a take-charge first period to beat the world champions 7-3 Wednesday and surge into the Olympic semifinals. A superpower showdown -... more »
February 24, 2010 1:05 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - World champion Kim Yu-na has set a world best in routing a strong field in the women's short program at the Vancouver Olympics. Seeking South Korea's first figure skating medal, Kim has earned 78.50 points, giving her a huge 4.72-point edge over her chief rival,... more »
February 23, 2010 10:27 PM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Carlo Janka of Switzerland has won the Olympic gold medal in giant slalom. Janka had a combined two-run time of 2 minutes, 37.83 seconds to add the Olympic title to the world title he won last year. Norway took the silver and bronze medals. Kjetil... more »
February 23, 2010 4:39 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For only the third time since ice dancing became an Olympic sport in 1976, a Russian pair did not win the gold medal, or even the silver. Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir brought the house down at the Pacific Coliseum with their gold medal... more »
February 23, 2010 4:21 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Losing a hockey game to the United States was embarrassing enough. Now Canada is raising the white flag - giving up on its brash goal of winning the most medals at the Vancouver Games. The U.S. remains on course for a historic medal haul, with... more »
February 20, 2010 8:45 PM
It's a bug many are catching.
"I really, really love the Olympics," exclaims Tanya Pater. "Now that I work all the time, I watch it at work."
"Watching the Olympics, getting excited, going to have our own family Olympics," says Robert Tust, as he makes a few purchases.... more »
February 19, 2010 2:12 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Defenseman Brian Rafalski scored twice in the final three minutes, helping the U.S. men's hockey team beat Norway 6-1, improving to 2-0. Phil Kessel and Chris Drury had first-period goals, Patrick Kane stretched the lead to 3-0 in the second, and Ryan Malone added his... more »
February 19, 2010 2:07 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - More pain today for Lindsey Vonn. Admitting that her bruised right shin still hurts, Vonn lost her bid for a second Olympic title when she missed a gate and fell in the slalom leg of the women's super-combined. Vonn's closest friend and main rival, Maria... more »
February 18, 2010 2:02 AM
WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Shaun White has defended his Olympic title in men's halfpipe, defeating Finland's Peetu Piiroinen to give the United States its third gold medal of the day. White secured the win on his first run Wednesday night without trying his signature trick, the Double McTwist... more »
February 17, 2010 10:00 PM
RICHMOND, British Columbia (AP) - Shani Davis has won his second straight gold medal in the men's 1,000-meter Olympic speedskating. Davis defended the title he won four years ago in Turin, when he became the first African-American to win an individual gold medal at the Winter Games. Mo Tae-bum of... more »
February 17, 2010 9:53 PM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn lived up to expectations and won the Olympic downhill Wednesday, and childhood rival and American teammate Julia Mancuso took a surprise silver medal. In a race characterized by several crashes - including one to Swedish standout Anja Paerson - Vonn's bruised right shin... more »
February 17, 2010 2:48 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Evgeni Plushenko of Russia has won the short program at the Vancouver Olympics, the first step toward defending his title. Plushenko's 90.85 points beats world champion Evan Lysacek of the United States by .55, with Japan's Daisuke Takahashi .60 behind the leader heading into the... more »
February 17, 2010 2:37 AM
WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Canada's Maelle Ricker has taken the Olympic women's snowboard cross gold medal, winning a final that didn't include Lindsey Jacobellis, who was eliminated in the semis. Ricker, who came into the Olympics leading the World Cup standings, added Olympic gold to her stash by... more »
February 16, 2010 1:15 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - China's Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo have won the pairs gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics, just ahead of countrymen Pang Qing and Tong Jian. Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy get the bronze. It was an error-filled night, and only the last two couples... more »
February 15, 2010 9:40 AM
Television ratings show a strong initial appetite for the Vancouver Olympics on NBC.
The Nielsen Co. said an estimated 32.6 million people watched Friday's opening ceremony. That's up 48 percent from the 22.2 million people who watched the first night of the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy.
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February 15, 2010 2:10 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - China's Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo have received a record score in winning the short program at the Vancouver Olympics. The two-time bronze medalists back for one last shot at gold were mesmerizing as the first skaters Sunday night - usually a disadvantage. Their 76.66... more »
February 15, 2010 2:03 AM
WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Alexandre Bilodeau wins the gold medal in men's moguls to give Canada its first Olympic victory on home turf. Bilodeau scored 26.75 points Sunday night to upset defending Olympic champion Dale Begg-Smith, a Vancouver native who now competes for Australia. Bryon Wilson of the... more »
February 15, 2010 1:57 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn's husband says she has gone through a complete slalom training session on her own, the toughest test yet for her bruised right shin. Thomas Vonn says in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Sunday that the two-time overall World Cup champion's... more »
February 15, 2010 1:52 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - The Americans broke through the Nordic combined barrier Sunday, winning their first Olympic medal in the sport dominated since its inception by the Europeans. Jason Lamy Chappuis of France overtook Johnny Spillane on the final straightaway for the gold medal, winning the individual race in... more »
February 14, 2010 12:42 AM
WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Hannah Kearney has won America's first gold medal of the Vancouver Olympics, winning the women's moguls by defeating Canadian Jenn Heil. Kearney scored 26.63 points in the final Saturday night, to defeat Heil by the wide margin of .94 points. American Shannon Bahrke took... more »
February 12, 2010 3:41 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - The women's training on the downhill course was cut short Thursday after American Stacey Cook crashed while landing a jump. She was flown by helicopter to a medical facility, but released hours later. USOC chief medical officer says she had nothing more than "some pain... more »
February 12, 2010 3:22 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Back in 1984, Mark Grimmette was startled to find bulldozers ripping into the side of his favorite sledding hill. Turns out, a luge track was being built. Grimmette went out and helped the crew finish the job.
That was the first step along a... more »
February 12, 2010 2:57 AM
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn's husband says it's "fantastic" the first women's Olympic downhill training session has been called off because it gives her bruised right shin more time to heal. Vonn did take a free run down the mountain - although not on the official course -... more »
February 9, 2010 1:59 AM
RICHMOND, British Columbia (AP) - From the hulking members of U.S. men's bobsledding team to tiny figure skater Amanda Evora, there's nothing like a free shopping spree to get into the Olympic mood. In another sign the Vancouver Games are quickly approaching, U.S. athletes representing six sports were formally processed... more »
January 28, 2010 9:20 PM
The countdown is on: 15 days until winter games 2010, and one our best bets at U.S. gold is the women's ice hockey team.
Team USA is here in Colorado Springs for the next week. The United States is getting ready for a Pre-Olympic showdown with hockey powerhouse Finland.... more »
January 25, 2010 10:37 PM
Rachael Flatt is back in Colorado Springs after winning the U.S. Figure Skating Championship over the weekend. The 17-year-old figure skater arrived tonight at the Colorado Springs airport to a crowd of supporters, many of them from the Broadmoor Skating Club, where she has skated most of her life.
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January 21, 2010 2:19 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Lindsey Vonn is one of seven American winter athletes signed on to "I Compete Clean," a U.S. Anti Doping Agency initiative to promote drug-free sports. Vonn, expected to be one of the stars of the upcoming Winter Olympics, is joined by Tim Burke (biathlon), Julie... more »
January 18, 2010 4:44 PM
Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk needs knee surgery and will miss the Vancouver Olympics.
Hejduk told The Associated Press on Monday that he will not represent the Czech Republic at the games. He'll have arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday.
Hejduk was a member of the gold-medal winning team at... more »
January 13, 2010 6:31 PM
In just one month Vancouver will welcome the world to the Winter Olympic games, but a warm weather front could dampen Olympic fever.
The weather in Vancouver has been unseasonably warm and wet--more like spring than winter--and it could pose a threat to several Olympic venues.
Cypress Mountain,... more »
January 5, 2010 6:42 PM
The nation's top doctors are in Colorado Springs with a message for Olympic athletes and the community; Get vaccinated.
Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and CDC Director Anne Schuchat joined State Health Officer Ned Calonge at the US Olympic Training Center Tuesday to encourage vaccinations ahead of the Winter Olympic... more »
October 2, 2009 3:27 PM
Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is again floating the idea of bringing the Winter Olympics to his state. Ritter said Friday he's disappointed the 2016 Summer Games won't be in Chicago but said Colorado is still "extremely" interested in hosting a future Olympics. A year ago, Ritter said that if Chicago... more »