Winter Olympics — day one

February 13, 2010

After the tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, followed by an opeing ceremony that largely successful — apart from that Olympic sized fail towards the end — the Winter Olympics gets properly underway on Saturday.

There are five golds up for grabs now that the alpine skiing has been cancelled, with the first of them due to be decided at around 1115 local time (1415 ET and 1915 GMT).

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