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Vancouver podcast — day three

February 15, 2010

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There's gold in them there Canadian Hills. Join our podcast crew to discuss Canada's first success at a home Olympics, the Swiss winner of the men's Alpine skiing downhill and, of course, The Simpsons.

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Winter Olympics — day three

February 15, 2010

Cowbells are clanging, horns are blaring - it's race day at Whistler Creekside at last... Yes, that's right, the weather has finally improved to the point where Alpine skiing is possible at these Games. We expect the men's downhill gold to be decided at around 1200 local time (1500 ET and 2000 GMT) and there's plenty more action where that came from here in The Couver. Join us here for the fun.

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Winter Games — picture of the day

February 15, 2010

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Picture of the Day has to feature Alexandre Bilodeau, the man who wrote himself into the record books by becoming the first Canadian to win a gold medal at a home Olympics.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Vancouver podcast — day 2

February 15, 2010

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Here is episode two of our daily podcast from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. I'm joined by Mary Milliken, Ossian Shine and Steve Keating as we talk about the Canadian curse, odd nicknames and what the athletes get up to on Valentine's Day in the Village.

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Reuters Sportswrap: Sven Kramer Special

February 14, 2010

The Dutch are calling these Games the Svencouver Olympics after Sven Kramer's victory in the speedskating on day one.

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Sweden’s Queen of the Slopes revels in lack of attention

February 14, 2010

OLYMPICS/All the pre-Olympic attention in women’s Alpine Skiing has been on American Lindsey Vonn, her form, her posing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, her shin injury, her cheesetherapy, her husband/coach/spokesman Thomas and her ever so hip social networking ability (yes, she tweets her facebook updates). It’s almost as though seven-times world champion Anja Paerson wasn’t here…..

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Winter Games: Picture of the Day

February 14, 2010

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Each day, Paul Barker chooses his favourite frame from the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Today was day one of comeptition ... over to Paul:

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Winter Games: Picture of the Day

February 13, 2010

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Welcome to our Picture of the Day feature from the just opened Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Georgian luger dies in horrific crash – update

February 12, 2010

OLYMPICS-LUGE/Georgian luge competitor Nodar Kumaritashvili has been killed after a horrifying crash in training for the Winter Olympics.

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Lindsey gets down with her digital Vonn-tourage

February 12, 2010

FILM-BUZZ/Lindsey Vonn has re-connected with her huge online following -- which I, for one, am determined to call her Digital Vonn-tourage -- and put a brief dalliance with old media behind her.