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Russia rewards Vancouver medallists but warns officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 09:18

Russia`s newest Olympic medallists received state medals on Monday, while sports officials were given a fresh warning they could be sacked after the country`s worst-ever showing at a Winter Games last month.

Vancouver cleans up after massive Olympics party

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 02, 2010, 09:23

Thousands of athletes, spectators and media headed for the exit on Monday as Vancouver cleaned up after a Winter Olympics that after a rough start is now being hailed as a success.

Rush`s dream all over in a hurry

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 17:35

Canadian Lyndon Rush`s Olympic debut turned sour on Saturday at Whistler`s dreaded 50-50 corner before favourite Andre Lange gave a driving masterclass to seize the midway lead in the men`s two-man bobsleigh.

Europe and Asia sweep medals as US falter

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 13:04

Lindsey Vonn and Shani Davis, two of the performers who helped rescue the Vancouver Olympics from a slew of bad publicity, were relegated to bit-part roles on a day of upsets and drama at the Winter Games on Saturday.

Georgia buries Olympic luger, safety debate goes on

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 11:03

Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was buried before thousands of mourners in his snowbound hometown on Saturday as debate raged over the safety of the track that claimed his life at the Vancouver Olympics.

Despite death, mishaps, IOC happy with Games

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 09:26

Despite a trouble-strewn start to the Vancouver Olympics rocked by the death of a Georgian luger, the International Olympic Committee said it was satisfied with the progress at the halfway mark.

Austrians won’t protest against Ammann

Last Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 23:56

The Austrian Olympic ski jumping team has formally decided it will not protest against the modified boot bindings of chief Swiss rival Simon Ammann after all, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Georgia buries Olympic luger, safety debate goes on

Last Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 20:06

Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was buried before thousands of mourners in his snowbound hometown on Saturday as debate raged over the safety of the track that claimed his life at the Vancouver Olympics.

Georgian`s death leaves cloud over luge future

Last Updated: Friday, February 19, 2010, 09:10

One day after the final luge medals were handed out at the Vancouver Olympics the talk was not of great deeds on the Whistler track but of how the sport can emerge from the shadow of death.

Police stopped man approaching Biden at Games ceremony

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 09:30

A man wearing a fake pass to the Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremony was apprehended when he attempted to get close to US Vice President Joe Biden, police said on Wednesday.

Keshavan disappoints in Winter Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, February 15, 2010, 21:01

Embroiled in a uniform controversy, Shiva Keshavan faired poorly on the field as he finished a disappointing 29th in the disaster-hit men`s luge event of the Winter Olympics.

More than 30 athletes banned from Vancouver Games - WADA

Last Updated: Friday, February 12, 2010, 15:57

More than 30 athletes who have violated anti-doping rules will not be at the Vancouver Olympics, proving the fight against doping is ensuring cleaner Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said.