Canada ensured it will finish its home Olympics with more gold than anyone else Saturday as Italy’s Giuliano Razzoli won the slalom to condemn once-proud Austria to their worst men’s alpine showing since 1936.
The future of women’s ice hockey at the Winter Olympics could be in doubt if other nations do not start challenging the domination of Canada and the United States, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.
Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen became the first triple gold medallist of the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday as Canada joined Germany and the United States at the top of the medal standings.
Germany joined the United States at the top of the Winter Games medals table on Monday as Canada awoke to an Olympic-size hangover following their demoralising loss to the United States men’s ice hockey team.
Germany`s Maria Riesch snatched the women`s super combined crown on Thursday after American Lindsey Vonn lost control and blew her chances of a second gold in as many days at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Vancouver`s Olympic smile is slipping. The beautiful city`s "Sea to Sky" Games seem to be sinking into a sea of meltwater, mud and straw while organisers scramble to get the extravaganza back on track.
The row over uniforms in India’s Winter Olympics contingent has intensified with luger Shiva Keshavan seeking chef-de-mission R K Gupta’s resignation and threatening to open a “can of worms” on his his return.
Trouble is brewing in the Indian camp in Winter Olympics here with majority of the contingent denying luger Shiva Keshavan’s claim that the team didn’t have coordinated uniform for the opening ceremony.
Olympic officials decided late Friday night against any major changes in the track or any delays in competition and even doubled up on the schedule in the wake of the horrifying accident that claimed the life Luger.