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VANCOUVER: Spectators roared as the Paralympic cauldron flared to light in this western Canadian city, marking the start of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
Vancouver Games chief executive John Furlong has given a sneak preview of this Sunday’s closing ceremony at BC Place.
Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg was stunned by her surprise gold in the women’s giant slalom gold medal at a foggy Whistler Creekside.
It was a day when athletes from countries not normally associated with skiing or Winter Olympics, for that matter, celebrated their extraordinary journeys.
WHISTLER: Mohammad Abbas, representing Pakistan in Winter Olympics, will be seen in action here today in skis. For the first time ever Pakistan is taking part in the Winter Olympics with one Alpine skier representing his country in the Giant Slalom race on Tuesday.
Gregor Schlierenzauer produced a 146.5m leap to give Austria gold in the men’s team ski jumping competition in Whistler. Schierenzauer saved the best to last with his giant jump and almost lost his footing on the landing.
Andrea Fischbacher won Austria’s first alpine skiing gold as Lindsey Vonn had to settle for bronze in the women’s super-G. Fischbacher produced a lightning-fast run to usurp Vonn from the top of the leaderboard.
Vancouver – Reigning world champion Evan Lysacek gave the United States their first Olympic men’s figure skating title in 22 years with a risk-free performance on Thursday.
Whistler – Britain’s Amy Williams shattered the Whistler track record to lead the way after two heats of the women’s skeleton on Thursday as she eyed winning her country’s first gold of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.
Lindsey Vonn missed out on an alpine gold medal double after a crash in the slalom section of the super combined competition. As a result, the mishap handed the title to Germany’s Maria Riesch.
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Maelle Ricker doubled Canada’s gold medal tally by winning the women’s snowboard cross on Cypress Mountain.
Lindsey Vonn fulfilled her Olympic gold dream by sweeping aside her rivals in the women’s downhill at Whistler Creekside. A strong pre-race favourite despite a shin injury, double world champion Vonn flew down the course to post one minute 44.19 seconds, a mark her rivals never looked like challenging.
Lindsey Vonn erased the demons of Turin by obliterating the rest of the field to capture the Olympic women’s downhill title. Vonn had battled a painful shin injury in the build-up to the Games amid fears her hopes of gold could be dashed for a second consecutive Olympics following a training run crash four years […]
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