The final day of the Vancouver 2010 winter Olympic Games was one of great triumph for the Canadian obsession, a closing ceremony with its tongue planted firmly in cheek, and a cross-country ski event that lasted just over two hours.
Justyna Kowalczyuk of Poland earned her third medal of the Olympics, as she won the gold medal in the ladies’ 30km mass start in a time of 1:30:33.7 at Whistler Olympic Park earlier Saturday. A race that is a test of endurance and strength, came right down to a final sprint for the gold […]
Biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has done it again, getting his sixth career Olympic gold medal, this time anchoring his Norwegian team to a convincing win in the 4 X 7.5 km relay. Entering the final shooting stage of the relay, Bjoerndalen was in a dead heat with Russia’s Evgeny Ustyugov. It appeared the two […]
On Thursday afternoon the ladies 4×5-kilometre relay took place at Whistler Olympic Park, where team Norway won the gold medal and Marit Bjoergen of Norway collected her third gold medal at the 2010 Winter Games.
Sweden continued its cross country skiing dominance by catching its third gold medal in this Olympics, this time in the men’s 4 X 10 kilometre relay. The team of Daniel Rickardsson, Johan Olsson, Andres Sodergren and Marcus Hellner may have finished the first leg in third place, but after improving to first after the second […]
Canada’s Kevin Martin heads into the semifinals with a perfect record in curling, after defeating China’s Fengchun Wang 10-3 on Tuesday.
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total United States 7 9 10 26 Germany 7 9 7 23 Norway 6 5 6 17 Russia 3 4 6 13 Canada 6 4 1 11 South Korea 5 4 1 10 Austria 4 3 3 10 France 2 3 5 10 Switzerland 6 0 2 8 Sweden 3 2 […]
Norway captured gold in the Olympic men’s cross-country team sprint in a time of 19:01.0 on Monday.
Team Canada and skip Kevin Martin improved to 7-0, and clinched the top spot in the playoffs, defeating Markus Eggler of Switzerland 6-4 in Draw 9 play on Sunday.
Cloudy skies over Whistler made it difficult for skiers to see at a distance on Sunday during the downhill portion of the men’s super combined. Askel Lund Svindal of Norway placed first with one of his fastest career times, 1:52.15. Svindal will compete later Sunday in the giant slalom where he will be going for his third […]