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<p>A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray </p>

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. The Georgia delegation is wearing black armbands in memory of luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, who died in a crash during a training run. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford </p>

Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. The Georgia delegation is wearing black armbands in memory of luger...more

Flag bearer Iason Abramashvili (R) of Georgia leads his country's delegation into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. The Georgia delegation is wearing black armbands in memory of luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, who died in a crash during a training run. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

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<p>Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. reacts in dejection after conceding the game winning goal by Canada's Sidney Crosby during overtime of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Hans Deryk </p>

Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. reacts in dejection after conceding the game winning goal by Canada's Sidney Crosby during overtime of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Hans...more

Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. reacts in dejection after conceding the game winning goal by Canada's Sidney Crosby during overtime of their men's ice hockey gold medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Hans Deryk

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<p>Canada's Sidney Crosby skates with the Canada flag after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the U.S. during their gold medal hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Canada's Sidney Crosby skates with the Canada flag after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the U.S. during their gold medal hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Canada's Sidney Crosby skates with the Canada flag after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the U.S. during their gold medal hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>South Korea's Kim Yu-Na performs in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na performs in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na performs in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Russia's Alexander Tretyakov hits the padding at the end of his second heat in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Russia's Alexander Tretyakov hits the padding at the end of his second heat in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

Russia's Alexander Tretyakov hits the padding at the end of his second heat in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Gold medalist Shaun White of the U.S. (L) celebrates with bronze medalist compatriot Scott Lago after the men's halfpipe final on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

Gold medalist Shaun White of the U.S. (L) celebrates with bronze medalist compatriot Scott Lago after the men's halfpipe final on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Gold medalist Shaun White of the U.S. (L) celebrates with bronze medalist compatriot Scott Lago after the men's halfpipe final on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>Germany's Christina Beier carries her partner William Beier during their routine in the ice dance original dance figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Germany's Christina Beier carries her partner William Beier during their routine in the ice dance original dance figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Germany's Christina Beier carries her partner William Beier during their routine in the ice dance original dance figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Japan's Masako Hoizumi, Maki Tabata and Nao Kodaira (front-back) compete in the women's team pursuit speed skating finals during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at the Richmond Olympic Oval February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen </p>

Japan's Masako Hoizumi, Maki Tabata and Nao Kodaira (front-back) compete in the women's team pursuit speed skating finals during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at the Richmond Olympic Oval February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Japan's Masako Hoizumi, Maki Tabata and Nao Kodaira (front-back) compete in the women's team pursuit speed skating finals during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at the Richmond Olympic Oval February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>Alpine skier Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong of Ghana attends a training session during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 22, 2010. Nkrumah-Acheampong has become a celebrity around Vancouver as people have fallen in love with the underdog known as the "Snow Leopard" because of his distinctive racing suit. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay </p>

Alpine skier Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong of Ghana attends a training session during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 22, 2010. Nkrumah-Acheampong has become a celebrity around Vancouver as people have fallen in...more

Alpine skier Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong of Ghana attends a training session during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 22, 2010. Nkrumah-Acheampong has become a celebrity around Vancouver as people have fallen in love with the underdog known as the "Snow Leopard" because of his distinctive racing suit. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>Goalie Jonas Hiller of Switzerland eyes the puck on a shot by the U.S. that was counted as a goal but later disallowed because time ran out before it crossed into the net, during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Julie Jacobson/Pool</p>

Goalie Jonas Hiller of Switzerland eyes the puck on a shot by the U.S. that was counted as a goal but later disallowed because time ran out before it crossed into the net, during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010...more

Goalie Jonas Hiller of Switzerland eyes the puck on a shot by the U.S. that was counted as a goal but later disallowed because time ran out before it crossed into the net, during their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Julie Jacobson/Pool

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<p>Bode Miller of the U.S. goes airborne during the men's alpine skiing downhill event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay </p>

Bode Miller of the U.S. goes airborne during the men's alpine skiing downhill event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bode Miller of the U.S. goes airborne during the men's alpine skiing downhill event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>Austria's gold medalist Andrea Fischbacher (L) and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. hold their national flasgs on a podium during the victory ceremony for the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Austria's gold medalist Andrea Fischbacher (L) and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. hold their national flasgs on a podium during the victory ceremony for the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in...more

Austria's gold medalist Andrea Fischbacher (L) and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. hold their national flasgs on a podium during the victory ceremony for the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>South Korea's Kim Yu-Na wipes away tears as she comes off the ice after performing in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na wipes away tears as she comes off the ice after performing in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na wipes away tears as she comes off the ice after performing in the women's free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Russia's Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov perform during the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray </p>

Russia's Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov perform during the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

Russia's Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov perform during the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Bobby Ryan of the U.S. trips over Switzerland's Mathias Seger (L) during the second period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol </p>

Bobby Ryan of the U.S. trips over Switzerland's Mathias Seger (L) during the second period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Bobby Ryan of the U.S. trips over Switzerland's Mathias Seger (L) during the second period of their men's ice hockey play-offs quarterfinals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Sven Kramer of the Netherlands competes in the quarter-finals of the men's team pursuit speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen </p>

Sven Kramer of the Netherlands competes in the quarter-finals of the men's team pursuit speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Sven Kramer of the Netherlands competes in the quarter-finals of the men's team pursuit speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>The U.S. bobsleigh team, piloted by Mike Kohn, finish a two-man bobsleigh training heat at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 19, 2010. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski </p>

The U.S. bobsleigh team, piloted by Mike Kohn, finish a two-man bobsleigh training heat at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 19, 2010. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The U.S. bobsleigh team, piloted by Mike Kohn, finish a two-man bobsleigh training heat at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 19, 2010. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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<p>Bill Demong of US celebrates with supporters victory in the individual large hill Nordic Combined final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Bill Demong of US celebrates with supporters victory in the individual large hill Nordic Combined final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Bill Demong of US celebrates with supporters victory in the individual large hill Nordic Combined final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Canada's Joannie Rochette stands as her coach Manon Perron looks up at her after finishing her routine in the women's short programme figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Canada's Joannie Rochette stands as her coach Manon Perron looks up at her after finishing her routine in the women's short programme figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Canada's Joannie Rochette stands as her coach Manon Perron looks up at her after finishing her routine in the women's short programme figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. makes a save against Canada's (L-R) Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley and Patrick Marleau during their men's preliminary ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best </p>

Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. makes a save against Canada's (L-R) Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley and Patrick Marleau during their men's preliminary ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best

Goaltender Ryan Miller of the U.S. makes a save against Canada's (L-R) Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley and Patrick Marleau during their men's preliminary ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best

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<p>A young hockey fan wearing a Hayley Wickenheiser jersey watches a women's hockey game between Finland and China the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol </p>

A young hockey fan wearing a Hayley Wickenheiser jersey watches a women's hockey game between Finland and China the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

A young hockey fan wearing a Hayley Wickenheiser jersey watches a women's hockey game between Finland and China the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Canada's Kelsey Serwa (C) leads France's Ophelie David (L) and France's Marion Josserand during the quarterfinals heat of the women's ski cross at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

Canada's Kelsey Serwa (C) leads France's Ophelie David (L) and France's Marion Josserand during the quarterfinals heat of the women's ski cross at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Canada's Kelsey Serwa (C) leads France's Ophelie David (L) and France's Marion Josserand during the quarterfinals heat of the women's ski cross at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Canada's Warren Shouldice crashes during his landing in the men's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

Canada's Warren Shouldice crashes during his landing in the men's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Canada's Warren Shouldice crashes during his landing in the men's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Canada's Tessa Virtue (L) and Scott Moir hold up their gold medals during the medals ceremony for the ice dance figure skating event at the Vancouver Winter Olympics February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Canada's Tessa Virtue (L) and Scott Moir hold up their gold medals during the medals ceremony for the ice dance figure skating event at the Vancouver Winter Olympics February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Canada's Tessa Virtue (L) and Scott Moir hold up their gold medals during the medals ceremony for the ice dance figure skating event at the Vancouver Winter Olympics February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Bronze medalists Erin Pac and Elana Meyers (rear) of the United States celebrate after their final run in women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

Bronze medalists Erin Pac and Elana Meyers (rear) of the United States celebrate after their final run in women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Bronze medalists Erin Pac and Elana Meyers (rear) of the United States celebrate after their final run in women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 30 km mass start classic cross-country final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 27, 2010. Kowalczyk won the gold medal ahead of Norway's Marit Bjoergen who won silver and Finland's Aino-Kaisa Saarinen who took bronze. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 30 km mass start classic cross-country final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 27, 2010. Kowalczyk won the gold medal...more

Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 30 km mass start classic cross-country final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 27, 2010. Kowalczyk won the gold medal ahead of Norway's Marit Bjoergen who won silver and Finland's Aino-Kaisa Saarinen who took bronze. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Silver medallist Russia's Evgeni Plushenko (C) walks across the gold medal position on the podium as bronze medallist Daisuke Takahashi of Japan reacts during the medal ceremony after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 18, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray </p>

Silver medallist Russia's Evgeni Plushenko (C) walks across the gold medal position on the podium as bronze medallist Daisuke Takahashi of Japan reacts during the medal ceremony after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver...more

Silver medallist Russia's Evgeni Plushenko (C) walks across the gold medal position on the podium as bronze medallist Daisuke Takahashi of Japan reacts during the medal ceremony after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 18, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Sweden's hockey team watch as Finland players celebrate their win in overtime in their women's ice hockey bronze medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best </p>

Sweden's hockey team watch as Finland players celebrate their win in overtime in their women's ice hockey bronze medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best

Sweden's hockey team watch as Finland players celebrate their win in overtime in their women's ice hockey bronze medal game at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shaun Best

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<p>Shani Davis of the U.S. competes in the men's 1500 meters speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010.   REUTERS/Todd Korol</p>

Shani Davis of the U.S. competes in the men's 1500 meters speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Shani Davis of the U.S. competes in the men's 1500 meters speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Bart DOan (R), husband of Olympic Gold medalist Catriona Lemay Doan and Kevin Keenan, brother-in-law of Lemay Doan, both of Calgary, wait for the start of the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the U.S. at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010.     REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA)</p>

Bart DOan (R), husband of Olympic Gold medalist Catriona Lemay Doan and Kevin Keenan, brother-in-law of Lemay Doan, both of Calgary, wait for the start of the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the U.S. at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics,...more

Bart DOan (R), husband of Olympic Gold medalist Catriona Lemay Doan and Kevin Keenan, brother-in-law of Lemay Doan, both of Calgary, wait for the start of the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the U.S. at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA)

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<p>Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay </p>

Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Snow falls over the hill during the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

China's Mengtao Xu gets some air during her training run before the start of the women's aerials freestyle skiing final on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Austria's Benjamin Karl competes in heavy fog during his 1/8 finals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010.     REUTERS/Mike Blake (CANADA)</p>

Austria's Benjamin Karl competes in heavy fog during his 1/8 finals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake (CANADA)

Austria's Benjamin Karl competes in heavy fog during his 1/8 finals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake (CANADA)

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<p>Candles light a memorial for Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili, in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. Kumaritashvili was fatally injured during the final luge training session for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in the last corner of the track at the Whistler Sliding Centre on February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

Candles light a memorial for Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili, in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. Kumaritashvili was fatally injured during the final luge training session for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in the last corner...more

Candles light a memorial for Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili, in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. Kumaritashvili was fatally injured during the final luge training session for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in the last corner of the track at the Whistler Sliding Centre on February 12, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Gold medallist Evan Lysacek of the U.S. waves his country's flag after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 18, 2010. 



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Gold medallist Evan Lysacek of the U.S. waves his country's flag after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Gold medallist Evan Lysacek of the U.S. waves his country's flag after the men's free skating figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>The Netherland's Esme Kamphuis (R) and Tine Veenstra prepare for their run during Heat 1 of the women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

The Netherland's Esme Kamphuis (R) and Tine Veenstra prepare for their run during Heat 1 of the women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

The Netherland's Esme Kamphuis (R) and Tine Veenstra prepare for their run during Heat 1 of the women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Hockey fans watch from the streets of downtown Vancouver as the Canadian men's hockey team plays the U.S. men's team during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010 . REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

Hockey fans watch from the streets of downtown Vancouver as the Canadian men's hockey team plays the U.S. men's team during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010 . REUTERS/Mike Blake

Hockey fans watch from the streets of downtown Vancouver as the Canadian men's hockey team plays the U.S. men's team during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010 . REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Germany's Sandra Kiriasis and Christin Senkel get underway in heat 3 of women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>

Germany's Sandra Kiriasis and Christin Senkel get underway in heat 3 of women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Germany's Sandra Kiriasis and Christin Senkel get underway in heat 3 of women's bobsleigh at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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<p>Germany's Schmitt reacts after his first jump during the individual large hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Germany's Schmitt reacts after his first jump during the individual large hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Germany's Schmitt reacts after his first jump during the individual large hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Shaun White of the U.S. competes during the men's halfpipe qualifying on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

Shaun White of the U.S. competes during the men's halfpipe qualifying on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Shaun White of the U.S. competes during the men's halfpipe qualifying on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. reacts after competing in the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger </p>

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. reacts after competing in the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. reacts after competing in the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

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<p>China's Shen Xue (L) and Zhao Hongbo celebrate on learning that they had won the gold medal after their performance in the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

China's Shen Xue (L) and Zhao Hongbo celebrate on learning that they had won the gold medal after their performance in the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson more

China's Shen Xue (L) and Zhao Hongbo celebrate on learning that they had won the gold medal after their performance in the pairs free skating figure skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Latvia's Andris Sics and Juris Sics (behind) celebrate after finishing their final run of the men's doubles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

Latvia's Andris Sics and Juris Sics (behind) celebrate after finishing their final run of the men's doubles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Latvia's Andris Sics and Juris Sics (behind) celebrate after finishing their final run of the men's doubles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Germany's Andre Lange and Kevin Kuske celebrate after their final heat of the two-man bobsleigh event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Germany's Andre Lange and Kevin Kuske celebrate after their final heat of the two-man bobsleigh event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

Germany's Andre Lange and Kevin Kuske celebrate after their final heat of the two-man bobsleigh event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Gold medallist Alexandre Bilodeau (C) of Canada, silver medallist Dale Begg-Smith of Australia (L) and bronze medallist Bryon Wilson of the U.S. stand on the podium during the ceremony for the men's freestyle skiing moguls competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

Gold medallist Alexandre Bilodeau (C) of Canada, silver medallist Dale Begg-Smith of Australia (L) and bronze medallist Bryon Wilson of the U.S. stand on the podium during the ceremony for the men's freestyle skiing moguls competition at the...more

Gold medallist Alexandre Bilodeau (C) of Canada, silver medallist Dale Begg-Smith of Australia (L) and bronze medallist Bryon Wilson of the U.S. stand on the podium during the ceremony for the men's freestyle skiing moguls competition at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 15, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>Canadians Haley Irwin (L) and Tessa Bonhomme celebrate after winning gold in women's ice hockey at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Scott Audette </p>

Canadians Haley Irwin (L) and Tessa Bonhomme celebrate after winning gold in women's ice hockey at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Canadians Haley Irwin (L) and Tessa Bonhomme celebrate after winning gold in women's ice hockey at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Scott Audette

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<p>Russia's Sergei Chudinov speeds down the track during a practice run in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Russia's Sergei Chudinov speeds down the track during a practice run in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

Russia's Sergei Chudinov speeds down the track during a practice run in the men's skeleton event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Spectators watch as a competitor soars through the air during the large hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined Team event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Spectators watch as a competitor soars through the air during the large hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined Team event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach more

Spectators watch as a competitor soars through the air during the large hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined Team event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. chases a South Korean skater during the men's 5000 metres relay short track speed skating semi-finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. chases a South Korean skater during the men's 5000 metres relay short track speed skating semi-finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. chases a South Korean skater during the men's 5000 metres relay short track speed skating semi-finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>France's Ted Piccard (L) and Daron Rahlves of the U.S. fall during their ski cross freestyle skiing 1/8 finals at Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

France's Ted Piccard (L) and Daron Rahlves of the U.S. fall during their ski cross freestyle skiing 1/8 finals at Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

France's Ted Piccard (L) and Daron Rahlves of the U.S. fall during their ski cross freestyle skiing 1/8 finals at Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>Athletes ski during the men's 4 x 7.5 km relay biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 26, 2010. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Athletes ski during the men's 4 x 7.5 km relay biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 26, 2010. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes ski during the men's 4 x 7.5 km relay biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 26, 2010. Picture taken with a tilt and shift lens. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Gold medallist Wang Meng of China leaps into the arms of her team mates and coaches after the women's 500 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Gold medallist Wang Meng of China leaps into the arms of her team mates and coaches after the women's 500 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Gold medallist Wang Meng of China leaps into the arms of her team mates and coaches after the women's 500 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Bronze medallist Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. holds up his fingers to indicate his seven Olympic medals after the men's 1000 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark </p>

Bronze medallist Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. holds up his fingers to indicate his seven Olympic medals after the men's 1000 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Bronze medallist Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. holds up his fingers to indicate his seven Olympic medals after the men's 1000 metres short track speed skating finals at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>A fan reads a newspaper in the rain and fog at the finish area of the women's snowboard cross event during a weather delay at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Games on Cypress Mountain February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

A fan reads a newspaper in the rain and fog at the finish area of the women's snowboard cross event during a weather delay at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Games on Cypress Mountain February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

A fan reads a newspaper in the rain and fog at the finish area of the women's snowboard cross event during a weather delay at the Vancouver Winter Olympics Games on Cypress Mountain February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>Japan's Yuichi Onda, France's Cyril Miranda and Switzerland's Dario Cologna (L-R) react as they cross the finish line during the men's team sprint cross-country semifinal at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>

Japan's Yuichi Onda, France's Cyril Miranda and Switzerland's Dario Cologna (L-R) react as they cross the finish line during the men's team sprint cross-country semifinal at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February...more

Japan's Yuichi Onda, France's Cyril Miranda and Switzerland's Dario Cologna (L-R) react as they cross the finish line during the men's team sprint cross-country semifinal at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 22, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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<p>Athletes cast shadows on the ground as they line up for the start of the women's 12.5 km mass start biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder </p>

Athletes cast shadows on the ground as they line up for the start of the women's 12.5 km mass start biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Athletes cast shadows on the ground as they line up for the start of the women's 12.5 km mass start biathlon final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 21, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>Switzerland's Dominique Gisin lies on the snow after crashing during the women's Alpine Skiing Downhill race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Switzerland's Dominique Gisin lies on the snow after crashing during the women's Alpine Skiing Downhill race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Switzerland's Dominique Gisin lies on the snow after crashing during the women's Alpine Skiing Downhill race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Austria's Benjamin Karl (L) leads Slovenia's Zan Kosir during their quarterfinals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

Austria's Benjamin Karl (L) leads Slovenia's Zan Kosir during their quarterfinals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Austria's Benjamin Karl (L) leads Slovenia's Zan Kosir during their quarterfinals heat of the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Cypress Mountain at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. skis during the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich </p>

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. skis during the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. skis during the women's Alpine Skiing Super-G race at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

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<p>Canada's Tania Vicent (L) is pushed by her team mate Jessica Gregg during the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Canada's Tania Vicent (L) is pushed by her team mate Jessica Gregg during the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Canada's Tania Vicent (L) is pushed by her team mate Jessica Gregg during the women's 3000 metres relay short track speed skating final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Canada's Kelsey Serwa competes during qualifying in the women's ski cross during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

Canada's Kelsey Serwa competes during qualifying in the women's ski cross during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Canada's Kelsey Serwa competes during qualifying in the women's ski cross during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Gold medalist Alexei Grishin of Belarus competes in his first jump during the men's aerials freestyle skiing final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

Gold medalist Alexei Grishin of Belarus competes in his first jump during the men's aerials freestyle skiing final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Gold medalist Alexei Grishin of Belarus competes in his first jump during the men's aerials freestyle skiing final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Russia's Albert Demtschenko speeds down the track during his third run of the men's luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Russia's Albert Demtschenko speeds down the track during his third run of the men's luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

Russia's Albert Demtschenko speeds down the track during his third run of the men's luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Spectators take pictures of the Olympic cauldron from behind a chain link fence during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 14, 2010. For tens of thousands pouring into downtown Vancouver on Sunday the Olympic cauldron, the most important symbol of the Winter Games, was locked behind a ring of steel. Organisers have said the fence in front of the cauldron is a necessary accessory to a Games which have been marked by occasionally violent protests. REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

Spectators take pictures of the Olympic cauldron from behind a chain link fence during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 14, 2010. For tens of thousands pouring into downtown Vancouver on Sunday the Olympic cauldron, the most important...more

Spectators take pictures of the Olympic cauldron from behind a chain link fence during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 14, 2010. For tens of thousands pouring into downtown Vancouver on Sunday the Olympic cauldron, the most important symbol of the Winter Games, was locked behind a ring of steel. Organisers have said the fence in front of the cauldron is a necessary accessory to a Games which have been marked by occasionally violent protests. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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