2010 Winter Olympics
VANCOUVER - Organizers of the Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympics, which ended on Sunday, are confident of avoiding a budget deficit when the final bills are paid.
MOSCOW - Gennady Alyoshin has quit as Russia's deputy sports minister, the ministry said on Thursday.
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Winter Olympics ended in spectacular triumph on Sunday with a dazzling closing ceremony that mixed traditional pomp with self-deprecating humor to put the icing on 17 days of unrelenting drama and action. | Video
MOSCOW - Russia is pressuring local journalists to toe the Kremlin line on preparations to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, blocking coverage of environmental problems and evictions, a leading media rights group said.
ROME - Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has blamed the winter sports federations for the country's disappointing performances at the Vancouver Olympics.
VANCOUVER - Canadians awoke to something new on Monday, a strange feeling they could compete with the big boys and feel good about it.
VANCOUVER - "Sid the Kid" became "the Man" by scoring what will be forever remembered as Canada's golden goal in a 3-2 Olympic final overtime win over the United States on Sunday to cap one of the most compelling sporting showdowns ever seen on a sheet of ice. | Video
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC's coverage of the Vancouver Games concluded much as it began: easily outpacing the network's performance during the Turin Games in 2006 but ranking lower than other modern Winter Olympics.
TOKYO - Japan's skiing officials have been read the riot act after one of their snowboarders wore his Vancouver Olympic uniform in "hip hop" style last month.
VANCOUVER - Canada herded 60,000 man-made moose and made its dignified Mounties dance in the Olympic host nation's playful poke at what it means to be Canadian as the Winter Games came to a close on Sunday.