Thu, August 19, 2010

2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games

Vancouver Winter Olympics lowers curtain with joy and sorrow

As the Vancouver Olympic Flame was extinguished by "snow" falling from the ceiling of the British Columbia Place, the 17-day winter sports gala went to a touching ending here on Sunday evening in downtown Vancouver. Full story


2010 Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympics will be a major international multi-sport event held on February 12–28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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How many golds will China likely pocket at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games?
More than 7


Medal Count

Chinese Gold Winners


Sun Linlin / Wang Meng / Zhou Yang / Zhang Hui

Zhou Yang

Wang Meng

Shen Xue / Zhao Hongbo

Olympic champ Zhou Yang honored as Outstanding Woman

2010-03-03 14:49:51 GMT Xinhua English CHANGCHUN,Northeast China,March 3 (Xinhua)— Winter Olympic champion Zhou Yang was selected on Wednesday as one of 10 Outstanding Women of Changchun which is her hometown.

Did Kim Yuna have plastic surgery?

2010-03-03 14:46:14 GMT Xinhua English The photo posted above purports to show Kim Yuna before (R) and after (L). Rumor spreads that Kim Yuna had a facial plastic surgery to make her more beautiful and more attractive as she twist and turn on the solid ice. This beautiful, sexy Kim Yuna is the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 gold medalist.

S korean: $34,700 reward for Olympic gold medal

2010-03-03 03:10:20 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, March 2 (Xinhua) -- South Korean Winter Olympic athletes, including gold-medalist figure skater Kim Yu-na's Canadian coach, will be rewarded financially by the government for their performance at the Vancouver Olympics, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Tuesday.

Top 10 scandals at Vancouver Olympics

2010-03-02 13:22:07 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING,March 2(Xinhuanet) -- After winning the silver of 4x10 men's 4X10-kilometer cross-country skiing relay, the Norwegian skier Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset blamed his bad ski run for watching too much porn.

More joy, breakthroughs for China at Winter Games

2010-03-02 02:33:35 GMT Global Times As the Vancouver Winter Games came to a close at the BC Place Monday, China finally make sure of a top-eight finish in the medal standings for the first time ever.

China's 5 breakthroughs at Vancouver Games

2010-03-02 02:25:05 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Mar. 2 -- As the Vancouver Olympics concluded all competitions on Sunday, China is again celebrating unprecedented sporting success on the world stage. Before this year, the country had won only four gold medals in the history of the Winter Games- within a matter of weeks it has more than doubled that tally. Here are the five breakthroughs China has made at Vancouver:

China makes historic breakthrough in winter sports at Vancouver Olympics

2010-03-01 00:47:58 GMT Xinhua English VANCOUVER, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Following consecutive two-gold finish in both Salt Lake City and Turin, China made historic breakthrough in winter sports as it claimed five titles plus two silvers and four bronzes at the Vancouver Games which concluded all competitions here on Sunday.

Chinese super women break South Koreans' monopoly in short track skating

2010-02-27 11:41:41 GMT Xinhua English VANCOUVER, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- When four Chinese skaters assumed a theatrical pose of Hollywood movie "Superman" on the top of the podium, they declared a new age has come to the short track speed skating at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Kim Yu-Na dazzles in figure skating short program

2010-02-24 07:05:30 GMT Xinhua English World champion Yu-Na Kim of South Korea, 19, performs in the women's figure skating short program in the women's competition Tuesday Feb. 23, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Kim Yu-na has set a world best in routing a strong field in the women's short program at the Vancouver Olympics. Her score of 78.5 points not only shattered her own record, it put her almost five points ahead of longtime rival Mao Asada.

Skiers ski with their dancing shadows

2010-02-23 13:33:09 GMT Xinhua English Poland's Adam Malysz soars through the air during the first jump of the individual large hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 20, 2010.

Dance freely on the ice in Vancouver Olympics

2010-02-23 12:52:07 GMT Xinhua English Meryl Davis (L)/Charlie White of the United States perform during the ice dancing free dance of figure skating at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 22, 2010.

Chinese women's curling team wins Canada at Vancouver Games

2010-02-23 12:45:00 GMT Xinhua English China's Liu Yin (C) and Yue Qingshuang (R) brush the ice during the women's curling round robin match against Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 21, 2010. China won 6-5.