winter games

  • March 1, 2010  

    Canada celebrated the close of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver with its most-prized victory: a gold medal in men’s hockey, thanks to Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal to defeat the U.S. Gwen Ifill speaks with Canadian journalist Ian Hanomansing about the significance of the games for the host country. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2010  

    The 21st Olympic Winter Games kick off Friday in Vancouver with the lighting of the Olympic cauldron and the parade of nations, but hours before the opening ceremonies, Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was killed during a training run. Jeffrey Brown speaks with USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan in Vancouver. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2010  

    Chris Klug is back in pursuit of Olympic gold in Vancouver after receiving a life-saving liver transplant and winning the battle for qualification that kept him out of the 2006 games. The 37-year-old snowboarder took home the bronze in the Salt Lake City Olympics in 2002. Continue reading