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…
China is facing increasing scrutiny for many of its policies as the Summer Games in Beijing draw closer -- and protesters have seized the Olympic torch's current global tour as a platform to voice opposition to China's rule of Tibet,…
Security was tightened around San Francisco Wednesday as city officials braced for a wave of protests in response to the Olympic torch's only North American appearance on its journey to Beijing.
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