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LONDON – As worldwide pressure grows for a memorial to the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre during Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee continues to be resolutely...
The Fabulous ForumSo here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAttention Olympic hopefuls: If you want to minimize your risk of injury, you're better off competing in a Summer Games sport than a Winter Games event. That's the conclusion of a new study that analyzed 287 injury reports from the 2010 Winter Games in...
The Dish RagThe Winter Olympics got off to a tragic start Friday (Feb. 12) when Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died after losing control of his sled and hitting into an unpadded metal post while training at the Whistler Sliding Center outside Vancouver....
Associated PressWHISTLER, British Columbia -- A men's Olympic luger from the former Soviet republic of Georgia has crashed during training and is receiving emergency treatment. Officials said Nodar Kumaritashvili lost control of his sled Friday, went over the wall of...
Associated PressWHISTLER, British Columbia - Everyone made it down safely. For luge, that meant progress, healing and normalcy. Cowbells clanged, fans with painted faces waved flags, and even IOC president Jacques Rogge looked on as the celebration of this hyper-speedy...
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Show TrackerWith less than an hour to go until the start of opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Olympics, NBC telecast a few seconds of video that got the games off to a somber start: The horrifying crash that killed Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili earlier...
All The RageBefore we hunker down to spend the next couple of weeks watching world-class athletic competitions at the Vancouver Olympics, let's take note of how good most competitors looked at the opening ceremonies Friday. Why? Well, as my spouse is fond......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe father of the Georgian luger killed at the Vancouver Olympics said Monday that his son worried the track was too dangerous, but insisted on competing because he had come to the Games to try to win. “He told me:......
Company TownNBC's broadcast of the Winter Olympics' opening ceremony on Friday scored big ratings with an average of 32.6 million people watching the festivities. It was the second largest audience for a Winter Olympics kickoff since 1994. The Salt Lake City......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe Georgian Olympic Committee on Thursday blamed the track, not the athlete for the accident that killed 21-year-old Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili hours before the opening of the Winter Olympics. "I exclude the possibility that Nodar was not...
L.A. Times Olympics BlogInternational Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said Thursday the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili will be one of the legacies of the Vancouver Games, similar to how the killing of Israeli athletes will forever be associated with the...
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