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Interactive: An icon for Vancouver

Intended as a lasting architectural symbol of the Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval will host the long-track speedskating competition during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located south of downtown, the $143-million facility sits on the banks of the Fraser River across from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond.

Final four: Men's hockey tournament

How teams advanced in the men’s hockey tournament at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Evan Lysacek: Figure skating

Reigning world champion figure skater Evan Lysacek of the U.S.  is known for his artistry, intricate step sequences and combination of triple jumps. His demanding triple axel is one of his strongest moves.

Interactive: Short-track speedskating team relay

Apolo Anton Ohno and his teammates, the reigning world champions, will race against teams from South Korea, Canada, China and France in the final relay. Twenty skaters will be on the ice, but only five at a time will be racing against one another.

Lopsided results: U.S. and Canada roll through women's hockey tournament

The U.S. and Canada women’s hockey teams face off Thursday for the gold medal, having dismantled their opponents by a combined score of 86-4. Scoring by period:

Women's figure skating short program results

In setting a world record for a short program, Kim Yuna equaled or bested the scores of her two closest competitors in six of eight required elements, plus the program component category.

Day by day: U.S. Olympic medal haul so far

The U.S. has won 26 medals through Tuesday, Feb. 23, with seven gold, nine silver and 10 bronze.

Curling: Stone cold crazy

Canada continues its quest for two golds in curling, which involves two teams of four players pushing round stones across a measured length of ice. As stones travel down the ice, sweepers direct them by using brooms.

Bracket: Men's hockey tournament

The U.S. men’s hockey team received a bye to the quarterfinals after defeating Canada, which faces Germany on Tuesday in the qualifying round.

Jeret 'Speedy' Peterson's trademark 'hurricane' aerial trick

U.S. freestyle skier Jeret "Speedy" Peterson is watching Vancouver weather conditions in hopes that he can attempt his trademark "hurricane" aerial trick. Here’s how he does his quintuple-twisting triple back flip:


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