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Reporter Pilloried for Making Bode Miller Cry

NBC's Christin Cooper kept asking about skier's late brother

(Newser) - Bode Miller yesterday became both the oldest Alpine skier to win an Olympic medal and the US skier with the most Olympic medals , when he won bronze in the super-G—but what most people are talking about after the win is the uncomfortable interview that followed. Miller, interviewed by NBC'... More »

Another Big Miss for the US Team

Ted Ligety, Bode Miller fail to medal in super-combined

(Newser) - Sandro Viletta of Switzerland stunned the favorites and won the Olympic super-combined title today in a spring-like race in which the temperature soared to 55 degrees. Viletta finished in a two-run combined time of 2 minutes, 45.20 seconds. Ivica Kostelic of Croatia took the silver medal in this event... More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins 3rd Straight World Cup

Becomes most successful skier in US history

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn won her third straight overall World Cup title today, becoming the most accomplished skier the United States has ever had. "I gave it all I had. I have nothing more," Vonn says. "I am the most successful American ever and I am very, very happy.... More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins 1st Post-Olympics Race

US skier extends lead in World Cup standings

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn secured a narrow victory in a World Cup downhill today, her first competition since the Vancouver Olympics. Vonn finished the Nationale course in 1 minute, 35.26 seconds, a mere 0.01 seconds ahead of Italy's Johanna Scharf. Marianne Abderhalden of Switzerland was third, 0.38 seconds behind... More »

Kramer, Miller Screw Up Big

Speedskating gaffe particularly tragic

(Newser) - Bode Miller made the kind of mistake that sometimes happens in skiing. But the gaffe made by Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer? Unbelievable. Kramer went through the 10,000-meter race in what would've been record time, but was disqualified for not switching lanes while coming out of a turn. The craziest... More »

Bode Miller Wins Gold ... Finally

Sixth Olympic medal, in Alpine super-combined, is the longed-for color

(Newser) - Bode Miller has finally fulfilled his expectations and won an Olympic gold medal, using a blistering slalom run to complete a super-combined victory. After placing seventh in the downhill run, the New Hampshire native skied one of the fastest slalom legs today for a two-run combined time of 2:44.... More »

Svindal Edges Out Bode for Super-G Gold

Norwegian denies Miller his 2nd shot at the No. 1 slot

(Newser) - Bode Miller missed yet another shot at gold today, finishing second to Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway in the men's super-G. Svindal won in 1 minute, 30.34 seconds on a tough, icy course. Miller trailed by 0.28 seconds, and the US' Andrew Weibrecht was 0.31 behind Svindal... More »

Meet 25 Olympic Hotties

Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller aren't the only attractive athletes

(Newser) - Sure, the thrill of competition is one reason to watch the Olympics—extremely attractive athletes is another reason. Eiseley Tauginas lists 25 of the hottest on BlackBook :
  1. Lacy Schnoor: This "sexpot" American freestyle skier was featured "rather provocatively" in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.
  2. Chris Drury: Captain of the
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Defago Sweeps Past Bode for Downhill Gold

Miller forced to settle for bronze

(Newser) - The men's downhill skiing competition surged out of the gate in Whistler today, but with all eyes on Bode Miller, little-known Swiss skier Didier Defago unseated the American's solid performance and snatched the gold for himself. Defago, which the New York Times notes isn't even the most famous skier with... More »

Vancouver 2010: Cold Weather, Hot Guys

Sure, they're bundled up, but use your imagination

(Newser) - Not into sports? There are plenty of other reason to watch the Winter Olympics, according to the ladies at The Frisky . Click the link for a complete list of the hottest guys of the Vancouver Games. More »

Faster, Stronger ... and More Polite?

US athletes hit 'manners training' to avoid Bode fiascos

(Newser) - US Olympians are getting a new type of training: lessons in how to behave in Beijing, reports the Wall Street Journal. In a required course the USOC calls the "ambassador program," US athletes are receiving instruction on topics ranging from appropriate chopstick use to the correct way to... More »

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