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US Breaks Medal Record

Ohno makes up for DQ with 8th medal

(Newser) - So rather than the Vonn-couver Olympics, these Games will likely belong to the entire US delegation instead. The Americans reached 34 medals with a silver and a bronze in short-track speedskating last night, and clinched two more by advancing to gold medal matches—36, topping the US record of 34... More »

Ohno Disqualified, Can't Add to Medal Haul

American's silver pulled after he pushes Canadian

(Newser) - Speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno couldn’t add to his American-Olympic-record total of seven medals tonight at the Vancouver Games, seeing a silver medal in the 500 meters taken away after he was disqualified for apparently pushing a Canadian competitor. Ohno and Francois-Louis Tremblay tangled in the final turn; Tremblay... More »

Ohno's 7th Medal Breaks US Record

Overcomes rare misstep to grab bronze; two more chances remain

(Newser) - Apolo Anton Ohno made history the hard way, overcoming a rare mistake that dropped him to last place before rallying to earn his record seventh Olympic medal. Ohno overtook two skaters on the last lap of the 1,500-meter short track final last night for a bronze, surpassing speedskater Bonnie... More »

Big Day Lies Ahead for USA Stars

Davis, White, Vonn, Ohno all competing tody

(Newser) - Today is the biggest day yet for American contenders at Vancouver 2010 and headliners hope to boost the country's already impressive medal haul. Speedskater Shani Davis is aiming for gold in the 1,000 meters and snowboarder Shaun White will compete in the halfpipe. Lindsey Vonn is skiiing in the... More »

US Grabs 1st Gold in Women's Moguls

Ohno skates to 6th Olympic medal as US takes early lead

(Newser) - Apolo Anton Ohno scored his sixth Olympic medal yesterday, a silver in the men's 1500 meter speedskating that made him the most decorated US Winter Olympian since Bonnie Blair—and put the US on the medal stand for the first time in Vancouver. Hannah Kearney's win in the women's ski... More »

DVR-Worthy Olympic Moments

Speed skating, hockey and Tanith Belbin makes Esquire list

(Newser) - If, like many, your interest in the Vancouver Games is lukewarm (kinda like the weather keeping the ski slopes snow-free), Esquire provides a list of the don’t-miss Olympic moments. Some highlights:
  • Friday: Opening ceremonies. Vancouver’s spending less than half the $100 million Beijing did in 2008. Or you
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