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Women sport news - Paralympic Updates
General update March 13th - 16th, Vancouver, Paralympic Games
Women sport news - South Korean success in Vancouver worth trillions it is claimed
South Koreas success at the Vancouver Olympic Games 2010, produced the star of the games Kim Yu-Na and was worth a staggering 20.2 trillion to the countrys economy
Women sport news - USA Wraps Up Outstanding Games
The U.S. Olympic Ski and Snowboarding Team wrapped up the 2010 Olympic Winter Games on Sunday with 17 U.S. athletes combining to win 21 medals, including six gold, over the course of 16 days of competition.
Women sport news - Randall Leads U.S. in Relay
Norway’s Marit Bjoergen pulled well ahead of the Italian team to coast to her third gold of these Games in the women’s 4x5K relay on Thursday. Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led the U.S. Ski Team into 12th place, with the sprint specialist gritting out a fourth-place first leg.

Rights Holders Deliver More Coverage of Vancouver

With more than 25 broadcasters anticipated to have TV coverage from the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the number of broadcasting hours and cumulated TV viewers are expected to exceed that of the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games.

US Skaters win medals at Olympic Winter Games.

Davis and White delivered three spectacular performances to finish less than six points back of gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and win the second-ever U.S. photo US Figure Skating

Yu Na Kim grabs Olympic Title

Yu-Na Kim of Korea grabbed the Olympic title with a world-record score of 228.56 points, while her chief rival, Mao Asada of Japan, collected the silver medal with 205.50 points.

Schleper leads US in Slalom

Germanys Maria Riesch won her second gold of these Games in Fridays slalom, with Sarah Schleper (Vail, CO) leading the U.S. in 16th. Lindsey Vonn (Vail) straddled a gate on the first run and didnt finish, yet was happy to close the Games with a gold in the downhill and bronze in super G.

Fast 2nd run lands Mancuso 8th

WHISTLER CREEKSIDE, BC (Feb. 25) – Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA) rebounded well from Wednesdays unfortunate restart, carving Thursdays third-fastest run to move up from 18th to eighth in giant slalom.

Germanys Rebensburg a surprise giant slalom champion

Germany’s Viktoria Rebensberg has gone from World Junior champion to Olympic champion in less than a year.

Netherlands Takes Home PGS Gold

The Netherlands Nicolien Sauerbreij won gold in ladies parallel giant slalom Friday, beating Russias Ekaterina Ilyukhina in the final. Michelle Gorgone (Boston) finished 14th after losing in the first round on a late charge from Ilyukhina.

U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team Tops Sweden, 9-1

The U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team defeated Sweden, 9-1, here this afternoon in the semifinal round of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. With the win, Team USA advanced to the gold-medal game, which will take place Thursday (Feb. 25) at 3:30 p.m. PST. photo Jeff Cable USA Hockey

Vonn gets bronze in Super G

It wasnt another gold, but Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) earned her second Olympic medal with a gutsy bronze in Saturdays super G. Austrias Andrea Fischbacher sped down in the days fastest time, while Slovenias Tina Maze edged out Vonn for the silver.

Williams wins Gold for GB

Amy Williams claimed Great Britain’s first solo Winter Olympics gold medal for 30 years with a stunning performance in the women’s skeleton. Williams, 27, became Britain’s first medalist of the 2010 games in Vancouver, smashing her own track record along the way. Report by David Brenchley

Fischbacher delivers Gold to Austria

Andrea Fischbacher has delivered a gold medal to Austria for the first time at the alpine ski racing events of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

U.S Women battle hard in Pursuit

Norway\\\'s Marit Bjoergen came from behind to earn her second gold medal of the 2010 Olympics on a sunny day in Whistler, adding her victory in the 15K pursuit to an earlier sprint win.

Mancuso charges to second silver

Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA) charted a courageous line through Thursday afternoons slalom run to earn her second silver in two events. photo Doug Haney US Ski Team

U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team Blanks Finland, 6-0,

The U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team scored three first-period goals in less than four minutes en route to a 6-0 victory against Finland here this afternoon in its third and final preliminary-round game of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Team USA will face Sweden in the semifinal round Monday (Feb. 22) at 12 p.m. PST.

Dramatic win for Germanys Riesch in Ladies super combined

Maria Riesch of Germany grabbed gold in a thrilling ladies super combined today at the Olympic Winter Games in Whistler, BC.

Teter Silver, Clark Bronze in Pipe

Olympic gold medalists Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT) and Kelly Clark (Mt. Snow) added silver and bronze to their respective trophy cases, while Australias Torah Bright brought the gold medal Down Under with a final run 45.0 in Thursday nights womens halfpipe.

U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team Earns 13-0 Victory over Russia

The U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team scored an Olympic record seven power-play goals en route to a 13-0 victory over Russia here this afternoon in its second game of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Team USA improved to 2-0-0-0 with the win and secured a spot in the tournaments semifinal round.

Compton Leads USA in XC Opener

Charlotte Kalla won gold for Sweden in the first cross country event of these Games, while Caitlin Compton (Minneapolis) was the top finisher for the U.S. in 30th after a long, hard fight to reach her first Olympics at 29.

Pain Fillied Vonn Leads Training

The U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team bore its teeth in a speedy return to action today, with Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Julia Mancuso (Olympic Valley, CA) going 1-2 in the first session of downhill training and four Americans landing among the top 20 in the afternoon session Monday. photo Dough Haney US Ski Team

U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team Defeats China, 12-1, in Olympic Winter Games Opener

Jenny Potter (Edina, Minn.) set a U.S. Olympic Womens Ice Hockey Team single-game record with five points (3-2) and also became the United States all-time Olympic Winter Games career points leader (17GP, 8-18--26).

Athletes Share Amazing Ceremonies

VANCOUVER, BC (Feb. 12) – Its officially on! In the truest spirit of the Games, members of 2010 Olympic Ski and Snowboarding Team took a break from their individual goals to share pride for their country and respect for competitors in Friday nights opening ceremonies at BC Place.

ParalympicsGB announce team to compete in alpine skiing at 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

ParalympicsGB has today (Friday January 29) announced the team that will compete in alpine skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada from March 12-21, 2010.

Vancouver Testing at final sports event

VANOC continues testing at final sport event counting down to 2010 Winter Games Tickets start at $10 to watch world’s best female hockey players compete in Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver

One year to go! Canada celebrates 365-day countdown to Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

Exactly a year from today, the world will come to Canada for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Paralympic Games to celebrate and witness human beings push themselves to the limit for a shot at gold and glory, reminding everyone what is possible if they dream.

Testing successfully completed at biathlon sport event

The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) successfully completed its operational testing today at the e.on Ruhrgas IBU World Cup Biathlon which ran from March 11 to 15. © VANOC/COVAN.

Testing completed at Paralympic alpine skiing sport event in Whistler

Just two days after the One-Year Countdown celebrations to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) completed its operational testing today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) alpine skiing sport event.© VANOC/COVAN.
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