S.Korean Kim wins figure skating gold with record score

Kim Yu-na of South Korea won the women's figure skating gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday, delivering an elegant program in royal fashion.

Team China

China win women's 3,000 relay gold

China won Olympic gold in the women's short track 3,000 metres relay on Wednesday after four-times champions South Korea were disqualified while they were celebrating what they thought was their victory.

Off the Field

More children encouraged to take up ice hockey

Veteran players and the national coach have called for more children to join the sport of ice hockey as the nation is suffering from a critical lack of reserve players.

About Vancouver

Host city Vancouver

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games start on Feb. 12 in Canada. Here are some facts about the host city of Vancouver on Canada's Pacific coast:

Medal Tally
 Rank Country Gold  Silver  Bronze 
Canada 13 7 5
Germany  10 12 7
US  9  14 13
Norway 8 6
South Korea   6   6 
7  China   5   2   4 


Basic Fact

Feburary 10 - 28, 2010.
Approximately 2,500 will compete in 15 sports and over 86 medal events.


Miga is a young sea bear who lives in the ocean with her family pod, beyond Vancouver Island, near Tofino. Sea bears are part killer whale and part bear.

Quatchi is a young sasquatch who comes from the mysterious forests of Canada. Quatchi is shy, but loves to explore and meet new friends.

Sumi is an animal spirit who lives in the mountains of British Columbia. Sumi's background is drawn from many places. He wears the hat of the orca whale.