February 15: Chinese Pair Wins Skating Gold

  • Figure skaters Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo of China react to their winning score after performing their pairs free program. The husband-and-wife team took the gold in pairs figure skating.
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    Figure skaters Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo of China react to their winning score after performing their pairs free program. The husband-and-wife team took the gold in pairs figure skating.
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  • Joji Kato of Japan competes during the men's speed skating 500m. Kato won the bronze medal in the race.
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    Joji Kato of Japan competes during the men's speed skating 500m. Kato won the bronze medal in the race.
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  • Seth Wescott of the United States (front) races fellow American Nate Holland and Fabio Caduff of Switzerland in men's snowboard cross. Wescott won the gold medal in the event.
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    Seth Wescott of the United States (front) races fellow American Nate Holland and Fabio Caduff of Switzerland in men's snowboard cross. Wescott won the gold medal in the event.
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  • Haavard Vad Petersson of the Norwegian curling team gets set to deliver a stone during practice. The team had been searching for red pants, when team member Christoffer Svae found the diamond-printed pants online.  The standard color of curler's pants are black.
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    Haavard Vad Petersson of the Norwegian curling team gets set to deliver a stone during practice. The team had been searching for red pants, when team member Christoffer Svae found the diamond-printed pants online. The standard color of curler's pants are black.
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  • Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China compete in the figure skating pairs free skate.
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    Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China compete in the figure skating pairs free skate.
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  • U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn takes a curve during a training session for the women's downhill event.  Despite a bruised shin, Vonn posted the fastest time during a morning run.
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    U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn takes a curve during a training session for the women's downhill event. Despite a bruised shin, Vonn posted the fastest time during a morning run.
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  • Remo Fischer of Switzerland competes during the men's cross-country skiing 15km free at Whistler Olympic Park.
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    Remo Fischer of Switzerland competes during the men's cross-country skiing 15km free at Whistler Olympic Park.
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  • Fans wear Vancouver 2010 mittens during the first run of the women's singles luge competition.
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    Fans wear Vancouver 2010 mittens during the first run of the women's singles luge competition.
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  • The Dutch band Kleintje Pils, or Small Beer, entertains the fans during the first of two heats in the men's 500m speed-skating race.
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    The Dutch band Kleintje Pils, or Small Beer, entertains the fans during the first of two heats in the men's 500m speed-skating race.
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  • Shaun White of the United States jumps in the halfpipe during training.
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    Shaun White of the United States jumps in the halfpipe during training.
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  • Switzerland's Didier Defago reacts after setting the fastest time to win the gold medal in the men's downhill skiing race. Defago, who was not even guaranteed a chance to race when he arrived at the Olympics, beat favorite and teammate Didier Cuche.
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    Switzerland's Didier Defago reacts after setting the fastest time to win the gold medal in the men's downhill skiing race. Defago, who was not even guaranteed a chance to race when he arrived at the Olympics, beat favorite and teammate Didier Cuche.
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  • Dario Cologna of Switzerland lies on the snow after the men's cross-country skiing 15km free. Cologna underlined his status as one of cross-country's rising stars by taking gold in the men's 15km freestyle.
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    Dario Cologna of Switzerland lies on the snow after the men's cross-country skiing 15km free. Cologna underlined his status as one of cross-country's rising stars by taking gold in the men's 15km freestyle.
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