Winter Olympics

German gatecrashes Vonn's Olympic party

By Duncan Mackay in Vancouver

February 18 - Lindsey Vonn's dreams of winning five Olympic gold medals at these Games ended here today when she crashed out of the super combined event and handed victory to Germany's Maria Riesch (pictured).

Ferry victory marred by black day for biathlon

By Duncan Mackay in Vancouver

February 16 - Biathlon leaders were embarrassed after several problems caused by officials and volunteers marred the victory in the 12.5 kilometre pursuit of Bjorn Ferry (pictured), making him the first Swedish man to claim a gold medal in the sport for 50 years.