Latest Turin Stories

2006-02-26 21:35:34

By Alan Baldwin TURIN (Reuters) - Hermann Maier was billed as Austria's headline maker at the Turin Olympics. Nobody bargained for Walter Mayer.

2006-02-26 15:34:40

TURIN (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge closed the 20th Winter Olympics in Turin on Sunday at a ceremony celebrating the Italian tradition of carnival.

2006-02-26 14:34:12

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - While Sweden celebrated a gold medal win over Nordic neighbors Finland in Olympic men's ice hockey it is unlikely Detroit Red Wings supporters were as excited.

2006-02-26 14:21:01

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Italian cross-country skier Giorgio di Centa provided a fairytale finale for the Turin Winter Olympics on Sunday, fuelling celebrations to close the 20th Games.

2006-02-26 09:37:51

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Italian cross-country skier Giorgio di Centa popped the champagne corks early on Sunday as Turin prepared to celebrate late into the night the end of the 20th Winter Olympics.

2006-02-26 03:57:04

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - A week-long Austrian doping saga involving night-time raids, police and drugs testers may have dominated headlines at the Turin Olympics yet the Games were among the cleanest yet.

2006-02-25 22:14:52

By Nelson Graves TURIN (Reuters) - The keepers of the flame live in a hole and survive on cold cereal, crackers and baked beans. Federico Fiorini pressed the green button that ignited the Olympic cauldron at the start of the Turin Games.

2006-02-24 15:52:22

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Chad Hedrick came to the Winter Olympics gunning for five golds. He won only one but that has not silenced the outspoken speedskater.

2006-02-23 20:36:44

By Steve Ginsburg TURIN (Reuters) - Janica Kostelic's vacillating health and a tricky weather pattern over the Italian Alps were lingering questions heading into Friday's giant slalom, the final women's Alpine ski race of the Olympics.

2006-02-23 16:50:24

By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - With a doping scandal refusing to fade, Austrian officials locked horns with Olympic chiefs on Thursday accusing them of punishing their team unnecessarily. Austria were not the only team to be licking their wounds.

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