Italy is celebrating after claiming their first gold medal of the Torino Games. Reigning Olympic champion, Armin Zoeggeler won the men’s luge at Cesana Pariol.
Russia’s Svetlana Ishmouratova produced an exemplary display of marksmanship and a fast ski time to win the women's 15 kilometre biathlon at Cesana San Sicario.
Scandanavian athletes traditionally dominate normal hill ski jumping, but athletes from some Asian nations have been in top form this season.
United States figure skater Michelle Kwan has made one of the toughest decisions of her career–to withdraw from the Torino Games.
A talented new-wave of rinks have their eyes firmly set on winning the men’s curling gold but the old-guard from Europe may still stand in their way.