Jamaica captured world attention in 1988 when it sent a bobsled team to the Winter Olympics in Calgary. Now Jamaica's beloved bobsled team is trying to qualify for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Winter Olympics are just 18 days away. They're being held in Vancouver and the mountain resort of Whistler. As the World's Jason Margolis reports, business is tough in Whistler in the run-up to the Games.
Medal ceremonies at the Olympics used to be solemn moments. But that's changed over the years, as is evident in Vancouver. The World's Jason Margolis has more on the history and evolution of the medal ceremony.
For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a mountain in British Columbia, Canada where there is plenty of snow for skiers this season unlike last year when snow had to be helicoptered for the Winter Olympics.
Host Aaron Schachter has been watching the Olympic coverage and is troubled by one thing: "Why are there so many empty seats?" Aaron talks with Mihir Bose who's covering the Olympics for the Evening Standard.
Months after deciding to drop wrestling from the Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has reversed course and decided the sport will be in the line-up until at least 2024. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with US women's team member Elena Pirozhkova.
Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.