Are the Olympics moving too fast?

Vancouver, British Columbia, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, spent approximately $100 million to construct newer, bigger and faster courses for the world's finest athletes. But we're discovering bigger isn't always better.


Olympic luger dies after crash

The death of a luge competitor who left the track at high speed has cast a shadow over the Winter Olympics in Canada ahead of the opening ceremony. The World's Katy Clark has been following events.

Global Politics

The Caucasus and Hollywood

Actor Andy Garcia is in Georgia to play the part of President Mikheil Saakashvili in a film about last year's conflict with Russia. The story is of a journalist and a cameraman caught up in the unfolding drama of the war last August. Carol Hills reports.

Conflict & Justice

Obama, Russia, and the G8

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on European reaction to President Obama's visit to Moscow. Obama headed straight to the G8 summit in Italy after his meeting with Russian President Medvedev.

Global Politics

Global Hit

Eurovision, Europe's premier pop-music song contest, bans songs that have political lyrics. Yet the 54-year-old competition has played a role in more than one country's political drama. Anchor Marco Werman explains.

Protests in Georgia

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Jacob Resneck in Tbilisi, Georgia, about the continued protests there. For the second day in a row, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to demand that the country's president step down.