Stroll along the snowy walkways of Whistler Village and you'll hear languages and accents from all over the world-the mountains. The mountain town just has a way of bringing people together.
Various groups from an impoverished section of downtown joined forces Friday morning and caused the Olympic torch relay to change course twice, a small but satisfying victory for protest organizers.
Vancouver's Cypress Mountain had its first dusting of snow in weeks Wednesday amid frantic efforts to ready the troubled Olympic venue, two days out from the start of the 2010 Winter Games.
A clattering helicopter and a rumbling truck dumped more snow on Cypress Mountain, the warm weather-plagued venue where the first Winter Olympic event is just four days away.
Vancouver Olympic officials are confident concerns about the warm weather's affect on conditions at Cypress Mountain soon will be forgotten.
Native Canadians, plagued by crushing social problems, discrimination and isolation, are deeply divided over the benefits and legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Noelle Pikus-Pace gasped as she glanced around the hotel ballroom to see the mountains of boxes piled around and overflowing with red-white-and-blue U.S. Olympic gear.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Snow is still being trucked and flown in to Cypress Mountain in an effort to get the Olympic venues ready for the Vancouver Games, which open Friday.
Canada's most popular choice to light the cauldron to mark the start of the 2010 Winter Olympics on Friday.
As Olympians arrive by the day, the Winter Games seem to be missing something. Namely, winter.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Australians can hop for joy: Their boxing kangaroo is safe for the Vancouver Olympics.