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Feb. 27 2010 10:54 AM

The 2010 Winter Olympics

A roundup of Slate's coverage of the Vancouver games.

The Games

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"They Shot, They Scored: Canada's classic win over Team USA capped off a fantastic Olympic hockey tournament and redeemed a crummy Winter Olympics," by Charles P. Pierce. Posted Monday, March 1, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: The Sap-o-Meter says an emotional goodbye to Vancouver. Plus: the Sappiest Word of the 2010 Olympic Games," by Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Monday, March 1, 2010.

"The Queen Is Crowned: Kim Yu-Na's performance was the climax of the Olympiad," by Troy Patterson. Posted Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

"Ladies' Free Skating: The angelic lightness of Yu-Na, the profound sorrow of Joannie," by Meghan O'Rourke. Posted Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Courage, determination, and passion at the ladies' figure skating finals," by Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine and Chris Wilson. Posted Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

"Skate With Slate: Slate writers and editors chatted live about the Vancouver Olympics. Read the transcript." Posted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.

"Bob-Cams: My suggestions for improving the Olympic TV experience," by Troy Patterson. Posted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.

"Better Living Through Tape Delay: Why live sporting events are for suckers," by Bill Smee. Posted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Falling in a winter blunderland," by Hillary Busis, Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.

"Tears for Joannie: What an amazing, yo-yo hearted moment," by Troy Patterson. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Mothers and daughters on ice," by Josh Levin, Jenny Rogers, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.

"Spin, Dance, Jump, Repeat! Why don't figure skaters get dizzy?" by Cecile Dehesdin. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

"Stone Cold Foxes: The women of curling reveal all their angles," by Troy Patterson. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: A Canadian skater becomes 'the daughter of the Olympics,' " by Josh Levin, Jenny Rogers, Jeremy Singer-Vine and Chris Wilson. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

"How To Make a Better Figure-Skating Movie: Why can't they all be as good as The Cutting Edge?" by Torie Bosch. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

"Ice, Ice Dancers: The twizzle, the kickpants, the loincloths," by Troy Patterson. Posted Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.

"Cold Reality: I never made the Olympics as a figure skater. Yes, I'm a little bitter," by Jocelyn Jane Cox. Posted Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Father's Day comes early to Vancouver," by Hillary Busis, Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine and Chris Wilson. Posted Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.

"Why Do All National Anthems Sound the Same?: Shouldn't the one for Iraq sound a little more "Arab-y"?" by Juliet Lapidos. Posted Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.

"Colbert in Vancouver: He has some fun with the NBC fireplace," by Troy Patterson. Posted Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.

"Jumping vs. Twirling: Evan Lysacek, Evgeni Plushenko, and the battle for the soul of men's figure skating," by Meghan O'Rourke. Posted Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Tom Hammond, NBC's czar of determination," by Hillary Busis, Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.

"Lindsey Vonn Bares All: That was an awkward victory celebration," by Troy Patterson. Posted Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Lindsey Vonn cries, NBC rejoices," by Josh Levin, Jenny Rogers, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.

"Dispatch From the Winter Games: Shaun White is like a Cuban cigar or a glass of vintage Dom Pérignon," by Seth Stevenson. Posted Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.

"The Overalls of Doom: Let's talk figure skating outfits," by Troy Patterson. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Bunny Slope: Think Lindsey Vonn's bikini photos are exploitative? At least she's not an ice princess in a short skirt," by Hanna Rosin. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Watch the Winter Games With Us: Join a live chat about the Vancouver Olympics with Slate writers and editors." Posted Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: Pride and tears at the skating rink," by Josh Levin, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Might It Possibly Be OK If We Kick Some Ass?: Why the world finds Canada's quest for Olympic gold strange and adorable," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Dispatch From the Winter Games: Why snowboard cross beats old-timey Olympic sports. Plus: What actually happens at a curling practice?" by Seth Stevenson. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.

"Vancouver Olympics FAQ: Why does women's luge start lower than men's? Is the U.S. snowboarding team wearing jeans? Does curling require actual skill?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.

"Olympics TV Watch: Jenna Bush gets a snowboarding lesson," by Troy Patterson. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.

"He Shoots, He Skis: A would-be biathlete tries winter's weirdest sport," by Edward McClelland. Posted Tuesday Feb. 16, 2010.

"The Olympics Sap-o-Meter: The Sap-o-Meter finds redemption," by Josh Levin, Jenny Rogers, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Chris Wilson. Posted Tuesday Feb. 16, 2010.

"Why Does Lindsey Vonn Have Cheese on Her Leg?: The mysterious healing properties of Austrian dairy products," by Jessica Dweck. Posted Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.

"Watching the Olympics on TV: Love those 'tempestuous' Russian figure skaters," by Troy Patterson. Posted Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.

"Dispatch From the Winter Games: Are the Vancouver Olympics doomed?" by Seth Stevenson. Posted Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010.

"White Snow, Brown Rage: The racial case against the Winter Olympics," by Reihan Salam. Posted Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.

"Did You See What the Norwegians Are Wearing?: Slate's John Swansburg and June Thomas chatted live during the opening ceremony. Read the transcript."

"Canada vs. the United States: Who Wins?: An economist predicts the medal counts for the Vancouver Olympics," by Daniel Gross. Posted Friday, Feb. 12, 2010.

"Boycott the Olympics!: Why the United States should skip the Winter Games," by David Plotz. Posted Friday, Feb. 12, 2010.

"What To Watch at the Winter Olympics: Slate's one-event-a-day viewer's guide for the Vancouver Games," by Justin Peters. Posted Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010.

"O Say Can You Guess?: Get ready for the Winter Olympics with Slate's national-anthem quiz," by Jeremy Singer-Vine and Jeremy Stahl. Posted Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010.

"Is Figure Skating Fixed?: A new study suggests that efforts to keep Olympic judges honest have only made them more crooked," by Ray Fisman. Posted Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010.

The Culture

"Vancouver: Notes From a Native Daughter: Is it possible to know a once-familiar place for the first time?" by Elisabeth Eaves. Posted Friday, Feb. 12, 2010.

"The Vancouver Experiment: The city investigates what happens when you help addicts get high," a four-part series by Matthew Power. Posted Monday, Feb. 1, 2010.

Magnum Photos Galleries, Produced by Zena Koo

"Skates on Ice." Posted Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.

"Winter Sports, Olympic-Style." Posted Feb. 9, 2010.

"Ye Olde Olympic Village." Posted Oct. 2, 2009.

"Young Gymnasts." Posted Aug. 14, 2008.

"Olympic Sites." Posted Aug. 8, 2008.

"Mexico Olympics, 1968." Posted Oct. 12, 2007.

"Tragedy in Munich." Posted Sept. 6, 2006.

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