Winter Olympics 2006 | Turin, Italy | February 10-26, 2006

Olympic Moments

Slide Show: The Highlights, the Lowlights

As the Olympics close with a spectacular, circus-like Closing Ceremony, take a look back at 17 topsy-turvy days in Turin.

» News Graphic: Photos of the American Medalists

Post Columnists

A Fiat Caveat: Don't Urbanize the Olympics

» Sally Jenkins While the Turin Olympic motto was, "Passion Lives Here," perhaps it should have been "Passion Lives Here -- But It Has a Time Share."

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Rediscovering the Olympic Ideal

» Mike Wise Lost amid the Turin soap operas was the story of Joey Cheek who donated his Olympic earnings to the Right to Play charitable foundation.

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The Sad Howl of the Lone Wolf

» Tony Kornheiser The only thing Bode Miller accomplished was making himself one of the more colossal losers in recent sports history.

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Enrico Fabris

From Anonymity to Celebrity in Italy

Competing in a sport his nation cares nothing about, Italian speedskater Enrico Fabris, who has won two golds, is experiencing the celebrity of a soccer icon.

Vancouver Mayor Finds a Way

For the past 27 years, Sam Sullivan has been a quadriplegic, but officials have found a way to put the Olympic flag in his wheelchair during the Closing Ceremonies.

Joel Retornaz

Italy's Retornaz Finds Stardom

Italian skip Joel Retornaz and his curling team have captured the attention of the host country and he has become an overnight celebrity after several upset victories.

A Different Kind of Turbulence

The illusion of terror and confusion has made Jeret Peterson the most accomplished aerialist in the world, but the suicide of a close friend and a painful past are with him always.

Legends of the Fall

Athletes in bobsled, luge and skeleton know gravity better than any of us. They're intimate with it; they manipulate it, know how to soar and how to sink.

A Guide to the Winter Games

» Olympics Preview Section A day-by-day guide to the Games with the day's featured event and the likely winners.

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Final Medal Standings

  Country G S B Total
Germany 11 12 6 29
» United States 9 9 7 25
Canada 7 10 7 24
Austria 9 7 7 23
Russia 8 6 8 22
Norway 2 8 9 19
Sweden 7 2 5 14
Switzerland 5 4 5 14
Korea 6 3 2 11
Italy 5 0 6 11
China 2 4 5 11
France 3 2 4 9
Netherlands 3 2 4 9


» Joey Cheek, Greensboro, N.C., speedskating, 500.
» Shani Davis, Chicago, speedskating, 1000.
» Chad Hedrick, Spring, Texas, speedskating, 5,000.
» Ted Ligety, Park City, Utah, alpine skiing, combined.
» Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, Calif., alpine skiing, giant slalom.
» Apolo Anton Ohno, Seattle, short-track speedskating, 500.
» Hannah Teter, Belmont, Vt., snowboard halfpipe.
» Seth Wescott, Farmington, Maine, snowboard cross.
» Shaun White, Carlsbad, Calif., snowboard halfpipe.
» Gretchen Bleiler, Aspen, Colo., snowboard halfpipe.
» Joey Cheek, Greensboro, N.C., speedskating, 1,000.
» Sasha Cohen, Corona del Mar, Calif., women's figure skating.
» Shani Davis, Chicago, speedskating, 1,500.
» Chad Hedrick, Spring, Texas, speedskating, 10,000.
» Lindsey Jacobellis, Stratton, Vt., snowboard cross.
» Daniel Kass, Mammoth Lake, Calif., snowboard halfpipe.
» United States 1 (Shauna Rohbock, Orem Utah; Valerie Fleming, Foster City, Calif.), bobsleigh.
» Tanith Belbin, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Benjamin Agosto, Chicago, ice dancing
» Chad Hedrick, Spring, Texas, speedskating, 1,500.
» Toby Dawson, Vail, Colo., freestyle skiing, moguls.
» Rosey Fletcher, Girdwood, Alaska, snowboard parallel giant slalom.
» Apolo Anton Ohno, Seattle, short track speedskating, 1,000.
» Curling team (Pete Fenson, Bemidji, Minn.; Shawn Rojeski, Chisholm, Minn; Joe Polo, Cass Lake, Minn.; John Shuster, Chisholm, Minn.; Scott Baird, Bemidji, Minn.)
» Women's hockey (Caitlin Cahow, Molly Engstrom, Jamie Hagerman, Courtney Kennedy, Helen Resor, Angela Ruggiero, Lyndsay Wall, Julie Chu, Natalie Darwitz, Tricia Dunn-Luoma, Kim Insalaco, Kathleen Kauth, Kristin King, Katie King, Sarah Parsons, Jenny Potter, Kelly Stephens, Krissy Wendell, Pam Dreyer, Chanda Gunn).
» Men's short-track speedskating (Rusty Smith, Long Beach, Calif.; Apolo Anton Ohno, Seattle; Alex Izykowski, Bay City, Mich.; J.P. Kepka, St. Louis), 5,000 Relay.