The 2010 Winter Olympics take place from February 12-28 in Vancouver. Deutsche Welle is following the action and reporting on all the highs and lows.
Germany claimed its final medal at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver on Sunday. Axel Teichmann captured silver in the men's 50-kilometer cross-country skiing event. The silver boosted Germany's medal tally to 30. (01.03.2010)
As the Winter Games are wrapping up in Vancouver, Germany can look back at a two exciting and successful weeks in Canada. In the end, the country's athletes came second in the medals table. (28.02.2010)
The German ladies team put in an unbelievable race to grab a gold medal in the speed-skating team pursuit event at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. This came despite Anni Friesinger-Postma's fall in the semi-finals. (28.02.2010)
Germany's Maria Riesch has won her second gold medal of the Vancouver Winter Olympics, this time in the women’s Alpine skiing slalom. Riesch also won gold in the super-combined event last Thursday. (27.02.2010)
German Stephanie Beckert has won silver in the 5,000-meter speed skating at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. The 21-year-old was piped to the finish line by Czech world-record holder Martina Sablikova. (25.02.2010)
German skier Viktoria Rebensburg was the surprise gold medal winner at the women's giant slalom at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. (25.02.2010)
Light snow at Whistler Olympic Park has seen Germany pick up a bronze medal in the women’s 4x6-kilometer biathlon relay. Russia finished the event in first place, while France picked up silver. (24.02.2010)
The German women's cross-country team claimed victory at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. Axel Teichmann and Tim Tscharnke won silver in the men's cross-country team sprint and Germany placed second in ski-jumping. (23.02.2010)
Germany's Magdalena Neuner won the Olympic gold medal in the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start at the Vancouver Games on Sunday. Russian Olga Zaitseva won the silver medal and Germany's Simone Hauswald took bronze. (22.02.2010)
German cross-country skier Tobias Angerer has won a silver medal in the 30-kilometer (19-mile) pursuit at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. He finished behind Swede Marcus Hellner. (21.02.2010)
Germany had never won a medal in the skeleton event before, until Kerstin Symkowiak and Anja Huber grabbed silver and bronze, respectively, in Vancouver late on Friday. But the gold went to Britain's Amy Williams. (20.02.2010)
The Winter Olympics are at the half-way stage and while there have been some wonderful sporting successes and thrilling excitement, sideshows going on alongside the events have made just as many headlines. (19.02.2010)
Maria Riesch claimed victory in the women's super combined Alpine skiing event, as her main rival fell at the last. It's the first gold medal Germany has won in an Alpine skiing discipline since 1998. (19.02.2010)
German speed skater Claudia Pechstein has seen her hopes of making a late appearance at the Vancouver Winter Olympics dashed after a court said it would not reconsider her ban for doping. (19.02.2010)
German hopes of sweeping the luge medals at the Olympics in Vancouver were dashed by a third-place finish in the men's double luge. (18.02.2010)
Winning the coveted gold, silver and bronze medals at this year's Winter Olympics in Canada often comes down to not just athletic ability, but also the technological enhancements of the equipment athletes use. (17.02.2010)
Gold medals for German women in the 10 kilometer biathlon and the luge have catapulted their country to the top of the medals table. Magdalena Neuner won on her skis, while Tatjana Huefner was quickest on her sled. (17.02.2010)
Germany's great hope for pairs figure-skating gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympics has been crushed, as Savchenko and Szolkowy finish third behind two teams from China. (16.02.2010)
Vancouver scrubbed its streets and invested billions in hopes the 2010 Winter Olympics would bolster long-term prosperity. But experience shows many past Olympics have been financial disasters for their host cities. (15.02.2010)
Germany celebrated its first gold medal as luge star Felix Loch became the youngest ever men’s Olympic champion in his event. A second place for compatriot David Moeller meant the team also picked up another silver. (15.02.2010)
Germany’s world champion biathlon star Magdalena Neuner was content to pick up a silver medal after a narrow defeat at the Winter Olympics. The country’s other female biathlon hopefuls did not fare nearly so well. (14.02.2010)
The Winter Olympics have opened in Vancouver as Germany gears up for another Games full of golden glory. Familiar faces and rising stars make the Germans the team to beat. (13.02.2010)
The international luge federation has decided the event will continue at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, after Georgian competitor Nodar Kumaritashvili died in a training accident. The track, however, is to be changed. (13.02.2010)
Sports merchandise is one of the few industry sectors that have been generating profits lately. Hype surrounding the Winter Olympics and the upcoming soccer World Cup has fueled enthusiasm for the industry's products. (12.02.2010)
Just days before the Winter Olympics kick off in Vancouver, the German skeleton team has defended the legitimacy of its sled amidst accusations from a Canadian athlete that the equipment gives them an unfair advantage. (11.02.2010)
German speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein has failed in a last-ditch attempt to get her doping ban suspended. The 37-year-old German will now not be allowed to compete in next month’s winter Olympics in Vancouver. (26.01.2010)
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