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Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games - Special Report

The Games

The Games:

  • Wall Street Warms up to Curling Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 7:21 AM ET
    A competitor releases his stone during the men's curling round robin game between Germany and the United States at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

    Wall Street trading is often described as a blood sport. But inside the great investment houses, the sport of the moment is, of all things, curling — that oddball of the Olympics that is sort of like shuffleboard on ice, the New York Times reported.

  • The Price of Olympic Gold     Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks at what the gold medal itself is really worth.

  • Hudson Bay at Olympics     Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 1:48 PM ET

    Hudson's Bay Company is the official outfitter of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, with Richard Baker, Hudson's Bay Trading Company chairman and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

The Business:

  • Vancouver & the Olympics     Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    Insight on how the Olympic games have impacted business in Vancouver, with the city's mayor, Gregor Robertson.

The Business

  • Marketers Say Oh Yes To Ohno Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 12:50 PM ET
    Apolo Anton Ohno of the United States celebrates winning the bronze medal for the men's 1000 m short track speed skating at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

    The window to cash in on marketing deals for Olympic athletes is very short, but another good games ensures that American speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno, who has so far won a silver and bronze, can be relevant for years to come.

  • Billion Dollar Hangover Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 9:39 AM ET
    The fog clears and black trees appear on the mountain at the Whistler Creekside Alpine skiing venue of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

    There’s an undercurrent of crankiness in Vancouver over the invasion of Olympic tourists, and apprehension over the legacy of debt.

  • Japadog: Gold Medal Cuisine Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 1:04 PM ET
    Japadog Big Bites

    You’ll hear all about how everyone wants those red Canada mittens that had been on its way of selling out millions before Oprah mentioned it. But that’s not the best business to hit the Olympics.

  • Network Secrets of the Olympics     Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 1:53 PM ET

    Atos Origin is the provider of the Olympics IT Network, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • It Pays to Play     Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 1:47 PM ET

    Why spending on the Olympics really is worthwhile for the host country, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

The Players

  • Capturing the Olympics     Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 1:54 PM ET

    Insight on how the images from the Olympics are licensed, with Jonathan Klein, Getty Images CEO/co-founder.

The Players

  • Life After Gold     Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 8:42 AM ET

    Billy Kidd, the first America skier to win an Olympic medal, and Tara Lipinski, winner of the gold medal in figure skating, tell CNBC what they've been doing since their Olympic wins.

  • Julia Mancuso's Star Rises Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 10:33 AM ET
    Julia Mancuso of the United States celebrates winning the silver medal during the medal ceremony for the Ladies' Super Combined on day 7 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

    There was so much hope behind American skier Lindsey Vonn that many of forgot about Julia Mancuso. But focus is now on the 25-year-old beauty after she finished behind Vonn in the downhill and also took the silver in the combined yesterday.

  • Life After the Gold     Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    Former Olympic figure skater Sarah Hughes discusses her life after the gold with CNBC.

  • One-on-One With Bode Miller Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 10:56 AM ET
    Bode Miller of the United States competes in the Alpine skiing Men's Downhill.

    Before Bode Miller won the bronze in the downhill yesterday, we spoke with him about that "60 Minutes" interview, how people perceive him and what, if anything, he'll do to change it.

Slideshows

  • Olympics 2010: Faces And Places Monday, 1 Mar 2010 | 11:28 AM ET
    The United States has more than 200 athletes among the over 2500 competing at the Vancouver Games. Here's a look at some of the most high-profile ones and the venues where they'll be competing.

    Here's a look at some of the most high-profile athletes and the venues where they'll be competing. They are also among those with the richest endorsement deals.

  • 40 Years of Summer Olympic Cities Friday, 2 Oct 2009 | 11:22 AM ET
    The selection of Olympic host cities can transform a metropolitan area, placing the city in the international forefront for weeks while at the same time mobilizing billions of dollars in investments and tourist activity.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) follows a two-stage selection process, where cities apply for consideration, from which the IOC votes on candidate cities from the applicant pool. For the 2016 games, Chicago and Rio de Janeiro are front runners, and are being considered

    The selection of Olympic host cities can transform a metropolitan area. Click for 40 years of Olympic host cities, and the other candidates that were up for selection!

  • Stadium Naming Deals Gone Bust Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track. Major stadium naming deals have also seen another trend: corporate failures.Throughout the booms and busts of the American economy, many companies who have chosen to embark on a naming rights contract have seen their companies suffer financially or even collapse within several years of a naming deal. Although external, indirectly relate

    When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track.

  • Top Sports for Illegal Wagers Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 2:32 PM ET
    In the world of illegal gambling, sporting events are far and away the biggest money maker. Literally hundreds of billions of dollars are wagered illegally in the United States on sporting events every year — from the bar-room bookie deals for hundreds, even thousands, of dollars at a time, to the simple Super Bowl office pool (yes, buying that $5 square is illegal in almost every corner of the country), millions of people are in on the action. Click ahead to see the top sports for illegal gambl

    In the world of illegal gambling, sporting events are far and away the biggest money maker. Click to see the top sports for illegal gambling.

  • Most Impressive Golf Homes Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 4:11 PM ET
    For most Americans, a day of golf requires a trip to their favorite links, but for the most dedicated golf enthusiasts, owning a home with a course in their back yard is the only way to go. For those with the deepest pockets, some of the most exquisite golf homes allow them to live a golf fantasy to the fullest.Recently, real estate website  surveyed realtors and listings across the country to find the most spectacular golf homes in the country and created their top 10 list. From spectacular hom

    Recently, TopTenRealEstateDeals.com surveyed realtors and listings across the country to find the most spectacular golf homes and created their top 10 list. Check out the photos!

  • America’s New Sports Stadiums Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 5:34 PM ET
    The New York Mets and Yankees are not the only teams getting new stadiums. There are currently eight new stadiums that will open in either 2009 or in the next couple of years. Take a look at some of the new stadiums around the country that are in development.

    Take a look at some of the new stadiums around the country that are in development, ordered by the year they plan to open.

  • America’s Top Golf Communities Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 2:26 PM ET
    Each year, Travel + Leisure Golf puts together its list of the . These are among the most exclusive and visually stunning communities in the country and have been chosen on a range of criteria: Golf amenity, residential architecture and style, location, management services and programming options, non-golf amenities and environmental stewardship. The rankings also take into account public access to the course — the more exclusive the property, the better it is for the ranking. With starting home

    If you’re a golf enthusiast, or simply enjoy taking in the picturesque views over a majestic 18th green, click ahead to see the Top 15 Golf Communities of 2009!

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