Philip Hersh

Olympics Reporter, Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times

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Canadians might be welcoming spring weather in British Columbia in the middle of winter, except that the  2010 Olympic Games  open in Vancouver tonight -- and you need snow for that. …

Going for the Gold: Winter Olympics Kick Off Tonight

Canadians might be welcoming spring weather in British Columbia in the middle of winter, except that the 2010 Olympic Games open in Vancouver tonight -- and you need snow for that. …

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San Francisco police, sheriff's deputies, agents from the Department of State and the FBI are all gearing up for today's  Olympic Torch Relay  on San Francisco's Embarcadero.

Olympic Torch Politics: San Francisco Today, Buenos Aires on Deck

San Francisco police, sheriff's deputies, agents from the Department of State and the FBI are all gearing up for today's Olympic Torch Relay on San Francisco's Embarcadero.

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China's worst fears were realized today when the Olympic flame couldn't be lit without disruption caused by the recent unrest in Tibet.

The Torch Goes over the Mountain

China's worst fears were realized today when the Olympic flame couldn't be lit without disruption caused by the recent unrest in Tibet.

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