Unlike some Olympic powerhouses, Israel has just three athletes competing in the winter games, including an ice-dancing brother-sister team and a skier. But that could change in the coming years if growing interest in one Olympic sport turns more competitive. Arieh O'Sullivan of The Media Line caught up with an enthusiastic squad of Israeli athletes who love to play ice hockey.
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The 2010 Winter Olympic Games begin tomorrow in Vancouver. Canada, which has limited exposure to the threat of international terrorism, has been preparing its security arrangements well in advance of the two-week series of events. Our German partner Deutsche Welle reports on security issues in the host city.
Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser reacts to the Olympic Committee's announcement. The decision makes Brazil the first South American country to host the Olympics.
PBS Wide Angle shares the story of a Cuban boy training at a boxing academy in Havana, where losing is not an option. Boxing holds a special place in Cuban society, and the country often dominates at the Olympic Games.