Best time to see Turin may be after the Olympics

TURIN, Italy - Can't find a hotel room in Turin for the Olympics? Worried about getting stuck in traffic on...airport the day after the 2002 Winter Games ended? Visiting Turin after the Feb. 10-26 Olympics may have its advantages...

Life & style
Capsules of sports for the Turin Winter Games

...What's up in sports to be contested at the Turin Winter Olympics: ALPINE SKIING: WHO'S...Europeans, but she threatened to boycott Turin Games after their coach was removed from...rather spend the time honing his sleds for Turin. Canada's Pierre Lueders is on a winning...

A reporter's futile attempt to see the Shroud of Turin

TURIN, Italy - A bit of advice for English-speaking visitors to this city who want to find the Shroud of Turin: Don't try asking locals, "Where can I find the Shroud of Turin?" I gave it a shot during a recent trip. I speak...

Turin or Torino? Either will do

TURIN, Italy - The head of the Olympic organizing...Torino is the Italian name of the city, while Turin is the common English version. NBC calls...Press and most English-language media use Turin. Valentino Castellani, chief of the TOROC...

Sion, Turin favored for 2006 Winter Games

...000 in the heart of the Swiss Alps, and Turin, the northern Italian industrial city...front-runner from the start, delegates said Turin made a strong impression in Friday's...head-to-head final between Sion and Turin, the Swiss fear the vote could be swung...

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Turin notebook

TURIN, Italy - It's bragging time for Turin Olympics organizers. The TOROC organizing committee said Sunday...lives here," Gattino said in a reference to the slogan for the Turin Olympics. More than 8,000 people were undeterred by Italy's...

Final roster set for Turin

...Committee submitted its final roster for the Turin Olympics on Tuesday, a list of 211 athletes...Alpine skiing and men's hockey. The Turin organizing committee (TOROC) said new...including sites at the Olympic villages in Turin, Sestriere and Bardonecchia selling tickets...

Notes from Turin

TURIN, Italy - It took 82 years, but four Scotsmen...gold in the past two Olympics, but comes to Turin with no real team leader. While some blame...there being no British gold medal at the Turin Games, while the odds for at least one gold...

Athletes villages for Turin Olympics open

TURIN, Italy - The three Olympic villages that...Games opened Tuesday, 10 days before the Turin Games opening ceremony. IOC member Manuela...ribbon for the main village at a ceremony in Turin. Di Centa will serve as mayor of the complex...

Turin notebook

TURIN, Italy - She came to Italy expecting to...oval. But Anni Friesinger is leaving the Turin Games early and in disappointment. After...entered five of the six women's events in Turin, but won only the team pursuit competition...