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Luger remembered in opening ceremony

Updated: February 13, 2010, 9:50 AM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The first day of the Winter Games didn't turn out as everyone hoped, or as anyone planned.

A wicked crash claimed a life before competition could even begin. Hundreds of protesters forced a detour in the torch relay. And the moment Canada spent seven years building toward -- the lighting of the Olympic cauldron -- was tarnished by a technical glitch.

With hours to go before the opening ceremony, a luger from the nation of Georgia was killed after he lost ...

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