The star attraction of the Winter Olympics is headlining events in Turin Thursday: it's the women's figure skating.
American Sasha Cohen is in the lead as she and her rivals take to the ice for their free skating competition.
The medals will be awarded tonight.
But the olympic games are not supposed to be about only winners and losers.
Traditionally, the games are also meant to be about lessons learned.
WBUR's sports commentator Bill Littlefield is skeptical about that.
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This program aired on February 23, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.