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A few months ago, there was little to no demand for home videos from the Shibutani family. Then, the PyeongChang Olympics happened. Interest in early moments between sibling ice dancing pair, Alex Shibutani, 26, and Maia Shibutani, 23, has skyrocketed since the Shibutanis (known lovingly as the ...
Bach said in a statement that he thinks the joint march with North and South Korean athletes at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games "sent a strong message of peace." He said the North's participation in future Olympics can help lead to a peaceful future on the Korean peninsula. The two countries are already ...
IOC chief says North Korea is committed to Tokyo 2020 Olympic games ... President Thomas Bach met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Friday and said the North Korean leader is committed to having his country participate in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Games in 2022.
Already an X Games champion since the age of 14, Chloe Kim was set to take the world by storm at the Olympic Games. Too young to compete in Sochi, she qualified for the 2018 team at 17. With her win in halfpipe, she is the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal. She is also ... Women Olympics

Winning isn't easy. Eighteen-year-old speedskater Maame Biney learned that when she competed at her first Olympics last month. The first African-American woman to make the short track speedskating team, Biney qualified for two events in PyeongChang: the 500-meter and 1,500-meter. She ...
At left is a police sketch, based on witness statements, of Eric Robert Rudolph, who bombed the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, as well as a lesbian ... life sentences for the bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and three other bombings, including a bombing at an abortion clinic in Birmingham, ...
The 4-year-olds played hockey, basketball, tumbling and balance beam as they learned about sports, the Olympics and countries of the world. “The children are usually hearing about the Olympics at home,” said teacher Judi Marino, of Greece. “We use that curiosity to get them excited about physical ...
In February, Downard found himself standing on the Nordic course photographing Jessica Diggins pass her competitors on the final lap of the team sprint to bring home America's first cross-country skiing gold medal. “It was exciting to witness something I had seen my whole life on television and to be there ...
Just ask yourself whether city hall's shameless push for the Olympics passes the smell test. First, you're not getting a vote on whether you want the Olympics or not. Coun. Druh Farrell spills the beans Monday. None of the newshounds expect it. Druh says she only found out this past weekend. “Council has ...
'We could have crumbled': Figure skater Eric Radford celebrates 2 medal Olympics and looks ahead .... He said although this is his last Olympic games, he's excited to embark a new chapter in his life while continuing to stay involved in the world of figure skating. "I'm always going to keep my foot in the door ...
E ver wonder what it's like to be an athlete at the Olympics? How's the food? What are the rooms like in the Olympic Village? How exactly do you stay focused with so much other stuff going on? U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson used her smartphone to go behind the scenes of the PyeongChang Games in ...
Groner's finishing time — two hours, 30 minutes and 38 seconds — was 42 minutes faster than her first marathon, just six years earlier. She took about a decade-long break from running starting in 1999. Groner will be older than the typical Olympic competitor when the 2020 Olympics are held in Toyko, but ...
“I love volleyball, but it is just my job. The day I'm no longer working, I'll still be happy because I am me, Tifanny, the person I always imagined.” TIFANNY ABREU, a top-ranked volleyball player in Brazil who has helped fuel a debate over transgender people in sports. A version of this article appears in print ...

Davidson brought his team to the school as part of the three-on-three basketball competition for the Special Olympics Missouri 2018 State Indoor Games being ... St. Joe Explosions have been training and practicing for the pinnacle of Special Olympics over the last four to six weeks, according to Davidson.
BOB STEADWARD OF EDMONTON (LEFT) WITH OLYMPIC ORDER AND March 2/tot CAM TAIT Journal Sports Writer Edmonton Like countless of athletes, Bob Steadward reflected Monday on the medal he received at the Vancouver Olympics. Steadward, the retired U of A professor, was awarded the ...
Chris Mazdzer of the United States reacts during the Luge Team Relay on day six of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre ... As he got older, and even after he competed at his first Olympics in 2010, Mazdzer had to work odd jobs throughout the year to make ends meet.
“Just like any other player, I'd like to go to the Olympics,” Ms. Abreu said in a postgame interview after greeting fans. “But I know it's not going to happen just because I'm getting all this attention. I've got to do my best as a player.” Ms. Abreu says she is trying to limit her media exposure after her success gave ...
“But the Olympic games played a major role is showing his 'friendly face' and presenting the country as an open-minded and tolerant one, even as a friendly member with the wider community.” This was quite a feat because only months before the Olympics, the unified forces of Nazi Germany, the ...
Barely six months after Paris was picked to host the 2024 Olympics and more than six years before those Games are scheduled to open, French budgetary watchdogs are warning of cost overruns. To prevent what one French economist, Wladimir Andreff, called "the curse of the victorious bid" French ...
Ever wonder what it's like to be an athlete at the Olympics? How's the food? What are the rooms like in the Olympic Village? How exactly do you stay focused with so much other stuff going on? U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson used her smartphone to go behind the scenes of the PyeongChang Games in ...
A Vail Resorts representative said the firm would be "proud to be a part of hosting a Winter Olympic Games in any one of the three regions of Colorado, Utah or Tahoe." Kelly Ladyga, the vice president of corporate communications, said Vail Resorts will work with Olympic efforts in any of the areas. "We will ...
An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics' request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana Premier League, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA ...
It's no secret that Stanford is a breeding ground for Olympic athletes. In fact, the Card has contributed at least one medalist to every Olympic Games that the U.S. has participated in since 1912! That adds up to 270 medals for Stanford and its affiliates alone over the years — 139 gold, 73 silver and 58 bronze!
Except for bonspiel regulars, curling seems only to break into popular consciousness once every four years, with the arrival of the Winter Olympic Games. This year, the sport that resembles shuffleboard on ice has popped up at a broad array of venues, from urban rooftop bars to remote frozen lakes, giving ...
And so, one of our arguments is they should only build that train if that's something they need before or after the Olympic games … If you look at the history of bidding cities, those that have done well are those that have many of the venues already in place, so they don't need to take the risk of building new ...
After two full weeks of competition, the 2018 Winter Olympics wrapped up on Feb. 25. The high calibre event attracts spectators of all backgrounds and interests — sports fans or otherwise. While not everyone can relate to the enormous dedication and sacrifice required to become an Olympian, most of us ...
The question of whether Denver should bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics is still officially open, but a group of community activists on Friday launched a formal opposition committee with a catchy name: NOlympics. The group has met informally in recent weeks to strategize while the consideration process is ...
We're now nearly two weeks removed from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, and unfortunately, most of the proceedings will be largely forgotten. That could be due to a lackluster showing from America (a distant fourth place in the medal count) or because the Winter games are never on par with the ...
Normally, the two events would see a large Russian presence - 232 Russian athletes took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics and 177 in the 2010 Games. But due to repeated doping violations, Russia was banned by the International Olympic Committee. "Clean" Russian athletes were allowed to compete, ...
Rippon's infectious personality became such a big part of the Olympics that he was offered a job as an NBC correspondent, which he ultimately declined. For many LGBTQ people, this was perhaps the first time they had seen someone as flamboyant and unabashedly gay as Rippon be accepted to such a ...
Olympic Games hackers tried to frame Russia, North Korea ... The 2018 Winter Olympic Games suffered a cyberattack during its opening ceremony. ... In the malware, which was designed to wreak havoc on the Olympics IT system, there were lines of code that only North Korean hackers had used in the ...
Hannah Brandt, who plays ice hockey for the United States, walks with her sister Marissa Brandt, who plays ice hockey for the Unified Korea team, at the Gangneung Olympic Village before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 6, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.Brendan Smialowski ...
Sudbury's Rebecca Johnston is surrounded by Grade 4 students at Algonquin Road Public School as she holds up the silver medal she recently won at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, along with the two golds she claimed in Sochi in 2014 and Vancouver in 2010 as part of Canada's women's ...
Rule 40 is a provision in the Olympic charter that prohibits athletes and coaches from allowing their names or images to be used in unofficial advertising during the Olympic Games that creates any association (direct or indirect) between the advertiser and the Olympics. “The purpose of Rule 40 is to prevent ...
Those anxious weeks and months leading up to the Pyeongchang Olympics seem so long ago, now. With the games themselves just recently in the past, it's easy to forget the questions that so defined those days. In bars and around water coolers, out loud to friends and family and in an echoing loop in our ...
What better way to celebrate Shaun White's gold medal Olympic victory win than treating it like a video game competition? Dylan Tate gave a nostalgic Super Mario twist to Shaun White's last run at the Winter Olympics. The snowboarder not only ended up with a gold medal, but also with tons and tons of ...
Kim Jong-un's efforts during the 2018 Olympics meet two of these three criteria. Pyongyang's willingness to increase cooperation with Seoul during the 2018 Winter Olympics is based on North Korea's need for aid and sanctions relief as well as the perception that tension exists between South Korean ...
Broadcast reality shows reaped the rewards of NBC's Olympics coverage in the delayed viewing ratings for Week 21 of the 2017-2018 broadcast season, which began on Feb. 12. With most scripted broadcast shows taking the week off due to NBC's primetime Olympics coverage, original installments of ...
In a Winter Olympics that witnessed many new beginnings and outstanding firsts, people continued to be surprised when figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu stepped out onto the ice on Saturday, Feb. 17 and made yet another record into the history book of the Winter Olympic Games. Established in Chamonix ...
The Olympics are sporting competitions, however, they have always been much more than just sports. The 2018 Winter Olympics ended and there are other valuable lessons to be learned by the next hosts. First, no Olympic games have been profitable since 1960, and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics ...
He was adopted by an American couple in Vail and went on to win the bronze medal in freestyle mogul skiing in the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. That performance made him a hero in South Korea and spawned a reunion with his birth parents, which became the subject of the documentary “Lost and Found.
While Americans continue to excel abroad among the world's most premier competitors, stateside interest in the Olympic Games has declined. According to USA Today, NBC's viewership for the 2018 Winter Olympics dropped 17 percent from the 2014 games in Sochi. In 2002, the Winter Olympic ...
Jones' enthusiasm about the Olympics has become legendary ever since she began following in-depth during Rio 2016. That came to new levels this year when she flew out to South Korea to see things first-hand, where she fell in love with bobsledders' thighs, and hockey in particular. She even brought a ...
Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, the subject of Icarus, was one of the whistleblowers who came forward about Russian athletes using performance-enhancing drugs to compete in the Olympic Games. Fogel's documentary helped shed a spotlight on the subject, and the country was subsequently banned from ...
The Olympics are to the U.S. like men's basketball is to Duke. For most of the year, we all mill about our own daily lives and run around campus in our own bubbles. But like tour guides suggest to all million of these Blue Devil Day prospective students on their campus tours, Duke basketball is the unifying ...
The Pyeongchang Olympics were a ratings winner in host country South Korea, where far more viewers tuned in to the Winter Games compared to the number who watched the Sochi Olympics in 2014. The Pyeongchang Games were the first Olympics held in South Korea in 30 years, since the Summer ...


 

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