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U.S. Wins Its First-Ever Cross-Country Gold

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:32:22 EST

The U.S. won its first-ever Olympic gold medal in cross-country skiing as Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall took the women’s team sprint free event—a sorely needed adrenaline boost for the U.S. Olympic team.


USA Track & Field President Placed on Leave Amid Corruption Probe

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:34:45 EST

Vin Lananna, who said the action was not necessary, was approached by investigators “months ago.” The probe is looking at the awarding of several sporting events, including the 2021 World Championships to the city of Eugene, Ore.


A Stanley Cup Champion Goes Back to His Roots to Help Korean Hockey

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:54:44 EST

Jim Paek, the first NHL player born in Korea, has played with Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr and Wayne Gretzky. His goal now is to boost the sport in his native country.


In Pyeongchang, High Winds Are No Breeze for Athletes

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:18:56 EST

Three days into competition, Pyeongchang has yet to host an Alpine skiing event, while the majority of competitors in women’s slopestyle on Monday either crashed or bailed on jumps due to the harsh conditions.


Two Skaters, Competing With the Weight of History on Their Blades

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:29:16 EST

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea will race Sunday against her biggest rival, Japan’s Nao Kodaira. The two countries have a long troubled history.


Mikaela Shiffrin Falters Under the Stresses of History and Weather

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:16:08 EST

Mikaela Shiffrin couldn’t overcome a half-second deficit in the slalom, her best event, on Friday and finished fourth in her best event.


Tensions Carry to Ice, Too, as Russians Torch U.S. Men 4-0

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:12:03 EST

The Olympic Athletes from Russia, as the team is officially called because Russia has been banned from the Games over a doping scandal, outmuscled the U.S. men’s hockey team in a 4-0 win.


The Cruelest Two Minutes of the Olympics for Team USA

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:11:33 EST

Within the span of two minutes, Mikaela Shiffrin finished off the podium and settled for fourth place in the slalom, while figure skater Nathan Chen fell on the opening jump of his disastrous short program that buried him in 17th place.


For North Korea, 8-0 Loss Was a Win

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:37:44 EST

The unified Korean women’s ice-hockey team was given a drubbing by Switzerland but you wouldn’t know it by reading the North Korean press’ take on the game.


Long-Track Speedskating Adds Chaos

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:53:08 EST

The most regimented sport at the Games is getting a little edge with a mass start—with no guarantees that everyone will even finish.


Meet the Coach Who Solidified North Korea's Olympic Participation

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:14:48 EST

Bruno Marcotte spent a lot of time with the North Korean pairs duo on ice—helping the inexperienced but talented team qualify for the Games.


The Halfpipe Was Set to Rule Winter Sports. Now It Is Dying

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:28:58 EST

In the halfpipe’s biggest moment, snowboarder Shaun White flipped and twisted above the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, grabbing the gold and beating TV juggernaut “American Idol” in the ratings. Eight years later, that halfpipe is gone, and many more are vanishing.


Major League Baseball Steps Gingerly to Speed Up Games

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:33:05 EST

To make games move faster, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred wanted to add a timer between pitches. The MLB Players Association disagreed and on Monday the union won that fight—at least for now.


Figure Skater Kim Yuna Has Another Olympic Moment

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:03:52 EST

Two-time Olympic medalist Kim Yuna swirled gracefully around a small ice rink on the stage before lighting the Olympic torch.


At the Pyeongchang Games: Where's the Party?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:30:18 EST

Tourists who came to the Winter Games for more than the sports are having a hard time finding the party.


Unified Korean Women's Ice-Hockey Team Falls to Switzerland at Olympics

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 16:00:56 EST

The joint inter-Korean women’s ice-hockey team, playing before a loud and partisan crowd on the Olympic stage, was overmatched by their much stronger opponent, losing 8-0 to Switzerland.


The Swiss Aren't Neutral at These Olympics. They're Hilarious.

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:16:40 EST

The Swiss freestyle skiing team is in Pyeongchang just having a blast. And they have the viral videos to prove it.


Meet Brian Orser, Pyeongchang's Busiest Figure Skating Coach

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:00:59 EST

Orser’s Games weren’t close to done after the men’s competition. Before this week is out, he’s simultaneously getting Canada’s Gabrielle Daleman and Kazakhstan’s Elizabet Tursynbaeva through the women’s competition.


Jamie Anderson Adds to Her Legend With Another Slopestyle Gold

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:24:02 EST

Jamie Anderson defended her Olympic title in women’s slopestyle, giving the U.S. its second gold medal in as many days at a blustery Phoenix Snow Park.


Russian Athlete May Have Tested Positive for Doping

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:25:10 EST

A Russian athlete taking part in the Winter Games may have tested positive for a banned substance, the delegation representing suspended Russia said Sunday.


The Most Chill Nation at the Winter Olympics Is Crushing It

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:05:31 EST

The Norwegians believe having fun is more important than winning medals. That’s why they’ve won the most medals in Pyeongchang.


Why Lindsey Vonn's Bad Knee Could Be a Good Thing

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:07:44 EST

One surgeon calls it the ski-racing paradox: how elite skiers who have torn a knee ligament come out faster and race longer than those who haven’t


U.S. Women's Hockey Win Caps a Strong Medal Surge for Team USA

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:50:44 EST

The U.S. picked up an eighth gold medal in Pyeongchang when the women’s hockey team notched a dramatic upset win over their Canadian rivals in a shootout, denying Canada a fifth consecutive gold medal in Olympic women’s hockey.


The Zamboni Driver in Pyeongchang From Wisconsin

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:04:06 EST

A crew of seven Canadians and one American is responsible for making the speed-skating ice as fast as possible


North Korean Cheerleaders: 100 Olympic Stars Are Born

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:18:43 EST

South Korean speed skater Lim Hyo-jun took gold in the men’s 1500-meter short-track competition before frenzied fans—but the surprise stars were 100 North Korean cheerleaders.


This House With Russians at the Olympics Definitely Isn't the Russian Olympic House

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:44:35 EST

The Sports House in Gangneung aims to celebrate Olympic Athletes from Russia without running afoul of IOC guidelines.


The Most Trusted Name in Figure Skating News

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:50:45 EST

By day, Jackie Wong is known as a management consultant. But by night, he’s simply known as Jackie, the blogger, podcaster and prolific tweeter who has become the most authoritative name in figure skating.


Alina Zagitova Outduels Evgenia Medvedeva for Figure Skating Gold

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:04:04 EST

The 15-year-old Russian upended her compatriot, training mate and back-to-back world champion as all three American skaters faltered.


North Korea's Weapons of Mass Distraction

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:46:15 EST

By bringing 10 times more cheerleaders than athletes, North Korea has deployed a tool that has polarized the Olympic crowd.


Mikaela Mania: Shiffrin Is Only Getting Started

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:30:05 EST

American skiing phenom Mikaela Shiffrin took her first gold of the Pyeongchang Games by coming from behind in the giant slalom. It may be the beginning of a historic medal haul.


Chloe Kim Flips to Halfpipe Gold

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:52:58 EST

Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old snowboarder from Southern California, affirmed her place as the world’s most dominant female halfpipe artist by winning gold in that event in a runaway on Tuesday.


No NHL Players Means Tons of Pressure for Russia

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:14:34 EST

Can an authoritarian coach push the team to gold with many other top hockey nations missing their stars?


Shani Davis Finishes Off the Podium, On His Terms

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:12:21 EST

The veteran speedskater places 19th in 1,500 meters, but just being in Pyeongchang helps erase the pain of Sochi.


Chloe Kim Beats, Eats and Tweets (Not in That Order)

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:37:24 EST

Chloe Kim has become known as much for her appetite as her otherworldly talent, thanks to a social-media savvy that is uncommon among Olympic athletes.


Germany's Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot Win Pairs Skating Gold

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:37:03 EST

Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany took pairs skating gold in a closely fought four-way contest with pairs from China, Canada, and Olympic Athletes from Russia.


With Skiing Gold, Ledecka Earns Respect---for Snowboarders

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:44:45 EST

Ester Ledecka’s gold medal was surprising not only because she’d never won a World Cup race, or because she beat medal favorites. It was stunning because skiing isn’t her main sport, even at the Olympics.


South Korea Pulls Out All the Stops to Fill Empty Seats

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:17:31 EST

With national pride at stake, even K-Pop bands and schoolchildren are making an effort to populate Olympic stadiums.


In Figure Skating, the Quad Jump Is Now Routine

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:59:55 EST

Male skaters are advancing faster than they have in decades, and the once-legendary “quad” is the reason.


Pyeongchang 2018: An Olympics With Big Hurdles

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:11:33 EST

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are the kind of Games that Olympic leaders are trying to leave behind.


Speedskating Disqualification Riles South Korean Fans

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:17:00 EST

Canadian speedskater Kim Boutin received death threats after her collision with Choi Min-jeong resulted in the South Korean skater being disqualified.


The World of Cross-Country Skiing Is Torn in Disputes Over Speed and Style

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:32:05 EST

In cross-country, the canons of beauty command that skiers perform the sport’s hallmark motion, known as diagonal stride. But in recent years, many skiers have neglected the stride and focused on a faster motion: double poling.


Jet Lag: The Olympic Strategy So Radical It Just Might Work

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:54:23 EST

American ski-jumpers have an unusual plan for Pyeongchang. Can it work?


A North-South Friendship Blossoms Among Korean Skaters

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:04:36 EST

The only North Korean athletes to qualify for the Games on merit have bonded with their competitors from across the 38th parallel.


The Cavs Go Crazy at the NBA's Trade Deadline

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:35:42 EST

Cleveland dramatically remade its roster by trading six players in the hours before Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline in one of the most frenzied day of maneuverings for a single team the NBA has ever seen.


Lindsey Vonn Passes the Torch to Mikaela Shiffrin, and Everything that Comes With It

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:44:25 EST

Shiffrin is now arguably the lone Alpine skiing star among Americans, a heavy burden for an uncommon talent who has also at times struggled with nerves


The Olympics' Most Polarizing Sport

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:13:46 EST

Democrats are 29% more likely than the general population to watch women’s hockey, while Republicans are 44% less likely to watch it, according to a new poll.


Red Gerard, All of 17 Years Old, Soars to First American Gold

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:36:27 EST

Red Gerard became the first American to win gold at these Winter Olympics when he took the top spot in the men’s snowboard slopestyle contest Sunday.


Figure Skating's Six Jumps Explained

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:46:29 EST

Figure skating jumps are impressive, but fast—the differences can be tough to see. Olympian Jason Brown demonstrates in slow motion the six main jumps figure skaters pack into routines, and explains what makes them unique.


Vonn and Shiffrin Together Almost Isn't Fair

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:14:48 EST

At least one of them is likely to be entered in all five individual Alpine skiing events, giving the U.S. a chance at five medals between them—or more.


Amid Tense Geopolitical Backdrop, Pyeongchang Opening Ceremony Stresses Harmony

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:01:33 EST

South Korea kicks off the Olympics with gestures of unity, but decades of tension lurk in the background.


Japanese Sensation Yuzuru Hanyu Delights Skating Fans Once More

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:17:57 EST

Hanyu became the first male skater in 60 years to win gold in back-to-back Olympics; Nathan Chen rebounded with historic program


Nathan Chen Crashes in Men's Short Program

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:58:44 EST

Nathan Chen is in 17th place heading to the free skate after making three big mistakes on Friday. The gaffes all but ended his hopes for a medal.


Prosecutors Ask to Drop Charges Against a Defendant in NCAA Corruption Case

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:39:59 EST

Federal prosecutors asked a judge to drop all charges against the head of an amateur basketball program accused of helping funnel bribes from Adidas AG to high-school recruits, according to court documents.


How Mirai Nagasu Nailed the Triple Axel and Got Her Groove Back

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:08:05 EST

Shut out from Sochi in 2014, Nagasu learned the triple axel, which only one American woman had landed in international competition. Nagasu nailed it in the team event and may pull it out again later this week


Why the X Games Are Taking Over the Olympics

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:03:35 EST

The growing prominence of freestyle skiing and snowboarding has tilted the balance of power away from some traditional winter sports.


Alina Zagitova Takes Lead Over Evgenia Medvedeva in Women's Short Program

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:50:03 EST

Alina Zagitova smashed a record score set barely 20 minutes earlier by her compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to lead after the women’s short program.


Shaun White Flies Back to the Top

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:14:34 EST

The 31-year-old American action sports icon reclaimed his halfpipe superiority with a dramatic final run. He indicated afterward he night even come back in 2022.


IOC in High-Wire Diplomacy Over Fate of Russia's Olympic Ban

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:36:39 EST

A Putin aide met with IOC President Thomas Bach after the latest doping allegation involving a Russian athlete.


Koreans March Under Unified Flag. Not Everyone Is Thrilled

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 23:03:19 EST

The blue-and-white flag carried by Korean athletes in the Opening Ceremony is seen by many as a symbol of cooperation between the two countries on the divided peninsula. Some don’t love the cooperation, and thus don’t like the flag.


U.S. Is Falling Flat in Race for Olympic Medals

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:18:56 EST

Ten days into the Winter Olympics the U.S. is tied for fifth in the medal count with 10 overall.


A Star Snowboarder's Dilemma: Embrace the Olympic Stage or Leave It

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:03:14 EST

At 17, Red Gerard is a sudden star in snowboarding, where a lifetime of Olympic glory is not always the preferred path.


Goepper Salvages Silver for U.S. in Ski Slopestyle

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:07:32 EST

Nick Goepper aced his final run to give the U.S. its lone medal in an event it dominated four years ago in Sochi.


The Winter Olympics Are Too Long. Here's How to Fix Them

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:37:13 EST

Eighteen days of curling. Twelve nights of speedskating. No Winter Games have ever been longer than Pyeongchang. Why a shorter Olympics would be a better Olympics.


Why Nathan Chen Studies LeBron James and Stephen Curry

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:33:21 EST

Nathan Chen is the greatest American figure skater of his generation. He’s also obsessed with the NBA.


The Shirtless Tongan Flag Bearer's Long, Strange Journey to the Finish Line

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:45:14 EST

Pita Taufatofua ended the cross-country ski event in 114th place out of 116 finishers, and put himself $35,000 in debt training. He says it was all worth it.


The Pride Flag Waves at the Olympics for Adam Rippon

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:31:19 EST

Why an American fan brought a stars-and-rainbow-stripes flag to support Adam Rippon, the first American figure skater to compete while openly gay.


Shiffrin vs. Vonn: Alpine Combined Provides a Rare Showdown

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:41:00 EST

The Alpine combined provides a rare showdown between two of the best female skiers in history: Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn.


I Avoided the Norovirus, but I Caught the Curling Bug

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:26:29 EST

When the Olympics are over, our Seoul bureau chief will go back to writing about North Korea. But until then, you can find him at the Gangneung Curling Center.


These Two Nations Will Top the 2018 Olympics Medals Race, WSJ Projects

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:17:12 EST

Norway and the U.S. finished in a virtual tie in The Wall Street Journal’s projected medal count. Each country could win 36 Olympic medals.


Italy's Sofia Goggia Wins the Downhill; Lindsey Vonn Takes Bronze

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:18:52 EST

American Lindsey Vonn won a bronze medal in the downhill on Wednesday, sealing her comeback in her best event after missing the 2014 Olympics with an injury. Italy’s Sofia Goggia won gold.


USOC Defends CEO's Handling of Sex-Abuse Scandal

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:24:04 EST

The U.S. Olympic Committee defended CEO Scott Blackmun’s handling of the sexual-abuse scandal involving a team doctor at USA Gymnastics, while acknowledging that the organization hadn’t done enough in its response to it.


Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal Wins the Men's Downhill

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:25:30 EST

Aksel Lund Svindal won the men’s downhill on Thursday, becoming the first Norwegian ever to take gold in the event while the Scandinavian nation became the first country to go 1-2 in 30 years.


French Ice-Dance Couple Toughs Out Costume Malfunction; Canadians Overtake

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:57:04 EST

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir led over French ice-dance gold-medal rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Gillaume Cizeron, while Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue held the skinniest of edges over fellow Americans Maia and Alex Shibutani in the contest for bronze after the short dance.


The Olympics Ramp Up Coed Competitions

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:38:48 EST

Why the IOC has expanded competitions that include both men and women in Pyeongchang and beyond.


Big Air: Either the Best or Worst Thing for Snowboarding

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:57:10 EST

Big air is easy to understand and visually stunning, but some snowboarders worry about where it could push the sport stylistically, with judges incentivizing an increasingly acrobatic look.


In Figure Skating, Russia's (Perfectly Legal) Secret Sauce

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:45:06 EST

Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva backloaded their short programs to break a scoring record. While it’s perfectly within the rules, it has been a flashpoint for discussion this season.


Shani Davis Is Still Beefing

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:59:24 EST

Shani Davis started off the Pyeongchang Games by voicing his displeasure at losing a coin flip to be the U.S. flag-bearer. It was just his latest flap.


Johnny Weir Absolutely Loves the Word Absolutely

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:37:20 EST

We decided to rewatch NBC’s Olympics figure-skating broadcast to analyze the analyst and break down the words that make Johnny Weir a uniquely ebullient broadcaster.


Team USA Falls in Hockey Shootout

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:30:57 EST

Lacking NHL players, the U.S. squad failed to advance after being unable to make any of its five shots in the shootout.


Adam Rippon Is a Complicated, Outspoken, Unlikely Olympian. He's Also Gay.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:37:07 EST

Rippon, the grandfather of U.S. men’s figure skating, now holds the key to the team’s medal hopes


How Team Canada Continues to Own the Podium at the Games

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:22:57 EST

Ahead of the 2010 Vancouver Games, Canada created an entirely new framework for funding and developing Olympic athletes which is still paying off in Pyeongchang.


The Surprise Star of the Pyeongchang Games? South Korean Women Curlers

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:53:19 EST

The curlers—whose nicknames are Pancake, Sunny, Steak, Yogurt and Chocho—have burst the team into medal contention in a sport the country scarcely cared about until recently.


U.S. Soccer Vice President Elected to Top Spot

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:42:57 EST

Carlos Cordeiro was elected president of the U.S. Soccer Federation on Saturday, assuming control of an organization that must chart a new course after its men’s team failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup.


At the Olympics, It's Not Just North Koreans Rooting for North Korea

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:42:46 EST

While the coordinated chants of Pyongyang’s delegation of cheerleaders have grabbed the spotlight, nationals of other countries have also been waving the North Korean flag.


Mikaela Shiffrin Learned to Ski in Vail. She Learned to Race in Vermont.

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:11:40 EST

How the ice of the Northeast helped Mikaela Shiffrin become the best technical skier in the world.


Ester Ledecka Wins Gold in Super G; Lindsey Vonn Finishes 6th

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:30:59 EST

American skier Lindsey Vonn skidded wide on a turn in the lower half of the Super G and finished sixth in her first race in these Olympics on Saturday. Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka won gold.


Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Are Golden in Ice Dance

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:13:10 EST

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time by taking gold here, their second Olympic title and fifth medal.


The One Thing America Is Still Best at in the Olympics

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:49:28 EST

The defining athletic trait of American Winter Olympians isn’t speed or strength. It’s creativity.


How Figure Skating Fell Hard for 'Moulin Rouge!'

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:29:54 EST

Olympic skaters can pick any music for their programs. Why did so many pick music from the ”Moulin Rouge!” soundtrack?


Which Baseball Fans Should Be the Angriest?

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:44:45 EST

With big-name free agents still available as spring training gets started, some teams are almost taunting their fans with their lack of action.


U.S. Wins Team Bronze in Figure Skating

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:14:18 EST

The U.S. secured a bronze medal in the figure skating team event, as Canada dethroned Olympic athletes from Russia to take gold in a competition that showcases the strongest skating nations in the world.


Nick Foles Is a Philadelphia Hero---Time to Trade Him

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:34:09 EST

No team has traded its Super Bowl MVP after a championship, but with Carson Wentz returning, the Eagles may not have a choice.


Pence Sat During Opening Ceremony. Some Koreans Took Offense.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:32:58 EST

For the second time in four months, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s actions at a sporting event attract controversy. He defended his decision only to stand for Americans.


Shirtless Tongan Flag-Bearer Goes Shirtless in 28-Degree Pyeongchang

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:12:33 EST

Pita Taufatofua braved the frigid temperatures of the Winter Olympics and marched into the Opening Ceremony without a shirt—again.


How Tara and Johnny Became NBC's Biggest Stars

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:25:21 EST

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are unlike other commentators in almost every way—especially their actual commentary.


A Green U.S. Hockey Team to Clash With Grizzled Russians

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:33:02 EST

After a so-so start, the young U.S. squad will confront the tournament favorites.


This American Team Practices in a Refrigerated Parking Garage in Slovenia

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:59:26 EST

The U.S. Nordic combined team needed somewhere to train on snow in the middle of summer. They found it in an unexpected place.


Goodbye Team Switzerland, Hello 'Team Noro'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:36:28 EST

The Swiss Freestyle Skiing team, best known for its viral video antics, wasn’t going to let a little norovirus kill the mood. When two of its members contracted the ailment, the squad came up with a plan and a hashtag.


U.S. Olympians Are Old, and That's OK

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:34:36 EST

Veterans like Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn and Kelly Clark may have years on the competition, but Team USA still expects a major medal haul.



 
 

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