Olympics Articles

Oscar Pistorius' defense team is doing all they can to avoid jail time.    The 29-year-old Paralympian gold medalist is currently facing at least a 15-year jail term for the 2013 murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Sports Illustrated is continuing to break barriers and with the Olympics coming up, this seems like the perfect time to showcase Caitlyn Jenner and her medal from the 1976 Montreal Summer Games.   According to US Weekly, 66-year-old...
Jasmine Watkins
1 month ago
Michael Phelps is preparing for a comeback and the world will soon take notice. During a visit with Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Phelps was able to see his new commercial. It was a powerful ad to say the least. The fitness apparel...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
For the small nation of Micronesia, the new experiences of their soccer team seems to be just a bit more important than the games they played. Over the past few days, they have played three soccer matches for Olympic qualifying against Tahiti, Fiji...
Josh Hamburger
11 months ago
People Don't Want Caitlyn Jenner to Win an ESPY
Caitlyn Jenner formally introduced herself, and it caused the internet to explode. The whole Twitter-verse was consumed with talking about the former Olympic-winner-turned-empowered-woman. ESPN responded in their own way by announcing Jenner...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Former Olympian Bruce Jenner Introduces the World to 'Caitlyn'
There is no more Bruce Jenner. Caitlyn Jenner makes her debut. The former Olympian posed for Vanity Fair and caused quite the stir. After spending months somewhat secluded to make the transition, Jenner is comfortable to show the...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternYou spent your work day watching live U.S.-Canada hockey; now relax with some tape-delayed action from the slopes and the short track. Spoiler alert: People who love 'Murica will want to tune in....
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternTonight's main event is also considered by many to be the main event of any Winter Games: the Women's Figure Skating free skate. Medals will be awarded, and stars will be born. 1. Figure...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternThere's a good chance you watched the hockey live, as productivity across the nation plummeted around lunchtime. But here are some other events you'll enjoy tonight on tape delay. 1. Alpine...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Top 10 Ladies Figure Skating Gold Medal Contenders
The main event of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, ladies figure skating, is upon us. The sport’s top 30 diminutive divas will soon be toe-looping, lutzing, Salchow-ing and spinning at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Short programs will be...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternThe fog-induced delays are over, and Sochi's back in business, with a number of entertaining and action-packed events on tonight's ledger. 1. Alpine Skiing — Women's Giant...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Craziest Moments from the Sochi Olympics (So Far)
Prior to the Sochi Winter Olympics there were plenty of concerns swirling around the Games of the XXII Olympiad. Whether it was melting snow, stray dogs, dirty water, government spying or a shirtless president on horseback, paranoia ran rampant....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternBob's back. The eye infection that sidelined Bob Costas has been brought under control, allowing the longstanding, short-statured Olympic host to resume his duties. Here's what Bob will be...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternA little history will be made on NBC's Valentine's Day Olympic broadcast, as Meredith Vieira becomes the first woman to anchor Olympic coverage while Bob Costas continues to battle a stubborn eye...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternMatt Lauer is starting to get comfortable in the anchor's chair, as Bob Costas spends a third night tending to his eye infection. Normal spoiler alert: By tonight, all of this will have already...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternEye Watch 2014 rages on: Bob Costas is sidelined again by pinkeye, and he's being Wally Pipp'ed for a second night by Matt Lauer, who has his own facial weirdness happening with a scraggly beard...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternTonight, Matt Lauer unexpectedly takes the anchor chair from Bob Costas, who is fighting a double eye infection and will be absent from his hosting duties at an Olympic Games for the first time since...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Today's HighlightsNBC8-11:30 p.m. EasternSpoiler alert: By tonight, all of this will have already happened, so if you want to go in fresh, avoid the usual sports sites today. 1. Alpine Skiing — Women's Super CombinedAmerican...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
The Sochi Winter Olympics are the Games of the XXII Olympiad. They are also shaping up to be a potential dumpster fire on all fronts — politically, socially and athletically. The infrastructure to host 2,850 Olympians from 88 countries, plus...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
10 Olympians Who Will Dominate Sochi
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are finally here. After months of hearing about Vladimir Putin, homophobia, double toilets, sub-tropic climates, IOC corruption, lack of infrastructure and threats of terrorism, the Games of the XXII Olympiad are...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
2014 Sochi Olympics: What to Watch Feb. 6
Action is underway at the Winter Olympics, and Sochi's preparedness as a host city comes under the microscope right out of the chute, as a slopestyle course whose safety has come into question sees some early action in the 2014 Winter Games....
Rob Doster
2 years ago
25 Twitter Accounts Every Winter Olympics Fan Should Follow
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us, as the world’s attention will soon focus on Sochi, Russia. More than 2,500 athletes from 88 different nations are scheduled to compete in 98 events over 15 disciplines from Feb. 7-23 in the Russian...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
While the fun-loving Julia Mancuso, 29, may not have the name recognition of fellow skier Lindsey Vonn, she does have something better — more Olympic medals. In fact, Mancuso has amassed more than any other American female alpine skier ever...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Rich McVey
2 years ago
All eyes will be on the Russian town of Sochi as the Winter Olympics is set to kick off on Feb. 7 with the games Opening Ceremony. In anticipation of this worldwide sporting event, it's always interesting to look at some of the surprising facts...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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