Olympics Articles

When and Where the 2018 Winter and 2020 Summer Games Will Be Held
While Rio has come and gone, it's never too early to start thinking about the next Olympic games. The global spectacle that brings every country from around the world together every two years will be making its next stops in South Korea and...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
The 2016 United States Olympic Men’s Basketball Team is expected to soar to the gold medal in Rio. Even without LeBron James, Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook and a handful of other NBA All-Stars who declined an invite, Team USA is...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
A great Olympic moment is relative to the country you live in and the year you were born. The times we see our fellow countrymen succeed are the moments that are truly etched in our memories.   For me, I cheer and pay close attention to...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
There are plenty of storylines heading into the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Everyone has their favorite event to watch, whether it be track and field, swimming, basketball, or any of the 306 events that will take place....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The majority of Americans refer to the “Miracle on Ice” in Lake Placid in 1980 as the greatest U.S. Olympic moment of all time. Others would like to argue that the 1992 U.S. Men’s Basketball Team (the original “Dream Team...
Brad Spielberger
1 year ago
When it is all said and done, Rio de Janeiro may be considered the worst host ever of the Summer Olympics. Between Zika, political strife, crime, recession, and plumbing and electricity issues in the Olympic Village, the world is watching and...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will soon commence. Athletes from across the globe will come together to compete in 42 different Olympic sport disciplines. The vast majority of them, such as swimming, gymnastics, basketball and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will soon commence. Athletes from across the globe will come together to compete in 42 different Olympic sport disciplines. The vast majority of them, such as swimming, gymnastics, basketball and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rio Summer Olympics
It’s no secret that the Olympic Games cost a lot of money to produce. After all, it’s the largest international sports competition and it’s an event that attracts the attention of the world.   With the grand stage also...
Brandon Wen
1 year ago
Is an Olympic Gold Medal Actually Made of Gold?
The 2016 Summer Olympics are just around the corner, which means athletes from around the globe will descend on Rio to try to take home a gold medal. While an athlete can earn a lot of endorsement money with a gold medal, the actual value in gold...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
People do unexplainable things every day, but this one takes the cake in recent memory.   As the torch relay continues to make its way through Rio, someone decided they had enough of it. A man can be seen coming virtually out of nowhere to...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
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
1 year 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 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 years ago

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