Olympics

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - FEBRUARY 13: Jorien Ter Mors of Netherlands competes in the 1000m Ladies ...
Associated Press

Dutch Speedskater Jorien Ter Mors Retires From The Sport

Dutch speedskater Jorien ter Mors has retired from the sport. Ter Mors was the first female athlete to win Olympic medals in two disciplines at the same Winter Games.
15 hours ago
BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 01: A general view of the skyline of the buildings during sunset on Sept...
FLORENT BAJRAMI and LLAZAR SEMINI

Olympic Dreams Come True For Kosovo Skier Kiana Kryeziu

Competing in the giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics will be a giant step for 17-year-old Kiana Kryeziu and her country of Kosovo.
15 hours ago
RUHPOLDING, GERMANY - JANUARY 16: Benedikt Doll of Germany competes during the Men's 12.5 km Pursui...
Martha Bellisle

Finding The ‘Happy Bubble’: Mental Health Key For Olympians

The U.S. biathlon team has a full-time embedded sports psychologist who travels with the team.
15 hours ago
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, ITALY - JANUARY 21: Breezy Johnson of Team United States in action during the FI...
Associated Press

US Olympic Downhill Contender Johnson Crashes Again

Olympic medal contender Breezy Johnson will miss a second straight World Cup downhill after her second crash in two weeks.
4 days ago
Matty Beniers - USA Hockey...
Associated Press

Beijing Olympics Will Showcase Hockey’s Next Generation

Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and Nathan MacKinnon will not get to play at the Olympics for the first time since the NHL is not sending players to Beijing.
4 days ago
Beijing Olympics...
Associated Press

100%: Chief Medical Officer Says All US Olympians Vaccinated

The U.S. Olympic top doctor says all of the 200-plus athletes heading to Beijing for the Olympics next month are fully vaccinated, and not a single one asked for a medical exemption.
4 days ago
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Leanne Italie

Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA’s Opening Olympic Uniforms

Team USA’s opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology.
5 days ago
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JANUARY 08: Madison Chock and Evan Bates skate in the Free Dance during the ...
Barry Wilner

US Ice Dancers Continuing Legacy Heading To Beijing Games

For decades, ice dance was the stepchild of U.S. figure skating.
5 days ago
Lindsey Vonn - Skiing...
Trevor Allen

Four-Time Olympian Lindsey Vonn Joins NBC Olympics Team As Correspondent

Four-time Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn will join the NBC Olympics team as a correspondent for the upcoming Winter Games in Beijing. 
6 days ago
USA Bobsled...
Associated Press

USA Bobsled Reveals 12-Person Team For Beijing Olympics

USA Bobsled has chosen 12 sliders to be part of the team headed to the Beijing Olympics.
8 days ago
Shaun White...
Eddie Pells, AP

With Olympics Waiting, White Climbs The Podium In Laax

Shaun White finished third at the Laax Open in Switzerland, marking his first podium finish since he won his third Olympic gold medal in 2018.
9 days ago
Marco Odermatt - Alpine Ski...
Associated Press

Odermatt Beats Kilde For Super-G Win In World Cup Rivalry

Marco Odermatt was first and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde was second in a World Cup super-G race.
12 days ago
Shaun White - Snowboarding...
Associated Press

Shaun White All But Wraps Up Spot In His 5th Olympics

Shaun White all but wrapped up a spot in his fifth Olympics on Thursday when he qualified for the finals of a contest in Switzerland and his nearest American pursuer failed to move on.
12 days ago
Kamila Valieva - Figure Skating...
Associated Press

Valieva Leads Women’s Short Program At Euro Figure Skating

Kamila Valieva broke her own world-best score in the women's short program to take the lead at the European figure skating championships.
12 days ago
John Shuster - Curling...
Associated Press

Gold Means Confidence, Less Pressure For US Curler Shuster

John Shuster won't be catching anyone by surprise at these Olympics.
13 days ago
David Wise - Freestyle Ski...
Associated Press

Wise Eyes A Three-Peat, Gu Eyes History In Freestyle Skiing

American freestyle skier David Wise heads to the Winter Olympics eyeing a three-peat on the halfpipe.
13 days ago
Mikaela Shiffrin...
Associated Press

Shiffrin Wins Record 47th Slalom, Vlhova Takes Season Title

Mikaela Shiffrin has won the last women's World Cup slalom before the Beijing Olympics.
14 days ago
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AP

USA Luge Says Mazdzer Is Heading To Beijing Games

USA Luge has been told that Chris Mazdzer is headed to the Olympics.
15 days ago
OBERHOF, GERMANY - JANUARY 09: Elvira Oeberg of Sweden competes during the Pursuit Women at the IBU...
AP

World Cup Events Off To Protect Olympic Athletes From Virus

The last scheduled World Cup meeting in cross-country skiing before the Beijing Olympics has been canceled.
15 days ago
Shaun White...
Eddie Pells, AP

AP Source: White Pulled Out Due To Lingering COVID Symptoms

Shaun White’s withdrawal from an Olympic qualifying event came after he reportedly experienced lingering COVID-19 symptoms.
16 days ago
Nathan Chen...
Dave Skretta, AP

Chen Wins 6th Straight US Figure Skating Championship

Nathan Chen blazed through an entertaining free skate Sunday to win his sixth consecutive title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
16 days ago
Shaun White of the United States takes a training run for the men's snowboard halfpipe final during...
Trevor Allen

Shaun White: I Think The Beijing Olympics Will Be My Last

After five Olympic Games, Gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White looks to be calling it a career after the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
18 days ago
Ethan Cepuran - Speedskating...
Trevor Allen

SLC-Based Speedskater Ethan Cepuran Makes First Olympic Team

SLC-based speedskater Ethan Cepuran made his first Olympic team after winning the 5,000 meter championship in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
19 days ago
ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA - JANUARY 03: A worker stores skis in the rental area at the Thaiwoo Ski Resort ...
AP

IOC Assures Teams Winter Olympics In Beijing Will Go Ahead

The IOC has promised Olympic teams worldwide that the Winter Games in Beijing will go ahead as planned next month.
20 days ago