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The Treachery of T-Shirts
The Treachery of T-Shirts

Russian Sledder in "I Don't Do Doping" Shirt Busted for Doping

Olympic athlete Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a banned heart medication. This is a huge surprise. She had the shirt and everything.
Sean Newell
2 days ago
Women of Winter
Women of Winter

The Women at the Winter Olympics Convinced Me that Sports Are Good

While watching the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, I was surprised to find myself engaged by ice hockey and curling, sports I would’ve previously dismissed as “boring” or “not my thing.”
Eve Peyser
3 days ago
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pyeongchang 2018

What It’s Like to Represent a Tiny Country With No Snow at the Winter Olympics

"One day, I got a message on my personal Facebook account from the Togolese federation saying they wanted to build a team."
David Cox
3 days ago
Curling
Curling

USA Men Sweep Canada to Play for Curling Gold

Mr. T watched on from home, as Team Shuster took out rival Canada at PyeongChang 2018 for USA's first-ever shot at gold.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3 days ago
usa hockey
usa hockey

USA Wins Gold in Shootout, Canada Is *Pissed*

Team USA's Lamoureux twins score a goal each, with Jocelyne netting the game-winner in a shootout, and Canada's Jocelyne Larocque took off her silver medal as soon as she got it.
Sean Newell
3 days ago
Pyeongchang Olympics
Pyeongchang Olympics

Noriaki Kasai is the World's Oldest Ski Jumper and a Goddamn Legend

Kasai, 45, just competed in his eighth Winter Olympics. In Poland, a rap song has been recorded about his feats, while in Finland, a punk band has dedicated a track to him.
David Cox
4 days ago
Winter Olympics
Winter Olympics

The NHL Needs to Copy the Olympics

Dave Lozo has three ways the NHL can grow its audience and popularity by shamelessly copying the Olympics.
Dave Lozo
2.20.18
wikipedia wars
wikipedia wars

The Battle for Curling's Wikipedia Page

There is an edit war raging behind the scenes of curling's Wikipedia page. A lot of it has to do with trolls claiming it's not a sport.
Stephen Harrison
2.16.18
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pyeongchang 2018

Nigerian Skeleton Competitor Simidele Adeagbo is Not Afraid of Making History

Adeagbo twice nearly made the Summer Olympics as a triple jumper. Now she's the first black woman to compete in skeleton in Olympics history.
Jacqueline Kantor
2.16.18
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pyeongchang 2018

Inject Olympic Curling Directly into My Veins

Curling, a beautiful game that anyone can play, is the best Olympic sport.
Dave Lozo
2.13.18
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pyeongchang 2018

Adam Rippon Is Having a Blast at the Olympics

Heading into his performance at PyeongChang 2018, Rippon said he wanted a "xanax and a quick drink." After a bronze medal win he said "I want to make Reese Witherspoon proud."
Sean Newell
2.12.18
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pyeongchang 2018

American Sarah Schleper on What It's Like Skiing for Mexico in the Olympics

"A lot of [my husband’s] family has become American and they are really proud of that fact. Now, I am extremely proud of being Mexican."
Kade Krichko
2.12.18