Among the hordes of world-class athletes at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games, one name seemed a little out of place: Elizabeth Swaney, the 33-year old Hungarian halfpipe skier who completed her Olympic runs with a handful of simple alley-oops. Swaney has come under immense criticism for her lacklustre performance, but[Read More…]
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A writer at Deadspin and Baseball Prospectus, Matt Sussman lent us his knowledge on Olympic curling and MLB free agency. Matt discusses the mixed doubles curling tournament, covering everything from the Canadians taking home gold to the bad boy of curling. He also breaks down the stories to watch in[Read More…]
Every two years, the world is treated to the Olympic Games, and with each iteration comes an opportunity for host countries to artfully showcase their history and culture in the opening ceremony. Feb. 9’s show in PyeongChang combined unbelievable choreography and technology to deliver a memorable performance for all to[Read More…]
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games are right around the corner, and a fresh set of Olympic heros are waiting in the wings. The Canadian delegation—225 athletes strong—is the largest in history. While every athlete hopes to capture Olympic gold, only a select few—from a wide variety of backgrounds—will have a[Read More…]
Montreal-based figure skating coach Bruno Marcotte spoke to The McGill Tribune on the dedication of his Olympics-bound North Korean pupils.