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This time around it was all about the skating for French ice dancers Guillaume Cizeron and Gabriella Papadakis. After making headlines worldwide for a wardrobe malfunction during the short dance Monday afternoon, which aired Sunday night stateside, the duo competed the following day … Continue reading
Hulu is still recovering to a hit to its reputation due to a live streaming outage that affected some number of subscribers during the Super Bowl. But over the weekend, the company’s live TV service experienced another outage, this time … Continue reading
After winning the hearts of Americans on the ice — and on Twitter — Adam Rippon will be staying in PyeongChang, South Korea, as a contributor for NBC for the remainder of the 2018 Winter Olympics. NBC spokesman Greg Hughes told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday … Continue reading
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. won a checkered flag before he leaves to check out Olympic gold. Earnhardt departs Monday for South Korea to start his Olympics coverage for NBC Sports. Earnhardt retired from driving in November and … Continue reading
Few events are more appealing from a sponsorship perspective than the Olympics. The Games command a global audience and generally celebrate positive and uncontroversial themes like inclusion, unity and national pride. Yet, in recent years, several companies have ended partnerships with the … Continue reading
Snowboarder Ester Ledecka made Olympic history for the Czech Republic on Feb. 17 when she delivered a huge upset and won the top spot ahead of Lindsey Vonn in the Women’s super-G.
After a long Winter Olympics absence, Lindsey Vonn—the most decorated female skier of all time—failed to take home a medal in her first Olympic event in eight years on Saturday morning (Friday evening stateside). Vonn made her highly anticipated 2018 Winter … Continue reading
Four years after he earned bronze in the men’s slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics — joining two other Americans in a rare single-nation sweep of the podium — freestyle skier Nick Goepper is back at the Games. And make … Continue reading
Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer posted a selfie on Instagram a day after he suffered a broken neck while competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea — and assured worried fans that he’s going to be okay. Schairer, 30, experienced a horrifying crash while … Continue reading
There’s nothing like watching the sheer joy and emotion of American athletes when their Olympic dreams come true. We’ve got pics of their ecstatic celebrations.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — First, U.S. snowboarding star Chloe Kim tweeted about being “down for some ice cream” while competing in Pyeongchang, then about being “hangry” because she hadn’t finished her breakfast sandwich. Clearly, food is a big deal … Continue reading
The ‘Best Slalom Skier In The World’ hit the slopes at the Winter Olympics, and in the end, Mikaela Shiffrin came away with the gold medal. We’ve got the exciting details.
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are changing the face — or rather, the voice — of figure skating commentary. After a successful run in Sochi as commentators for NBC Sports Network, the pair were bumped up to primetime in Pyeongchang, serving … Continue reading
Hoda Kotb really does dance that much, the crowd really does cheer that much and everyone really, really does love Chloe Kim. These are just a few of the lessons learned while PEOPLE spent a few hours backstage on Tuesday … Continue reading
U.S. luger Emily Sweeney lost control of her sled during her final luge run at the Olympics and crashed on Feb. 13. She was immediately checked by medics for injuries.
Can someone please get Chloe Kim some ice cream now? The 17-year-old snowboarder made good on her dominating track record in the halfpipe event to date, easily winning a gold medal at her competition on Tuesday morning (Monday night stateside) … Continue reading
Olympics figure skating commenter Johnny Weir’s hairstyles are getting almost as much attention as what’s going down on the ice. We’ve got pics of his wildest ‘dos of the 2018 games.
Opening ceremony of the 1896 Olympic Games in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. Eye Ubiquitous / Getty Images Women competitors in the archery event of the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. Topical Press Agency / Getty Images An elephant performs … Continue reading
Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images Hackers have disrupted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and the world’s security experts are trying to determine if Russia is the culprit.For about 45 minutes on Friday night, some Olympic computers and networks, … Continue reading