2018 Winter Olympics

Olympian Gus Kenworthy rescues puppy from Korean dog meat farm

Olympian Gus Kenworthy rescues puppy from Korean dog meat farm

After rescuing dogs at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy has rescued another puppy. People reported that Kenworthy announced he and his boyfriend, actor Matthew Wilkas, rescued a puppy named Beemo. The Associated Press reported that the two visited visited a dog farm in Siheung, South Korea, Friday. >> Read more trending news  “This morning Matt and...
Canadian women's hockey player apologizes for taking off silver medal

Canadian women's hockey player apologizes for taking off silver medal

Canadian women’s hockey player Jocelyn Larocque apologized after taking off her silver medal during Thursday’s ceremonies at the Pyeongchang Olympics, saying she meant no disrespect and was caught up in the emotion of a bitter loss. The United States edged Canada 3-2 Thursday in a shootout victory in the gold medal game. During the postgame medal ceremony, Larocque took off her silver...
Video: Canadian player removes silver medal after loss to Team USA - just part of most heated rivalry in Olympics

Video: Canadian player removes silver medal after loss to Team USA - just part of most heated rivalry in Olympics

It’s the most heated rivalry in women’s hockey - maybe all of sports.  So Team Canada’s 3-2 shootout loss to rival Team USA in the gold medal game is going to hurt for the next four years.  Which is why Canadian defensemen Jocelyne Larocque removed her silver medal after Wednesday’s loss.  She could barely give a short statement after the loss, due to the disappointment...
U.S. women's hockey team wins Olympic gold

U.S. women's hockey team wins Olympic gold

The United States has defeated Canada 3-2 to win the gold medal in women’s hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics. >> Read more trending news 
How did 'average' skier Elizabeth Swaney make it to the 2018 Winter Olympics?

How did 'average' skier Elizabeth Swaney make it to the 2018 Winter Olympics?

One skier who competed in the women's halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics really stood out – but not for her skills. American Elizabeth Swaney, a member of Hungary's team who finished in last place Monday after a qualifying run that Deadspin described as "thoroughly average," apparently was able to game the Olympics' quota system to get to Pyeongchang. She also met another requirement...
VP Mike Pence ready for secret meeting with North Korea, but North backs out

VP Mike Pence ready for secret meeting with North Korea, but North backs out

Vice President Mike Pence was ready for a secret meeting with North Korean officials at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, earlier this month, but the North backed out, according to news outlets. >> Read more trending news  Pence attended the Olympics Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9 as part of a five-day trip to Asia and was seated near Kim Jong-un’s sister, but...
All the curling stones used in every Olympics have come from the same small island

All the curling stones used in every Olympics have come from the same small island

Few people quite understand what exactly curling is, but every four years, people across the world suddenly find themselves invested in a sport that, at first glance, can be described as people pushing rocks across ice with brooms. For those who are using this year’s go-around to learn what they can about the sport, here’s a fun fact to tell at the next watch party: Olympic curling...
Olympic curling star's husband handles stress by double-fisting beers at 9 a.m.

Olympic curling star's husband handles stress by double-fisting beers at 9 a.m.

One doesn’t normally associate pressure with curling -- oh sure, placement, guarding and furious sweeping are crucial to a team’s success -- but the husband of Canadian women’s team skip Rachel Homan was experiencing plenty of anguish during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Gangneung, South Korea.  What better way to calm your nerves than to have a beer or two? Or, three or...
Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Olympics

Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Olympics

Simidele Adeagbo, a former track star at the University of Kentucky, made Winter Olympics history this weekend as the Nigeria native became the first African female athlete to compete in skeleton. “Competing in the Olympics has been one of the most inspiring and proudest moments of my life,” Adeagbo said on her website. “It was a dream that started a long time ago and to be...
Here's why Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's fans throw Winnie the Pooh bears on the ice

Here's why Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's fans throw Winnie the Pooh bears on the ice

In one of the strangest stories that we’ve seen out of the 2018 Winter Olympics, beloved bear Winnie the Pooh is making a comeback. The lovable bear is the unofficial mascot of Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu. Every time Hanyu takes to the ice, he keeps a stuffed bear on the side of the rink for good luck, often bowing to the toy before performing, Time magazine reported....
Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz wows with 'Game of Thrones' costume

Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz wows with 'Game of Thrones' costume

“Game of Thrones” fans from around the world were loving German Olympic figure skater Paul Fentz’s costume at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Fentz was clearly not on the fence when it came to a tribute to the character Jaime Lannister, and neither were people on the internet when it came to voicing positive opinions about it. The Olympian also...
Curling controversy: 'Burned rock' fans flames during fiery match

Curling controversy: 'Burned rock' fans flames during fiery match

Controversy during the Olympics is not new, but it is certainly rare in the sedate sport of curling.  A “burned rock” foul in the women’s match between Canada and Denmark, would not be swept away very easily Friday. The controversy began in the fifth end, or period, when a Danish player touched a stone, a foul that is called a burned rock, The Washington Post reported....
Pita Taufatofua finishes Olympic cross country skiing race standing up

Pita Taufatofua finishes Olympic cross country skiing race standing up

What could be better than carrying your country’s flag at the Pyeongchang Olympics while shirtless? For Tonga’s Pita Taufatofua, finishing the 15-kilometer individual race in cross country skiing ranks just as high. And yes, he was properly dressed for the event. Taufatofua, 34, told The Associated Press that he was glad he didn’t wipe out on the course, particularly during the final...
Sexual misconduct allegations against Shaun White resurface in PyeongChang

Sexual misconduct allegations against Shaun White resurface in PyeongChang

Shaun White’s third run during Tuesday’s men’s halfpipe finals was historic. >> Read more trending news  Through the eyes of snowboarding and Winter Games novices and pros alike, White achieved the impossible with a 97.75 score and earned his third goal medal at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Fans in the United States and all over the world saw White break...
Olympic figure skaters dedicate performance to slain Florida high schoolers

Olympic figure skaters dedicate performance to slain Florida high schoolers

Two Olympic figure skaters for Team USA learned of the tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, just before their performance. >> Read more trending news  On Wednesday afternoon, a gunman, who authorities say was 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, killed 17 people at the Florida high school. Authorities charged Cruz with 17 counts...
Kim Jong Un impersonator thrown out of Olympic hockey game

Kim Jong Un impersonator thrown out of Olympic hockey game

By now, many have seen the Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump impersonators at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but the antics didn’t stop at the opening ceremony.  >> Read more trending news  An Australian man who only identified himself as “Howard” dressed up as the North Korean dictator. He made an appearance at the Korea-Japan hockey game on Wednesday...
Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son

Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son

He’s not even competing this year, but Michael Phelps is making Olympic headlines. The record-holding medal-winner announced via Instagram that his family has added another bundle of joy. Phelp’s wife Nicole gave birth to the couple’s second son, Beckett Richard Phelps, the “Today” show reported. The Olympian made the announcement via Instagram. The couple&rsquo...
Olympic gold medalist, skater Meagan Duhamel, uses platform to spotlight dog meat trade

Olympic gold medalist, skater Meagan Duhamel, uses platform to spotlight dog meat trade

Canadian figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Meagan Duhamel is using her platform at the 2018 winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to draw attention to South Korea’s notorious dog meat farms. >> Read more trending news  Duhamel, who along with her partner, Eric Radford, won gold in the Pyeongchang team figure skating event, already adopted a dog from South Korea last year and brought...
Too racy for the Olympics? Figure skaters Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir tone down controversial lift

Too racy for the Olympics? Figure skaters Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir tone down controversial lift

If you watched Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s routine Sunday at the Winter Olympics, you know exactly where this is going. A controversial move of theirs, a lift from their “Moulin Rouge!”-inspired free program routine, was apparently a little too racy for the Olympics, and they altered it for their performance in Pyeongchang. The maneuver in question...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Shani Davis?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Shani Davis?

Shani Davis began the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics with some controversy when he sat out of the opening ceremony. According to The Associated Press, Davis lost a coin flip to carry the U.S. flag at the ceremony. The coin flip followed a tied 4-4 vote among fellow Team USA athletes, who voted between Davis and luger Erin Hamlin. Hamilin won the toss. >> Read more trending news  The...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Mirai Nagasu?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Mirai Nagasu?

Mirai Nagasu made history in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games as the first American woman to land a triple axel. The Montebello, California, native returned to the 2018 games after making her debut at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. >> Read more trending news  Nagasu started skating at age 5, when her parents took her to an ice rink instead of a golf course on a rainy day. Earlier in her...
Olympic figure skater Yura Min suffers wardrobe malfunction, handles it with class

Olympic figure skater Yura Min suffers wardrobe malfunction, handles it with class

What would one of the largest international events be without a few wardrobe malfunctions here and there? Yura Min of South Korea might have an idea as her Olympics debut kicked off with some inconvenience. The moment that would leave anyone horrified began only seconds into her performance with ice dancing partner Alexander Gamelin when the top of her costume disconnected in the back. One...
Marvel made some truly heroic suits for the U.S. Olympic ski team

Marvel made some truly heroic suits for the U.S. Olympic ski team

Members of the U.S. Olympic ski team have some iconic costumes to help them on their path to victory at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. They’ve always been heroes, but now they’re superheroes! Thanks to a partnership with Disney’s Marvel property, the athletes have been kitted out in outfits based on famous Marvel superheroes like Captain Marvel and...
NBC apologizes for comment about Japan, South Korea during Olympics opening ceremony

NBC apologizes for comment about Japan, South Korea during Olympics opening ceremony

NBC contributor Josh Cooper Ramo ran into some controversy during the 2018 Winter Olympics after making a comment about the relationship between Japan and South Korea. As the Washington Post reported, Ramo said on live television that “every Korean will tell you that Japan as a cultural and technological and economic example has been so important to their own transformation.” The...
Mirai Nagasu first U.S. female skater to land triple axel at Olympics

Mirai Nagasu first U.S. female skater to land triple axel at Olympics

Mirai Nagasu became the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics, and just the third woman to ever accomplish the feat. Nagasu, 24, put the jump at the beginning of her 4 1/2 minute routine Monday, landing flawlessly on one foot. She scored a total score of 137.53, a personal best, the Associated Press reported.  “It’s historical and something...
Finland snowboarding coach keeps calm by knitting during competition

Finland snowboarding coach keeps calm by knitting during competition

Finland's snowboarding coach is bringing a smile to the internet for his particularly “chill” competition activity -- knitting. Seriously — who knits during the Olympics? Behold Antti Koskinen and his handiwork: Inquiring minds on social media wanted to know what he was working on. Others speculated that his knitting was all for stress relief, which turns out to be the case. Koskinen...
French skater takes Beyoncé to the ice at Olympics

French skater takes Beyoncé to the ice at Olympics

Call it Beyoncé On Ice. A French figure skater took advantage of a new rule allowing competitors to perform to music with lyrics during the Winter Olympics, as Maé-Bérénice Méité skated to a medley of hits by Beyoncé. Méité, decked out in a black-and-gold sequined jumpsuit, skated to a medley of Beyoncé’s hits, including...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Red Gerard?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Red Gerard?

Red Gerard seemed to be an afterthought heading into Sunday’s final run of men’s slopestyle at the 2018 Winter Olympics, ranked 11th out of the 12 finalists. Instead, the diminutive 17-year-old from Silverthorne, Colorado, delivered a sparkling effort, scoring 87.16 points to edge Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris to win the gold medal. It was the United States’ first gold medal...
Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit

Kim Jong Un has extended a formal invitation to South Korean president Moon Jae-in to visit North Korea, which would be the first meeting between the two countries since 2007, CNN reported. The invitation was presented to Moon by Kim’s younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, when the two met at Seoul’s presidential palace Saturday, spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said. Moon said the two countries...
Former world swimming champ says coach sexually abused her

Former world swimming champ says coach sexually abused her

A former world swimming champion accused her former coach of sexually abusing her and taking “thousands” of sexually explicit photographs when she was a minor, CNN reported. In an affidavit for a search warrant among documents filed in Washington State, Ariana Kukors, now 28, told Department of Homeland Security investigators that Sean Hutchison abused her starting in 2005. Kukors...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Jordan Greenway?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Jordan Greenway?

Jordan Greenway made history as the first African American on the U.S. Olympic men’s ice hockey team in 2018. >> Read more trending news  “I’m happy I’m the first. I hope I’m the first of many,” Greenway told The Associated Press of the accomplishment. “Hopefully I inspire other kids to want to do the same thing, try something different.&rdquo...
Shani Davis rips coin flip to determine US flag bearer at Olympics

Shani Davis rips coin flip to determine US flag bearer at Olympics

Four-time Olympian Erin Hamlin carried the flag for the United States at the Parade of Nations during Friday’s opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.  Hamlin, the first American female luger to medal at the Olympics, is leading a 244-member group of U.S. athletes, but at least one -- speedskater Shani Davis -- disagreed with the choice. Hamlin and Davis tied for the honor of...
Kim Jong Un's sister arrives in South Korea

Kim Jong Un's sister arrives in South Korea

Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, arrived in South Korea on Friday, Reuters reported.  Kim Yo Jong landed at Incheon International Airport with a group of North Korean officials, including 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam, the president of the country’s Parliament and nominal head of state. It is the first time any member of the ruling Kim family has...
Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Previewing Texas A&M trip, hating on winter Olympics

Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Previewing Texas A&M trip, hating on winter Olympics

LEXINGTON, Ky. — We’ll talk about Kentucky at Texas A&M, but let’s just get this out of the way: Kyle Tucker hates the winter Olympics. Just doesn’t really get them. Can’t relate to the cold-weather sports, like curling. It’s a no for him. Kyle, our UK beat writer, and host Curtis Burch talk that out and preview Cats-Aggies on the latest episode...
Scrambled order: Norwegian Olympic chefs order 1,500 eggs, get 15,000 

Scrambled order: Norwegian Olympic chefs order 1,500 eggs, get 15,000 

This sounds like one scrambled situation. Or, more pointedly, Google Translate is not always what it is cracked up to be. Chefs for the Norwegian Olympic team ordered 1,500 eggs but wound up with 15,000 instead, The Washington Post reported. The cooks used Google Translate to fill out the ingredient request list, but a translating glitch caused the order to be multiplied tenfold, the Post reported...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who are Matt and Becca Hamilton?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who are Matt and Becca Hamilton?

Matt and Becca Hamilton competed in the Olympics’ first-ever mixed doubles curling event at the Pyeongchang Games. The brother-sister duo, from McFarland, Wisconsin, used to compete against each other in the sport as teens, but joined together for the 2018 Olympics. >> Read more trending news  The two make a good team. They won USA Curling Mixed Doubles National Championship in March...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Maame Biney?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Maame Biney?

Short track skater Maame Biney started figure skating at age 5 before moving into speed skating at a coach’s suggestion. Her father, Kweku Biney, saw a “learn to skate” sign on the road one day and asked his daughter if she was interested.  >> Read more trending news  Born in Accra, Ghana, ice sports were not familiar to a young Maame Biney. “She didn&rsquo...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Aja Evans?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Aja Evans?

Bobsledder Aja Evans has competed in the 2018 and 2014 games. She won a bronze medal in Sochi, her first Olympics. >> Read more trending news  Evans was born in Chicago to a family of athletes. Her father, Fred Evans, won a national collegiate title in swimming in 1975, making him the first African American swimmer to do so. Her brother, Fred played eight seasons in the NFL and...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Elana Meyers Taylor?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Elana Meyers Taylor?

Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor returned to the Olympics in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. She won the silver medal in 2014 and won the bronze medal in 2010.   >> Read more trending news  Born in Oceanside, California, Taylor, 33, grew up in Douglasville, Georgia. Ever the athlete, she’s been offered college scholarships for basketball, track and field, softball and...
The Winter Olympics 2018: Five things to watch for during the games

The Winter Olympics 2018: Five things to watch for during the games

In a couple of days, the 2018 Winter Olympics will get underway. Years of planning, building and qualifying -- along with some international intrigue when it comes to who will be competing -- will all come together in a pageant of national pride in a stadium in the northern part of South Korea. What can you expect from this year’s games? Here are a few things to look for as you watch the 2018...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Adam Rippon?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Adam Rippon?

Olympian Adam Rippon has been skating since he was 9 years old. Growing up, Rippon’s mother drove him three hours from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to train in New Jersey every day. >> Read more trending news  Ahead of the 2018 Olympics, Rippon reflected on his hometown and his time in the sport.“The support that I've gotten from people in my hometown has kind of been overwhelming...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Ryan Zapolski?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Ryan Zapolski?

Ice hockey goaltender Ryan Zapolski debuted at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games on Team USA’s men’s ice hockey team. >> Read more trending news  Zapolski grew up playing hockey in Erie, Pennsylvania, at the all-male Cathedral Preparatory School and later went to Mercyhurst University. He’s been playing hockey since he was 8 years old. WPXI spoke to Zapolski’s father...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is John Henry Krueger?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is John Henry Krueger?

Olympic short track speedskater John Henry Kreuger grew up in Peters Township, Pennsylvania, and debuted at the 2018 Winter Games after illness kept him out of the 2014 Olympics. >> Read more trending news  A case of the swine flu made Kreuger highly contagious and he was hardly able to move. Because of the illness, he pulled out of the Olympic trials that year. Krueger took the next few...
She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

DAEGU, South Korea — Until recently, she could often go full days without reminders of what happened. She preferred it that way. The event was so long ago. It was so terrible. She'd been pardoned for her crimes, and she'd tried to build a new version of her life. She got married. She raised two children. She attended church. She went on hikes — relaxing ones, short ones, nothing like the...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Nathan Chen?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Nathan Chen?

Nathan Chen is a 2017 U.S. champion. Last year, he became youngest men's champion in more than 50 years at 17 years old. He is also a Four Continents Figure Skating champion.  >> Read more trending news  Chen, 18, became the first skater to ever land five quads in a single program at the U.S. Championships in January 2018 and tried six in his free skate at the World Championships,...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Chloe Kim?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Chloe Kim?

Chloe Kim has become one of snowboarding’s most renowned names. The 17-year-won the gold medal at the 2018 Games Feb. 13, making her the youngest female medalist in the halfpipe category. >> Read more trending news  She has won back-to-back X Games titles in 2015 and 2016 and two gold medals at the 2016 youth Olympic Games. Kim qualified mathematically for the U.S. Olympic team...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Nick Goepper?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Nick Goepper?

Nick Goepper is a 2014 Olympic bronze medalist in slopestyle and a three-time X Games champion. >> Read more trending news  Goepper started out the 2017-18 season with a fourth-place finish at the World Cup in New Zealand. Goepper was the top-ranked skier heading into Sochi. He nabbed an early lead in the slopestyle final with a promising first run, in which he landed a triple cork, but...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Lindsey Vonn?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Lindsey Vonn?

Lindsey Vonn is a two-time Olympic medalist who holds the women’s record for most FIS Alpine Ski World Cup wins. She won gold in downhill and bronze in super-G at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.  >> Read more trending news  Pyeongchang will be Vonn’s fourth Olympic Games. She has competed in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Winter Games.  The 32-year-old was unable...
2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Shaun White?

2018 Winter Olympics: Who is Shaun White?

Shaun White, 31, is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in halfpipe. No male snowboarder has more than two medals.  White has competed in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympic Games. He competed sparingly since 2014, focusing on his business ventures. >> Read more trending news  White was born on Sept. 3, 1986, in San Diego. He had a heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot and ...
Reports: North and South Korea to form joint Olympic team, march together in opening ceremony

Reports: North and South Korea to form joint Olympic team, march together in opening ceremony

South Korea and North Korea have agreed to create a joint Olympic team and march together in the opening ceremony in the next Winter Olympics, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. The two countries met for the second time in a week Monday to discuss the possibility of creating a joint ice hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The nations also agreed to create a joint North and...
Chrissy Teigen offers to pay McKayla Maroney's possible $100K fine to speak out about team doctor

Chrissy Teigen offers to pay McKayla Maroney's possible $100K fine to speak out about team doctor

One after one, gymnasts and other victims of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, 54, stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma they say he inflicted on them as children. U.S. Olympians Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas are among the many women to accuse Nassar of abuse. >> Read more trending news  Nearly...
Figure skater Jimmy Ma’s modern hip hop routine lights up social media

Figure skater Jimmy Ma’s modern hip hop routine lights up social media

Figure skater Jimmy Ma raised the roof at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday night with his short program. >> Read more trending news  Ma, a 22-year-old athlete from Queens, N.Y., skated to a hip hop-electronic dance mix of “Turn Down For What” by DJ Snake & Lil Jon, and DJ Snake’s Propaganda. Social media lit up after Ma’s performance...
Tonya Harding dishing on 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan

Tonya Harding dishing on 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan

Former champion figure skater Tonya Harding is opening up about her childhood and the moment she went down in infamy after the 1994 attack on rival figure skater and Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan. >> Read more trending news  Kerrigan was attacked two days before the Olympics trials by Shane Stant, who was paid $6,500 by Harding’s bodyguard, Shawn Eckardt. Stant, Eckardt and Harding&rsquo...
Lindsey Vonn opens up about backlash after Trump-Olympics comments

Lindsey Vonn opens up about backlash after Trump-Olympics comments

After pledging to represent the United States but not President Trump at the 2018 Winter Olympics, skier Lindsey Vonn is opening up about some of the backlash she’s been receiving since. “I’ve received a tremendous amount of feedback, both positive and negative, about my recent CNN interview,” she explained in a long Instagram post. “The point that I was...
Lindsey Vonn on backlash to her Trump comments: Some ‘hoping I break my neck’

Lindsey Vonn on backlash to her Trump comments: Some ‘hoping I break my neck’

In an  Instagram post on Tuesday morning, U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn described the backlash she has faced since her remarks about President Donald Trump on CNN last week. Vonn wrote that she has received comments from people "hoping I break my neck." Vonn had told CNN she would be representing "the people of the United States, not the president" in the 2018...
Lindsey Vonn says she doesn’t want to represent Donald Trump at Olympics

Lindsey Vonn says she doesn’t want to represent Donald Trump at Olympics

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest names slated to compete in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, took a shot at President Donald Trump when asked about her passion to compete for her country. "Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president," Vonn told CNN in an interview that aired Thursday. "I take the...
Olympic gold medal gymnast: “I was molested” by Team USA doctor for 7 years

Olympic gold medal gymnast: “I was molested” by Team USA doctor for 7 years

The #MeToo movement, encouraging women to tell their experiences as victims of harassment or sexual assault, inspired Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney to tell her own story. Maroney tweeted Wednesday morning about what happened to her while she was a member of the U.S. Gymnastics Team. She said she was the victim of repeated sexual assault by a former Team USA doctor. Maroney named convicted sex...

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Graham grad Isaac Jordan named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

Graham grad Isaac Jordan named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

A comeback victory netted Isaac Jordan the third Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award of his career. A senior from Graham High School who wrestles for Wisconsin, Jordan topped fourth-ranked Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State 6-4 in overtime Friday after trailing 4-2 in the final minute. The third-ranked Jordan, 13-1 this season, is a two-time Big Ten champion at 165 pounds and was the NCAA runner-up last...
Ryan Lochte, fiancee announce baby's sex, wedding plans

Ryan Lochte, fiancee announce baby's sex, wedding plans

Ryan Lochte and fiancee Kayla Rae Reid will welcome a baby boy later this year.  >> Read more trending stories   The couple, who are expecting their family's new addition in June, announced the baby's sex in an interview with Us Weekly on Wednesday. "It's a boy," Lochte, 32, told the magazine. "(Reid) is doing amazing. She just finished her first trimester and everything...
Michael Phelps logs lap time with son Boomer at Baltimore pool

Michael Phelps logs lap time with son Boomer at Baltimore pool

It didn't take long for Michael Phelps to get back in the water, and he might have some future swimming competition. Phelps' 6-month-old son Boomer went for a dunk in a Baltimore pool, but at first wasn't too sure about the water. He didn't want to let go of the instructor but then latched on to Daddy. Instructor Cathy Bennett, who is seen holding Boomer, was the same instructor who taught Phelps...
Olympian's daughter shot to death in Kentucky

Olympian's daughter shot to death in Kentucky

WLEX was the first to report the news. The incident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday near a local Cook Out restaurant, where shots were reportedly exchanged between two vehicles. Gay was struck in the shooting and later pronounced dead at the the University of Kentucky hospital. Police have charged Dvonta Middlebrooks, 21; Chazerae M. Taylor, 38; and D'markeo C. Taylor, 19, with wanton...
International cities reluctant to host 2024 Olympics

International cities reluctant to host 2024 Olympics

Of the five cities receiving bids for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Hamburg and Rome have already withdrawn. That leaves Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest. The bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics was awarded to Beijing after Stockholm and Krakow, Poland, withdrew their bids. Why the reluctance to host the games? Budgetary concerns remain the primary deterrent. Security costs alone can rack up to billions of...
‘Awesome’ to be home, Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy says

‘Awesome’ to be home, Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy says

UPDATE @ 8 p.m. (Sept. 30): “It’s an awesome feeling to be home,” Clayton Murphy said after disembarking from the red Corvette that carried in along the route of the parade held to herald his homecoming. The screams he heard Friday as he was being driven through the main street of New Madison in Darke County were not unlike the screams of support he heard and read via Facebook and...
Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy to be honored by hometown

Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy to be honored by hometown

Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy will be honored by his hometown on Sept. 30. Last month, the Tri-Village graduate became the first American in 24 years to medal in the 800-meter run. The Tri-Village Local School District, in conjunction with New Madison, Hollansburg and Palestine communities, will welcome Murphy back. The festivities will begin with a community parade starting at 6 p.m. in...

Simone Biles reveals she has ADHD after Russian hacker group leaks medical records

After Russian hackers leaked medical records of U.S. Olympic athletes, gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles is coming clean about her own medication use for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The Huffington Post reported that Biles made the announcement Tuesday confirming that she has ADHD and that it is something she has been taking medication for since she was a child. "I have...
WATCH: Ryan Lochte protester speaks out about rushing the stage on 'Dancing With the Stars'

WATCH: Ryan Lochte protester speaks out about rushing the stage on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Two men were detailed by Los Angeles police following Ryan Lochte’s debut performance on Monday night’s episode of “Dancing With the Stars.” As Lochte and partner Cheryl Burke received critiques from judge Carrie Ann Inaba, two men wearing anti-Lochte T-shirts rushed the stage, and East Coast viewers witnessed the bizarre turn of events as security tried to remove...
McCrabb: Amputee from Franklin now in Paralympic Games

McCrabb: Amputee from Franklin now in Paralympic Games

John Kremer, lying in the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, his left leg gone, the casualty of the war, never lost his humor as he discussed with his father the future of his right leg. “I was a mess,” the elder John Kremer admitted. His son was more a comic. After consulting with the medical staff, it was concluded the best move was to remove Kremer’s badly...
Parade in Middletown today for gold medalist Kayla Harrison

Parade in Middletown today for gold medalist Kayla Harrison

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Middletown native Kayla Harrison returns to the city today for a parade in her honor. Similar to a scene four years ago after her first gold medal win, Harrison will be honored and embraced by Middletonians as she travels through the city she once called home. Harrison, 26, contacted the school district about coming home after her second gold-medal performance in...
New details on Olympic gold medalist’s return to Middletown

New details on Olympic gold medalist’s return to Middletown

Middletown has “a special night” planned for its two-time Olympic gold medalist, said Middletown High School Athletic Director Aaron Zupka. A parade will honor Middletown native Kayla Harrison, who won a gold medal in judo at the 2016 Rio Olympics, matching her feat four years ago at the London Olympics. Harrison is the only American to win a judo gold medal. After her first gold medal...
Why wasn't Gabby Douglas at the VMAs with the rest of the Final Five?

Why wasn't Gabby Douglas at the VMAs with the rest of the Final Five?

Gabby Douglas can’t catch a break. The Olympic champ had to skip out on presenting at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards with her teammates after a sudden hospitalization. Douglas took to Instagram on Sunday night to explain to fans why she wouldn’t be joining her teammates — Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman — at New York's Madison Square...
Olympic discus thrower auctions his silver medal for a boy with cancer

Olympic discus thrower auctions his silver medal for a boy with cancer

An Olympic discus thrower has auctioned off his silver medal to raise money for a child's cancer treatment. Poland's Piotr Malachowski won silver at the Olympics this month. After his win, Malachowski auctioned off his medal on eBay to the highest bidder. Malachowski says the mother of a 3-year-old boy named Olek wrote to him asking for help so her son, who has retinoblastoma, can get treatment...
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