The "Miracle on Ice" was a medal-round game during the men's ice hockey tournament at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, played between the hosting United States and the four-time defending gold medalists, the Soviet Union.
For the first time since 1998, Team USA women's hockey has won the gold medal, defeating Team Canada in an intense shootout, thanks to some great goaltending from both teams.
The U.S. will displace Russia in medals from Sochi, following a new set of penalties related to the doping scandal. Will there be a re-medaling ceremony?
Van Cliburn medalists and Nobel winners work as long and hard as Olympians, but Senators Thune and Schumer don't try to shield them from the taxman. Why not?
The handling of Olympics coverage by NBC may be the biggest disaster to hit the summer games
Getting ready for the opening ceremonies more than 10,000 athletes have been vetted along with over 35,000 security and police personnel. Analysts are also monitoring computer networks and social media.
SILVER SPRING, Md., February 22, 2014 — Every child needs to learn the alphabet. While there are countless books available to help them do that, Sleeping Bear Press has published dozens of alphabet books that range from history to sports, animals to cultural heritage. G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet is part of ...
SILVER SPRING, Md, February 21, 2014 – Boomer was the first pig to participate in the animal Olympics. His mother was proud of him, but everyone else was sure he was going to fail. Boomer was confident and said, “If your practice and try your best, you can do anything!” Before the first event, a ...
Vladimir Putin is not Barack Obama. If terrorists embarrass Putin he will scorch their entire Earth and not worry about collateral damage.
Many adults find the Olympics boring because they are boring. Children ignore the Olympics because they are not in cartoon form.
WASHINGTON, February 6, 2014 – The world press has descended on Sochi, and the first dispatches are grim. Forget human rights and the environment; the hotel tap water is either missing or undrinkable. Doorknobs come off in your hand. Some hotels don’t have lobbies or floors, there’s no internet service, and you aren’t supposed to ...
A derailment showcases our aging, and out of repair, metro system just as DC begins bid for 2024 Olympics