- September 1, 2015
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Don’t believe anyone who tells you the NHL isn’t here. The NHL has sent the very best to the Olympics. The very best Zamboni drivers. They are called ice technicians, and even though it looks like a joyride to wheel around a rink in a giant ice-making machine, it’s actually aREAD MORE
GANGHEUNG, South Korea – One of Adam Rippon’s go-to jokes, meant to disarm and empower at the same time, is that being a gay athlete isn’t much different than being a straight athlete. “Lots of hard work, but usually done with better eyebrows.” Rippon, who delivered a brilliant performance Monday to help the United States win bronzeREAD MORE
The Olympics have long been billed as a space where politics are put aside and the spirit of competition reigns regardless of what is happening elsewhere in the world. Reality, of course, has always been much different as the modern Olympics navigated both the literal and figurative wars of the 20th century before plunging headlongREAD MORE
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – She arrived via private jet, and as Kim Yo Jong swaggered and smiled through Incheon International Airport as the first member of her family to walk on South Korean soil in nearly seven decades, it was clear she was here to steal the show. South Korea had waited years for thisREAD MORE
The 27-year-old Real Madrid forward and French national team player Karim Benzema was charged with blackmailing another footballer and his fellow France national team member Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. According to investigators, he helped blackmailers to persuade Valbuena to pay money. Otherwise, blackmailers threatened to release the video sometime before the Euro 2016
FIFA has finally named all the candidates who will enter the presidential race. There are in total seven names on the list. Who will replace the currently suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter? We will find it out next year, on Feb. 26.
With the expected absence of Netherlands in the European Championship in 2016 it seems that the most interesting soccer country is missing. The Oranje are famous for their scandalous coaches and players, crazy fans and impressive skills. Yet, the biggest European Championship will have a lot of other star teams and this year’s bonus of
October 3 was not the best day for the Chelsea soccer club. The team had a meeting with Southampton that ended with a 3-1 defeat. The club’s manager Jose Mourinho said afterward that “referees are afraid” to give any decisions in favor of Chelsea.