• Germany Mar 19, 2018

    All Four Team USA Ski Jumpers Advance to Next Round on Normal Hill

    Kevin Bickner, Michael Glasder, William Rhoads and Casey Larson moved to the next round of normal hill ski jumping after Thursday morning’s qualifiers.

  • South Korea Mar 19, 2018

    Teenage Kiwis End 26-Year Medal Drought With 2 in Same Day

    The Kiwis crushed it at the Olympics on Thursday thanks to a couple of kids who are barely old enough to drive in New Zealand. First, 16-year-old snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott ended New Zealand’s 26-year medal drought with a bronze in women’s Big Air. A couple hours later, fellow 16-year-old Nico Porteous tacked on another bronze in the men’s freestyle skiing...

  • NBC Mar 19, 2018

    Back to the Future? Ski Ballet Gets Its Moment Online

    If you thought curling was an amusing Olympic sport, you probably haven’t seen ski ballet. Ski ballet, a hybrid of figure skating and gymnastics, made its Olympic debut as a demonstration sport at the Calgary Games in 1988. At the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, ballet remained in the demonstration category while other freestyle skiing disciplines– moguls and aerials–...

  • Germany Feb 8, 2018

    Wellinger Leads Qualifying for Ski Jumping Normal Hill Final

    At 45 years of age and competing in a record eighth Winter Games, Noriaki Kasai is hoping Pyeongchang becomes the venue for his biggest Olympic achievement.

  • Germany Jan 13, 2018

    Olympic Ski Jumping Champ Stoch Primed for Pyeongchang

    With a historic win on the World Cup circuit this season, double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch is in peak form as he aims to defend his ski jumping titles at the Pyeongchang Games. Stoch won his second straight Four Hills tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Jan. 6 to become only the second ski jumper in the long history of the...

  • the Olympics Jan 5, 2018

    How Climate Change Hits Athletes Prepping for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

    The athletes’ half-hour commute in the Swiss Alps — up two gondolas, then through a tunnel in the world’s highest underground train to a glacier at 11,000 feet — served up daily grim reminders that global warming is threatening their line of work. After exiting the train, they squelched through a field of grayish mud to reach shrinking snowfields scarred...

  • Instagram Jan 3, 2018

    Latin American Athletes Press on for a 1st Medal at the Winter Olympics

    No athlete from a Latin American country has ever managed to win an Olympic medal in winter, but plenty of hopefuls are undeterred, with some training in the United States as they look to qualify for the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. Costa Rica has been absent from the Winter Olympics for over a decade and its only hope for breaking...

  • the Olympics Dec 14, 2017

    As Olympics Near, South Korea Agonizes Over Post-Games Costs

    South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country’s post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues. As officials prepare for the games in and around the small mountain town of Pyeongchang, there are lingering worries over the huge financial burden...

  • United States Dec 12, 2017

    Moore Accuser: I Dated Him at 17. Today I'm Saying #NoMoore

    Debbie Wesson Gibson is one of the women accusing Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. She offered her personal account of Moore in an essay for NBC News’ THINK section:...I’ve known Roy Moore since 1981, so perhaps you can imagine my shock when he decided to lie — twice — about not knowing me, or knowing any of...

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