olympics

  1. R

    50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics

    I wasn't aware it has been around this long. Applause, applause, applause!!!!!!!!!!!! https://www.specialolympics.org/50th/1968-Games.aspx We've made changes to our Privacy Policy. To review these updates please click here. Special Olympics Donate Main1968 Games Listen 1968 Games Fifty years...
  2. bajisima

    Video gaming expected to be part of 2024 Olympics

    Interesting..yet a bit sad that this is needed to get younger viewers. Competitive video gaming is expected to be part of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, according to Gamer World News Entertainment CEO Gayle Dickie. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is reportedly considering...
  3. Friday13

    Trump takes credit for success of Olympics

    Both of his shoulders must be permanently dislocated from patting his own back. There cannot be a bigger ego with no evidence to back up his claims. Trump: "Without me Olympics would have been a total failure
  4. Darkman

    Russian spies hacked the Olympics, tried to make it look like North Korea -- US intel

    Russian spies hacked the Olympics, tried to make it look like North Korea Russian military spies hacked several hundred computers used by authorities in South Korea, according to U.S. intelligence A Russian supporter...
  5. The Man

    Do domestic abusers belong in Olympics?

    Russian hockey player Vyacheslav "Slava" Voynov was suspended from the NHL (LA Kings) in 2014, after reports, and a criminal investigation alleging, that he viciously attacked and beat his wife, Marta Varlamova, at home NHL suspends L.A. Kings defenceman Slava Voynov after arrest on domestic...
  6. boontito

    NHL'ers Take To The Ice In 2018 Winter Olympics

    NHL players aren't at these Olympics, but their Zamboni drivers are here 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...
  7. The Man

    Pics from Olympics

    Just some cool pics from Pyeongchang, opening, etc. North and South Korean athletes enter together under the Korean unification flag during the parade of athletes Kim Yo Jong (left), the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at...
  8. bajisima

    Time for the Olympics!

    Growing up north of the Adirondack mountains and not too far from Lake Placid, the winter Olympics has always been a favorite. This years is getting off with a little controversy and a bunch of firsts. After luger Erin Hamlin was chosen as the United States' representative for the...
  9. Darkman

    USA Gymnastics suspends former Olympics coach with ties to Larry Nassar

    USA Gymnastics suspends former Olympics coach with ties to Larry Nassar ESPN 28m ago Related Coverage What MSU knew: 14 were warned of Nassar abuse Highly Cited The Detroit News Jan 17, 2018 As victims continue to speak out, three of USA Gymnastics' top leaders resign over Larry Nassar...
  10. HayJenn

    North/South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

    HONG KONG — North and South Korea agreed on Wednesday to march their athletes together under one flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month and to field a joint women’s ice hockey team. It was the most dramatic gesture of reconciliation between them in a decade. South...
  11. Lunchboxxy

    Russia Barred From 2018 Olympics

    Wow https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/05/sports/olympics/ioc-russia-winter-olympics.html [/FONT][/COLOR]
  12. Dangermouse

    Norway just won the winter Olympics!

    The 2014 Winter Olympics, that is. Now the retrospective drug testing is complete, Russia loses 2 places in the medal table, giving Norway the win.
  13. bajisima

    Olympics caught up in North Korea uncertainty

    Less than 100 miles from the NK border. As the rhetoric and the fear ratchet up over North Korea, the next Olympic Games loom in the not-too-distant future, now less than six months away. The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which sits practically on the...
  14. bajisima

    Los Angeles will host 2028 Olympics

    The city has struck a deal with the International Olympic Committee to host the games. "LA 2024 and the Olympic Organizing Committee have worked out a deal for Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympic Games," said spokeswoman Caolinn Mejza. "The LA City Council will hold an ad-hoc meeting on...
  15. The Man

    NHL won't participate in 2018 Olympics

    More: NHL will not participate in 2018 Olympics However, Alex Ovechkin, for one, full intends to go and play for Team Russia, whether NHL agrees or not; apparently, Ted Leonsis, the owner of the Washington Capitals, supports him in this, too: Alex Ovechkin: 'I'm going' to 2018 Olympics - NHL...
  16. boontito

    NHL Announces It Won't Participate In 2018 Winter Olympics

    The National Hockey League announced Monday that it would not be sending its players to the Olympics in South Korea in 2018, ending months of controversy over the issue of participation in Pyeongchang. The league had been looking for conciliatory offers from the International Olympic Committee...
  17. The Man

    Physical abuse at Olympics

    Mikhail Mamiashvili, head of Russia's wrestling federation 25 year old female wrestler Inna Trazhukova On Thursday, after Trazhukova lost a Bronze medal match, she says Mamiashvili approached her afterwards, drunk and angry, insulted her and punched her in the face, at least twice...
  18. John T Ford

    Israeli Beats Egyptian in Judo at Olympics

    This act of dishonoring Judo etiquettes should come as no surprise. Obama's brother Egyptian President Morsi has referred to Jews as the descendants of apes and pigs. Egyptian President Calls Jews 'Sons of Apes and Pigs'; World Yawns - The Atlantic It is however, fitting that Islam El...
  19. Rasselas

    Why doesn't Clinton talk about the Olympics?

    If her slogan is "Stronger Together," why not notice publicly how very diverse is our Olympic team? I see we've got a middle-aged white guy (my weight but 3 inches shorter) with no arms who shoots archery with his feet, a Mexican-American boxer, a Muslim fencer who covers, and every color...
  20. The Man

    Israel-Lebanon incident at Olympics

    Apparently, the Lebanese Olympic team in Rio refused to share a bus with Israeli counterparts, to the point of physically preventing them from getting on and closing the door on them; the Israelis were then provided other transportation: Israeli-Lebanese conflict flares over shared Olympic bus...