Sources detail alleged US Ski and Snowboard interference in sexual misconduct investigation

Multiple sources, including women who accused former US Snowboard head coach Peter Foley of sexual assault and misconduct, detailed to ESPN the events that prompted the US Center for SafeSport’s accusation that which US Ski and Snowboard interfered with its investigation. They told ESPN that US Ski and Snowboard representatives failed to properly report the … Read more

Prince Albert of Monaco Highlights

CNN — A look back at the life of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. He was officially invested as sovereign of Monaco on July 12, 2005, following the death of his father, Prince Rainier. Date of Birth: March 14, 1958 Place of birth: Monte Carlo, Monaco Birth name: Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, His … Read more

Putin’s speech: As Russia recognizes Donetsk and Luhansk, Ukrainian community in Chicago eagerly awaits updates

CHICAGO (WLS) — The worsening situation in Ukraine is on the minds of many people in Chicago who live in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood. The developments raise concerns for the safety of relatives still in Ukraine who could be affected by a Russian invasion. SEE ALSO | War fears grow as Putin orders troops in … Read more

Francesco Friedrich leads Germany to 4-man bobsled win, gets 4th Olympic gold

BEIJING — Double gold in Pyeongchang, double gold in Beijing. Francesco Friedrich won everything the Olympics had to offer once again. The world’s best bobsledder finished off a dominating Olympics by the world’s sliding superpower, winning the four-man race at the Beijing Games on Sunday. He won the two- and four-man events at the 2018 … Read more

Winter Olympics 2022 — Mikaela Shiffrin and Team USA finish fourth, Jessie Diggins aims for a medal and Finland faces ROC for hockey gold

In the final night (ET) of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin, River Radamus, Paula Moltzan and Tommy Ford ended up just off the podium in the mixed team alpine event in a down-to-the-wire finish in tough conditions. In four-man bobsled, Germany placed first, second and fourth, with Canada in third. And in the 30km … Read more

US wins women’s bobsled bronze, giving Elana Meyers Taylor historic 5th Winter Olympics medal

USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor won a historic bronze medal at the two-woman bobsled event, becoming the most decorated Black athlete in Winter Olympics history with five medals. Meyers Taylor, teaming up with bobsledder Sylvia Hoffman, finished at 4:05:48. She punched her fist in the air as she reached the finish line. Last week, Meyers Taylor, … Read more

Irene Schouten wins speedskating mass start for 3rd gold of Beijing Olympics

BEIJING — Irene Schouten of the Netherlands captured her third gold medal of the Beijing Olympics, chasing down Canada’s Ivanie Blondin to win the women’s mass start on Saturday. In the final speedskating event of the Winter Games, Schouten established herself as the biggest star at the Ice Ribbon with a furious push to overtake … Read more

Winter Olympics 2022 – USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor third in bobsled, Eileen Gu wins another gold, plus pairs figure skating and more from Beijing

On Thursday night at the 2022 Winter Olympics, all eyes were on Eileen Gu of China as she won another gold medal, this time in the women’s freeski halfpipe. Earlier in this Olympics, she won gold in big air and silver in slopestyle. Team USA curling lost to Canada in the bronze-medal match, and China’s … Read more

Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe, France’s Justine Braisaz-Bouchet win Olympic gold in biathlon mass start

ZHANGJIAKOU, China — The penalty loops piled up as the wind wreaked havoc on the biathlon course. The two that handled it best — with the sharpest shooting and the fastest skiing — were rewarded with Olympic gold medals. Johannes Thingnes Boe became only the second man to win four gold medals at a single … Read more

Winter Olympics 2022 — Jamaican bobsled team embraces ‘Cool Runnings,’ but has sights set on more than movie references

It’s been 34 years since the four-man Jamaican bobsled team made its Olympic debut, enamoring the world with its underdog story and inspiring the beloved childhood staple “Cool Runnings.” The team achieved some success in the years that followed — including a surprise 14th-place finish during the 1994 Games — but has been unable to … Read more