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2022 Olympic Hockey Roster Prediction: Latvia

2022 Olympic Hockey Roster Prediction: Latvia

The good news? We got a solid look at what this team could look like at the Olympic qualifiers. And realistically? Latvia could surprise people in Group C. Latvia enters the Olympics as one of the three teams to advance...
Other Countries: Forgotten Individual and Team, Medalists at a Worlds and or Olympics.

Other Countries: Forgotten Individual and Team, Medalists at a Worlds and or Olympics.

To be honest, I couldn’t come up with any gymnasts who won World or Olympic medals that might have been forgotten with the exception of one. So I did what most everyone would do. I checked out, gymn-forum.net...
Gary Woodland surprises friend Amy Bockerstette with Special Olympics USA Games selection

Gary Woodland surprises friend Amy Bockerstette with Special Olympics USA Games selection

PHOENIX -- Amy Bockerstette will be taking her talents to the national stage next year.Bockerstette, who has Down syndrome, was one of five golfers selected for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, which will be held next June at...
Forgotten Individual and Team, US Medalists at a Worlds and or Olympics

Forgotten Individual and Team, US Medalists at a Worlds and or Olympics

I am sick of scrolling past all those results for the no-name, World cup (Some might call it lazy) so I figured I might as well blog since the Chinese National Games aren’t for another two weeks (Shang...
NHL players are headed back to the Olympics

NHL players are headed back to the Olympics

NHL players are going to Beijing. Ho-hum.Image: APLate last week, one of hockey’s more annoying fights seemed to have reached yet another conclusion, when the NHL, the NHLPA, and the IIHF reached an agreement on sending NHL players to...
‘A Lot of Work to Come’ after NHL reaches Olympic agreement

‘A Lot of Work to Come’ after NHL reaches Olympic agreement

By John Wawrow and Stephen Whyno Rene Fasel barely had time for a sigh of relief about the agreement to send NHL players to Beijing before his mind wandered to what’s next for hockey at the Olympics.“There is a lot...
Olympics Update: Favorites Fall Flat in Fuji Foothills

Olympics Update: Favorites Fall Flat in Fuji Foothills

You know the results. I don’t have to explain them to you. But there is just so goddamn much to talk about that I simply can’t not put up a post. Women’s Road Race: I Am Speechless. The talk...
The NHL and NHLPA agree on Olympic participation. Which Leafs will be going?

The NHL and NHLPA agree on Olympic participation. Which Leafs will be going?

Oh boy, the Olympics. Growing up these seemed like an exciting time when we as a nation would come together and drive to Petro Canada to pick up commemorative glassware. Now the Olympics seem more like an acknowledgement that...
Delusions of grandeur. Romania wins team silver at the Olympics

Delusions of grandeur. Romania wins team silver at the Olympics

Delusions of grandeur. Romania wins team silver at the Olympics It’s a great idea. Take competitions with completely different judges. Plugin scores from competitions from the last 2 years and viola! Romania wins silver at the Olympics. I watched this video...
Men's Marathon was 2nd-Most Viewed Event at Tokyo Olympics

Men’s Marathon was 2nd-Most Viewed Event at Tokyo Olympics

On Aug. 10, Video Research, Ltd. announced that the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics broadcast on NHK on Aug. 8 earned an average viewership rating of 46.7% in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, 41.5% in the Fukuoka area, 41.3%...
Naomi Osaka says lighting cauldron was ‘greatest’ honor

Naomi Osaka says lighting cauldron was ‘greatest’ honor

As the Opening Ceremony at the Summer Olympics was coming to a close Friday night in Tokyo, Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka lit the iconic Olympic cauldron. Osaka — the No. 2 tennis player in the world and four-time Grand...
Kazakhstan Tokyo Olympics

Kazakhstan president says Tokyo Olympics team did not fulfill potential

Kazakhstan’s flag bearer Olga Rypakova and Kazakhstan’s flag bearer Kamshybek Kunkabayev and their delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Stadium, in Tokyo, on July 23, 2021. (Photo by Martin BUREAU...
Tokyo Olympics star robot CUE5 hits half-court shot

Tokyo Olympics star robot CUE5 hits half-court shot

Our robot overlords are here.Image: Getty ImagesThe Terminator, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and I, Robot all tried to warn us, but we’re not listening. The basketball robot known as CUE5 has been turning heads with its incredible shooting skills....
Olympics medal count 2021: Updated table of gold, silver, bronze medals in overall standings

Olympics medal count 2021: Updated table of gold, silver, bronze medals in overall standings

The 2021 Olympics are underway. After the coronavirus forced the Tokyo Games to be pushed back a year, athletes from across the world are now in Japan representing their respective nations, hoping to bring gold medals...
The Olympics of GIFs

The Olympics of GIFs | The Balance Beam Situation

Everything was great. No notes. Having no touch warmups in event finals went down like a Where did Rebeca Andrade become immediate president? David Rumbutis waved at your predictions Nothing says Olympic beam champion like instantly falling on dry land Suni Lee became the...
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5 Takeaways as Kevin Durant and Devin Booker lead Americans to the gold medal...

Team USA rallied from a 15-point deficit to take a 97-78 win over Australia in the semi-finals of the 2021 Olympics in Saitama, Japan. The victory on Thursday gave the Americans an opportunity to win another gold medal when...

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