Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

2022 Winter Olympics


Play for fun, not competition: The youth policy behind Norway's sporting success

July 26, 2022 7:37 pm

'Children are engaged in sports because they enjoy it... This is the foundation that all coaches, managers and parents must safeguard and develop further'

Ukraine’s Paralympians ‘Are All Thinking of Home’

March 08, 2022 3:31 pm

The Ukraine Paralympic team, one of the most successful teams per capita in the world, has been in China since the last days of February, thanks in part to Sushkevych’s logistical efforts. Now, they are refugees with a purpose.

Beijing 2022: why some athletes struggle with their mental health after the Olympics

February 23, 2022 6:37 pm

Though it might not effect everyone, many athletes experience mental health problems after competing in the Games -- sometimes known as a "post-Olympic dark period".

Despite loosening rules, few women figure skaters pick pants

February 19, 2022 1:44 am

Though women in the singles and pairs contests have for years been free to don trousers in their performances, few actually opt for pants at the most high-stakes competitions such as the Olympics

Red wine or white? At Olympic hotel, it comes in hazmat suit

February 18, 2022 2:01 pm

Waiters and waitress dress head to toe in puffy white suits — with blue, pinstripe trimming -- hands covered with clingy plastic gloves, shoes encased inside the ensemble, and masks in place behind plastic face shields.

Winter Olympics: Arif Khan fails to finish men's slalom event

February 16, 2022 12:33 pm

Since Arif Khan, who was making his Winter Olympics debut, was unable to finish Run 1, he won't be competing in the second run of men's slalom event.

Explained: 'Grip,' 'chatter,' other Olympic ski racing lingo

February 14, 2022 11:05 am

As in many sports, and plenty of other fields, Alpine skiing has a lingua franca - those are the words and phrases that allow folks from various places to communicate in a shared language

Winter Olympics: Slow and steady, Arif Khan finishes 45th

February 14, 2022 6:38 pm

With a cautious approach in tough conditions, Indian skier ends Giant Slalom event 37.89 seconds behind winner.

Winter Olympics: Arif Khan, India’s sole athlete, gets his moment in the snow

February 13, 2022 10:28 am

Man from Gulmarg has had to overcome several setbacks and constraints to realise Olympic dream.

Winter Olympics: Athlete displays sign calling for ‘No War in Ukraine’

February 12, 2022 8:35 am

Vladyslav Heraskevych’s sign was printed on a blue-and-yellow piece of paper, matching the colors of his country’s flag.


In pictures: Skeleton helmet style at the Beijing Olympics

February 19, 2022 2:50 am

Skeleton racers wear some funky and creative helmets at the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

Meet the winter Olympics mascots through the years

February 02, 2022 4:53 pm

Over the years, the mascots for the Winter Olympics have been abstract forms, animals and humans. Bing Dwen Dwen, the cheerful panda, is the official mascot for the 2022 Beijing Olympics, but there were plenty before