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USA’s Women’s Hockey team takes gold

The US women’s hockey team miraculously squeezed a victory from their neighboring rivals, Canada, during an intense nail-biting shootout, winning  3-2 to secure the  gold during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. During the first period, 28-year-old hockey forward Hilary Knight, a NWHL player currently playing for the Boston Pride, …

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Olympic Ice Dancers fall to last place

American couple Madison Chock and Evan Bates took a drastic fall in their ice dance free skate on Feb. 19 at the Pyeongchang Olympics.  Even before skating, the pair knew that they wanted their routine to inspire their audience with a message of hope and togetherness. Skating to John Legend’s …

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Elise Christie’s Olympic nightmare

Elise Christie, British short track speed skater, arrived to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea as a competitor for gold in three short track events: the 500, 1000, and 1500 meter race. Unfortunately, Christie is leaving the Games empty-handed due to an alarming crash in the 500m race, leaving her …

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Chloe Kim at the Olympics

In the elite world of competitive sports, age may be a shortcoming in the eyes of sports commentators and critics. However, after watching her mind-blowing performance for women’s halfpipe in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, these naysayers were silenced. Seventeen-year-old California native, Chloe Kim, was finally old enough to be …

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New Olympic sports bring a kick to century old games

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) session in Rio de Janeiro planned for a more modern evolution of the Olympic games. The committee created a more urban theme to appeal to the younger generation, with plans to stage the skateboarding and sports climbing events in temporary locations in city settings. While …

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