Tag: 2022 Winter Olympics

The United States and Canada will meet each other – yet again – in the women’s hockey gold medal game at the Winter Olympics. (Image: Hiroko Masuike/New York Times)

USA, Canada Face Off Yet Again for Olympic Gold in Women’s Hockey

In one of the most inevitable finales at the Beijing Winter Olympics, the United States and Canada will take to the ice on Thursday for the gold medal in women’s hockey. This marks the sixth time the two women’s hockey powerhouses have faced off in the gold medal game in […]

Kamila Valieva reportedly tested positive for a banned substance in December, throwing her participation in the women’s figure skating competition into doubt. (Image: AP)

Russian Figure Skating Controversy Takes Women’s Odds Off the Board

At the start of the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) looked poised to win the team figure skating competition and sweep the podium in the women’s event. But a doping controversy has delayed the team medal ceremony and threatened the participation of Russia’s biggest skating star. Russian […]

Rachel Homan (left) and John Morris (right) will play mixed doubles curling for Canada, which will try to defend its gold medal in the discipline. (Image: Canadian Olympic Committee)

Canada, Great Britain Gold Medal Favorites in Mixed Doubles Curling

The opening ceremonies for the 2022 Winter Olympics won’t officially kick off the Beijing Games until Friday, Feb. 4, but some athletes will begin playing as soon as Wednesday when the mixed doubles curling competition begins. Ten teams will fight for gold in the two-player curling discipline, which is making […]

Norway stands poised to once again top the medal table at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. (Image: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty)

Norway Favored to Top Medal Table at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Norway has always brought a formidable team to the Winter Olympics. That will be the case again in 2022, where the Norwegians stand as the clear favorite to dominate the medal count in Beijing. FanDuel Sportsbook lists Norway as the strong -370 pick to win the most gold medals at […]

The NHL and NHLPA have agreed not to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics after COVID-19 forced the cancellation of 50 games this season. (Image: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty)

NHL Out of Beijing Winter Olympics Following Spike in COVID-19 Cases

Multiple media outlets reported Tuesday afternoon that the NHL and NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) have reached an agreement to withdraw from the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The NHL and NHLPA had previously agreed to allow players from the league to participate for their countries at both the 2022 and […]