Tag: 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 […]

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 US men's ice hockey team celebrates a victory over the USSR at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. (Image: Getty)

Miracle on Ice: USA Upsets USSR at 1980 Olympics

Forty years ago today, the “Miracle on Ice” occurred when team USA upset the mighty Soviet Union (USSR) 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The Americans rallied from behind to defeat the best hockey team in the world at the time. […]