It seems the Sochi Winter Olympics cannot start soon enough. The games have been awash in controversy with uproar at Russia’s anti-gay propoganda law, accusations of corruption, and terror threats. Jessica Golloher looks at the debate surrounding the games.
The 2014 Winter Olympics have begun in Sochi. Boston Globe reporter and OAG Olympics analyst John Powers previews everything from new events (luge team relay) to old favorites (speed skating and downhill skiing).
Shaun White has pulled out of the slopestyle event in Sochi and will only pursue gold in the halfpipe. Is the course in Russia too dangerous?
Bill was able to attend the 2012 Olympics in London. Two years later, he is happy to be watching the winter games from home.
The U.S. women’s cross-country skiing team has transformed into one of the top teams in the world. There are four skiers in the World Cup’s top 30. Jason Albert shares the story of the team’s speedy improvement.
When halfpipe skiing makes its Olympic debut in Sochi, one of the sport’s most prominent figures won’t be competing. Bill Littlefield speaks with Simon Dumont.
Siblings often grow up playing the same sports, but just how common is it for them to make it to the Olympics together? Canada’s Dufour-Lapointe sisters are the most recent trio of siblings to make it to the pinnacle competition of athletics.
In just over two weeks, the Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia. Bill is among those hoping for the best, having been prepared for the worst.
After the U.S. Biathlon’s International Competition Committee announced its roster for the Sochi Games, Tracy Barnes surprised everyone — including her twin sister — by giving up her spot. Barnes joins Bill Littlefield to explain why she stepped aside.
At the 2010 Olympic Games, American Evan Lysacek won the gold in men’s figure skating without attempting the sport’s most difficult move. The controversy between artistry and athleticism continues. The Washington Post’s Liz Clarke joins Bill to explain.