Women will compete in ski jumping at the Olympics for the first time ever at Sochi. Brian Grimmett shares the story of the three U.S. skiers and the long and difficult journey they took to get their sport recognized at the Olympics.
Each country has its own favorite sport in the Olympics. For Russia, it’s hockey. SI’s Michael Farber joins Bill to discuss how Russia stacks up in Sochi.
With the Sochi Games finally underway, Bill muses about what the Olympics is like for the athletes.
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.
2014 may be the last time that the NHL allows its athletes to compete in the Olympics. New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will represent Sweden, and he joins Bill to discuss ice hockey and Sochi.