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.
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.
Aban Makarechian rarely ice skated while growing up in Iran. Now her daughter, Yasmin Siraj, is on the brink of competing in Sochi for the U.S. women’s figure skating team. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman has our story.
Instead of sending the usual dignitaries to the Olympics, President Obama has named 3 openly gay athletes to the U.S. delegation to Sochi. Bill speaks with Christine Brennan, who called the move a “stroke of genius” in her column for USA Today.