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[Olympics] #SlideAPose Is Just as Adorable an Idea as You Think It Is
As the Winter Olympics head toward their official closing ceremony on Sunday, February 25th from the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea (which you can watch live on the NBC network starting at 6 a.m ET; or catch the taped replay at 8 a.m ET), the Olympic Channel (the official social media account for the International[...]
Adam Rippon
One of our favorite fabulous personalities from this Winter Olympics has to be Team USA mens skater Adam Rippon The sparkly spinner helped nab the bronze medal for Team USA's skate during the team event, and his quadless solo programs were no slouch when compared with the multi 4-rotation jumps his competitors were landing[...]
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After last night's Olympics skating action, it's time for even more figure skating with the men's free skate (aka long program). Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic Athletes of Russia took silver,[...]
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There have already been two Olympics figure skating medal ceremonies in PyeongChang, and tonight the men's short program kicks their point accumulation towards the podium. Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men's, women's, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic[...]
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The Olympics have been going in earnest for almost a week now, and the medals are starting to stack up for the various counties in events across the board. Three days ago the results of the team skate events were revealed after the competitions in Mens, Womens, pairs, and ice dancing The rules for such were[...]
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We are SO READY for the Olympics opening ceremonies tonight! We've been talking a lot about the PyeongChang Winter Games over the past week, and it's only gonna get more frequent starting this weekend. Tonight, the cauldron lighting and Opening Ceremonies air on NBC (they keep saying LIVE, but seeing as how it ALREADY HAPPENED, that's[...]
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This story is breaking, but The AP has reported that the ongoing appeals of the Russian athletes looking for special dispensation to compete in this year's Winter Olympics have been denied. BREAKING: All 45 Russian athletes lose appeals to sports' highest court against exclusion from the Pyeongchang Olympics. — The Associated Press (@AP) February 9, 2018 The official[...]
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Tonight's Olympics coverage on NBC includes several events, but the thing we are here for right now: the Men's and pairs short skate and team events are happening. Commentators Terry Gannon, former Olympians Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir We'll be live updating with performances (which you can livestream here) and the scores: The short program started with hometown[...]
[Olympics] Men's and Pairs Figure Skating Starts TONIGHT on NBC
While yes, officially the Winter Olympics haven't had their cauldron lighting and opening ceremony yet (that's tomorrow night), things are kicking off in a big way tonight in PyeongChang. Over on NBC (the official carrier of the Olympics in the US again), we're going to get one of the highly anticipated events starting at 5 p.m[...]
[Olympics]  This Is Not A Drill- Curling Is On RIGHT NOW
Sure, the official opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics isn't until Friday night on NBC, but as we've been telling you for the last two weeks, the events start early. Herbert Kratky / Shutterstock.comINNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA – JANUARY 20 Mikhail Vaskov (RUS) and his partner from the Czech Republic beat team Estonia and Italy in the[...]
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Mostly, that the projected high for the opening ceremonies and first day of the Games is somewhere between 30° F and 40° F.  (Super Bowl 52 temperatures were almost the coldest on record, though — the day started at 6° in Minneapolis.) Apparently over three dozen security staff were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus, a[...]
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We're less than 4 days away from the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, and that means things are starting to get going in the picturestic South Korean host city. The big news today was a "tune-up" match featuring the Korean women's joint hockey team (with members from both North and South Korea) vs[...]
Shaun White
NBC has released another of their upcoming Super Bowl ads for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea While the first ad we share featured Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin in her Captain Marvel themed uniform This new ad features snowboarder Shaun White and Iron Man… but not the Marvel Comics character but rather[...]