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USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Forced to Resign

USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Forced to Resign

USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry has resigned amid mounting pressure from the U.S. Olympic Committee after a series of high-profile missteps in her nine-month tenure as head of the scandal-ridden national governing body. Perry had been criticized for months for not reaching out to the survivors of former USA Gymnastics and U.S. Olympic team physician [...]

September 4, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

U.S. Beats Canada in Shootout for Women’s Hockey Gold

U.S. Beats Canada in Shootout for Women’s Hockey Gold

The Americans have won their first gold medal in women’s hockey since 1998. The 3-2 shootout loss the Canadian women’s hockey team suffered to their bitter rivals from the United States left each of Canada’s 23 players stunned, devastated, or in tears. It was an outcome they weren’t used to, with Canada having won the [...]

February 22, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Chris Del Bosco Injured in Horrific Skicross Crash

Chris Del Bosco Injured in Horrific Skicross Crash

A Canadian freestyle skier, Chris Del Bosco, suffered a terrifying crash during the skicross final heat. The Montreal resident lost control mid-air as his head whipped back, leading to an awkward fall on his right side during the men’s 1/8 final on Wednesday. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) said he is in stable condition and [...]

February 22, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Jocelyne Lamoureux Sets Olympic Record with 2 Goals in 6 Seconds

Jocelyne Lamoureux Sets Olympic Record with 2 Goals in 6 Seconds

American hockey player Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson made Olympic history on Tuesday by scoring two goals in six seconds. Lamoureux scored the 2 goals against Russia during the team’s preliminary round. The back-to-back goals broke the Olympic record and Team USA won the game 5-0. PyeongChang is Lamoureux’s third trip to the Olympics, but she’s still searching [...]

February 14, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Former U.S. Swim Coach’s Home Searched Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

Former U.S. Swim Coach’s Home Searched Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

A former world-record holding Olympic swimmer has claimed a Team USA coach sexually abused her and took naked photos over her when she was 17. Sean Hutchison’s, former US swim coach, home is being searched by investigators from a Homeland Security taskforce amid allegations from Ariana Kukors, a member of the 2012 Olympic team, that [...]

February 8, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Former USA Gymnastics Dr. Nassar Sentenced to up to 175 years in Prison

Former USA Gymnastics Dr. Nassar Sentenced to up to 175 years in Prison

Once a world-renowned sports physician, former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar now will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Nassar was already facing a minimum of 25 to 40 years in prison after he had pled guilty in November to first-degree criminal sexual conduct on seven girls. Today’s sentence of seven counts of [...]

January 24, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Was Sexually Abused by Gymnastics Doctor

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Was Sexually Abused by Gymnastics Doctor

According to CBS’ 60 Minutes, six-time American gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused by disgraced U.S. gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. The interview is set to air this Sunday. Raisman spoke to FBI investigators after serving as national team captain at the 2016 Games in Rio. In the interview, she said she [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Usain Bolt Reveals Torn Hamstring after World Championships

Usain Bolt Reveals Torn Hamstring after World Championships

Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt revealed that he tore his left hamstring in the final race of his career during the 4×100-meter relay at the IAAF World Championships on Saturday. During the stretch run of the 4x100m relay, Bolt, the anchor of the Jamaican squad, pulled up with an injury, laid on [...]

August 18, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Los Angeles to Host Olympics in 2028; Paris in 2024

Los Angeles to Host Olympics in 2028; Paris in 2024

The IOC and Los Angeles have agreed to host the 2028 Olympics with Paris hosting the game in 2024. This bid competition began as a race for 2024, but all that changed in June when the IOC decided that, with two strong candidates, it would take the unusual step of giving 2024 to one city [...]

July 31, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White Shark

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White Shark

23 time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps will take on his fiercest opponent yet: a great white shark. Yesterday the Discovery Channel announced that Phelps will participate in two separate programs to air during Shark Week, “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.” Great white sharks are able to reach top speeds of 26 [...]

June 16, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0