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Korea unites for the Olympics

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

April 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Korean Peninsula has been saturated with conflict between North and South Korea for decades due to war and politics. Like in many cultures, athletics have been able to provide a level of harmony between the countries. In the p...

Russia at the 2018 Olympics

Phoebe Grandi

April 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

Tensions in the Russian doping scandal have deepened as two participating Russian athletes received positive drug test results in the last weeks of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. This year, there was noticeably no official ...

Reflecting on Rio olympics 2016

Katie Jonckheer, Arts and Culture Editor

November 2, 2016

Filed under News

   The summer Olympics take the media by storm for two hectic weeks every four years. Although the excitement has died down on American televisions, the host city continues to  confront the impacts of the events. For Rio de Janei...

After arduous trek, Jamaican bobsled team finishes 29th

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

Thanks to “Cool Runnings,” the sports film that profiled the 1988 Jamacian bobsled team, one of the most important moments of the Winter Olympics takes place when the Jamaican men’s bobsled team competes. This year, however,...

Women’s Brazilian doubles bobsled team crashes hard

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

On Feb. 16, Brazil's Olympic women's bobsled doubles team of Fabiana Santos and Sally da Silva seemed to be on another smooth training run, until a high turn on one of the sharp bends. One of the sled’s skates left the ice,...

Matt Lauer, Al Roker provide some comedic relief in low-speed luge run

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

February 17, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

Feb. 14 marked an important day in the history of news television.For the second time, The Today Show’s Al Roker and Matt Lauer donned the standard United States’ spandex suits and helmets to take on double’s luge. Their...

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