Canada‚Äôs Time to Shine

When the Olympics would set foot in Vancouver there was plenty of pressure on each and every Canadian athlete. It was a pressure from Canadian fans to not embarrass the country at home. It may seem like a bad thought to have but as a Canadian Olympic fan it is a common one as the country is not known for their athletic prowess. Canadians have not had the most success in the Olympics as they constantly underperform when the lights get bright.

All Eyes on Russia (2014 Sochi Olympics Preview)

The IOC has been a bit of a mystery in the last few years when they have announced the future hosts of the Olympics. It would start when they would award the 2014 Olympics to Sochi, Russia and it would continue when they would award the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Pyeongchang, South Korea. These places are all fairly nice places but none are known for being the safest places in the world.

2014 Olympic Preview: Speed Skating

Speed Skating in the Olympics can be come of the most exciting and grueling sports to watch and are some of the most popular sports in the Olympic program. This is especially true for a handful of countries that find many of their medals in these sports. It is a theme in the winter Olympics as the sports are much more limiting than in the summer. There are only a few countries that have the facilities to train at an Olympic level with the facilities to train many times limited to the former Olympic hosts.

2014 Olympic Preview: Skiing

Skiing is a quintessential part of the Olympics but it is a lot more than just racing downhill at breakneck speeds. There are plenty of skiing disciplines, so many that not all of them would fit in one preview, and they range from the most popular to the almost forgotten. There are extreme speeds and slow speeds and some guns thrown in to the mix. Ski sports are some of the major sports in the games and they command one of the biggest requirements for any host city.

Olympic Preview: 5 Things to Watch for in Sochi

The Olympics are the ultimate in sports as the summer and winter Olympics are always some of the most popular sporting events every four years. The Summer Olympics are some of the most popular events ever as the world watches every four years and the entire world seems to shut down while the games are going on. The Winter Olympics are smaller and less popular than the summer version but they are a still a major sporting event

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