Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Update (Day 13)

Women’s hockey has been dominated by two teams since it entered the Olympic programme in 1998 but there are signs that this year’s final might not stay the same forever with more teams getting better in every tournament.

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Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Update (Day 6)

The men’s hockey tournament is in full swing and already the lack of NHL players is having its affect with two of the three big teams already taking a loss to smaller teams.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 13)

As the Olympics continue to wind down to the closing ceremonies there are a number of athletes that are just finishing their Olympics. These athletes have been in the games from the very start as they are the team sports that require a tournament to determine the gold medal. Both men’s and women’s curling and hockey will close out their tournaments in the coming days.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 10)

It was only a matter of time until the weather became an even bigger issue in the Olympics and in Day 10 that would happen. A weather front would move in to Sochi creating fog in many of the mountain courses. For the second time in two days the Men’s Biathlon 15km Mass Start would be postponed to the next day while the Men’s Snowboard Cross would be cancelled and moved to Day 11. It has been a big story from before the Olympics began as the warm weather of Sochi would be a concern for many.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 8)

Day 8 is over in the Olympics and the games have reached their halfway point with 8 more days until the focus of the sports world leaves Sochi. It has been a great games by all accounts so far with many of the worries before the games not making any big stories during the games. It was to be expected though as the reports of terrible accommodations and the issues in Russia itself have given way to the games and the athletes. It is one of the only sure things in the Olympics as there are always a number of issues that become the talk of the Olympics before the game begin.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 5)

In Day 6 of the Sochi Olympics the sport that many had been waiting for, both in Russia and around the world, would start. The Men’s hockey tournament has always been one of the most popular winter sports in the Olympics. A large part of this has been the fact that it is the only sport in the Winter Olympics that features athletes from one of the major leagues in the world.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 1)

The Olympics is one the biggest sporting event in the world as the entire world of sports takes a break to watch the world compete. It is a major event and at the centre of it are athletes that are not used to having that type of outside pressure. All of the athletes have put plenty of pressure on themselves to try and be the best but are rarely in the world view. They do most of their work with few fans watching and paying attention but that presence becomes more increased the year before the Olympics.

2014 Olympic Preview: Rink Sports

The Olympics are a great display of many sports that the majority of sports fans never look for and never really try to watch. They are a number of sports that are not followed by the majority of people and that only take focus every four years. They are not full of stars and only have a few people that are recognized outside of the four years between games. They are the forgotten sports more often than not and are full of the forgotten athletes.

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