Winter Olympics


2018 Was the Year Curling Became Cool

This was the year curling became the greatest sport on Earth. Good luck convincing us, or anyone who has grown to love this boozy athletic endeavour, otherwise.


Putin’s election boast: I ordered a passenger plane shot down

“I told them: act according to the plan.”


Winners and Losers from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue gave sexual intercourse detectives a big win at PyeongChang.


If the Olympics Had a Streaking Category, This Guy Would Win Gold

The tutu-wearing man broke onto the PyeongChang ice Friday morning and put on a 10/10 performance.


We Can't Figure Out Whether Olympic Men's Hockey Is Awful Or Amazing

The play has been disappointing without NHLers, but it has given underdog countries an opportunity to topple the heavyweights.


Russian Sledder in "I Don't Do Doping" Shirt Busted for Doping

Olympic athlete Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a banned heart medication. This is a huge surprise. She had the shirt and everything.


Four Winter Olympic Sports City-Dwellers Do Daily

Walking in New York City Is the real Winter Olympics.


The Women at the Winter Olympics Convinced Me that Sports Are Good

While watching the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, I was surprised to find myself engaged by ice hockey and curling, sports I would’ve previously dismissed as “boring” or “not my thing.”


International Hockey Rules Are a Travesty

Team USA deserved to win the women's Olympic gold medal hockey game over Canada, but the contest being decided by a shootout is pure trash.


What It’s Like to Represent a Tiny Country With No Snow at the Winter Olympics

"One day, I got a message on my personal Facebook account from the Togolese federation saying they wanted to build a team."


USA Men Sweep Canada to Play for Curling Gold

Mr. T watched on from home, as Team Shuster took out rival Canada at PyeongChang 2018 for USA's first-ever shot at gold.


USA Wins Gold in Shootout, Canada Is *Pissed*

Team USA's Lamoureux twins score a goal each, with Jocelyne netting the game-winner in a shootout, and Canada's Jocelyne Larocque took off her silver medal as soon as she got it.