Winter Olympics


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.


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.”


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.


Noriaki Kasai is the World's Oldest Ski Jumper and a Goddamn Legend

Kasai, 45, just competed in his eighth Winter Olympics. In Poland, a rap song has been recorded about his feats, while in Finland, a punk band has dedicated a track to him.


North Korea bailed on Mike Pence two hours before a secret Olympic meeting

"Perhaps they were never sincere about sitting down.”


I Love The Olympics Even Though They’re Bad

Nothing gets me excited—and conflicted—like the olympic games.