Olympics

Steve Langton: Why I Came Out of Retirement for One More Olympics

Two years after announcing his retirement, Steve Langton had a change of heart. Already a two-time bronze medalist, the Olympic bobsledder had gold on his mind: “I don’t have one of those,” he tells Us Weekly exclusively. “I knew that I could.” Meet Team USA’s Hottest Hunks Langton, 34, officially came out of retirement last(…)

North Korea Is Sending a Senior Delegation to the Olympics Closing Ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Unification Ministry says North Korea will send a high-level delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010, to the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The eight-member delegation from North Korea is expected to(…)

For the LGBT Community, Gus Kenworthy’s Olympics Loss Is Still a Big Win

The moment, when it happened, felt routine to American slopestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, who along with figure skater Adam Rippon is the only openly gay male Winter Olympian to ever compete for the United States. Matthew Wilkas, Kenworthy’s boyfriend, gave Kenworthy a good-luck kiss before a qualifying run on Sunday in South Korea. “That was(…)

‘There Was Nothing I Could Lose.’ Nathan Chen Redeems His Dismal Olympics and Makes Skating History

You can say what you want about the new figure skating system, but its rigid by-the-numbers scoring means even vaunted medal favorites can fall to 17th. And climb back up to fifth. Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu repeated his Olympic feat from 2014 by skating to another men’s figure skating title at the 2018 Winter Olympics, while(…)

Snowboarder Chloe Kim, 17, Wins Gold in Women’s Halfpipe at the Winter Olympics

Chloe Kim, 17, won gold in the women’s halfpipe event at the 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday, February 12, giving the U.S. its third gold medal in PyeongChang, South Korea. Chloe Kim: 6 Things to Know About the Teen Snowboarder The teen from Southern California, who was competing in her first Olympic games, is the(…)