T/olympics

  1. Ukraine Renews Threat to Boycott Olympics if Russians Compete Sports, February 3

    Ukraine’s sports minister said his country was marshaling allies to press the International Olympic Committee to bar Russian and Belarusian athletes.

  2. The February 1 Russia Ukraine News live blog included one standalone post:
  3. J. Richard Steadman, 85, Dies; Saved Knees of Countless Skiers Obits, January 25

    A renowned orthopedic surgeon, he developed innovative techniques for alpine Olympians. He also treated soccer, tennis and baseball stars.

  4. Rosi Mittermaier Dies at 72; as Olympic Skier, a German National Hero Obits, January 17

    She became known as Gold-Rosi after winning two Olympic gold medals and the Alpine Ski World Cup in 1976.

  5. Russia Found ‘No Fault’ for Figure Skater in Doping Violation Sports, January 13

    Kamila Valieva, whose positive test came to light during the Olympics, received a light penalty, drawing a sharp rebuke from the World Anti-Doping Agency.

  6. As the Paris Olympics Promise New Ambition, Old Anxieties Intensify Sports, October 21

    Trying not to gloat, organizers of the 2024 Summer Games begin showing off the spectacle of the city while concerns about security and strikes mount.

  7. Special Olympics lifts a vaccine mandate at its Games in Orlando after Florida threatens a fine. Sports, June 3

    Florida health officials told Special Olympics that the vaccine requirement violated state law.