Olympics

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Three-on-Three Basketball Is Now an Olympic Sport

The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that men’s and women’s three-on-three basketball has been added to the 2020 Summer games along with 14 other […]

Business

Comcast’s NBC to Broadcast 2018 Olympics Live Across All Time Zones

Comcast’s NBC is finally putting an end to the dreaded time delay in Olympics coverage. This week the network announced that it will broadcast all […]

News

So, Is Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali From Philly or Jersey?

Last night, Nia Ali took the silver medal in an all-American sweep of the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Brianna Rollins won gold, and Kristi Castlin took […]

Business

Comcast Will Have All the Olympics You Could Possibly Ever Need — And Then Some

Remember the Olympics? The world’s social and political climate may have shadowed this summer’s grand sporting event, but the games are still happening in less than […]

News

Yes, That’s 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes Studying at Penn Law

Back in 2002, the come-from-nowhere tale of Sarah Hughes to win the ice skating gold medal at the Olympics was one of the biggest sports stories […]

City

Montco Teen Reece Whitley Wins ‘SportsKid of the Year’ Award

We are still 249 days away from the next Summer Olympics. But we already know which local athlete Philadelphians will be rooting to make it […]

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Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley May Be America’s Next Olympic Star

When the grueling pace of kindergarten life overwhelmed him, Reece Whitley would escape to the bathtub. Two hours of soaking soothed his tired mind and […]

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Johnny Weir Shot Secret Gay Film at Sochi Winter Olympics

Apparently Olympic skater—and Quarryville, Pennsylvania native—Johnny Weir was doing more than moderating for NBC (and Instagramming his outlandish outfits) at this year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. Amid all […]

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Australian Olympic Star Ian Thorpe Comes Out

After years of speculation, Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe, 31, announced he was gay (or, “not straight,” as he put it) during a television interview which […]

News

Nutter and Comcast Are Olympic Quitters

I love Philadelphia, but I guess it’s not a world-class city after all. The worst part is that it wasn’t a New York Sports fan, a […]

News

Philly Won’t Pursue 2024 Olympics

Philly won’t host the 2024 Olympics after all, Fox 29 reports.

News

Idea: New York and Philly Should Share the Olympics

News out of New York this morning is that the city is kinda-maybe-not really interested in making a bid on the 2024 Summer Olympics. Staff […]

News

The Olympics May Not Come to Philly, But Philly Owns the Olympics

In news that seems guaranteed to put a third Comcast tower on the Philly skyline in the next 15 years, the company announced that it […]

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Final Tally: Team LGBT Wins Six Medals at Sochi Winter Olympics

The Sochi Winter Olympics have come to a close, leaving Team LGBT with an impressive six medals. Five of those came via Dutch bisexual speed […]

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PHOTOS: Equality House Hosts the Gay Olympics

The Equality House — Planting Peace‘s cute rainbow-colored abode just across the street from the horrid Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. — hosted the Gay Olympics […]