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Maia Weintraub
City Life

Meet Maia Weintraub, Philly’s Teenage Fencing Phenom

Adi Nott is kind of a big deal in fencing. A four-time All-American at Notre Dame and a member of the 2011 U.S. women’s foil […]

Be Well Philly

How This Philly-Area Athlete Is Training for the 2022 Winter Olympics

As a kid, sledding down a snowy hill was pure joy, with a hint of thrill. Getting air time off a snow bank? Major bonus. […]

City Life

Watch an Olympic Medalist Fall Many, Many Times Trying to Snowboard the Rocky Steps

Update: We knew it looked too easy! After we published this story on Monday, we found videos of Olympic gold medalist Sebastien Toutant (known as […]

meek mill olympics
City Life

#FreeMeekMill Just Got a Shoutout From the Winter Olympics

You probably don’t know Tit Stante. But soon pretty much all of Philly will. The olympian from Slovenia just gave Philly’s most prominent rapper (at […]

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Get Your Games Face On: The Philadelphian’s Guide to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Four Sledding Tips From an Olympic Luger Berwick, Pennsylvania’s Jayson Terdiman on how to make the most of your next snow day. Read more » The […]

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Four Sledding Tips From an Olympic Luger

Olympic luger Jayson Terdiman, who hails from Berwick, Pennsylvania, is a true pro at shooting downhill by sled. Bookmark his tried-and-true tips for your next […]

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Curling 101: The Basics Behind the Olympic Sport

Raise your hand if you have zero clue what curling is all about. (We’re with you.) To help straighten things out, we gleaned the basics […]

Foobooz

Your Ultimate Olympic Viewing-Party Menu, Philly Style

Consider this lineup of dishes from countries that have ruled recent Winter Olympics your ready-made viewing-party menu (with takeout options, because we can’t all be […]

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6 Winter Olympic Athletes From Pennsylvania You Can Follow on Instagram

Many, many moons ago, the most you saw of winter Olympic athletes was if they took their helmet off on camera at the end of a […]

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Get a Free Luge Lesson From Retired Olympians This Weekend

Yes, we know all of Philadelphia has just one sporting event on the brain right now: the Super Bowl. But consider this your friendly reminder that […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

Gabby Douglas Will Judge the Atlantic City Miss America Pageant

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas will judge the 2017 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City next month.

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The Checkup: How to Eat Pasta Without Loading Up on Calories

• I love a good Friday-night pasta dish. If you are the same, take note: 10 delicious pasta recipes, all ringing in under 400 calories […]

City Life

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 […]