Olympics

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. […]

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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
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#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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]