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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:51 PM EST

Red Stripe Buys Jamaican Team Bobsled After Coach Quits

Red Stripe Buys Jamaican Team Bobsled After Coach Quits

A Jamaican beer company has picked up the tab for the country’s Olympic bobsledders. After driving coach Sandra Kiriasis left the women’s bobsled team just days before competition begins and reportedly...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 04:08 AM EST

'Burned Rock' Causes Rare Stir at Olympic Curling

'Burned Rock' Causes Rare Stir at Olympic Curling

A rare moment of controversy in the typically polite sport of curling erupted Friday over a foul known as a "burned rock" in the Canada vs. Denmark women's match. The drama unfolded in the fifth end, or period,...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 06:51 AM EST

Winnie the Pooh Rains Down Onto Ice for Yuzuru Hanyu

Winnie the Pooh Rains Down Onto Ice for Yuzuru Hanyu

After the short program, Yuzuru Hanyu's fans threw Winnie the Pooh plush toys onto the ice.

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 08:27 PM EST

Olympian Fabian Bösch Rides Escalator With One Hand

Olympian Fabian Bösch Rides Escalator With One Hand

Swiss Olympian Fabian Bösch has social media users asking, "How'd he do that?" Bösch posted a fun video to his Instagram account on Monday that's gone viral with more than 210,000 views. The skier held...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 08:21 PM EST

Olympian Chris Mazdzer Downs a Pizza Slice in 1 Gulp

Olympian Chris Mazdzer Downs a Pizza Slice in 1 Gulp

Chris Mazdzer's silver medal in the luge, the first singles medal ever for Team USA in the sport, may not be his most impressive accomplishment. While in Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the 2018 Olympic...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 08:31 PM EST

Shaun White Burger Sells for Nearly $1,000

Shaun White Burger Sells for Nearly $1,000

The "Flying Tomato" has his own hamburger. Team USA's Shaun White got that nickname after he won his first gold medal at the 2006 Olympics. The red-headed White was seen in South Korea with his new signature...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 05:38 PM EST

Olympic Ice Dancers Power Through Costume Malfunction

Olympic Ice Dancers Power Through Costume Malfunction

Five seconds into your Olympic debut, you suffer a wardrobe malfunction. What do you do? Keep your shoulders back and keep smiling. That’s exactly what happened to South Korean ice dancers Yura Min and...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 04:19 PM EST

Pity the Stone: Mr. T Loves Curling

Pity the Stone: Mr. T Loves Curling

Mr. T is well known for his role as boxer Clubber Lang in Rocky III. But, Saturday night, the actor was discussing a different sport. Mr. T took to Twitter to talk about his newfound interest in curling.  Mr. T...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 03:32 PM EST

Speedskating Science: Is Blue the Fastest Color?

Speedskating Science: Is Blue the Fastest Color?

The Norwegian speedskating team abandoned their traditional red suits for blue ones this Olympics after a report by Norwegian scientists that blue is the fastest color.

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:05 AM EST

The Stache Heard Round the World

The Stache Heard Round the World

Norway’s Robert Johansson may have gotten the bronze medal in the ski jump, but his mustache takes home the gold. Johannson said he started growing it two years ago and it has treated him well ever...

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