THE WINTER OLYMPICS

  • nfl Nov 6, 2018

    Pro and College Football Games Dominate the TV Ratings

    While political battles raged, viewers overwhelmingly cast their TV votes for football. Eight of the 10 most popular telecasts last week were NFL and college games or related programs, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” Green Bay-New England contest was the top-rated NFL game of the season on any channel, the network said. More than 23...

  • PRESIDENT Jul 20, 2018

    Olympic Figure Skating Medalist Denis Ten Killed in Kazakhstan

    Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed on Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder. Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who allegedly tried to steal a mirror from his car in his home city of Almaty, Kazakh news agencies reported. Doctors in Almaty say he died in hospital there. He...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2018

    Trump Admin. Reveals ‘Largest' Sanctions on North Korea

    The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North. The administration billed it as the largest installment of North Korean economic restrictions to date as...

  • Pennsylvania Mar 19, 2018

    Adam Rippon's Mother: ‘He Is Giving a Voice to People That Really Need a Voice'

    Ah, but there is the slight point of frustration for Kelly. As Adam sets his sights on impressing judges at his first Games, the constant buzz surrounding the 28-year-old hasn’t focused on his unprecedented back-to-back junior world championships, his 2016 national title, or his signature “Rippon Lutz”: a variation of the Lutz jump with both arms raised above the head....

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Shaun White Apologizes for Dragging American Flag

    Snowboarder Shaun White apologized for dragging an U.S. flag on the snow after his dramatic gold medal victory in the men’s halfpipe, but said he did not know he had the flag touch the ground. “I remember being handed the flag. I was trying to put my gloves on and hold the flag and the board,” he told reporters afterward,...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    ‘We're Here. We're Queer. Get Used to It': Gus Kenworthy Sees Day When Being a Gay Olympian Won't Be a Headline

    At the Sochi Games, he was the medal-winning athlete who overshadowed that achievement by rescuing five stray dogs. In Pyeongchang, he’s vacuuming up attention with his “We’re here. We’re queer. Get used to it” posts and photos of him kissing skater Adam Rippon, and taking swipes at U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Eventually, Gus Kenworthy hopes, he’ll be talked about...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    ‘I Love Everybody. This Is Awesome': Watch Shaun White Watch Fans React to His Gold Medal Halfpipe Run

    Shaun White captured gold in the men’s halfpipe in Pyeongchang, 12 years and two days after he won his first gold medal in the event. On social media, White’s fans went wild after his golden run. White said it was a “rollercoaster of emotions” when he had a chance to sit down and watch some of his fans’ videos, which...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 19, 2018

    Will No One Trade Pins With Keith Jones?

    In South Korea, fans are not just focused on the games. Pin trading is another unofficial sport there. Unfortunately, NBC10’s Keith Jones is having a tough time with this competition.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 19, 2018

    Security Forces Prepare for Winter Olympics

    Security forces are preparing for the start of the Winter Olympics. South Korean Police carried out drills at the Security Guard Inauguration Ceremony. NBC10’s Keith Jones has the details.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 19, 2018

    Inside the World of Speedskating

    NBC10’s Matt DeLucia gives us a look inside East Penn Speed Skating Club, and how their need for speed fuels the competition like that seen on the ice at the Winter Olympics

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    ‘Time's Up': Women Ski Jumpers Still Battle for Equality

    They were the Cinderella story of the Sochi Olympics, the women ski jumpers who were finally allowed to compete in the Games after a years-long struggle for equality. They had survived a court battle, proved their athletic prowess and knocked back endless excuses for why they couldn’t compete — including the suggestion that their reproductive organs might somehow be obliterated...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Norway's Boe for the Gold in Men's Biathlon 20km

    Martin Fourcade was patient, confident and steady and it looked just a little too easy. Then came the fourth and final shooting bout. Two misses in the final shooting bout by Fourcade blew the men’s individual event Thursday wide open, and Johannes Thingnes Boe took advantage of an opportunity that doesn’t come too often. Thingnes Boe captured the gold medal...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 19, 2018

    NBC10 First Alert Weather: Record Warmth

    NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Bill Henley talks about the likelihood of record warm temperatures and how long the warm-up could last.

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    From Torino to Pyeongchang, Watch All Three of Shaun White's Gold Medal Runs

    On Wednesday morning in PyeongChang (Tuesday night in the U.S.), Shaun White finally reclaimed his Olympic halfpipe title. And with the win, he made quite a bit of history. A few of the highlights: The journey started 12 years ago when White made his debut at the 2006 Torino Olympics as a 19-year-old with long, red hair. It continued four years...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Kenya's First Olympic Alpine Skier Sabrina Simader Thrills in Debut

    Sabrina Wanjiku Simader finished 38th out of 44 in the women’s super-G in the Pyeongchang Games but the 19-year-old made the record books — as the first Alpine skier from Kenya to compete in a Winter Games. Simader follows Philip Boit, a cross-country skier who debuted at the 1998 Games in Nagano and who until now was the only Kenyan...

  • Russia Mar 19, 2018

    Russia Announces 169-Strong Olympic Team, Big Names Miss Out

    Russia announced a 169-strong team for the Winter Olympics on Thursday, without many of the country’s top athletes. The team has been depleted by 46 bans for doping at the 2014 Games in Sochi, as well as the International Olympic Committee’s refusal to issue invitations for dozens more athletes, citing new evidence of alleged drug use. With the Russian team...

  • Reporter Mar 19, 2018

    Column: Shani Davis: Brilliant Career, Complicated Legacy

    Shani Davis labored across the line, gulping for air, a shell of what he once was in a clapskate. The years can be cruel that way. “It’s hard to stay on the top forever,” said Belgium’s Bart Swings, who went in the same pair with Davis and beat him to the finish by more than a full second over 1,500...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Mar 19, 2018

    Become an Olympic-Style Curler Right Outside Philly

    One sport in the Winter Olympics that almost anyone can do is curling, but mastering it is not easy. NBC10’s Matt DeLucia went to learn more about the icy competition.

  • Twitter Mar 19, 2018

    French Ice Dancer Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction on Live TV, Still Finishes 2nd

    French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction during her short program performance at the Winter Olympics. The neck clasp of the figure skater’s halter-top dress unfastened at the beginning of her routine with partner Guillaume Cizeron. Papadakis’ struggle to keep her top from falling down served as a distraction throughout the duo’s performance and marred the...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Olympic Crackdown on Dog Meat Fails to Banish It From Menus

    Dog meat restaurants are cooking up their traditional specialties despite government pressure and financial incentives aimed at curbing sales during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Consuming dog is largely unpopular in modern South Korea and has become increasingly taboo. But “bosingtang” — literally “invigorating stew” made with dog meat — still appears on some menus. “The government doesn’t want tourists...

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