America's Strongest Player Suggests Newcomer Has Chances at FIDE Candidates
The strongest chess players in the world are currently gathered in Spain as they prepare to engage in mimic battle over the board for the right to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen for his crown.
Powerhouse US Olympiad Team Revealed
Even prior to the addition of one of the strongest players in the world, the United States Olympiad team was among the likeliest to win. With Grandmaster Levon Aronian taking board 2 behind Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the United States will be many fans' favorite to win.
Palisades Tahoe, Olympic Valley
When I was a kid I loved to Ski here. I have many great memories of Squaw Valley now called Palisades Tahoe, a ski resort in the western United States, located in Olympic Valley, California, northwest of Tahoe City in the Sierra Nevada range. From its founding 73 years ago in 1949 until 2021, the resort was known as Squaw Valley but changed its name due to the derogatory meaning of squaw to Native Americans and their allies. It was the host site for the 1960 Winter Olympics.
A Young Brit Started his journey to the Olympics at Age 3
An unexpected wild ride on skis that started for me at the tender age of 3 - 50 years ago!. Jumping off a Lip for a Photo Shoot in 1985Rob Hourmont. My parents ran the UK’s largest School Travel Operator and brought thousands of school kids from the age of 10 to 18 to Austria for many years to learn to ski.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum deserves a gold medal
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs is a beautiful complex, designed with accessibility in mind, that will educate and inspire every visitor that walks through its door.
Stars On Ice Will Entertain in West Valley City
Maverick Center(Image in the public domain) The Winter Olympics of 2022 have now been completed. One of the most popular of winter sports competitions to watch is the ice skating. There are many different events from which to choose. The skaters put on spectacular shows which are not without drama and controversy. This year was no exception.
The Miracle on Ice | On This Day in Sports History
Today in sports history (1980), the Miracle on Ice took place in Lake Placid, New York during the 1980 Winter Olympics. If you are somehow unfamiliar with what is widely accepted as the most celebrated and unexpected victory in U.S. sports history, read on and learn about the greatest underdog story of all time.
Phil Dalhausser Interview: 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold Medalist for USA Beach Volleyball
Lake Nona is home to so many cool and very unique opportunities. With a multitude of activities to pass your time, from visiting local restaurants, taking pictures with artwork, and even having the ability to be coached by an Olympic athlete and his wife, the possibilities are endless! Speaking of which, four-time Olympic athlete Phil Dalhausser and his wife, women’s beach volleyball player Jennifer Dalhausser run a local volleyball academy right here in the heart of Lake Nona herself! This awesome Olympian-run academy is called The Phil Dalhausser Beach Volleyball Academy, operating out of Boxi Park (located at 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827).
Winter Games Panda Mascot, Bing Dwen Dwen, is as Popular as Many of the Athletes
The stuffed panda mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games sells out daily and with some offered online for huge profit. Olympic speed skating oval, BeijingArne Museler/Wikipedia.
Erin Jackson Becomes the First African-American Woman to Win an Olympic Speedskating Medal
Erin Jackson made history on February 13 when she won a gold medal after competing in the Women's 500m speed skating event at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The 29 year old became the first African-American woman to do so and the second black athlete to win an individual Olympic medal in any speed skating event.
Who is Nadia Comăneci, the first Olympic 10 in history?
Nadia Comăneci at the 1977 European Championships in PragueComitetul Olimpic si Sportiv Roman/Public domain. In my home country România (Eastern Europe), Nadia Comăneci is still a legend.
Olympic Athletes from Your State - 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China are underway. Team USA has gained ground in the gold medal count, behind only Norway and Germany, who are tied at 8. As for overall medal count, the Americans have some work to do, currently being tied for sixth.
Richmond figure skater Alysa Liu competing in 2022 Winter Olympics
(Matthew Stockman / Getty Images) (RICHMOND, Calif.) Alysa Liu, a two-time U.S. figure skating champion from Richmond, is competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 16-year-old was born in Clovis but grew up skating at the St. Moritz Ice Skating Club, or the Oakland Ice Center as it's now called. While she currently trains in Colorado Springs she still represents her home club.
Inspired by Winter Olympics? Get Back Outdoors
While Georgia doesn't offer many sports for the Winter Olympics, you can still get outdoors and enjoy.Photo: OurTravelCafe.com. After watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, perhaps you’re inspired to get into outdoor winter sports. Though Georgia doesn’t offer most Olympic sports like skiing, bobsledding or luge, winter is a great time to reconnect with Georgia outdoors by hiking or walking.
FBI warns Athletes prior to their departure for the Beijing Olympics
The 2022 Beijing Olympics are set to start Friday, February 4th. Around 2900 athletes will compete this year. There will be 109 sports with seven new events including: womens monobob, men and women's big air skiing, mixed team relay in short track speed skating, mixed team ski jumping, mixed team snowboard cross, and freestyle skiing mixed team aerials.
React to Hidilyn Diaz, Philippines First-Ever Olympic Gold Medal
I share my experience of photographing multiple properties, watching a movie and showing Ming the Philippines Gold Medal moment! Connect with us on all platforms! @thebingbuzz
Snowboarding in Canyon Ski Resort for the First Time
This is my first time snowboarding and Canyon Ski Resort really impressed me. I started to get better and better throughout the day, but unfortunately had difficulties restoring those clips, but hopefully you can get a grasp on the resort and how beautiful it really is!