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Calgary city council voted Monday afternoon to move full steam ahead onto the next step in their 2026 Winter Olympics aspirations. [Read More]
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The hotline is the latest step in fence-mending efforts, triggered by the Winter Olympics in the South which saw their teams parade under a single flag. [Read More]
Much has been made of the fact that television ratings for this year's Super Bowl, Oscars and Winter Olympics have decreased significantly compared to past years. These massive live tent pole events have typically been a ratings bonanza for the major networks, keeping viewers glued to the action and to the commercials that accompany them,... [Read More]
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The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders Friday, Seoul's presidential office said, a week before a summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone. The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nuclear-armed North's State Affairs Commission, which Kim chairs - one of his most important titles. "The historic connection of the hotline between the leaders of the two Koreas has just been established," said senior Blue House official Youn Kun-young, adding that a test conversation between officials lasted 4 minutes... [Read More]
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Jessie Diggins brought a gold medal back to the U.S.A. in this year's Winter Olympics.On Friday, Diggins brought her gold medal to her former stomping grounds.Diggins - who with teammate Kikkan Randall won the U.S.A.'s first ever cross-country skiing gold medal with a win in the women's... [Read More]
After soaring to silver in big air at the recently-concluded Winter Olympics, Kyle Mack's recognition factor is flying to new heights these days. [Read More]
Following North Korea's overtures of reconciliation beginning in January, the regime has made several diplomatic moves to indicate it is willing to resume talks between the US and neighboring South Korea. After sending a delegation of athletes and members of the ruling family to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, North Korea has made significant strides in thawing relations — though some political observers remain skeptical of the regime's motives. Here are the latest developments between the US, South Korea, and North Korea: SEE ALSO: North Korea is suspiciously calm about one of its biggest complaints... [Read More]
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President Trump took credit for the 2018 Winter Olympics yet again on Tuesday — patting himself on the back during his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "Without us and without me in particular, I guess, you would have to say that [the Koreas] wouldn't be discussing anything [and] the Olympics would have been... [Read More]
Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea. [Read More]
Despite big boosts from NBC's broadcasts of the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics, the overall audience for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon fell far behind CBS's still-surging Late Show With Stephen Colbert during the opening months of 2018. Per Nielsen ratings for the year's first quarter, Colbert averaged ... [Read More]
Calgary will continue to explore a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics after city councillors in the western Canadian city voted on Monday to keep the process alive. [Read More]
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Calgary city council voted on Monday to continue to explore the possibility of bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics. [Read More]
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Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Seoul-based SBS television network reported last week Samsung tried to use as a lobbyist Papa Massata Diack, the son of Lamine Diack, a disgraced former head of the International... [Read More]
It was a day for all ages at the Winter Olympics. [Read More]
The Tommy has been split between two American gold-medal teams at the Winter Olympics − the Wisconsin-infused women's hockey team that upset arch rival Canada 3-2 on penalty shots in... [Read More]
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The snow monkeys of Japan are famous, as monkeys go. This troop of Japanese macaques lives in the north, near Nagano, the mountainous, snowy site of the 1998 Winter Olympics.Others of their species live even farther north, farther than any other nonhuman primate, so they are able to adapt to winter weather. But the source of this troop's fame is an adaptation that only they exhibit: soaking in hot spring bathing pools.Their habitat is full of natural hot springs that... [Read More]
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When Casey Larson was a kid, he always told family and friends he was going to compete in the Olympics. This year, at 19, he achieved that goal on the U.S. men's ski jumping team. The team earned a ninth place finish in the ski jump team event in Pyeongchang, South Korea. ... [Read More]
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You can blame the determination on the Winter Olympics Gold Medalist who just wouldn't quit.        ... [Read More]
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