• Maame Biney, the First Black Woman to Make the US Olympic Speed Skating Team, Is Only 17!

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    Team USA is welcoming the first black woman in history to its speed skating team. Seventeen-year-old Maame Biney "made the U.S. Olympic short track team for the 2018 Winter Games after sweeping the 500m races at December's Olympic Trials," according to the NBC Olympic site .
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  • These Team USA Accessories Will Keep You Warm and Give to a Good Cause

    These Team USA Accessories Will Keep You Warm and Give to a Good Cause

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    With the 2018 Winter Olympics getting closer and closer, it's time to start planning all the ways we can cheer on our American athletes. Thankfully, Team USA has you covered with cozy and stylish Winter apparel that will keep you warm and give to an amazing organization. These winter hats, scarves, and gloves are actually helping Team USA. The United States Olympic Committee, as an organization, is a nonprofit, so portions of proceeds from these sales will go to help the athletes going to Pyeongchang, South Korea, and will help future Olympic hopefuls. Now that's a great way to get into...
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  • Here's What We Can Expect at This Year's Olympic Opening Ceremony

    Here's What We Can Expect at This Year's Olympic Opening Ceremony

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    With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games slated to open on Feb. 8, the world is anxiously waiting. The Games will be held from Feb. 8-25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with the opening ceremony airing on Feb. 9, the day after competition begins. The Games will be held in 13 different venues across the city, and this year, TV viewers in different time zones will have access to a live feed as opposed to a delayed one, which has been the case in the past.
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    When it comes to the overall program, there is an order to things. Usually the event begins when the head of state enters and it's...
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  • 30 US Olympians You Should Be Following on Social Media

    30 US Olympians You Should Be Following on Social Media

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    As Olympic athletes all over the world head to Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics , we're reminded of how many athletic stars we know and love have been part of Team USA. While we love to watch them as they compete and attempt crazy feats of strength, we also love to get a peek at their every day lives, especially on social media.
    This Winter Games' squad is already giving us a behind the scenes look at their training, but we're also keeping tabs on Summer olympians hoping to make a return for gold in 2020. Read on for a collection of the top social media accounts of US...
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  • 10 Inked Athletes Heating Up the Winter Olympics

    10 Inked Athletes Heating Up the Winter Olympics

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    It may be chilly in South Korea when the 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off in February, but these inked athletes are heating things up from the slopes to the ice rink. You're welcome.
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