How could Meryl Davis and Charlie White be so cold? The beloved ice dancers revealed on Feb. 22 that they wouldn’t defend the Olympic gold medals they won in Sochi, explaining why they’re skipping the 2018 winter games!
Mark your calendars: the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are one year away! Before the world’s best athletes head to South Korea to compete for the gold, get to know 11 of the rising stars looking to achieve Olympic glory history next year!
The NBC sports anchor had to step away from his Winter Olympics hosting gig when he came down with a nasty case of pink eye. Could Botox be to blame?
When Bob Costas took six full days off from his duties as NBC’s primetime host of the Sochi Winter Games, we knew something was up, but are recent claims that Botox caused his pink eye valid? Or more importantly, can vanity cause conjunctivitis?
Mikaela, 18, made history for America — and the world — by becoming the Olympics’ youngest-ever women’s slalom gold winner!
On the night of Feb. 21, American skier Mikaela Shiffrin took to the slopes for what was to be a historic run in her challenging and heart-racing event, women’s slalom. At just 18 years of age, the Eagle-Vail, Colorado, teenager beat skilled slalom champions Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, 29, Tina Maze of Slovenia, 30, and Marlies Schild of Austria, 32, to become the youngest gold medal winner in the history of the event. Yay!
Olympic speed skater Shani Davis was handed his first defeat in almost a decade on Feb. 12 in Sochi. The decorated veteran had been the golden boy during the last two Olympic Games, becoming the first African-American to win an individual Winter Olympic gold medal.