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Warming world: Beijing 2022 and the future of winter sports

Finley Chapman, Contributing Writer February 22, 2022

With the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in full swing, there is more of a focus on winter sports than ever. As skiers fly off ramps and snowboarders perform daring tricks, more talk of climate change fills...

Aja Evans in Ralph Lauren

Team USA combines old and new brand deals for 2022 Winter Olympics

Mia Adduci, Student Life Editor February 15, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off in Beijing this month, and while the focus will always remain on the performance of each country’s athletes, our representatives' wardrobe choices also serve as an...

Katie Ledecky swims at the London 2012 Aquatics Centre 1.

In the Olympics, women just can’t lose

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

The first modern Olympic Games was held on April 6, 1896, with a thousand years since the last Olympiad on the Peloponnese Peninsula in the fourth century A.D. Only four years later, women began competing...

Olympian Phaidra Knight visits the UNH Women’s Rugby Club

The Charger Bulletin September 22, 2014

By Annalisa Berardinelli Senior Sarah Alley founded the University of New Haven Women’s Rugby Club in the spring 2014 semester. The club has slowly grown to 37 members and is actively competing in...

Olympic Flag Arrives in Rio, Preparations Begin for 2016

Ana Abraham August 29, 2012

This past summer, all eyes were on London. BBC News estimated that an astounding one billion people, or approximately one seventh of the world’s population, tuned in to the Opening Ceremonies of the...

Inspire A Generation: Highlights of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Arnold Lane Jr. August 29, 2012

The games of the 13th Olympiad occurred over a 17-day period from July 27 to Aug. 12 in London, United Kingdom. During this time, the world would witness a spectacle of athletic performances that will...

An Euphoric End to a Bittersweet Olympics

The Associated Press March 3, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – They were the resilient Winter Games — beginning in shock, ending in euphoria. Opening day was overshadowed by the death of a luger in a training-run crash. The...

Rating the 2010 Winter Vancouver Olympic Games

Erin Ennis March 3, 2010

For my editorial this week, I am going to sum up the Olympic Games that just concluded with a list of the five best and five worst moments! First, the five worst moments of the Olympic Games in...

Medvedev Demands Resignations Over Flop

The Charger Bulletin March 3, 2010

MOSCOW (AP)—Russian President Dmitry Medvedev demanded Monday that sports officials step down over the country’s dismal performance at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Russia, a traditional winter...

Slovakian Hockey Player Reprimanded for Doping

The Associated Press March 3, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)—A Slovakian hockey player for the Edmonton Oilers has been reprimanded for a minor doping violation at the Vancouver Olympics. The IOC said Sunday that Lubomir Visnovsky...

Big Beer Bet for Obama, Harper on Hockey Gold Medal Game

The Associated Press March 3, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP)—President Barack Obama owes his Canadian counterpart a case of beer. Obama made the friendly wager with his counterpart, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper before Sunday’s U.S.-Canada...

The Battle of the Unbeatens, USA and Canada Clash Once Again

Tom Chieppo February 23, 2010

Two of the hockeys finest took the ice Sunday night on MSNBC at 7:40 p.m. EDT to determine the top seed in pool A and also a playoff spot to reach a possible gold medal. Team USA lead by Coach Ron Wilson...

What’s With the Olympic Flowers?

Carole McFaddan February 23, 2010

Have you been watching the Vancouver 2010 Olympics this week? Why are the winners getting all these bouquets of flowers? Well, you Olympic fiends, the athletes are first given a bouquet of flowers...

Olympics Commence in Vancouver; Georgian Team Paid Respect

Tom Chieppo February 17, 2010

The stage was all set for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. This year, the Olympics started on Feb. 12, 2010 with an opening ceremony in Vancouver, Canada. The closing ceremony will take place on...

Golf, rugby make Olympic roster for 2016, 2020

Liz De La Torre October 9, 2009

From The Associated Press COPENHAGEN – All those beautiful beaches and Tiger Woods, too! After more than a century on the sidelines, golf will return to the Olympics at the Summer Games in Rio...

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