Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City Gets Go-Ahead to Bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team’s ascendance into an international powerhouse.

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John Moody Retires from Fox News After Controversial Olympics Column

Fox News Executive Vice President John Moody has retired from the network, weeks after a controversial column where he criticized the U.S. Olympic Committee for being concerned with having a “Darker, Gayer and Different” Olympic team. As opposed to fielding a team with the best group of athletes. 

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Icy Ratings for NBC’s Winter Olympics Coverage

Ratings for NBC’s broadcast of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are down, with seven percent fewer viewers than the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Dutch Media Mock Katie Couric for Skating Snafu

The Dutch media are mocking NBC Olympics commentator Katie Couric for suggesting Friday that speed-skaters from the Netherlands are racking up medals because speed-skating is an “important mode of transport” in their country.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Katie Couric attends Under the Gun NY Premiere Event With Katie Couric & Stephanie Soechtig on May 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for EPIX)