Short Track Speed Skating

A national asset

FROM OUR SPONSOR<p>SPONSORED BY<p>This year is an important one for the nation and the aerospace world as it marks 100 years since the first independent air force was formed. We congratulate the RAF in its centenary year and salute its service to the nation’s security and its promotion of UK values …


South Korea’s unstoppable taste for haste

How did the people go from transplanting rice to downloading torrents in just a few decades?<p>On a recent evening at Ttobagi Driver’s Restaurant in Seoul’s Gwanak District, I surreptitiously started a timer upon placing my order. The waitress strolled off in a leisurely fashion, returning with kimchi …

North Korea

Russian envoy to China sees ties between the two countries blooming

<b>Editor's Note:</b><p><b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has been recently awarded China's first Friendship Medal. China-Russia relations are on an upswing due</b> …

News (China)

Bobsleigh, speed skating and figure skating stripped of funding for 2022 Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh, short track speed skating, figure skating and wheelchair curling have been stripped of their funding for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after failing to win a single medal between them at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.<p>Triple world champion Elise Christie said she was "gutted" …

Winter Olympics

GB Short Track disappointed by UK Sport's move to stop funding

(Reuters) – Britain’s short track speedskating fraternity expressed disappointment with UK Sport’s decision on Monday to discontinue funding for the sport in the 2022 Beijing Olympic cycle.<p>UK Sport, however, said the World Class Programme would receive transitional support over the next nine to 12 …

Speed Skating

UK Sport: Four winter sports have funding cut; Elise Christie gets individual investment

Triple world champion Elise Christie said she was "gutted" after short-track speed skating was one of four winter sports to lose funding for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Winter Sports

How Gareth Southgate fuelled England's World Cup bid with inspiration from NBA, NFL and the All Blacks

When Gareth Southgate was in the United States in February to attend the 52nd Super Bowl in Minneapolis he grasped the opportunity to take in a basketball match. It featured the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Milwaukee Bucks but Southgate was not there to munch popcorn and enjoy himself.<p>The …


Celebrate Olympic Day With 8 Ways U.S. Olympians And Paralympians Are United By Dance

Among the many ways the International Olympic Committee is celebrating the 70th Olympic Day – observed annually on June 23 in honor of the founding …

Team USA

Ted-Jan Bloemen caps impressive 2018 with top award from Speed Skating Canada

Calgary's Ted-Jan Bloemen capped an impressive 2018 season by being named Speed Skating Canada long track male athlete of the year on Friday.<p>Bloemen …

Winter Olympics

Decisions of the Congress

<i>Below is an excerpt of the official press release distributed following the 2018 ISU Congress. To read it in it's original context, click here.</i><p>The …

Team USA

Plans unveiled for building all 2022 Olympic venues

Beijing's construction regulatory body released overall plans and deadlines of all venues related to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Thursday, …

News (China)

Marianne St-Gelais 'taking it 1 day at a time' now that she's a retired athlete

Marianne St-Gelais threw herself a big party in Montreal Wednesday, as she closed the chapter on her life as a professional athlete.<p>The short track …

Winter Olympics

Stu Cowan: For Olympian Marianne St-Gelais, life comes full circle

Marianne St-Gelais’s life is no longer going around in circles, and the 28-year-old is looking to find her path toward a happy future.After spending …

Hung Up

PNE looking for new boss after CEO Michael McDaniel steps down

Scott Brown

Japan swimmer Koga booted out after failed drugs test

TOKYO: Former swimming world champion Junya Koga has been kicked out of the Japan squad for this summer's Asian Games after failing a drug test, …

Winter Olympics | Japan swim star Koga axed after failed drugs test

Former swimming world champion Junya Koga has been kicked out of the Japan squad for the Asian Games after failing a drug test.

Sport (South Africa)

U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Olympic Finalists For Team USA Awards Presented By Dow, Best Of The Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 finalists for the Team USA …

Team USA

'88 Olympic mastermind Frank King dies

Short Track Speed Skating

US Speedskating brings back 2 familiar coaches for 2022

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — U.S. Speedskating is setting up its coaching staff for the 2022 Winter Olympics, bringing back two familiar names after the program has struggled at the last two Games.<p>Ryan Shimabukuro is returning to the organization as a co-head coach for the long track national program. Wilma …

Speed Skating

U.S. Speedskating brings back 2 familiar coaches for 2022 Olympics

KEARNS, Utah -- U.S. Speedskating is setting up its coaching staff for the 2022 Winter Olympics, bringing back two familiar names after the program …

Speed Skating

US Speedskating In The News: April 27-May 3, 2018

US Speedskating was featured across the country this past week. You don't want to miss these intriguing story about our organization and</b> …

Team USA

Names & Faces: Chiney Ogwumike, John-Henry Krueger

<b>Chiney Ogwumike</b><p>The former Stanford basketball standout, the 2013-14 WNBA rookie of the year, said her father stressed to her and her sisters that every disappointment is a blessing. She has found that to be true, with two season-ending injuries leading her into what could be a TV career. ESPN …

Student Athletes

U.S. Olympian John-Henry Krueger To Skate For Hungary

The Peters native says financial difficulties are prompting the move.<p>PETERS TOWNSHIP, PA - John-Henry Krueger, the short-track speed skater from …

Speed Skating

Wilma Boomstra Named Short Track National Training Program Head Coach

US Speedskating (USS) announced the hiring of <b>Wilma Boomstra</b> as the U.S. Short Track National Training Program (NTP) Head Coach for the 2022 Olympic …

Team USA

U.S. Olympic medal winner wants to compete for a new country in next Games

Last Friday, John-Henry Krueger was at the White House, celebrating alongside President Donald Trump and many other members of the U.S. Olympic team …

Winter Olympics

A former US Olympic medalist is switching countries because of financial pressures

John-Henry Krueger, a short-track speed skater who won a silver medal for the United States at this past Winter Olympics, has decided to switch his national allegiance and compete for Hungary out of financial concerns, as first reported by USA Today Sports.<p>"I was and am still proud to have …


U.S. Speedskater Decides To Skate For Hungary So He Won't Go Broke

U.S. Olympic speedskater John-Henry Krueger announced on Monday that he is joining his brother on the Hungarian Olympic team, ending a lengthy spat …

Speed Skating

John-Henry Krueger, Olympic short track medalist, eyes Hungary

<b>John-Henry Krueger</b>, who earned the U.S.’ lone short track medal in PyeongChang, wants to compete for Hungary.<p>U.S. Speedskating confirmed a <i>USA Today</i> …

Winter Olympics

Peters' John-Henry Krueger was a U.S. Olympian. Next, he wants to compete for Hungary.

Updated 29 minutes ago<p>Last Friday, John-Henry Krueger was at the White House, celebrating alongside President Donald Trump and many other members of …


Pittsburgh Native, Olympic Silver Medalist John-Henry Krueger Switching Countries

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh native, and U.S. speed skater John-Henry Krueger won a silver medal in the …

Speed Skating