Speed Skating

Thank You July 2018 Contributors

US Speedskating would like to thank the contributors below for their support: <br>Roger Boswell <br>Ceilyn Boyd <br>Isabella Christtian <br>Patrick Kosel <br>Dante …

Team USA

When the Austrian Army Saved the Winter Olympics

Innsbruck, Austria, known for its imperial architecture and picturesque setting in the Alps, was finalizing preparations to host the 1964 Winter …

Skiing

Are Norwegians the fittest people on earth?

Photo: Aftenposten/Instagram<p>One might think that the success of the <b>Ingebrigtsen brothers</b>, who hail from a small town near the small city of …

Running

Saskatoon firefighters need training facility, politicians hear

Having fewer structure fires is a good thing, but it means Saskatoon firefighters get less practice extinguishing them, a city council committee …

Canadian News

Teen diver Amari Swint eyes Olympics

Since 1988, when figure skater Debi Thomas became the first African American to win an Olympic medal in a winter sport — taking the bronze at the …

African-American News

Shewfelt: Why we should say yes to the Olympics

<b>By Kyle Shewfelt</b>I am for Calgary putting forward a bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games. I am a born and raised Calgarian. I pay taxes …

Paralympics

Speed Skating Canada hires Dutch coach Geert Kuiper

Dutch speed skating coach Geert Kuiper has joined Canada's long-track team as a technical coach advisor.<p>Kuiper coached team pursuit squads and mass …

Canadian News

Potential speed skaters hit the ice for the first time in Calgary

Athletes from across Western Canada without any previous experience in speed skating were training at Calgary's Olympic Oval over the August long …

Winter Olympics

Top Under Armour (NYSE: UAA) marketing executive Adrienne Lofton reportedly going to Nike (NYSE: NKE) - Portland Business Journal

By Holden Wilen <br>– Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Aug 2, 2018, 11:42am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 2, 2018, 11:47am PDT<p>A top Under Armour executive is …

Portland, OR

Italy's Olympic Committee approves first ever triple city Winter Games bid

"The National Council (of the Italian Olympic Committee, CONI) has resolved unanimously to send to the IOC (International Olympic Committee) the bid …

Italy

Decorated Olympian Éric Bé​dard named Canadian men's short track coach

The success of Samuel Girard and his Canadian short track teammates at the Winter Olympics earlier this year has fueled former Canadian speed skater …

Winter Olympics

Best from above: Image of polar bear in Nunavut named Drone Photo of the Year

Above the polar bear (Credit: Florian Ledoux / Art Photo Travel)<p>A photo of a polar bear jumping between two ice glaciers in Canada’s North has been …

Marine Conservation

Whitecaps Add USNT Forward Allie Thunstrom

<b>August 1, 2018</b>– <b>Allie Thunstrom</b> has returned to the Minnesota Whitecaps in time for their first season in the NWHL. A former member of the U.S. …

Ice Hockey

2017-18 Membership Total Second-Highest in U.S. Figure Skating History

<b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (July 31, 2018) —</b> U.S. Figure Skating announced today its second-highest membership total in the organization’s history, …

Team USA

Valérie Plante ready to run again — in Montreal triathlon

Where does Montreal’s mayor get her boundless energy?It’s from a lifetime habit of being physically active, Valérie Plante said Monday at a press …

Valérie Plante

Here's a look at the new women's, gender-balanced disciplines for the 2022 Winter Games

The 2022 Winter Games in Beijing will be historic for several reasons -- it will feature the highest number of women's events in an Olympic Winter …

Winter Olympics

US Speedskating Joins TrueSport To Promote Positive Youth Sport Experiences

TrueSport®, a positive youth sports movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), has announced partnerships with 12 additional National …

Team USA

Team USA Shop, USA Winter Olympics Gear, Olympics Apparel, USA Hockey Jerseys

Shop Olympic Team USA Gear at the Official Team USA Store<p>The Team USA Shop is the official store for US Olympic Apparel. We even have a new selection …

Team USA

My Montreal: Ahuntsic tennis ace Françoise Abanda finds her sweet spot

<i>This is the first in an occasional series of profiles in which Montrealers tell us what they love about our city.</i>Françoise Abanda is one of Canada’s …

Ice Cream

2018 USA Speed Skating National Championships - Current Results

Winter Sports

USA Speed Skating National Championship - Schedule

<b>2018 Indoor Speed Skating National Championships</b><p><b>1:30pm - SEE UPDATED SCHEDULE BELOW FOR FRIDAY 7/20/18</b><p><b>FRIDAY JULY 20TH, 2018</b><p><b>3 PERSON RELAYS</b><p><b>DOORS OPEN</b> …

National Championship

7 new events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (Beijing 2022) will add seven new events, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on July 18.<p>The newly …

News (China)

Rapes and beatings: The torments of South Korea's young athletes

SEOUL: When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then he did …

South Korea

7 new events included in 2022 Winter Olympics

lausanne (Switzerland), July 19 (IANS) Seven new events will be included in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee …

International Olympic Committee

Seven new events included in 2022 Winter Olympics

The IOC on Wednesday approved the addition of monobob and freestyle ski big air, as well as dynamic mixed-team formats including short track mixed …

Sports (India)

New look Winter Olympics gets youth and gender revamp

LAUSANNE (AFP) -<p>The Beijing 2022 Winter Games will feature seven new events as the IOC pushes for a more gender-balanced and youth-focussed format, say organisers.<p>Mixed gender teams play their role as they are seen as less stressful and more fun by the athletes, and 2022 will have mixed events in …

Ski Jumping

N.Y.S Fair Will Be Holding A Wedding On Ice For Some Lucky Couple

37 minutes ago<p>Syracuse, N.Y. - The New York State Fair has announced a contest to find a couple who would like to get married during and at this …

Weddings

Seven new disciplines at 2022 Winter Games to boost women's participation - IOC

(Reuters) - Seven new events have been added to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics programme, which paves the way for the highest representation of female athletes at the event, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.<p>Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee …

International Olympic Committee

IOC adds 7 medal events to 2022 Beijing Winter Games program

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The International Olympic Committee has added seven events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, creating a program of 109 gold …

International Olympic Committee

Two-Time Olympian Expecting Family To Grow

Two-time Olympian Jessica Kooreman and husband Mike, two long-time staples in the speed skating community, announced a Facebook that they are …

Team USA