Winter Olympics

Tensions Between U.S., North Korea Could Impact NBC’s Investment in Winter Olympics

It’s not hard to imagine a tension-filled scenario on Feb. 9, the first day of opening ceremonies of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, …

North Korea

Discovery, Amazon Sign Streaming Deal for Eurosport in Germany

Discovery Communications has signed a deal with Amazon in Germany to air content from sports network Eurosport. The agreement, which also covers …

Amazon Prime

“New franchise” for Seven next June

Annual financial results are not just interesting for the numbers, sometimes the presentations include hints of what’s to come too.<p>Today Seven …

TV (Australia)

Cheerless is Thinking About the Capitals’ Upcoming Season

• Karl Alzner averaged 3:03 per game in shorthanded ice time in 2016-17 (tops on the club among defensemen) for a top-ten team in penalty-killing. Who …

Ice Hockey

Players from Toronto, Brampton to rep South Korea in women’s hockey at Olympics

When Caroline Park received a Facebook message in 2013 asking her if she would be interested in playing women’s hockey for South Korea at the …

South Korea

Most Memorable NHL-Era Olympic Hockey Moments

As the 2017-18 NHL season draws closer, any hope that NHL players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, grows …

Ice Hockey

Torstein, Stale, Silje, Marcus: Norwegian Names to Know for 2018 Winter Olympics

<i>Stale Sandbech took silver in Sochi. What will he do at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea? PHOTO| Chris Wellhausen</i><p><b>Norway</b>, similar …

Snowboarding

Vancouver vying to be part of North American bid for 2026 World Cup | The Province

There’s a long way to go, but North America’s top soccer official says Vancouver’s potential to be a World Cup host city is a very big deal for his …

Canadian News

Chelios, Leetch to coach in USA Hockey's prospects game

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Chris Chelios and Brian Leetch will be facing off once more: This time as opposing coaches.<p>USA Hockey has appointed the two Hall of …

Ice Hockey

Ovechkin and the 2018 Winter Olympics

Could Alex Ovechkin retire from the NHL in order to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics?<p><b>The NHL recently announced all players under league</b> …

Ice Hockey

Figure skater trying to stay positive ahead of Olympic qualifying event

GOYANG (Yonhap) -- Former South Korean national figure skating champion Lee June-hyoung said Saturday he's trying to mai

Olympics

Pyeongchang 2018: growing North Korea fears dim hopes for Olympic unity

Next year’s Winter Games in South Korea were cast as a potential refuge from the specter of war – but in the current climate, can they still offer respite?<p>The Olympics have traditionally been cast as a respite from from politics, danger and strife, an opportunity for the world to come together in …

North Korea

Olympic hopefuls and their families worry about tensions in North Korea

'We don't want anything to happen to her,' says speedskater Ivanie Blondin's father<p>Ottawa-area athletes destined for the upcoming winter Olympics in …

North Korea

Things to do in Park City during the summer

Having just moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, everyone always talks about how awesome Park City is. It is approximately 30 miles east of Downtown Salt …

North America

Lamoureux sisters driving 27 hours to start Olympic training

Defenseman Monique Lamoureux-Morando and forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson hit the road early Friday morning with a cooler packed with fruit, …

North Dakota

Pyeongchang Games: IOC meeting to discuss North Korea threat

LONDON (AP) — Escalating tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program have caused security challenges posed to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to be assessed at an upcoming IOC meeting.<p>The International Olympic Committee session comes five months before the Winter Games are staged 80 …

North Korea

IOC eyes PyeongChang as Korean tensions rise

Aug 11, 2017<p>The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea "continue to be on track" despite rising tensions in the region, according to the International …

International Olympic Committee

Olympics heading into heart of nuclear crisis (Yahoo Sports)

Amid the nuclear threat from North Korea just 50 miles from the site of the 2018 Winter Games, Olympians stare at the potential danger and weigh it …

Olympics

With NHL Out Of Olympics Let The Blame Games Begin

No player under an <b>NHL</b> contract will be allowed to participate in the <b>2018 Winter Olympics</b>. That’s been known about the league’s superstars since …

Ice Hockey

Paris Considers eSports for 2024 Olympic Games

via Gellinger/Pixabay<p>Boxing, equestrian, pentathlon, wrestling … professional gaming?<p>Gamers may go for Olympic gold in 2024, according to a new …

Geek

Hyundai will bring self-driving cars to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Why it matters to you<p>This may be one of the largest, and most public, deployments of autonomous vehicles yet.<p>The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, …

Transportation

Mark your calendars: It’s six months to PyeongChang 2018 - CBC Sports - Sporting news, opinion, scores, standings, schedules

<b>Mark your calendars: It’s six months to PyeongChang 2018</b>2:01<p>This week: Take a sneak peek into the 2017 World Track and Field Championships, while the …

Olympics

Olympics stuck in middle of North Korea uncertainty

As the rhetoric and the fear ratchet up over North Korea, the next Olympic Games loom in the not-too-distant future, now less than six months away.<p>The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which sits practically on the doorstep of North Korea, just 40 miles south of the …

Olympics

NHL skipping 2018 Olympics robs fans of a stacked Team USA

One of the worst parts of the NHL passing on the 2018 Olympics is how good Team USA could’ve been.<p>USA Hockey made its first step toward putting together a men’s hockey team for the 2018 Winter Olympics by naming its management and coaching staff for the tournament last week. Wisconsin head coach …

Ice Hockey

Self-driving Hyundais coming to the 2018 Olympics in South Korea

It'll be interesting to see how the cars handle the wintry mess.<p>If you've ever had your parking sensors fail in the snow, imagine getting a self-driving car's myriad systems to play nice in the white stuff. Hyundai will see if it can do exactly that during the 2018 Winter Olympics, thanks to some …

Transportation

Major sports events: are they worth it?

It used to be that hosting any of the major sporting events, particularly the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, would carry significant prestige. …

Sport (UK)

Hyundai to use HD maps to field self-driving cars at 2018 Winter Olympics

Hyundai is working with the South Korean government to use the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as a demonstration event for the automakers self-driving tech. The conditions will be challenging, however, since the roads will be winding and with significant grades, and the hope at least is that …

Technology

IOC's Pound: NHL skipping Olympics betrays players, fans

Mark Blinch / Reuters<p>The NHL's decision to pass on the 2018 Winter Olympics doesn't sit well with at least one member of the International Olympic …

Sports

2018 Winter Olympics pose a tough test for Hyundai's self-driving cars

The world's athletes won't need chauffeurs at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Hyundai is developing self-driving shuttles to transport participants between Seoul and Pyeongchang, the mountain resort Olympic host city located about 80 miles east of the South Korean capital. Once there, self-driving cars, …

Autos

IOC ‘very closely’ monitoring situation on Korean peninsula as 2018 Winter Olympics approach

The Winter Olympics begin in six months in PyeongChang, South Korea – right in the middle of a developing security situation.<p>U.S. President Donald …

North Korea