Tag: Beijing 2022

Olympic legend and hockey Hall of Famer Taffy Abel and his history-changing firsts

Olympic legend and hockey Hall of Famer Taffy Abel and his history-changing firsts

Taffy Abel was the flag bearer at the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. The Indigenous hockey player went on…

Winter Olympics 2022 – Nils Van Der Poel might be the best speed skater in the world … but does he even like speed skating?

Winter Olympics 2022 – Nils Van Der Poel might be the best speed skater in the world … but does he even like speed skating?

Nils van der Poel is not sure what his future is in speed skating. He’s tried — unsuccessfully — to…

Olympics 2022 — At her fourth Games, bobsledder Kaillie Humphries has a new country — and a new mission

Olympics 2022 — At her fourth Games, bobsledder Kaillie Humphries has a new country — and a new mission

7:44 AM ET Alyssa RoenigkESPN Close Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN whose assignments have taken her to…

Winter Olympics 2022 – Olympian William Flaherty and the bond of brothers

Winter Olympics 2022 – Olympian William Flaherty and the bond of brothers

ANN FLAHERTY STOPPED counting the number of blood transfusions her son, William, had after they reached about 75. It’s the…

Olympics 2022 — At his fifth Games, Shaun White is still snowboarding’s greatest competitor

Olympics 2022 — At his fifth Games, Shaun White is still snowboarding’s greatest competitor

7:12 AM ET Alyssa RoenigkESPN Close Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN whose assignments have taken her to…

Olympics 2022 — China has warned athletes not to protest in Beijing. What happens if they do?

Olympics 2022 — China has warned athletes not to protest in Beijing. What happens if they do?

Olympic officials and the Chinese government have warned athletes at the Winter Olympics against staging any protests at competition venues…

Olympics 2022 — Freeski star Eileen Gu’s delicate balancing act between China and the U.S.

Olympics 2022 — Freeski star Eileen Gu’s delicate balancing act between China and the U.S.

7:28 AM ET Alyssa RoenigkESPN Close Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN whose assignments have taken her to…

West Ham beat Aston Villa to climb to fifth

West Ham climbed up to fifth as goals from Angelo Ogbonna and Jarrod Bowen sank Aston Villa 2-1. The Hammers…