Olympics and Paralympics
EDITORIAL | Get Russia Out of Ukraine, Then Invite Its Athletes to the Olympics
Using the Asian Games as a backdoor despite the war, the IOC seems determined to find a pathway for Russia to have its athletes compete in...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 8 months ago
EDITORIAL | One Year On: Respecting the Legacy of the Tokyo Olympics
The one-year anniversary is the time to consider the tangible and intangible assets the Tokyo Games left behind and how they...
Japan’s Skiers Shine at Beijing Paralympics
Momoka Muraoka earned four of the nation’s seven medals in China, with Taiki Morii and Taiki Kawayoke collecting two and one,...
[ODDS and EVENS] Taiki Kawayoke Follows Hero’s Path, Achieves Golden Success at Paralympics
“I am happy I won gold [and] now I want to keep doing my best so I can aim even higher.”...
[ICE TIME] Yuzuru Hanyu’s Performance in Beijing Increased His Legend
“Hanyu showed us that he is not just a skater. He is a legend. What he tried to do was not...
[ICE TIME] Power of Japanese Skating Was on Full Display at Beijing Olympics
Twenty years after leaving the Salt Lake City Games without a single figure skating medal, Japan captured half of the singles...
Beijing Olympians Show Off Range of Japan's Talent and Skills with Great Results
Team Japan finished the 2022 Winter Games with 18 medals, collecting top-three finishes in seven different sports.
Beijing 2022 Olympics Closing Ceremony Ends on Minimalistic ‘Snowflake’ Theme
“You supported each other, even when your countries are divided by conflict. May the political leaders around the world be inspired...
Figure Skating/ 1 year ago
An Olympic Exhibition for Yuzuru Hanyu With Love From Beijing
Will he take it to the world championships? Despite an ankle injury, Hanyu gave an inspired performance in the second half...
OLYMPIC DIGEST | Finland Collects Men’s Hockey Gold For The First Time
Hannes Bjorninen scored 31 seconds into the third period to lift Finland past Russia.
Japan Comes Up Short in Women's Curling Final After 10-3 loss to Britain
But the silver medal is Japan's best curling result in the Olympics.
[ODDS and EVENS] Many Memorable Olympic Tales Are Overlooked, but Deserve Our Attention
While established powers collect most of the medals, smaller Olympic contingents and hometown heroes spanning the globe deliver compelling underdog stories.