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A Chilly Future for the Winter Olympics

A Chilly Future for the Winter Olympics

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Problems facing these Olympics stretch beyond diplomatic tiffs and scandals. In conjunction with the increasingly unreasonable cost of hosting and ticket sales far undershooting projections, this Winter Olympic Games is simply not worth the trouble.

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A True Culture of Hockey in the North

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

With only one primary sport, Canada's love for hockey is a religion from the professionals down to the kids.

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Music fit for an Olympian

Music fit for an Olympian

February 7, 2014


Filed under Arts

Do you have a playlist prepared for your 2014 Olympics gathering? We do, and we're more than happy to share. Check out the songs below for tributes to France, Ireland, Mexico and more. Be sure to follow nyunews on Spotify....

Sochi Winter Olympics to commence amid controversy

Sochi Winter Olympics to commence amid controversy

February 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

The 22nd Winter Olympics kick off this Friday, Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. This is the first Olympics that will be held in Russia since the fall of the U.S.S.R. There are 98 different events will be played across 15 different sports in this Olympics including three new events, ski slopestyle, snowboard slopestyle and s...