Olympic Gold-Medalist Lindsey Vonn Represents America, Not Trump

Olympic Gold-Medalist Lindsey Vonn Represents America, Not Trump

During a recent TV appearance, two-time world champion skier Lindsey Vonn said she will not represent President Donald Trump at the 2018 Olympics. She also told viewers that she is planning not to visit the White House with the rest of the Olympic team when they are invited.  Vonn told CNN: “I hope to represent the people of […]

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russia was banned from appearing at their 2018 events. Vitaly Mutko, former Sports Minister and current Deputy Prime Minister,  has now responded to allegations that he was ultimately responsible for Russia’s “systemic manipulation  of the anti-doping rules”. According to SBS, Deputy Prime Minister Mutko denied the allegations, questioning […]

Withdrawal from 2018 Olympics May Cause NHL Labor Dispute

Withdrawal from 2018 Olympics May Cause NHL Labor Dispute

The NHL have announced that their players won’t be appearing at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Apparently the dispute revolves primarily around money; Mark Purdy of the Mercury News reported that the NHL wanted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to pay Olympic expenses and the IOC refused. If the dispute isn’t resolved, this will be the first time the NHL […]