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Olympics doping incident incites controversy

Maria Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics have finally arrived and are being hosted in Beijing, China. Thousands of athletes have gone to show off their skills with the hope of winning a medal for their countries. These...

Yulan advocates for displaced residents

Ian Gordon, Guest Writer April 2, 2018

In Beijing, winter isn’t over yet. Temperature lows are still in the 30s. Ni Yulan is one of the tens of thousands of people whose home was destroyed in preparation for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing....

Pyeongchang Olympics used as testing ground for new technology

Shami Chideya, Staff Writer February 23, 2018

The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, while centered on awarding athletes the highest distinction in sports, is deserving of its own record-breaking recognition. This year’s games have informally medaled for...

Athletes faced with adversity in Sochi, come out strong

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer March 7, 2014

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics concluded, as Americans returned home with nine gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals, placing fourth overall. Praise for our athletes abounds, but of the complaints,...

Olympic construction ruins Russian village

Allie Baddley, Staff Writer February 7, 2014

For over five years, the residents of the village of Akhshtyr have suffered due to construction leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Construction has depleted the village’s resources...

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