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3 Powerful Ways to Gain Control of Any Situation

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Some people live their lives as if they are passengers in an out-of-control car. Rather than doing something to control the situation -- by getting into the driver's seat -- they operate the car as passengers. They attempt to control what is out of their control, rather than what actually is within it. Here's how you can gain control when you feel like you have none:

Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Named Dutch Athlete of 2014

Dianne Lodder | Posted 02.16.2015 | Sports
Dianne Lodder

Speed skater Ireen Wüst was chosen female athlete of the year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the second time Wüst wins this award at the yearly organized sports gala, having won it before in 2006.

Thank You Speed Skating

Blake Skjellerup | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Blake Skjellerup

Before I came out publicly, I believe it is safe to say that well over half of the international short track speed skating community knew I was gay.

The 'Lowlanders' Flying High in Sochi

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

Ice skating is so popular in the Netherlands, such an integral part of the culture -- The King of the Netherlands proposed to the Queen on ice skates -- that it should not be surprising that the Dutch are very successful in speed skating events, especially at the Winter Olympics.

Dutch Sweep Podium In Speedskating

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Dutch have taken their domination at the Olympic speedskating oval to a new level. They aren't just hoarding most of the m...

Skates, Skis and Olympic Medals

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

As the Olympics take place in Sochi, let's take this opportunity to remember and celebrate American women who have participated in and won Olympic Medals in winter sports.

What Black Boys in Chicago Can Learn from Shani Davis

Kelsey Minor | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Kelsey Minor

With the Winter Olympics about to kick off in Sochi, I came across Chicago native Shani Davis and I thought what an honest and perfect example to boys of color in a city so hampered down by violence.

WATCH: Olympic Athlete's Surprising Health Confession

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.21.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Eight-time Winter Olympic medalist and "Dancing With The Stars" champion Apolo Ohno stopped by HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss his retirement from s...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos March 5 - 11

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 27 - March 4

Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 20-26

Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

From Schedule B to Schedule Me

Kristina Groves | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports
Kristina Groves

When I decided to retire I unwittingly removed myself from the famed Schedule B, although, as I've mentioned, I had no idea of its existence or that it bore my name for many years.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Former Nets player Jayson Williams was sentenced to 5 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his limo driver in 2002. He won't be eligible for parole until he serves 18 months.

Live from Vancouver -SHANI DAVIS Wins Silver!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jack Hidary

Here in the Richmond Oval for the Men's Final Speed Skating 1500m Simon Kuipers of the Netherlands has taken the lead with a time of 1:46:76 putting...

Olympic-Sized Rumor Mill Nicely Accentuates Vancouver's Buffoonery

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matt Stewart

The rumor mill in Vancouver is a malicious blend of possibility and imagination. All the previous information we'd heard before getting there was wrong.

Live from Vancouver: Nesbitt wins for Canada!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jack Hidary

Nesbitt was able to clinch the top spot despite being behind in the first lap and a half of her race. Tremendous surge at the end.

Historic Day at the Winter Olympics Reveals That the Value of Gold Varies

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

The sad reality is that 2 of the 3 amazing Olympians will be afforded many opportunities to parlay their glory into millions of dollars and one will fade back into obscurity and a 9 to 5.