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The Streets Froze Over, And These Ice Skaters Couldn't Be Happier

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.05.2016 | World

Parts of the Netherlands have turned into a winter wonderland, tempting locals to skate on ice-covered roads. Multiple YouTube videos uploaded...

The U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Speedskating Won't Sanction My Molester, Who Is Still Free to Abuse Others

Bridie Farrell | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Bridie Farrell

The curtain has closed on the Sochi Olympics. The public media hype has died down, but the memories of being repeatedly molested 16 years ago by an Olympian are still raw.

Is It Really Under Armour's Fault?

Gene Marks | Posted 04.23.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Technology is a tool. In the end it's your people who are going to use that tool to their best advantage. They, and you, are responsible for the results. Not software. Not hardware. Not long underwear.

Dutch Sweep Speedskating Events

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Jorrit Bergsma set an Olympic record and led another Dutch speedskating sweep Tuesday, winning the 10,000 meters with an upset ...

Suit Change Doesn't Help U.S. Speedskaters

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — When U.S. Speedskating hooked up with Under Armour to develop a new high-tech skinsuit that would revolutionize the sport at th...

MAJOR Upset In 1,000M Speedskating

AP | By Paul Newberry | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — For the Dutch, another gold medal at the speedskating oval. For Shani Davis, a stunning defeat. Davis' shot at Olympic hi...

Russia Finally Wins A Medal

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Ireen Wust made the Netherlands 2-for-2 at the Olympic speedskating oval. Wust won the women's 3,000 meters Sunday, knocking o...

Olympic Speedskater Admits To 'Biggest Mistake Of My Life'

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Olympian short-track speedskater Simon Cho said Friday he agreed to a coach's demand to tamper with a Canadian rival's skates last y...

Olympic Speedskater Speaks Out In Coach Scandal

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Katherine Reutter feels torn over a coaching scandal that has rocked U.S. Speedskating. Yes, embattled coach Jae ...

Olympic Speedskating Champion Reportedly Considered Suicide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN — Five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein said she considered taking her own life after being banned for doping. Pechs...

Mayor Of Evanston: April Is 'Shani Davis Month'

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A couple hundred speedskating fans packed the Robert Crown Ice Arena in Evanston on Thursday to meet and honor Olympic Speedskater Shani Davis. "I'm ...

Shani Davis Wins Gold In Men's 1,000 Speedskating

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RICHMOND, British Columbia — The color of the medal mattered, not the color of his skin. All Shani Davis was thinking about was gold....

A Raging Case of Olympic Fever (Plus My Favorite Johnny Weir Quotes!)

Erica Boeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Erica Boeke

I have Olympic Fever. I really do. Sure, others might call it a sinus infection, but I've got it bad. And it doesn't seem to be going away. The cure i...

Claudia Pechstein, German Speedskater, Hopeful To Be Cleared For 2010 Winter Olympics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN — The German speedskating association is hoping five-time Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein can still race at the Vancouver Games. Asso...

"Colbert Nation" To Sponsor U.S. Speedskating Team In Vancouver Olympics

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) (AP) NEW YORK — Of the many countries participating at the Vancouver Olympics, add Colbert Nation to the list. On Mond...

The Winter Olympics -- Cough -- Welcomes You

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Giles Slade

I warn you: smallness is what to expect of your Canadian hosts, and this is why tourism in this beautiful country is still a shabby disaster.