Tagged: Olympics

Looking ahead to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 28, 2020, 6:48 p.m. | In Sports »

A look into new and returning sports in the 2020 Summer Olympics

Bigger than biology?

By Joy Xu | Jan. 15, 2020, 1:40 p.m. | In Opinions »

In high school teams, transgender athletes should not be an issue

DMV athletes to compete in the 2018 winter Olympics

By | Feb. 4, 2018, 12:25 a.m. | In Features »

The weather is chilly, snow is falling and the Winter Olympics are back. This year they are being held in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, from Feb. 9 to Feb. 25. Sports such as bobsled, hockey and short track speed skating will be a part of this worldwide sporting event, featuring some athletes from the DMV.

More than just a team

By Zoe Friedman | Aug. 27, 2016, noon | In Op/Ed »

The presence of refugees at the Games proves that the Olympics are not just a stage for friendly international competition. The Games offer the perfect opportunity to make some noise while the world watches. These refugee Olympians represent a wakeup call to their country's political leaders who have contributed to the refugee crisis.

Blair swim & dive sinks competition at Metros

By Grace Hill | Feb. 10, 2013, 7:24 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair boys' and girls' swim teams (1-5) placed fourth and fourteenth out of 31 and 33 teams, respectively, Saturday night in the Washington Metro Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships (Metros) finals.

The Olympian Prediction

By Jacob Buchholz Mimi Verdonk | July 27, 2012, 2:01 a.m. | In Professional »

The Olympics begin this Friday, with the smell of the torches' smoke in the air. It's been four years since Beijing, and with a lot of newcomers and a lot of returners back with a vengeance, it's time to take a look at what's in store this year at the 2012 London games.

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