Team USA skater skips Olympics opener after losing flagbearer coin toss

Speedskater Shani Davis not at the #OpeningCeremony https://t.co/cnOEh0yDzL — TheWrap (@TheWrap) February 10, 2018 “Our athletes, with the help of our staff, determine whether or not attending them would impact their training and race preparation.” […]

Speed Skater Shani Davis: Team USA Chose Olympics Flag-Bearer Dishonorably

The two-time Olympic champion expressed his frustration on Twitter after he missed out on the honor to women’s luge veteran Erin Hamlin. The coin toss followed a 4-4 tie between Davis and Hamlin after athletes from […]

Iouri Podladtchikov will miss chance at more Olympic gold due to injuries

US Army goes to war with Vegas hockey team, Golden Knights, over naming rights

Video Vegas NHL team on thin ice with Army over naming dispute Army parachute troop and NHL team working on coexistence agreement for use of golden knights name. The Vegas Golden Knights hockey team is […]

Russia, North Korea, cold … condoms: The 2018 Winter Olympics are here

(CNN)It will be cold and colorful, dramatic and dangerous, exciting and emotional — the 2018 Winter Olympics is set to burst into life in South Korea. Nearly 3,000 athletes from 93 countries are set to […]

Kate Upton breaks her silence on alleged harassment by Paul Marciano

(CNN)Kate Upton has now provided details about Guess co-founder Paul Marciano’s alleged sexual misconduct. Marciano denied the accusations in a statement to Time, which CNN obtained, calling them “absolutely false.” “I have never been alone […]

China’s Love of Live-Streaming Makes Ex-Journalist a Billionaire

Every night, millions of Chinese millennials swipe their smartphone screens and spend money to lavish virtual gifts on their favorite real-time entertainers. It has become a daily habit for 73 million users of live-streaming platform […]

Twitter Soars After Surprise Sales Gain, First Real Profit

Twitter Inc. soared the most since its market debut in 2013 after it posted the first revenue growth in four quarters, driven by improvements to its app and added video content that are persuading advertisers […]

As Twitter stock soars, its video app Periscope is drowning

Image: vicky leta/mashable When Twitter announced it had acquired Periscope in March 2015, the app was full of promise. It was one of the first to let anyone broadcast video of themselves live from anywhere […]

Russian athletes lose last ditch appeal to join the Winter Olympics

(CNN)Dozens of Russian athletes have lost an eleventh-hour bid to join the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected their appeal. It will be a crushing disappointment to the […]