Sports Direct to offer e-sports in stores

The company still sells physical computer games, as these are often so highly detailed and data heavy they are impractical to download. ‘Exciting collaboration’ E-sports takes several forms. At the top there are professional players, […]

Adam Rippon Says He Wanted ‘Xanax And A Quick Drink’ On The Ice

After Adam Rippon of the United States excelled during his Winter Olympics debut in the men’s free skate for the team event Monday, he and NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico talked about overcoming butterflies. “I want […]

Paris Grand Slam 2018: Five things we learned

Paris, France (CNN)Over 400 athletes from 71 countries took to the tatami for judo’s 2018 Paris Grand Slam this week, with fourteen gold medals and $154,000 up for grabs. Here’s what CNN Sport learned mat-side […]

Coach calmly knits during Olympics snowboarding competition

When the stakes are high, this Finnish Olympic snowboarding coach stays cool with a little light, slope-side crafting.  As Yahoo Sports noted (via HuffPost), Antti Koskinen of Finland was spotted knitting this weekend at the […]

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games are scheduled to take place February 9-25, 2018. The Paralympics are scheduled to take place March 9-18, 2018. […]

Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu Becomes First U.S. Woman To Land Triple Axel At Olympics

Nagasu, 24, was competing in the women’s free skate in the team event on Monday when she landed the difficult jump. Nagasu received a score of 137.53 for the routine — a personal best.  Viewers, […]

Last year he almost died in a snowboarding accident. Now he’s won bronze at the Olympics

(CNN)Eleven months ago Mark McMorris lay waiting for a rescue helicopter in the backcountry near Whistler, British Columbia, with a fractured jaw, a ruptured spleen, internal bleeding, multiple broken bones and a collapsed lung. Not […]