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In 1936, Adolf Hitler tried to use the games in Berlin to showcase what he believed was racial superiority.
An increasing number of athletes are adding a new component to their workouts that simulates the oxygen deprivation of altitude, without leaving sea level.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with sports analyst Mike Pesca about the latest results from Pyeongchang.
The NHL's newest team – the Vegas Golden Knights – has shattered records for a franchise in its first season. But the team's dominance goes beyond its 37 wins.
Many of the stories coming out of the Olympics have been about athletes proving they are as good as everybody said they’d be. But Bill Littlefield has most enjoyed a...
We go through the big sports stories of the week with Only A Game's Bill Littlefield.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with NPR's Melissa Block about White's victory and more of the latest from Pyeongchang.
The pioneering program, in Concord, has a long tradition of winning national titles and producing some of the country’s best female hockey talent.
Growing up, Jordan Greenway didn't have many players who looked like him to inspire him. But he hopes the next generation will.
Norwich has produced an impressively high number of winter Olympians.
Boston Globe sports columnist Tara Sullivan joins us for an update on the Olympics.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd checks in with NPR's Russell Lewis for the latest at the Winter Olympics, where a handful of Americans earned medals over the weekend.
Even as we watch what's happening in Pyeongchang, there are other athletes now working toward the next Summer Games.
The Celtics champion is now among the legends whose numbers hang from the rafters of the TD Garden.
The radio station has issued a statement saying it doesn't support the comments made by host Christian Fauria on Friday, which the station called "an insensitive and ill-conceived attempt at...
In 1976, Bill Koch won a silver medal for the U.S. in cross country skiing. Over the past four decades, no other American has reached the Olympic podium in that...
Without telling his family, coworkers or teammates, Alex Frecon traveled to Pyongyang to face off against the North Korean national team. "The love for the game translates across the world,"...
The Ringer's Claire McNear and sports writer Erik Malinowski join Bill Littlefield.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss what the unexpected handshake between Korean leaders might mean at the Olympics and beyond. Also, Charlie's take on Super Bowl...
Bernie Skerkowski grew up in Canada, curling with his family for years before moving to Florida. He brought the sport with him and started the Tampa Bay Curling Club.