Winter Olympics

While the first ever four-man bobsled race took place in 1924, it wasn’t until 2002 that the first ever women’s bobsled event–the two-woman bobsled–was held.…

  If you are wondering who the most courageous and proud female on ice is, then Google Surya Bonaly. I am wildly in love with…

Ice skating is my absolute favorite Olympic sport to watch, and I remember like it was yesterday being a six-year-old watching Debi Thomas do her…

The US Women’s Bobsled Team Initial criticisms deemed this year’s winter Olympics a $50 billion debacle, highlighting reports of poor preparation, terrorism threats and LGBT…

Figure this? Black girl ice skaters have been in the Olympic Games for more decades than you think. Making history in this dancing-on-ice event however…

Opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic kicked off in Sochi, Russia today. Athletes from 88 countries showed their team spirit in the Parade of…

Bobsledder Elana Meyers of Douglasville heard a scream as she and driver Erin Pac crossed the finish line. “I didn’t know what was going on,” said Meyers, 25. “I thought something was wrong at first. It was incredible. And then I figured out she was screaming — and it was a good scream.”

At the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy, Shani Davis became the first African-American to win an individual gold medal at the Winter Olympics. Last night the Southside Chicago-native won another gold. Click here for details.

Vonetta Flowers will go down in the history books as the first African American male or female to win a medal in the Winter Olympics. Read her story and check out some footage from her historical day.

Yes, Georgia, you’ve got a Winter Olympian. Eighteen years after Herschel Walker shot down the ice in a bobsled, Elana Meyers of Douglasville will be a brakeman on the USA 2 sled with driver Erin Pac of Connecticut.