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Should the Olympics cancel its events in the wake of the coronavirus? (Courtesy of Flickr)

The ISU and Others Cancel Events; Should the Olympics Too?

March 16, 2020

This week’s figure skating column was originally going to cover the International Skating Union’s World Junior Figure Skating Championships held last week, but, unfortunately, the novel coronavirus had other...

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

November 13, 2019

Athletes should never be pressured into sacrificing their welfare for the benefit of a program, and it is abhorrent that Salazar and the rest of the Nike team would show such a severe lack of human decency by requiring their runners to do so. 

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are the first Olympics held in the country since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul (Courtesy of John Furlong).

Senior Journalist Reports From Olympics

February 14, 2018

By Jack McLoone Fordham students study abroad for a semester all the time. John Furlong’s, FCRH ‘18, semester abroad is not like any other Fordham students’. Furlong is currently in Pyeongc...

Nicole Rajicova, a Gabelli graduate, will be competing in her second Olympics next week in Pyeongchang. (Courtesy of Wikimedia)

Fordham’s Own Takes Center Ice at Pyeongchang

February 14, 2018

By Jack McLoone While she may have been known as Nicole Rajic while she was studying at Fordham, Nicole Rajicova is so well known that she has her own detailed Wikipedia page. Rajicova is the Slovakian version of Ra...

American swimmer Michael Phelps will be on the hunt for more gold at the Olympics this summer. (Matt York/AP)

Phelps Comes Back for More

May 4, 2016

By Stephen Fragano  Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer. After claiming he was retiring after the 2012 Olympics in L...

The Sochi Olympic Games are incredibly popular within Russia, just like the 2006 Games were in Italy (Turin, above). (Photo Courtesy of WikiMedia)

Putin Basks in Olympic Glory

February 19, 2014

By FELICIA CZOCHANSKI ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR Russia is a massive country that spans nine time zones, and yet the Olympics have the whole country focused on the town of Sochi, uniting Russia and bringin...

Bode Miller was the subject of an interview in which many believed NBC was insensitive to Miller’s emotions. (Photo Courtesy of Flickr)

NBC Skis Over the Cliff with Bode Miller Interview

February 19, 2014

By MAX PRINZ SPORTS EDITOR I enjoy it when emotion comes spilling out of athletes. It can be incredible to watch great athletes work their tails off, reach success and then, finally, allow themselves ...

The parade of nations (above) is an outward symbol of the nationalism that pervades the Olympic Games. (Photo Courtesy of

Olympic Games Should Unite, Not Divide

February 12, 2014

By RICHARD BORDELON OPINION EDITOR The Nazis, the IRA, the Viet Cong and the Italian fascists were all nationalist factions that promoted their own cultural, ethnic and religious unity “especially to the exclusion or detriment...

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