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Once savvy, NBC’s Olympics deal is shakier after Beijing

February 20, 2022, 5:30am National Sports

There were many reasons to think NBC made a savvy business deal in 2014 when it locked up the American media rights to the Olympics through 2032 for $7.75 billion.… Read story

Skier Eileen Gu navigates 2 cultures

February 17, 2022, 6:05am Entertainment

She is an exceptional athlete who has already won medals in the Beijing Olympics. But the deep fascination with Eileen Gu’s origin story has threatened to overshadow anything she does… Read story

Canada poses after defeating the United States in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

Poulin leads Canada women to Olympic hockey gold in 3-2 win over U.S.

Canada poses after defeating the United States in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

February 16, 2022, 11:20pm National Sports

Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice, including her third gold-medal clinching goal, and Canada reclaimed its place atop the women’s hockey world by capping its run through the Beijing Games with a 3-2 win over the defending champion United States on Thursday. Read story

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's short program during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

Valieva skates into first place after Olympic short program

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's short program during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

February 15, 2022, 9:23am National Sports

Kamila Valieva skated off the Olympic ice with the lead in the women's short program and tears in her eyes. Read story

From left, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama of Japan, gold medalist Nathan Chen of the United States and bronze medalist Shoma Uno of Japan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the men's free skate figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Chen’s near-perfect skate wins long-sought Olympic gold

From left, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama of Japan, gold medalist Nathan Chen of the United States and bronze medalist Shoma Uno of Japan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the men's free skate figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Jae C.

February 10, 2022, 8:32am National Sports

With a nearly perfect free skate on the heels of a record-setting short program, 22-year-old Nathan Chen walked away with the gold medal at the Beijing Games on Thursday (Wednesday night Pacific time). Read story

Victor Wild, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after winning a bronze medal in the men's parallel giant slalom at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.

Snowboarder Vic Wild’s ride leads to another Olympic medal

Victor Wild, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after winning a bronze medal in the men's parallel giant slalom at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.

February 8, 2022, 7:18am National Sports

Eight years after he won gold at the Sochi Games on the same stirring day his now ex-wife took a bronze in parallel giant slalom, White Salmon-born Vic Wild walked away with a bronze of his own ... still representing Russia. Read story

China's athletes Dinigeer Yilamujian and Zhao Jiawen prepare to light the Olympic Cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

Emboldened China opens Olympics, with lockdown and boycotts

China's athletes Dinigeer Yilamujian and Zhao Jiawen prepare to light the Olympic Cauldron during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

February 4, 2022, 9:30am Latest News

China, which used its first Olympics to amplify its international aspirations, invited the world back Friday — sort of — for the pandemic era’s second Games, this time as an emboldened and more powerful nation whose government’s authoritarian turn provoked some countries’ leaders into staying home. Read story

The family of Liu Wenbin, center, watches the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics on a television with his family at home in western Beijing on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Liu, a retiree from Beijing, was unable to see the event up close this year as tickets were only available to select groups owing to pandemic prevention measures. "As a Chinese person, I feel incomparably proud," Liu said. "Our great China really is no.

Beijing excited, dismisses controversy as Olympics begin

The family of Liu Wenbin, center, watches the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics on a television with his family at home in western Beijing on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Liu, a retiree from Beijing, was unable to see the event up close this year as tickets were only available to select groups owing to pandemic prevention measures. "As a Chinese person, I feel incomparably proud," Liu said. "Our great China really is no.

February 4, 2022, 9:29am Nation & World

As the lights flashed on the Bird's Nest, the stadium designed for the previous Olympics in China, 63-year old Liu Wenbin was just one of many excited Beijing residents eager for the Games to begin. Read story

The National Stadium and the Beijing Olympic Tower are lit in red on the eve of the Chinese New Year ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Jan. 31, 2022, in Beijing. The former site of the 2008 Summer Olympics, the Bird Nest will host the Winter Games opening cermony on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Olympic spotlight back on China for a COVID-tinged Winter Games

The National Stadium and the Beijing Olympic Tower are lit in red on the eve of the Chinese New Year ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Jan. 31, 2022, in Beijing. The former site of the 2008 Summer Olympics, the Bird Nest will host the Winter Games opening cermony on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C.

February 3, 2022, 8:21pm National Sports

Starting with Friday’s opening ceremony at the lattice-ribboned Bird’s Nest Stadium, the spotlight will be trained on China, a country with human-rights record that troubles many, an authoritarian government and a “zero-tolerance” policy when it comes to COVID. Read story

Yen Hoang waves to the camera prior to her heat in the T53 800 meters at the Paralympic Games at Tokyo.

Paralympian Yen Hoang honored with key to city

Yen Hoang waves to the camera prior to her heat in the T53 800 meters at the Paralympic Games at Tokyo.

January 14, 2022, 8:39pm Clark County Sports

Evergreen High grad and 2020 U.S. Paralympian Yen Hoang received her key to the city on Tuesday from Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. Read story