Tag: Olympics

Carissa Moore and Caroline Marks To Represent Team USA at 2020 Olympics

Carissa Moore arrived on the World Surf League Championship Tour in 2010. The 27-year-old has seen the WSL and sport radically transform over the past decade, and she hopes that will continue as surfing makes its debut on the world’s biggest stage next summer at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Continue reading “Carissa Moore and Caroline Marks To Represent Team USA at 2020 Olympics”

Snow Volleyball at the Winter Olympics? Maybe

Volleyball is vying to become the first sport played at both the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics. Continue reading “Snow Volleyball at the Winter Olympics? Maybe”

Squash’s Continued Struggle for Olympic Inclusion

Olivia Blatchford is ready to play hard to get. The American professional squash player is tired of the sport presenting itself and begging the International Olympic Committee to include it in the quadrennial Games. Continue reading “Squash’s Continued Struggle for Olympic Inclusion”

A History of Sprinting at the Olympics

Running is one of the simplest competitions in the history of mankind. No team is needed. No expensive equipment is required. It’s one person against at least one other competitor.

That’s why running, especially sprinting, has been part of the Olympics since their inception. Continue reading “A History of Sprinting at the Olympics”