Strategy

Shaun White is hated by the snowboarding community — and it’s an elite-athlete phenomenon shared by Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, and Michael Jordan

The US snowboarder Shaun White won the half-pipe competition at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday to secure his third Olympic gold medal. Snowboarding competitors have previously said they don’t like White. Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Tom Brady are examples of dominant professional athletes also said to be ruthlessly competitive. […]
Shaun White is hated by the snowboarding community  —  and it’s an elite-athlete phenomenon shared by Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, and Michael Jordan
Strategy

The 9 biggest rivalries the Olympics has ever seen

• The Olympic Games offers athletes the chance to compete for glory while the whole world watches. • Some of the fiercest rivals in sports history have had the chance to square off at the Olympics. • Before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games starts, let’s look back on some famous […]
The 9 biggest rivalries the Olympics has ever seen
Tech

You can watch the Winter Olympics online — but it might cost you

The 2018 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony is on Friday at 6 a.m. ET (live) and 8 p.m. ET (taped) NBC is the official broadcaster of the Olympics and is airing coverage on all of its networks. If you don’t have cable, standalone streaming TV services are your best bet, like […]
You can watch the Winter Olympics online  —  but it might cost you
Markets

Here’s how much winning a gold medal is worth

American athletes are paid $US37,500 for winning a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. Olympians no longer have to pay taxes on money earned for winning a medal at the games. A gold medal is made mostly of silver, so it contains about $US600 worth of metal. The Winter Olympics […]
Here’s how much winning a gold medal is worth