History Stories
CATEGORY: Winter Olympics
The Man Who Invented Figure Skating Was Laughed Out of America
December 12, 2017

But Jackson Haines became the toast of Europe—and made the world fall in love with ice dancing. Read More

Russia Isn’t the First Country to be Banned from the Olympics
December 5, 2017

Typically the punishment has been levied on countries that start wars or violate human rights. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Winter Olympics
February 18, 2014

As the Sochi Winter Games enter their final days, explore 10 surprising facts about the Winter Olympics. Read More

The First Winter Olympics
February 6, 2014

As the XXII Winter Olympics open in Sochi, Russia, look back at the humble origins of the Winter Games 90 years ago. Read More