As we embark down the road to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, NBC Sports is creating a new monthly program ...
While gymnastics has a long history as the International Gymnastics Federation was founded in 1881, rhythmic gymnastics only developed more recently. The first rhythmic gymnastics world championships ...
The diving competition at the 2024 Paris Olympics will be contested in two events - the 3-meter springboard and 10-meter high dive. Prepare for divers to ascend new heights on the 3-meter, while the ...
At PyeongChang 2018, gold medal wins by the men's curling and women's hockey teams provided two of the signature moments for the United States. Those teams will attempt to defend their titles this ...
Alpine snowboarding: A type of snowboarding that involves racing through gates on groomed courses. Parallel giant slalom is the only discipline within Alpine snowboarding that will be staged at the ...
Start: Starting blocks are used for all hurdle, relay and sprint events. The starting blocks consist of two adjustable footplates attached to a rigid frame. Olympic hurdle and sprint races commence ...
Trimetazidine, known as TMZ, is a drug used to treat angina and other heart-related conditions. It works by increasing blood flow to the heart and limiting rapid swings in blood pressure. The drug is ...
Twelve men’s teams and 12 women’s teams (with a maximum of four athletes per team) compete in the Olympic artistic gymnastics competition. In addition, 100 individual competitors (50 men and 50 women) ...
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Snow sports — particularly snowboarding, freestyle skiing and Alpine skiing — provided a huge source of medals for the U.S. in 2018, accounting for seven of the country's nine gold medals and 15 of ...
Friedrich drove German two- and four-man bobsleds to gold medals, with Margis in the sled in both events. Together (and with two more pushers in the four-man), they clocked the fastest runs in three ...
The straight section of the track in which the skaters change lanes every lap to even out the distance traveled. Skaters are required to stay in their lanes and may not cross lane markers except along ...