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Women who highlighted my 2010
by alilee05
posted December 29, 2010 at 11:46pm

Please add your comments at the bottom of this post or else re-tweet this page with the hash tags: #WomenTalkSports  Thanks for your support on my first blog post. Here are my favourites in no particular order:   Luciana Aymar Known as “the magi...more

Bringing Changes to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games
by nerdbarry
posted November 30, 2010 at 12:38pm

The United States Olympic Committee USOC is not only looking to further the athletic accomplishments but make sustainable environmental changes to the Winter Games. And with the bid for the 2022 games being award in 2015, they must move fast with their ef...more

Review: Apolo Ohno and Zero Regrets
by Byline to Finish Line
posted November 9, 2010 at 9:16pm

“Do you know him from dancing or from skating?” the gentleman asked as Sue and I entered the book store on a cold Saturday night. “Skating,” we replied in unison. That promptly put a pamphlet in our hand from the Buffalo Speedskating Club. (And ...more

Sport or not a sport?
by Byline to Finish Line
posted February 21, 2010 at 10:57am

Perhaps the greatest debate in all of sport is actually what is sport. And the Olympics seem to give some people the perfect opportunity to play the favorite armchair game: Sport or not a sport? When the curling competition began some wondered why tha...more

The need for speed (skating)
by Byline to Finish Line
posted February 14, 2010 at 9:10pm

Check out the entire the Olympic Blog Blitz by WomenTalkSports. Somehow, I ended up on the U.S. Speedskating’s public relations email list. I’m not quite sure how that happened. As best as I can tell, there are no athletes on the national team r...more

GameOn Podcast: Speed Skater Katherine Reutter and the return of JoJo
by GoGameFace: Watch Sports Like a Girl
posted January 23, 2010 at 1:50pm

Erica and Melissa talk with short track speed skater Katherine Reutter about preparing for Vancouver, having her thigh autographed by Stephen Colbert and why "Say Yes to the Dress" helps her relax.  Plus Melissa's daughter makes her podcast debut, Olymp...more

Winter sports season in full swing
by Women's Sports Blog
posted October 27, 2009 at 7:01pm

Figure skating, speed skating, and skiing have all held competitions within the last few days.  It's an Olympic year (YAY! SO VERY EXCITING!) so there's an excuse for people to pay more attention than usual.  I think it's odd how most Americans seem to ...more

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