By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The Russian Paralympic Committee reportedly announced that the ban on Russian athletes at the Paralympic Games had been extended to the 2018 Winter Paralympics, but the IPC denies the claim. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Russia Claims IPC Bans Russian Athletes From 2018 Paralympics, IPC Denies
Rima Batalova, Vice President of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC), said that Russian Paralympians will not be able to participate in competitions and gain quotas next year.
"I think with the whole 'winter is finally here' business, it means everyone is going to have a really bad time," the Jon Snow actor tells THR. read more
"Game of Thrones" fans got the rare chance of meeting George R. R. Martin in person at the 74th World Science Fiction Convention 2016. However, they failed to squeeze details about the release date of "The Winds of Winter," the forthcoming sixth novel of "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.
Yesterday’s ScribbleTaku had a bit of a theme to it, and that was the Olympics. But rather than Summer, I went with Epyx’s Winter Games. Casual Prolix was the first to correctly pick up on that, so well done. There’s a bit of a theme with today’s scribble as well. Let’s see how you do. More »
Seven months. That's how long we expected to have to wait for the seventh season of Game of Thrones. Unfortunately, thanks to the fact that winter has finally descended upon Westeros, we're going to have to wait a bit longer to see what...Show More Summary
Post by Beth Stebner. If there's an obsessive Game of Thrones fan in your circle of friends, their constant quoting of the dire catchphrase about winter coming can get a bit, well, old. But for pumpkin spice lovers, the idea that fall is coming is a thing to not only celebrate, but to also shout from the rafters. Show More Summary
We've got almost a year until Game of Thrones returns for its seventh season, due in large part to the fact that the premiere has been pushed back to accommodate the arrival of Winter in Westeros. Until then, we're doing whatever we can to stop ourselves from going insane. Show More Summary
It could be a tough next six years for NBC Olympics, with the next three Games — two Winter Olympics and one Summer Games — all in Asia. The New York Times notes that prime-time ratings for the just completed...
Just as it is the Stark family's wont to warn Westeros that winter is coming, so too is it the responsibility of the fictional family's Emmy-nominated actors Maisie Williams and Kit Harington to warn the world about a bleak, dark and cold future in the seventh season of Game of ... More »
Division I men’s soccer coaches have begun a public campaign to revolutionize their sport by stretching the compact fall season across the full academic year. The proposal would reduce the number of fall games, create a winter break, add games in the spring, reduce weekday games and bring both the conference and national tournaments to […]
The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will be totally different from the recently concluded Rio 2016 Olympics. Here are the top three things you need to know about the upcoming international sporting event.
Season 6 of Game of Thrones was quite the milestone for both fans of the TV show and fans of the source material, as it marked the first time the series ventured into fully-unexplored territory. With The Winds of Winter, the upcoming...Show More Summary
Though not as widely viewed as the Summer Olympics, the Winter Games bring their own set of excitement, heartbreak and sociopolitical turmoil that captures worldwide attention. While commentators end the Rio edition and speak of anticipation...Show More Summary
It’s going to be a long while before we get to start hearing solid details about Game of Thrones’ seventh season, considering they’re having to wait for winter to actually come before they can start filming. But what we can do in the meantime is speculate a whole bunch about what these newly revealed casting calls could mean. Read more...
Just over two years ago, Sochi, Russia, hosted the Winter Olympics on the heels of the country’s imposition of harsh anti-LGBTQ laws -- including banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations” and prohibiting same-sex couples...Show More Summary
“When spring turns to summer and there’s blossom on the trees, the office air doth turn to ice, and all the women freeze,” warns the opening narration of a new Game of Thrones parody. College Humor tackles the great air-conditioningShow More Summary
Women's winter is coming
Ubisoft's open-world snowy sports game Steep is slated for a 2nd December release on PS4, Xbox One and PC, the publisher just announced. Pre-orders will include special nocturnal content in the Moonlight Pack. This will include three extra nighttime challenges, three new outfits, and a wingsuit rocket flare. Show More Summary
Let’s face it: The Olympics is old, man. The median age of U.S. viewers for the 2008 Beijing Olympics was 47, rising to 48 for the 2012 London Games. The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi rang in at 55, compared to 48 for the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. Show More Summary