Tag: Olympics

Fun Ways to Celebrate the 2022 Olympics at Home

Through this celebration, teach your kids about the Olympics with various homemade crafts, fun recipes and even hosting your own mini Olympics.

2022 Winter Olympics Kick Off in Beijing: See Schedule, NY Connections

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing are officially kicking off the games on Friday, and competitions have already begun.

Olympic Silver Medalist Gets Hometown Welcome in Wantagh

A 21-year-old diver who brought home a silver medal from the Tokyo Olympic Games, his first Olympics, was greeted with warm welcomes in Wantagh this week.

Wantagh Diver Earns Silver Medal at First Olympics Appearance

A diver from Wantagh earned a silver medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics’ men’s 3-meter synchronized springboard event on Wednesday.

4 Long Island Olympians to Rep Team USA in Tokyo

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, delayed a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, officially kick off on Friday, with some events beginning Wednesday. Here are the four Long Island natives to look out for as they compete for Team USA.

How To Follow The 5 Winter Olympians from Long Island

Among the 242 Team USA members we have to root for, Long Island has five hometown heroes going for the gold. Here's how to follow them.

5 Long Islanders Competing in 2018 Winter Olympics

Five athletes from Long Island are among 242 members of Team USA going for the gold in the 2018 Winter Olympics, which runs Feb. 9 to 25 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Sue Bird Brings Home Lone Gold for Long Island’s Cast of...

US Women soccer stars Allie Long and Crystal Dunn had larger than life expectations to come back stateside with gold medals, but the team failed to secure a medal. Other athletes were humbled just to be part of the Olympic experience.

5 Long Islanders Go For Gold in Rio Olympics

Five athletes with Long Island ties are along 11,000 from around the world competing for their chance to take home a gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which starts Friday. The four native Long Islanders representing Team USA are soccer stars Allie Long of Northport and Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre, WNBA all-star and three-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird of Syosset, and race walker Maria Michta-Coffey of Nesconset. A fifth, sailor Bora Gulari of Michigan, lived on Long Island when he was a youngster.

Long Island Olympic Hopefuls Vie for Chance to Compete in Rio

The only athlete who made the cut by February was Bora Gulari, a skipper on the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team who's formerly from Long Island and now living in Detroit. Syosset native, WNBA all star and three-time gold medalist Sue Bird is expected to make the US women’s basketball team once the roster is finalized. Other locals facing Olympic trials on the road to Rio include 2012 Olympic racewalker Maria Michta-Coffey of Farmingville, boxer Cam Awesome of Uniondale as well as soccer players Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre and Allie Long of Huntington.