Tag: Olympics

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.

Rundown – Your To Do List for February ’14

Plenty to do. Now, get to it!

Sochi Winter Olympics Through the Eyes of 4 Long Island Olympians

"Opening ceremony! Can't believe I'm seeing this live!"

Mo’ Sochi, Mo’ Problems: Twitter’s @SochiProblems Relays Olympic-Sized Fail Tweets

While we prepare for a production of pageantry and perfectly proportioned people presenting powerful and precise performances, some people are having @SochiProblems.

Olympic Long Islanders: Four Corners

Two lugers, a skeleton racer and a skier make up LI's olympians.