With the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo fully underway, today guest host Liz DiNovella takes to the airwaves for another sports edition of A Public Affair. Together with Dr. Courtney M. Cox, she talks about a variety of Olympics news, including Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the team gymnastics finals, athletes and mental health, the debates […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Well, against much of the world’s better judgement, the Olympics are underway, so we have dialed up an encore presentation of our conversation with Madison native and former WISC TV sports reporter and anchor Jessie Garcia, about her book Going For Wisconsin Gold: Stories of Our State’s Olympians, […]
This year’s PyeongChang Olympics featured a gold medal rematch in Women’s Hockey, Team USA versus Team Canada. Many call it the greatest current Olympic rivalry. But for Wisconsin, it’s Badgers versus Badgers. With four former Badgers on Team USA and five former Badgers on Team Canada, Wisconsin is coming home with Gold and Silver.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea came to a close on Sunday night. Sarah Hopefl and Eli Radtke wrap up their coverage of the games with some stats and highlights.
As the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, pass their midpoint, you might be wondering about what’s the deal with the Olympic flame and why do the Games have a torch? Sarah Hopefl and Eli Radtke look at the history of the Olympics and explain some of it’s grander, and stranger, traditions.
It was over before you knew it. For three weeks, the 2016 Olympics from Rio centered our world around sports. Not surprisingly, the USA dominated the Olympics and won more gold medals than any other country. That’s happened many times before. But what may be surprising, is that, within Team USA, it was the women […]