Thursday, March 3, 2022, 6:35am
Two Wisconsin athletes will represent the Badger State in Beijing at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. Weston's Matthew Thums and Suamico's David Samsa will both compete as part of the wheelchair curling team, hoping to bring home Team USA's first medal in the sport.
Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 5:00am
Nineteen Wisconsin athletes are competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Find out who they are and when you can tune in to cheer them on.
Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:35pm
Mia Zutter has always loved running long distances competitively. After the Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, native started losing her vision in middle school, someone recommended she also take up cross-country skiing. So in high school, she did.
Friday, March 9, 2018, 10:40am
The 2018 Paralympics Winter Games are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with some of the world's best athletes competing against each other to take home a medal.
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:00am
Curling fever is alive and well across the United States after the U.S. Men's Olympic Curling Team took gold at the 2018 Winter Games. For those missing their fix of the game, you’re in luck. The Paralympics kick off this week in Pyeongchang.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 9:30pm
Curling became the butt of jokes for some in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. But, nobody was laughing as nearly 1,200 people cheered on the U.S. men’s curling team while they showed off their Olympic gold in Duluth Tuesday evening alongside members of the U.S. women’s curling team.
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:15pm
Wisconsin players provided two of the key moments in Thursday's victory for Team USA in Olympic women's hockey.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:25am
Once again the Olympic women's hockey tournament comes down to Team USA and Team Canada. This will be the fifth time in six Olympic women's hockey tournaments that these two teams have met in the gold medal game. The game offers a lot to Wisconsin hockey fans because players with Wisconsin ties are on both teams' rosters.
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:00am
Matt Antoine, a Prairie du Chien, native is one of four skeleton riders on Team USA competing in Pyeongchang. He's hoping to get his second Olympic medal this week after taking bronze at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:00am
Brothers Ben and Adam Loomis have been skiing since they were toddlers. Their family first strapped them into their skis while they were growing up in Eau Claire. Now, the siblings are two of the best Nordic skiers in the world, with one of them, Ben, participating in Nordic combined in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 6:00am
Wisconsin Olympic watchers will see a familiar face leading U.S. Olympic men's ice hockey team this year: Tony Granato. He's the head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers Men's Hockey team.
Monday, February 12, 2018, 10:35am
Ski jumping is one of the most exhilarating Olympic sports, but also one that requires intense concentration. Wisconsin native and Olympic ski jumper Nita Englund knows that as well as anyone. She's one of three American women who participated in the event in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Monday, February 12, 2018, 6:00am
Three Pettit speedskaters — Brian Hansen, Emery Lehman and Mitch Whitmore — are set to take the stage as part of Team USA in South Korea.
Friday, February 9, 2018, 11:05am
As people across the globe tune in to watch or listen to the Olympic games, some Wisconsinites may want to keep a closer eye on how athletes from Wisconsin are doing in the Olympic Games.
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:45am
This year's United State's Olympic Curling Team is dominated by upper Midwesterners. From Duluth Curling Club to curlers from St. Paul, Minnesota to Madison's Curling Club, there's no shortage of Olympic curlers with Midwest ties.
Friday, August 19, 2016, 11:40am
A La Crosse athlete will represent Team USA in the Paralympic Games after only training 18 months as an archer.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 11:45am
Greco-Roman wrestler Ben Provisor, a Stevens Point native, is aiming for a medal in his second Olympics.
Monday, August 8, 2016, 1:20pm
Heather Miller-Koch, originally of Columbus, Wisconsin, will compete in the heptathlon in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:05am
Alvin Kraenzlein of Milwaukee was a pioneer in hurdling. He perfected the technique used by hurdlers to this day. Kraenzlein is the only track and field athlete in history to win four individual gold medals in one Olympic Games.
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 5:45am
Wisconsin-born rower Megan Kalmoe is headed to her third Olympics. She’s a veteran, an elite rower on the U.S. women’s national rowing team and a bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympics in London. She was twice named U.S. Rowing’s Female Athlete of the Year -- in 2014 and 2015.
With that record, you might think the St. Croix Falls native had been rowing her whole life. But Kalmoe stepped into the boat for the first time in 2002 as a student at the University of Washington.
"I really learned everything I knew about the sport from that first couple of months at the...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 12:45pm
Michael McPhail of Darlington is competing in his second Olympic Games.
Monday, August 1, 2016, 12:35pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison senior and swimmer Matt Hutchins will compete in the Rio Olympics this month. Hutchins will swim for his native country, New Zealand.
Monday, August 1, 2016, 12:15pm
Wisconsin native Annie Haeger and her teammate, Briana Provancha, will be sailing to represent the United States in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay at the Summer Olympic Games.
Monday, August 1, 2016, 10:00am
Becca Murray of Germantown will be competing in her third Paralympic Games in Rio come September. She started playing wheelchair basketball at age 11.
Monday, August 1, 2016, 10:00am
Since the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris, Wisconsin has been sending its top athletes to represent the United States.
Monday, August 1, 2016, 9:45am
On Aug. 1, 1928, Badger track and field star Charles McGinnis won a bronze medal with a pole vault of 12-11 at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam.
McGinnis was hailed as "one of the greatest athletes ever developed in the Western Conference" for his college track career. He excelled in the high hurdles, the high jump and the pole vault.
Monday, July 11, 2016, 9:55am
This week in 1900, Milwaukee’s Alvin Kraenzlein won his fourth gold medal at the summer Olympics in Paris. Kraenzlein was a pioneer in hurdling, perfecting the lead-leg technique still used to this day.
Kraenzlein grew up in Milwaukee and began running while a student at Milwaukee’s East Side High School. He then went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he joined the track team and soon dominated college events. Kraenzlein’s success caught the eye of the track coach at the University of Pennsylvania, Mike Murphy, who convinced Kraenzlein to transfer schools.
It was there, under the guidance of Murphy,...
Monday, April 25, 2016, 11:55am
One of the world’s top sprinters in the early 20th century was a Dodgeville native.