olympics

Women's History Month: Erin Jackson Inspires Others With Her Determination

The 29-year-old was the first Black woman to win a gold medal in speed skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
03/24/2022

Erin Jackson Is 1st Black Woman To Win Speed Skating Medal At Winter Olympics

Her win was the first medal for a U.S. speedskater in Beijing and she became the first African American to medal in her sport.
02/13/2022

When Sports Were More Than Sports: 2021’s Most Important Sports Moments

Naturally there were triumphs and failures on the court, on the field and on the track. But 2021 didn’t fail in extreme examples of this.
12/28/2021

Olympic Distance Runner Agnes Tirop Found Stabbed To Death in Her Home

Her husband is believed to be a suspect.
10/15/2021

The 12 Best Black Moments From The 2020 Olympics: Global Black Excellence

Black athletes continued to set standards at the games.
08/10/2021