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Keep the Flame Alive

Jan 3, 2022

What Olympic and Paralympic thoughts were on your mind as we closed out 2021? We take listener calls and have a ton of fun chatting with you about:

  • historical Olympians we'd have loved to interview
  • what we're looking forward to at the upcoming Winter Olympics
  • how to console the Olympic widow or widower in your life
  • how...

Sep 17, 2021

Surprise! The world did not stop while the Olympics and Paralympics were going on, so there is a ton of news to catch up on!

We've got the latest International Olympic Committee dealings with AIBA, the international boxing association (still a testy relationship), as well as the International Paralympic...

Sep 11, 2020

We are back from vacation just in time to celebrate Tessa Gobbo Day. There's so much to catch up on that this week's show turned into one big update. First up, we talk about all of the Olympic and Paralympic movies we've seen during the break. The IOC Executive Board met, so there's some news from TBach and company....

Aug 13, 2020

If 2020 was a normal year, we would've just said good-bye to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics--and many athletes would be making big decisions about their futures. Since many athletes retire after an Olympics, we wanted to look at how elite athletes transition out of competitive life. To help us understand this topic, we talked...

Apr 5, 2018

We answer questions we had during PyeongChang, namely, why do different sports have such different uniforms? Alison chats with Susan Sokolowski, Associate Professor and Director of the Sports Product Design Program at the University of Oregon, to learn more.

Plus, seven interested cities have decided to hang out with...