the olympics

Adam Rippon Is Joining 'Dancing With The Stars: Juniors' In This Amazing Role

Adam Rippon isn't fading into the background now that the Olympics are over. The figure skater is taking on a new job, and that means he'll be back on fans' TVs this fall. Adam Rippon will judge Dancing With the Stars: Juniors, and even people who…
By Meghan DeMaria

Ice Dancers Maia & Alex Shibutani Talk Olympic Pressure & Absurd Internet Rumors

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Olympic figure…
By Sage Young

The Paralympics Start Just One Day After International Women’s Day. Here’s Why That Matters

March is Women's History Month, a time to commemorate the centuries of achievement of women everywhere. And this year, there are some extra achievements to celebrate: the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics have their opening ceremony on March 9 — which…
By JR Thorpe

9 Athletes You Won’t Want To Miss At The Paralympics In PyeongChang

If you watched every second of the Winter 2018 Olympics with bated breath, get excited because the Winter 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang are just around the corner. With the opening ceremony kicking off Mar. 9, you'll be able to root for your…
By JR Thorpe

Here's How To Stream The Paralympics So You Won't Miss A Single Second

Though most of us have already come down from the hype of the winter Olympics that ended on Feb. 25, it's time to gear up and get excited for the 2018 winter Paralympics in PyeongChang — the international sports competition that brings together and…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

Mandy Moore & Adam Rippon Freaking Out Over Meeting Each Other Will Make Your Day

If the 2018 Winter Olympics taught viewers anything, it's that Adam Rippon is the most lovable figure skater who has ever existed. Pretty much everyone wants to meet him and when they do, well, it's monumental. During a taping for their Thursday…
By Allyson Koerner

Ivanka Trump's Trip To The Olympics In South Korea Apparently Started Drama At Home

Although photos of the first daughter in PyeongChang, South Korea showed her smiling as she cheered on American athletes' accomplishments, it appears not everyone was happy about her trip. Ivanka Trump's Olympics trip reportedly pissed off other…
By Lauren Holter

Here Are The Biggest Clues That The U.S. & North Korea Will Start Talking Soon

At the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Games, U.S.-North Korea relations looked as frigid as ever. President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, shared the VIP booth with the delegation from North Korea, but the two sides did not engage in…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Twitter Thinks Johnny Weir's Closing Ceremony Hair Was Inspired By A 'Hunger Games' Character

No surprise here: For the 2018 Olympic closing ceremony, Johnny Weir looked absolutely fabulous. The skater wore an incredible, all-white suit to host NBC's coverage of the event, but it was his hair that had pretty much all of Twitter losing their…
By Kara McGrath

The Parade Of Nations Dancers Are Back At The Closing Ceremony & Twitter Couldn't Be Happier

The 2018 Winter Olympics are ending, which is a serious bummer — it'll be four years before we get to watch the world's best winter sport athletes compete for gold. Thankfully, the closing ceremony makes it much easier to say goodbye to the most…
By Ayana Lage

The Closing Ceremony Marked The End Of Unity Between North & South Korea — PHOTOS

The Olympics, often a venue for soft diplomacy, came to a close on Sunday after two weeks of intense competition. And as the closing ceremony concluded, so did the Olympic unification of North and South Korea. Photos of the final procession showed…
By Monica Busch

Russia Apparently Hacked The Olympics & Tried To Make It Look Like North Korea

Hacking at the Olympics made headlines across the country, but for weeks the culprit was a mystery. During the opening ceremony websites for the PyeongChang games were unable to carry out any but their most basic functions — some tickets weren't…
By Joseph D. Lyons

This North Korean Spymaster Was Seated Right By Ivanka Trump For The Closing Ceremony

One of the most conspicuous parts of the 2018 PyeongChang closing ceremony happened far above the show. Forget the athletes parading through or the light shows, and look up to the VIP box to see the real drama that happened on Sunday. South Korea's…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Even If You're Not Into Cross-Country, The Mass Start Event Is Pretty Cool

Cross-country skiing doesn't get too much airtime in the American broadcast of the Winter Olympics, but one event got special recognition. The 30 kilometer women's mass start Olympics cross-country skiing event took place on the last day of the 2018…
By Lani Seelinger

This Is Why 2 Medal Ceremonies Were Held Smack In The Middle Of The Opening Ceremony

The 2018 PyeongChang closing ceremony marked an auspicious end to this year's winter games. The world's top athletes marched once again across the stage, and world leaders looked on from above. One of the most interesting aspects, though, was not…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Here's Who Gets To Be In The Olympics VIP Box During The Closing Ceremony

Those who have planned weddings often bemoan the difficulties of putting together a seating chart, and they're only working with their friends and family. The host city of an Olympic Games has a much bigger task in deciding who gets to sit in the…
By Lani Seelinger

This Rock Performance At The Closing Ceremony Left Twitter In Awe

Even though we're all sad the 2018 Winter Olympics have ended, the PyeongChang closing ceremony gave organizers a chance to flout their creativity and provide unforgettable entertainment. While the event typically has a heavy focus on music from the…
By Ayana Lage

The Closing Ceremony Basically Turned Into A Giant Dance Party & Twitter Was SO Into It

When you think about super-hype parties, the Olympics closing ceremony is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But with performances from South Korean mega-entertainers like CL and EXO, you probably had an idea that the ceremony in…
By Ayana Lage

The 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony In 19 Beautiful Photos

While it is always tough to top the sparkle and excitement of the opening ceremony, photos of the 2018 Olympics closing ceremony show how PyeongChang still managed to closed it out in style. From K-pop stars and Ivanka Trump to the athlete parade…
By Celia Darrough

Twitter Thinks This K-Pop Band From The Olympic Closing Ceremony Is The Next Group To Go BIG In The U.S.

You may already be on the BTS train, but the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea has brought several other K-Pop artists to the international stage. K-Pop boy band Exo performed at the closing ceremony on Feb. 25, and Twitter lit up with fans…
By Sage Young