Slide over, Jamaican bobsledders. A group of expats from the ice-free island are hoping to bring a whole new winter sport to their tropical homeland: curling.
The defending World Cup champions have a new look with young talent. The players say something more is going on as well: there’s been a shift in the team’s vibe.
When it comes to spectating, not competing, track is a niche sport in the United States. Track and field’s leaders would like that to change over the next six years. It’s critical, they say, to bring the cornerstone sport of the Summer Games back to its former glory in the U.S. before Los Angeles hosts in 2028.