Olympics

Current Sports | May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018
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Current Sports Encore Presentation; Romeo Weems; Tori Franklin; NFL National Anthem Policies

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry Nassar's abusive conduct was allowed to run unchecked for so long.

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Curling is attracting new players in a college town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talked with Chanho Lee, a member of Michigan State University's Korean Student Organization about the display of Korean culture during the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. 


U.S. Olympic Committee

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says in a letter he was not aware of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse allegations before law enforcement got involved, and that he had no knowledge of a settlement between USA Gymnastics and 2012 Olympic champion McKayla Maroney in a case involving the now-imprisoned former team doctor.

Current Sports | October 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017
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MSU Football; Brian Lewerke; U-M Football; Hannah Miller; Gymnastics; Detroit Lions; MSU Men's Basketball.


Current Sports | June 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
MSU League of Legends team photo
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U.S. Open; Brooks Koepka; Competitiveness in Sports; eSports; League of Legends; Noah Waltzer; Detroit Tigers; Petr Mrazek; Detroit Red Wings; Weekend Winners.


Holt senior making her mark as one of the nation’s best archers

Apr 26, 2017
Jonathan Chun / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Archery has a unique place in the sporting world, as its essence is held in high regard - yet the athletes are sometimes belittled. For most average sports fans, the closest they get to archery is on the Hollywood big screen.

Current Sports | March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017
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Claressa Shields; MSU Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Connor Clark; Big Ten Tournament; Kirk Cousins; Washington Redskins; Josh Jackson; NFL Free Agency 


Current Sports | February 3, 2017

Feb 3, 2017
MSU Athletics

MSU Men's Basketball; MSU Wrestling; Production Assistants; Franklin Gomez; Isaiah Hole; Recruiting; Reflection Friday; Super Bowl.


WKAR Advanced Screening of "T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold"

Aug 2, 2016
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Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Independent Lens, and WKAR offered an advance screening of T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold, a film by filmmakers Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari and Sue Jaye Johnson. The film is the coming-of-age story of boxing phenom Claressa Shields. The boxing star from Flint, Michigan, was just 17 years old when she won Olympic gold at the London games in 2012.

American Experience | The Boys of '36

Jul 29, 2016
The Boys of '36
Courtesy of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW37304 / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. 

The Nazi Games | Berlin 1936

Jul 29, 2016
The Nazi Games
Courtesy of Axel Springer Syndication GmbH/ullstein bild / PBS

Tue. Aug. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC’s determined attempts to forget, continues to this day.

T-Rex
Independent Lens / WKAR-MSU

The coming-of-age story of Flint native and Olympic contender Claressa Shields. WATCH NOW

Upcoming Rio Games shines spotlight on table tennis

May 10, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- With the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games coming up this summer, there has been very little interest put toward Table Tennis from the United States.

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