Long before becoming a world-renowned fashion designer, Vera Wang dreamed of Olympic figure skating. With her Olympic dream ending in 1968, “I was completely lost. Bereft. I needed to find something else that I could love as much. It turned out to be fashion.”
Tag: Winter Olympics
From their inception, the 1924 Winter Games allowed women to solely compete in figure skating.
Today, some of the youngest entries are from women breaking boundaries and showcasing indisputable skill and natural talent. Discover the names and faces pushing conventions then and now.
The diplomatic boycotts of Beijing 2022 bring forth the discourse on the politicisation of sport throughout Olympic history, and what it means today.
From young prodigies to returning champions, take a look at some of the teams and athletes to watch this year.
IMAGO photographer Sammy Minkoff has photographed everything from Bob Marley concerts, the Bundesliga to political press conferences, but his specialty lies in the snow. Having documented several Olympics, he shares his experiences photographing the biggest event in winter sport.
The Game columnist Andy Murray looks at how the pandemic has shaped how we interact with sport and what 2022 has in store for addicts in perpetual need of their fix.