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United States athletes walk in the stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. 

REVIEW: Pyeongchang closes out its exciting Winter Olympics with a ceremonial celebration

Alex Novak February 26, 2018

To inspire a new generation of Olympic athletes and celebrate PyeongChang’s heritage, the 2018 Winter Olympic games officially came to a close. We saw the best athletes in the world take center...

Kent State senior Annie Rogers recorded a Valentines video in hopes of getting the attention of team USA olympic skier Nick Goepper after he launced a social media search for a girl to take on a belated Valentines date after he returns from Sochi.

A medal-worthy love story

Erin Zaranec February 26, 2014

Women across the nation are currently pining over 19-year-old Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper, but one Kent State student might have caught his eye.On Feb. 14, the Olympic skier tweeted from his personal...

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Opinion: Make the Olympics available to everyone

Tyler Kieslich February 11, 2014

The Olympics are one of the few events that can be accurately described as a shared cultural experience. It’s one of the rare instances in sports in which nationalism overrides regional ties, and in...

Students compete in KSU Olympics

Chelsey Milkovich February 8, 2014

With the start of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the Department of Recreational Services decided to take the interest of students and give them an opportunity to display it further than simply watching...

Tyler Kieslich is the sports editor for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: The Winter Olympics are a hot mess — but is it worth it?

Tyler Kieslich February 4, 2014

The Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia in just a few days, and it is already being widely reported as the most expensive in history. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government have put...

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