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Olympic Fever

The feeling is uncontrollable and comes about every couple of years when athletes around the world convene on one city in their quest for glory. For some reason, you can't stop devouring the news and watching the events. For several weeks, you can't get enough. It's clear: You've got a case of Olympic Fever.

Now there's a show that can help. Welcome to Olympic Fever, the podcast for fans of the greatest sporting event in the world: The Olympic Games.

Each week, hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown explore the stories of the Olympics through its sports, athletes, officials, organizers, host cities, fans and more.

New episodes come out every Thursday right here, and on your favorite podcast platform. Join us for all the fun and grandness that is the Olympic Games.

Citius, Altius, Feverrius! 

Sep 28, 2017

Today we look at the bidding process--namely, the fact that Olympic bid cities have been dropping like flies. Will the IOC's Agenda 2020 solve the problem? Jill and Alison try to stump each other with more trivia, and in news from PyeongChang, we see what the 2018 medals will look like and ponder a potential boycott...


Sep 25, 2017

Welcome to our first episode, where Jill and Alison explain the condition that is Olympic Fever. Looking at Tokyo 2020's mascot contest, they explore how Olympic mascots came to be and why they're so important to an Olympic city. After a little Olympic Trivia, they discuss the new events that will be happening...