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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 podcast 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. Join us for all the fun and grandness that is the Olympic Games.

Citius, Altius, Feverrius! 

May 17, 2018

She's a five-time Olympian, winner of the first US Olympic gold medal in cross-country skiing, first American to win a cross-country world championship--and now she's a member of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission. Kikkan Randall joins us on this week's show!

Kikkan made history in PyeongChang...


Cross-Country Skiing: Update to the Update

Feb 1, 2018

If you've listened to our Speedskating/Cross-Country Skiing episode, you know that the Cross-Country world's had a bit of turmoil due to the Russian doping scandal.

Events keep changing the situation for the Olympics: Today, the Court of Arbitration of Sport handed down decisions in 39 of the 42 appeals by Russians...