Current Events 14 | Sports! Winter Olympics and Super Bowl Update!

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On the 14th episode of Current Events, Al reviews the current news regarding the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China as well as the recent Super Bowl held in Los Angeles.

There has been some big news at the Winter Olympics including controversial events in the world of figure skating. Also, Al covers the latest results from ice hockey, speed skating, and more!

The other major event over the past week was the Super Bowl. The Los Angeles Rams faced the Cincinnati Bengals in a close game. Who came out on top? Listen to this episode of Current Events to find out!

Here are the key vocabulary:
controversy
to falter
to fall short
podium
contention
asterisk
banned medication
scorn
anti-doping
lap
rollerblades
hiccup
free agency

Articles used in this episode:

Yahoo Sports:
Kamila Valieva falters in women's free skate, fails to medal

NBC Sports:
Erin Jackson brings home gold, first black woman to win speed skating medal at the Winter Olympics

NFL.com:
Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp named Super Bowl LVI MVP

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