- Aug 4, 2021
Americans win a lot, so much so that when we don’t, it’s irritating. Italy, on the other hand, isn’t accustomed to winning all the time, so that when they do, it’s like winning the lottery – something unexpected and life-changing.
Thomas Wurtz, founder of Varsity Catholic, a division of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students with a specific outreach to student athletes, said the spotlight on mental health in sports should be a “good gut check.”
Australian Olympics rugby sevens squad member is a practicing Catholic.
As Cole Hocker approached the starting line for the biggest race of his life, he paused for a moment to follow his usual prerace routine of saying a prayer. In that moment, he asked God to be with him as he pursued his goal of representing the United States in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
The road ahead is a busy and joyful one for 28-year-old Coryn Rivera, starting with the dream that she has been racing toward since she was 10: representing the United States as an Olympic athlete in cycling, the sport she loves.
There’s something in the holy water in the southern suburbs of Sydney, with three of Australia’s Olyroos Olympic soccer squad hailing from the area and having attended neighboring Catholic schools.
Hidilyn Diaz became the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal winner, set an Olympic record — and thanked her friends who prayed the Miraculous Medal novena.
When the interview with Olympic cyclist Felicia Stancil began, the 26-year-old Indianapolis resident said it would be great if one particular story could be shared with people.