One of the themes of the 2022 Winter Olympics: Women supporting women

February 19, 2022

Sportsmanship is as much a hallmark of the Olympics as winning a medal, endearing athletes to fans (hello, Brittany Bowe!) and searing heartwarming scenes that personify the Olympic ideals of excellence, friendship and respect into memory. But demonstrations of support between fellow women competitors in Beijing have provided a fresh take on those ideals, particularly in individual competitions. NBC Sports