1. Pistorius, Phelps, Solo and the Danger of Turning Champions into Heroes

    Every four years, but for a brief fortnight, a handful of world-class athletes convene from all reaches of the globe to capture our hearts, enrich our lives and inspire us with wondrous feats of strength and speed...

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  2. Norwegian Olympic Official Steps Down Amid Threats

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The head of Norway's national Olympic committee has decided to step down next year...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  3. Olympic Hero Teaches Cuban Children to Wrestle

    HAVANA (AP) — In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 9 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  4. Pistorius Given Five Years in Jail

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.....

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  5. Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of Reeva Steenkamp - but a member of his legal team ha claimed that he is expected to serve a sixth of ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 14 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  6. Pistorius Could Be Released After Just 10 Months

    Pistorius could be considered for release after 1/6 of his sentence. Could, in theory, be out after less than a year.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 15 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  7. Sliding Track Opens for Season in Lake Placid

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 20 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  8. Runner Pavey Aims for Fifth Olympics

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  9. Swim Coach Legend Passes Away at Age 93

    Coaching legend Peter Daland passed away of natural causes this morning at approximately 8:30 Pacific Time. He was 93...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 16 reads 0 comments

  10. Olympic Champ High Jumper Dies at Age 64

    PRAGUE (AP) — Miloslava Rezkova-Hubnerova, who won the Olympic gold in women's high jump for Czechoslovakia in 1968 aged 18, has died...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 10 reads 0 comments

  11. Who Wants to Host 2024 Games? Anyone?

    LONDON -- Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. Lindsey Vonn Still Struggles with Depression

    Lindsey Vonn, who opened up about her struggle with depression two years ago, still has “good days and bad days,” she told German magazine Focus...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 day ago 31 reads 0 comments

  13. At Least $3.2M to Be Awarded at Swimming Worlds

    The prize money to be awarded at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia have been announced in the official event summons, and those prize moneys remain unchanged from those awarded at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. We Remember: Bob Beamon's Incredible Long Jump World Record on This Day in 1968

    It was on October 18, 1968 that Bob Beamon produced arguably the single greatest achievement in sporting history. The American set a new world long jump record of 8.90m in the Olympic final in Mexico City...

    Lee Walker Written by Lee Walker about 4 days ago 2,852 reads 3 comments

  15. Victorian Takes U.S. Bobsled Brakeman Division

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Aaron Victorian is from Hawaii, goes by the name "Surf" and has never tried pushing a bobsled on ice...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Boston Olympic Bid Pitched to Legislators

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  17. Will the Olympics Ever Return to Germany?

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  18. Video: Biles Returns Home to Pack of Fans

    Simone Biles flew more than 8,000 miles from China back home to Houston on Monday. She may have been tired, but excitement awaited in the airport...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 4 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  19. Williams Wins at Bobsled Push Championship

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- This time last year, Lauryn Williams was getting into a bobsled for the first time. Now she's not only an Olympic silver medalist, but a national champion as well...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 5 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  20. Canadian Paralympic Medallist Banned for Two Years After Faking Impairment

    Canadian Paralympic bronze medallist Norbert Murphy has been banned for two years by World Archery after he was found to have misrepresented the level of his impairment during classification for a competition earlier this year...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  21. Olympic Fencer Kamara James Dead at 29

    Kamara James, who represented Team USA at the 2004 Olympic Games in fencing, has passed away at the age of 29...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  22. Mayer out for World Cup with Knee Injury

    VIENNA -- Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer has been ruled out of the season-opening World Cup giant slalom in Soelden next week after tearing ligaments in a training accident on Wednesday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  23. Steenkamps: No Civil Claim Against Pistorius

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- The parents of Reeva Steenkamp will not pursue a civil claim against Oscar Pistorius for killing their daughter and will pay back cash he gave them because ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  24. Video: Lochte Makes Teen Swimmer's Wish

    Erik Nieman has been swimming since he was 3 – with cystic fibrosis. Now 15, he swims competitively in his home town of Hot Springs, Arkansas...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  25. Meryl Davis, Charlie White Look to Uncertain Future in Ice Dancing

    Meryl Davis and Charlie White recently performed at a figure skating show in Japan. An International Skating Union official they've known for years approached them...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 15 reads 0 comments