1. Ian Thorpe Publicly Announces He's Gay in Australian Television Interview

    Ian Thorpe is one of the most popular Australian sportsmen and most decorated swimmers ever. Now he is arguably among the most influential openly gay athletes in the world...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 335,711 reads 4 comments

  2. Olympic Champ Swimmer Thorpe Comes out in TV Interview

    Ian Thorpe, revered as one of the greatest swimmers in history (he's on anybody's short list of 5), has revealed that he is gay in an apparent interview with Channel 10 interviewer Sir Michael Parkinson...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 day ago 30 reads 0 comments

  3. Violinist's Pre-Sochi Olympic Results Rigged, Claims Slovenia Ski Body

    Four Slovenian ski officials have been suspended for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 days ago 936 reads 0 comments

  4. Phelps Cruises to 100 Butterfly Win vs. Lochte

    Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 days ago 1,031 reads 0 comments

  5. Phelps Anxious to Start Clocking Faster Times

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 467 reads 0 comments

  6. Mo Farah Withdraws from Glasgow Diamond League Meeting with Illness

    The double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah has been forced to withdraw from this weekend's Diamond League meeting in Glasgow because of illness.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 5 days ago 313 reads 0 comments

  7. 2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

    The International Olympic Committee has named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 886 reads 0 comments

  8. Oslo, Almaty, Beijing Named as 2022 Winter Games Candidates

    (Reuters) - Oslo, Almaty and Beijing were confirmed as the official candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Monday even though an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report found several weaknesses in the Kazakh city's bid...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 7 days ago 205 reads 0 comments

  9. Texas S.W.A.G. Track and Field Club Thriving in Dallas, Surrounding Areas

    ARLINGTON, Texas --- In William Henderson’s estimation, it isn't necessary to always attach a negative panorama to the term "swag...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 9 days ago 228 reads 0 comments

  10. Tyson Gay 'Welcomed with Open Arms' on Return to Track After Doping Ban

    Tyson Gay finished second behind Justin Gatlin on his return to the 100m after a one-year ban for doping and spoke of his relief to be “welcomed back with open arms”.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 10 days ago 368 reads 0 comments

  11. Bolt Will Race at Glasgow 2014

    Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been selected in the Jamaica team for this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 195 reads 0 comments

  12. Devon Allen's Story Reminiscent of Early Oregon Hurdler Jerry Tarr

    Devon Allen, the University of Oregon football recruit who "runs hurdles on the side," has possibly just ignited a turf war between track coach Robert Johnson and football coach Mark Helfrich ...

    Red Shannon Written by Red Shannon about 13 days ago 993 reads 0 comments

  13. Alysia Montano Runs at U.S. Championships While 8 Months Pregnant

    Olympic track star Alysia Montano is eight months pregnant, but that didn't stop her from competing in the 800-meter race at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 17 days ago 35,120 reads 84 comments

  14. IOC Urges 'Sustainable' Tokyo Games

    (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 17 days ago 209 reads 0 comments

  15. Is Track Town USA's Monopoly on Hosting Major Meets Good for the Sport?

    Without question, Eugene, Oregon (aka Track Town USA) is the mecca of track and field in America. Such a concentration of world-class competition drawn to a relatively remote corner of the world, year after year, is not the result of dumb luck...

    Red Shannon Written by Red Shannon about 18 days ago 236 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Hope Solo Arrested for Investigation of Domestic Violence

    Soccer star Hope Solo was arrested overnight for allegedly striking her sister and her nephew at the Kirkland home she shares with her husband, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens, according to police...

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 23 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  17. Sochi 2014 Unveils $261 Million Profit

    The Organising Committee of this year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi has announced an operating profit of 9 billion roubles (£153 million/$261 million/€192 million), according to preliminary estimates...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  18. Phelps Coy About Rio, Focused on Santa Clara

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Michael Phelps returned to swimming on his own terms. His ultimate goal obviously is to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, though he's being coy about it...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 24 days ago 3,174 reads 0 comments

  19. Gatlin Dominates in 100m at Golden Spike

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin won the 100 meters at the Golden Spike meet on Tuesday, clocking 9.86 seconds to improve his own world-leading time of the year...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 27 days ago 1,516 reads 1 comments

  20. Silver Medalist Elizabeth Beisel Signs Endorsement with Speedo

    Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo's lineup of high-profile athletes...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 27 days ago 882 reads 0 comments

  21. Silver-Medalist Cheryl Bernard to Retire from Curling

    Bernard announces retirement from competitive curling. Olympic silver-medalist Cheryl Bernard will retire from competitive curling, it was announced today...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 27 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  22. Van Dyken-Rouen Suffering from Broken Ribs

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen broke several ribs along with severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle crash nearly two weeks ago. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 28 days ago 1,133 reads 0 comments

  23. Lolo Jones Re-Energized After Emotionally Stressful Bobsled Season

    Lolo Jones lacked motivation to return to track and field after the Sochi Olympics, but her recent travel log shows she's over it. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 28 days ago 574 reads 0 comments

  24. Fifth Grader Runs 5:01 Mile, Fastest Ever for 10-Year-Old

    Jonah Gorevic broke a world record at the Adidas Grand Prix in front of friends, family and his babysitter. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 28 days ago 2,257 reads 0 comments

  25. Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross Win Moscow Grand Slam

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross claimed their biggest win of the beach volleyball season, capturing a Grand Slam title in Moscow on Sunday. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 28 days ago 122 reads 0 comments