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 2 months ago 420,829 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 2 months ago 49 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 months ago 2,784 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 months ago 2,642 reads 0 comments

  5. Phelps Anxious to Start Clocking Faster Times

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 1,273 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 3 months ago 1,165 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 3 months ago 1,276 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 3 months ago 513 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 3 months ago 365 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 3 months ago 765 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 3 months ago 70 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 3 months ago 1,402 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 3 months ago 35,332 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 3 months ago 354 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 3 months ago 325 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 3 months ago 56 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 3 months ago 186 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 3 months ago 3,801 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 3 months ago 1,901 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 3 months ago 1,123 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 3 months ago 120 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 3 months ago 1,413 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 3 months ago 717 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 3 months ago 2,401 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 3 months ago 211 reads 0 comments