1. Hope Solo Says Zika Virus Would Keep Her from Playing at 2016 Olympics

    United States women's goalkeeper Hope Solo has said the Zika virus spreading across some parts of South America would prevent her from travelling to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 52,428 reads 9 comments

  2. 2 Teenagers Dead, 6 Injured in Mishap at Canada Olympic Park

    Two teenagers were killed and six others were injured at Canada Olympic Park on Saturday following an accident on the bobsled/luge track...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 4,331 reads 2 comments

  3. Brazil Warns Pregnant Women Not to Travel to 2016 Olympics Because of Zika Virus

    As a result of the Zika virus outbreak, Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 818 reads 0 comments

  4. US Figure Skating Championships 2016: Results, Latest Schedule After Friday

    The U.S. Figure Skating Championships continued with three events Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but only one ended with a medal ceremony...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 6 months ago 42,657 reads 0 comments

  5. IOC Reportedly to Update Policy on Transgender Athletes: Details, Reaction

    The Olympics are set to become more inclusive than ever before, as the International Olympic Committee reportedly set forth new guidelines for the participation of transgender athletes...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 2,393 reads 0 comments

  6. Team USA Basketball Announces 30-Man Shortlist for 2016 Rio Olympics Roster

    Team USA narrowed down its candidates to represent the nation at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, per USAB.com . The 30 finalists are listed below...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 158,608 reads 356 comments

  7. IAAF Denies Discussing Covering Up Russian Doping Scandal

    Sebastian Coe, president of the International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF), track and field's governing body, denies considering helping Russia cover up part of its ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 1,824 reads 1 comments

  8. Lionel Messi to Be Overlooked for 2016 Rio Olympics by Argentina's Tata Martino

    Lionel Messi will be left out of Argentina's plans for the Rio 2016 Olympics after manager Gerardo Martino admitted he's worried about the player suffering from burnout...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 7 months ago 5,569 reads 18 comments

  9. Rio Olympic Track and Field Stadium Reportedly Without Power Due to Unpaid Bills

    Nilton Santos Stadium, which will serve as the track and field venue at this year's Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, is reportedly currently without power and hasn't had running water in a month due to unpaid utilities...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 5,714 reads 2 comments

  10. Russian Athletics Reportedly Expected to Miss 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

    The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may be lacking a presence from one of the world's most prominent countries, as Russia is not likely to be part of the athletics competitions starting in August...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 44,900 reads 42 comments

  11. USC CB Adoree' Jackson to Pursue 2016 Rio Olympics Track and Field

    USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson will forgo spring practice this year to pursue his dream of competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics in the long jump, according to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 24,256 reads 13 comments

  12. Oscar Pistorius to Appeal Murder Conviction, Granted Bail Under House Arrest

    Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was granted bail on Tuesday and is set to appeal his murder verdict to the highest court in South Africa...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 2,675 reads 0 comments

  13. Michael Phelps at Winter National Championships 2015: Saturday Results, Reaction

    Swimming superstar Michael Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly Saturday to claim a clean sweep at the AT&T Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington. Phelps won Saturday’s event in one minute, 56...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 8 months ago 832 reads 0 comments

  14. AT&T Winter National Championships 2015: Saturday USA Swimming Results, Reaction

    The 2015 Winter National Championships concluded Saturday, ending the way they began: with Michael Phelps winning another national title. Phelps took home the national title in the 200-meter butterfly, capturing his third championship of the weekend.

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 2,058 reads 0 comments

  15. AT&T Winter National Championships 2015: Friday USA Swimming Results, Reaction

    The 2015 AT&T Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington, had another exciting day Friday, highlighted by a Michael Phelps victory in the 100-meter butterfly...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 8 months ago 1,980 reads 0 comments

  16. Michael Phelps at Winter National Championships 2015: Friday Results, Reaction

    Michael Phelps is still good at swimming. After a fourth-place finish in the men's 200-meter medley heat Thursday , Phelps responded Friday by winning the 100-meter butterfly ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 8 months ago 1,457 reads 0 comments

  17. 2016 Summer Olympics Watersports Venue Reportedly Highly Polluted Far Offshore

    The world's best athletes will reportedly have to worry about more than just their elite competition during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 9,950 reads 38 comments

  18. Hamburg Votes Against Hosting 2024 Olympics: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The 2024 Summer Olympics location is down to four cities after a majority of residents in Hamburg, Germany, voted Sunday against hosting the games. According to a report from the BBC , 51...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 40,661 reads 8 comments

  19. Russian Anti-Doping Agency Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Wednesday from Colorado Springs, Colorado, that Russia is among six countries whose anti-doping agencies have been suspended due to non-compliance...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 2,175 reads 1 comments

  20. RJ Mitte of 'Breaking Bad' to Appear on Channel 4 for Rio Paralympics

    Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte will feature on Channel 4's coverage of the Rio Paralympics next summer. Mitte, who has cerebral palsy, plays protagonist Walter White's son, Walter "Flynn" White Jr in the hit TV show...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 8 months ago 1,900 reads 3 comments

  21. Yulia Balykina, Former Olympic Sprinter, Found Dead at Age 31

    Belarus police have confirmed they found the body of former Olympic sprinter Yulia Balykina, who had been missing since Oct. 28...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 112,829 reads 0 comments

  22. IOC President Thomas Bach Comments on Security for 2016 Rio Olympics

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said he does not have any worries about Brazil's ability to provide safety for athletes for the 2016 Olympic Games following the terror attacks in Paris over the weekend...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 1,099 reads 2 comments

  23. Magic Johnson Appointed Vice Chairman of Los Angeles' Bid for 2024 Olympics

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson was appointed Wednesday to the role of a vice chair on the board of directors for Los Angeles' bid to win the 2024 Olympic Games...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 78,917 reads 17 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Comments on Playing for 2016 Olympic Team in Rio

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is playing in his 20th NBA season, and while this may be his last , it's possible it won't be the end of his basketball career. Per Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press (via U...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 9 months ago 6,742 reads 2 comments

  25. WADA Doping Commission Calls for Suspension of Russian Athletics in Competition

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for all Russian athletes to be banned from international competition on Nov. 9 after an investigation uncovered a widespread doping program that was allegedly aided by the Russian government...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 13,191 reads 20 comments