The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team’s victory over the Soviet Union is forever remembered as the “Miracle on Ice.”
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Thirty-one athletes from six sports could be banned from this year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics after 454 doping samples were re-tested from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
French prosecutors said Thursday that $2 million tied to Tokyo’s winning bid for the 2020 Olympics was apparently paid to an account linked to the son of the disgraced former IAAF president in the months immediately before and after the Japanese capital won the games.
As the team physician for the Dream Team, Dr. David Fischer was up close with the most star-studded team ever assembled as they rolled through the Barcelona Olympics in 1992.
German paralympic cyclist Denise Schindler hopes to race with a 3D-printed leg prosthesis in Rio de Janeiro in September.
Do you know of a local athlete who will be competing for a spot in an Olympics Trial or already has secured a spot? Do you know a coach or a trainer or a doctor from the area who will be working with athletes in Rio?
USA Basketball will begin its pre-Olympics exhibition tour against Argentina on July 22 in Las Vegas.
At first, it sounded as if Manny Pacquiao was playing an April Fool’s Day joke on everyone when he said he would consider fighting in the Olympics. But the eight-time world champion was serious.
A Utah judge has dismissed domestic violence and assault charges against Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street.
Vashti Cunningham, daughter of former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, became the youngest high jump champion ever at the world indoor track and field championships Sunday.
Vashti Cunningham, the daughter of former UNLV and NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, posted a world-leading mark in the high jump and now faces the decision of whether to turn professional as she prepares for the Olympic Trials.
South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius cannot challenge his conviction for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a spokesman for the prosecuting authorities said on Thursday.
Striker Alex Morgan scored a hat-trick as the United States booked a place in the Rio Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 5-0 demolition of Trinidad and Tobago in a semi-final at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Houston on Friday.
Los Angeles has submitted the first installment of the city's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, focusing on cost efficiency to host the Games.
The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.
Las Vegas marathon runner Christina Vergara Aleshire is heading to Los Angeles on Feb. 13 to run in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
Archery people from around the world and around the United States — but mostly from places such as South Dakota — were making their way to the Equestrian Center. They wielded high-tech bows affixed with pulleys and wheels. Quivers of arrows were strapped across shoulders. This was Las Vegas Shoot 2016.
The issue of transgender athletes recently gained wider global attention when Bruce Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion, announced he had undergone gender reassignment surgery and was now living as a woman, Caitlyn Jenner.
Five members of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors have been named among the list of 30 finalists announced Monday for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team.
U.S. Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street was charged with assault and domestic violence after an alleged altercation with her father, The Salt Lake Tribune reported on Wednesday.
When Las Vegas was first proposed as a host site for the 2014 World Financial Group Continental Cup of curling, many laughed and shook their heads. The tournament — or bonspiel, as they say in curling — in Sin City ended up being a smashing success.
The Review-Journal Sports will unveil some new features beginning this week. Those changes began in Sunday's print edition with columnist Ron Kantowski debuting his Las Vegas Insider. He will report on the sports people that make up the city.
When some of us were kids, bobsled was a sport mostly shown on two-week tape delay in black-and-white. It usually was on "Wide World of Sports" when Jim McKay still sported a crew cut.
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