Japan appears set to proceed with a controversial design — likened by some critics to a giant bike helmet — for its centerpiece stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, despite heated objections to the project, an official said Wednesday.
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An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.
Faster, higher, stronger they may be, but Olympians wouldn’t win many medals in a contest of dental health. Behind their buffed physiques lurks a dentist’s nightmare.
NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
The men’s national team will train at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center from July 27-31 and play an intrasquad game at the Thomas & Mack Center Aug. 1 as it prepares to participate in the FIBA World Cup basketball tournament in Spain at the end of August.
Three-time gold medalist Rebecca Soni and world-record holder Ariana Kukors “crashed” Las Vegas Swim Club practice Tuesday. The kids seemed to enjoy their visit.
“So where do you keep it?”
A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.
It seems as if most of the news coming out of Sochi over the past two weeks has been the stuff that has probably given Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin a bit of a headache. Here are 9 reasons he’s probably glad to have the Games behind him.
The pressure to win during the 2014 Sochi Olympics is nearly as intense for marketers as it is for the athletes themselves.
Two Michigan families are celebrating the Olympics with a massive sled track they built into a backyard hill.
Many of the most talked about parts of the Sochi Olympics had nothing to do with athletics. Here are 9 reasons we found ourselves talking about the Games this year that don’t involve the medal count.
Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann will be the first Olympic medalists to meet in a UFC title fight when they step into the cage for Saturday night’s main event.
Most Olympic mascots are just not that good. So, rather than choose the worst of the worst, we decided to rank the mascots from worst to best.
A lot of wild things have happened the last few days in Sochi, and here’s six of the best ones.
After Canada defeated Team USA 1-0 in the men’s Olympic hockey semifinals today, most American hockey fans had only one question.
He said his name was Adrian Ace, from Toronto, and he was dressed as a maple leaf. He was celebrating Canada’s thrilling come-from-behind victory over the U.S. women’s hockey team in the gold medal hockey game and he had a story to tell.
The Sochi Olympics are the biggest Winter Games in history, with 98 events in 15 disciplines. Somehow some of the best sports have still been left out, though. Here are 10 sports that we need to see added to the Winter Olympics.
The good doctor says, use common sense, curlers, or you may slip and/or fall.
Despite an Olympic creed that says embracing the struggle to win is more important than winning itself, scandals have been part of the Games for as long as they’ve been around. Here are five of the most infamous, and a few honorable mentions.
Soaring through sloppy snow and sleet, David Wise won the first gold medal in the young sport of halfpipe skiing Tuesday, outclassing a field in Sochi that had trouble with the slow, waterlogged conditions.
On Monday, we gave you the reasons the Winter Olympics are king. Now it’s time for the counterpoint. Here are 11 reasons the Summer Olympics are the best of the two.