The U.S. Olympic Committee fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley in the wake of an independent report released Monday that said neither he nor former CEO Scott Blackmun elevated concerns about the Larry Nassar sexual abuse allegations when they were first reported to them.
The Reno-Tahoe area will not be making a play to host the Winter Olympics.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics’ status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting out the nuclear option to an organization that has botched its own reorganization in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.
When former California Congresswoman Mary Bono took over as the interim president for USA Gymnastics last week, she pointed to the opportunity to “reconnect” with a sport she loved growing up. The connection lasted all of four days.
Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and husband Casey of Las Vegas are partners in a new pro volleyball tour which makes its Las Vegas debut starting Wednesday at Las Vegas Festival Grounds.
The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Michigan State University, saying she became pregnant after she was drugged and raped by Larry Nassar when he was a medical student in 1992 but that campus police refused to investigate.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings will be partnering with the Federation Internationale de Volleyball to bring a beach volleyball tournament to Las Vegas in October, FIVB announced Monday.
There could be pressure on Gregg Popovich to duplicate Mike Krzyzewski’s success, but the 69-year-old has been soaking in the experience of coaching players whom he usually draws up game plans to defend.