One of the track star’s four gold medals from the 1936 Berlin Olympics will be auctioned off online
(VAIL, Colo.) — Lindsey Vonn says she needs another operation on her right knee but hopes to put it off until after the Sochi Olympics.
Vonn partially tore one of her reconstructed knee ligaments during a crash in training two weeks ago at Copper Mountain. She is seeing if she can ski without another procedure, but at some point …
(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Rio de Janeiro’s endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer’s dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage.
Michael Phelps is back in the U.S. drug-testing program, the strongest sign yet that he’s returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says Phelps was among the athletes who underwent doping tests in the third quarter, the period ending Sept. 30. He was tested twice.
That coincides with Phelps’ longtime coach, …
Oh that? That was the sound of your weekend on its way out the window.
(STAMFORD, Conn.) — Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will work for NBC during its Winter Olympics coverage in her childhood home of Sochi.
The four-time Grand Slam champion lived in Sochi until she was 6 and still has family and friends in the area. She was Russia’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics …
(OSLO, Norway) — Oslo will bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, seeking to bring the games back to Norway for the first time since Lillehammer in 1994.
Ingunn Olsen, a spokeswoman for the Oslo bid committee, says the Norwegian capital will submit its candidature “within the deadline of the IOC,” adding a formal letter had not yet been …
The policy change comes amid controversy over Russia’s new anti-gay law
The seven-time Tour de France winner also medaled in the 2000 Sydney Olympics
Another U.S. athlete speaks out about the Russian law: ‘That’s what snowboarders do, we break rules’
The gold medalist called the International Olympic Committee rules muting athletes “an embarrassment”
The Olympics need to get younger and go to new places. And Sochi is sure to be a headache.
Wrestling is back in the Olympics, which is great. Softball, however, is still sidelined. Why that’s a bad call