A walk home from work is a walk through the parade of Nations during the Olympics.
Former Strikeforce heavyweight and Olympic talent Daniel Cormier is still eyeing a cut to 205 pounds, but he wants a fight at UFC on Fox Sports 1 this August. During a UFC on FX 8 post-fight coverage segment on Fuel TV (via MMA Weekly),...Show More Summary
With 15 months to go to the second edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games, the Coordination Commission, chaired by Alexander Popov, congratulated NYOGOC on its continued dedication and commitment, and was particularly pleased to see...Show More Summary
Back in 2007, Chinese travel stocks were expected to be the next great growth industry. At the time, investors had many reasons to be optimistic. The 2008 Olympics were supposed to open the floodgates to tourists, and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo and Guangzhou Asian Games would generate huge amounts of revenue for Chinese travel [...]
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a fashion company is betrayed by her jealous boss when she designs a spectacular kite for the Beijing Kite Festival.
The short and sharp career of Greg 'Idra' Fields, videogaming genius and part-time offensive lout One day videogames will be an Olympic event. The games that will be played probably don't exist yet, but their predecessors do – and prime among them is Blizzard Entertainment's Starcraft II. Show More Summary
Recriminations over wrestling’s exclusion from the Olympics re-emerged Monday, as supporters of the sport’s former chief were accused of hurling insults at an official meeting.
(SOCHI, Russia) — The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin’s slope, Gazprom’s gondola lift and Sberbank’s ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt about who is paying for the 2014 Winter Games: Russia’s business powerhouses. Show More Summary
The fight for wrestling includes the fight to keep the Olympic spirit alive in the unlikeliest of places, such as the gym where Jacob Curby practiced and competed as a teen at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois.
People who join political parties exhibit the same altruism as people who work for charities, become special constables or come forward as Olympic volunteers. They are giving up their time and resources to advance a cause they believe in without expecting any reward. Whichever their party, their decision is essentially patriotic, in the sense that [...]
Tulsa, Oklahoma, is not the largest city around. It's not even the largest city in Oklahoma. But they are thinking about putting in a bid to host the 2024 Olympics. "I see this as a great opportunity, I really do,” said Tulsa’s mayor, who probably has a name like Dewey Bartlett. Show More Summary
Coach K could be back on the sidelines for Team USA. Mike Krzyzewski is reportedly in discussion to return as the coach of the United States Olympic men’s basketball team for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Coach K talked about the possible Team USA return with SI.com, saying that he and USA Basketball chairman [...]Show More Summary
As predicted here Friday, with former federation president Raphael Martinetti gone, wrestling made major changes to strengthen its chances of remaining on the Olympic program after 2016.
MTV's Susie Meister speaks with gymnastics legend Nadia Comaneci, the first woman to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition.
Talk about strange timing. Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aly Raisman underwent her random drug test from the World Anti-Doping Agency this week — just before an appearance on Access Hollywood Live and days before she's set to compete in the DWTS finale. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Dancing with the Stars Aly Raisman
Wrestling revamps rules in fight for survival (via AFP) The ancient sport of wrestling on Saturday agreed a wholesale shake-up of its rules to make the sport more attractive for spectators, in a desperate last throw of the dice to stave off the threat of being axed from the Olympics in 2020. The decision of [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - Even with one of the world's most athletic opera singers at her side and plenty of practice, American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato reckons the latest London production of Gioachino Rossini's "La Donna Del Lago" is the challenge of a...
Michael Phelps will be returning to the pool in an effort to compete at the 2016 Olympics. Well, maybe. A news report published by WBBH, an NBC affiliate, claims that Phelps has started training to get himself in shape for the 2016 Olympic games. Phelps retired after becoming the most decorated athlete in Olympic history [...]Show More Summary
The Olympic swimming rumor mill is especially busy right now.
British consular officials say they've gotten odd requests over the past year, ranging from help in getting Olympic tickets to checking the credentials of an online date.