Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew quite what to expect as 41-year-old Deena Kastor lined up for the 2014 Philadelphia Rock 'N' Roll Half-Marathon. Show More Summary
The 2004 Athens Olympics went nearly $15 billion over its initial $1.6 billion budget, according to economists professor Andrew Zimbalist, who wrote a book on the true cost of hosting large sporting events. The majority of the cost overruns...Show More Summary
Older athletes can be much younger, physically, than they are in real life, according to a new study of participants in the coming Senior Olympics. The study found that the athletes’ fitness age is typically 20 years or more younger than their chronological age, providing a clear inspiration to the rest of us to get out and start moving more. Show More Summary
July 01--OLYMPIA -- Education was among the biggest winners in the state operating budget passed Monday. Kitsap was no exception. Olympic College added a couple of more four-year degree programs to its growing stable, and its students...Show More Summary
According to a new study of participants in the coming Senior Olympics, older athletes can be much younger, physically, than they are in real life. More » Cancel Your Botox Appointment, Because Working Out Could Give You A Body Up To 20 Years Younger is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Show More Summary
Olympic triathlon bronze medallist Jonny Brownlee is poised to miss two key events after suffering a stress fracture.
Vancouver awaits … My match report from the U.S. women’s national team’s 2-0 semifinal victory over Germany in front of 51,176 at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. Next: World Cup final Sunday against England or Japan at BC Place, 7 p.m. ET (Fox). Quotable Carli Lloyd: “We didn’t come here to just make the final; we came […]
The U.S. Olympic Committee emerged from a lengthy session here Tuesday with a mixed message for Boston and its embattled 2024 Olympic bid.
(Image: The Local/Owen Kilgour) Now I shall ask the obvious question: why is this not an Olympic sport? Getting dragged behind a galloping horse while on fire is a fantastic recreational activity. It should have a role in youth sports programs, training these specialized athletes from a young age. Show More Summary
Last weekend was the granddaddy of ultramarathons and the ultramarathon equivalent of the Boston Marathon – the Western States 100. With a starting line in Squaw Valley, California (home of the 1960 Winter Olympics) and charting through the forest until reaching the track at the high school in Auburn, California. Show More Summary
U.S-Germany preview When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Eastern (Fox) Where: Olympic Stadium, Montreal After a relatively unimpressive start to the World Cup, the U.S. put together its best all-around performance in the quarterfinals, in 1 -0 win over China. But it will likely have to play even better to top Germany, the No. 1-ranked team in the world, and […]
Rick Astley is never gonna let you down! Especially when it comes to covering songs you'd NEVER expect to hear him sing! The 49-year-old took the stage at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park during the Let's Rock London festival over the weekend. [ Video: Watch This 60-Year-Old SLAY Uptown Funk! ] But during his performance, he surprised fans by [...]
Olympic rules state players must be born on or after Jan. 1, 1993 to participate in the soccer events at the Rio Olympics next summer. That means any player over the age of 23 would be forced to simply watch from the stands. In theory, that would leave Lionel Messi off the team for Argentina would […]
Live updates: 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Semifinals: United States vs. Germany Venue: Olympic Stadium, Montreal Join us for live updates as the United States and Germany face off Tuesday night in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals. Show More Summary
The most intriguing match-ups of the 2015 Women’s World Cup have finally arrived. The United States are minor underdogs against Germany on Tuesday as they face off in Montreal at Olympic Stadium. The United States will need to play their...Show More Summary
Unbeaten 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist Heavyweight Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) has pulled out of a July 18 fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. No opponent had been named for the fight. Joshua will now focus … Continue reading ? The post Joshua pulls out of July 18 fight appeared first on Boxing News.
Canadian hockey player Meaghan Mikkelson, who won gold medals in Vancouver and Sochi, is expecting a baby boy — and she wants (...)
Caitlyn Jenner is debuting a new look for a new dawn in her life. It’s been a long, often challenging journey for Jenner from the Olympic winner dubbed as as the world’s greatest athlete to coming out as transgender, but Caitlyn nowShow More Summary
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt withdraws from the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next month because of injury.
A journey woman in European club basketball for most of her career, American-born Danielle Page will fulfill a childhood dream by playing in the 2016 Olympics for Serbia.