Former Olympic goalkeeper Briana Scurry, who suffered a career-ending head injury in 2010, criticized sports officials for failing to protect athletes in all sports during a congressional hearing Thursday.With...
ABC News’ Micah Grimes reports: One of the puppies that Olympic silver medalist skier Gus Kenworthy adopted while in Sochi for the Winter Olympics has died, his representative confirmed today. “Sochi,” a female stray, died while Kenworthy’s friend, Robin Macdonald, was trying to get the...
South Africa’s “Trial of the Century” continued Tuesday, following a dramatic Monday that featured pathologist testimony so horrific that murder defendant – amputee runner and former South African Olympic Hero, Oscar Pistorius – threw up. Show More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room in Kabul Stadium where Afghanistan's young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics.
(Jeffrey William Lewis) On February 23 the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia concluded peacefully. A terrorist attack by Chechen Black Widow suicide bombers—much feared and highly anticipated by many in the American…
Putin's Precedent. Awash in the current of the National Front. Luc Bondy's Marivaux revival at the Odéon. Remember Hitler, waiting for the end of the Winter Olympics that he had organized at great expense at the Garmisch Partenkirchen...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, in the run up to the Sochi Olympics, LGBT rights in Russia was on the front burner. It was the theatre in which we were going to fight the battle between authoritarianism and democracy, for the respect for human rights. Show More Summary
Bob Costas suffered an eye infection during the Sochi Olympics, but The New York Post‘s Page Six claims to have an exclusive scoop on the reason why: “botched Botox.” That’s right, Page Six claims a source told them that “Bob’s eye infection was due to botched Botox. This isn’t the first time he’s had it.” [...]
“GMA” Scores First Back-to-Back February Sweep Victories in Over 20 Years “GMA” Delivers Second Most-Watched Sweep in Over 22 Years Compared to the 2010 February Sweep During the 2010 Olympics, “GMA” Grows +24% in Total Viewer and +16% in Adults 25-54 ”GMA” Wins 7th Consecutive...
NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis will try a less slick surface and new partners as contestants in the next edition of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
In the walk-up to the Feb. 21 USA vs. Canada men’s hockey game at the Sochi Winter Olympics, a “Loser Keeps Bieber” billboard went viral in Chicago, raising the stakes and getting fans at home pumped for the match. Now, SF Weekly points...Show More Summary
Paraolympian Oscar Pistorius was celebrated as a hero—dubbed “South Africa’s Bladerunner” he became the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics, in London in 2012. Everything changed though on Valentine’s Day last year...Show More Summary
The dancing machine is back. On Tuesday, "Dancing with the Stars" and ABC announced the D-list celebrities set to entertain viewers in season 18 of the show. The cast of characters will join Tom Bergeron and new co-host Erin Andrews, starting on March 17. Show More Summary
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial broke down in tears Tuesday, saying she still remembers the terrified screams of a woman on the night the double-amputee Olympic athlete killed his girlfriend by shooting four times through a toilet door.
Last month, the world's eyes turned to Russia to see if President Vladimir Putin could manage to get hotel showers ready in time for the Sochi Olympics. Just a few weeks later, Putin once again has the international community waiting in suspense, but for a very different reason. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart is starting to think that Russia's Olympic gold medals went to Vladimir Putin's head, tackling Putin's "disturbingly shirtless aggression" against Ukraine, asking, "You realize Olympic wins are not internationally binding, right?"
Bob Costas joined Bill O'Reilly Monday night to defend his coverage of Vladimir Putin and Russia during the Sochi Olympics from conservative critics, saying that Putin is unquestionably a "villain" and an "adversary."
Wanting to bring some of the excitement of the Winter Olympics to his very own backyard, Long Island dad Jay Venini built a luge track for his kids to enjoy. It’s very patriotic and his kids are super into it. Regular old sledding will never be the same again now that we know this exists.
We have long discussed the authoritarianism of Vladimir Putin whose history to beating protesters and striping away press freedom put aside briefly for the Olympic ceremonies celebrating all times Russian. However, Putin appears to have been chomping at the bite to stop the love fest and turn on Ukraine. For history buffs, however, there is […]
South African Olympic track star faces charges of fatally shooting girlfriend in alleged mistaken identity incident.