Rebellious athletes, drained budgets, dysfunctional management and a string of embarrassing scandals. Persistent turmoil at U.S. Speedskating threatened American success at the looming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. So USS has undergone a major reorganization.
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.
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
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...
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.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, said on Friday he hoped the Russian government would back a UN General Assembly resolution calling for observation of an Olympic Truce during the event.
Russia, Iran and the United States – rivals on the world stage – joined together in an unlikely alliance Wednesday inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal train station for a wrestling exhibition to try and save their sport from being dropped in the Olympics.
In this episode Ji Wallace, the 2000 Olympic silver medalist in trampoline from Australia, talks about the importance of knowing and speaking about your HIV status. He also tells me his stories about coming out as HIV-positive to his parents and his boyfriend Shaun.
"Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the most evil men in the world. He never condemns China, rarely Zimbabwe or any other county, it’s only Israel," says Alan Dershowitz. Then why did Tutu call for the world to boycott the Olympics in China in 2008? The record shows clearly that Tutu has criticized Zimbabwe and China repeatedly
Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who had been blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded service members.
A man in a bulldozer-like vehicle badly damaged the homes of four nieghbours and cut the power to thousands after a long-running dispute with neighbours.Barry Alan Swegle, 51, knocked one of the homes in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, in Port Angeles off its foundations. Show More Summary
Britain's Prince Harry mingled on Friday with Olympians including Missy Franklin, British business executives, students and military officers living in Colorado before cheering on wounded servicemen and women at the Warrior Games.
Sheriff's deputies say a man angry at his neighbors went on a rampage in a bulldozer on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation, and cutting power to thousands of people.
All options are on the table, including canceling the America's Cup this summer, as investigators review the death of an Olympic gold medalist and the safety of new space-age yachts that are pushing the limits of technology, U.S. yachting administrators said Friday. Andrew "Bart …
What can we make of David Cameron’s meeting with Vladimir Putin today? One substantive result is that Britain will restore intelligence cooperation with Russia on the specific issue of securing the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year. Make no mistake: that is a British concession. Back in 2007, David Miliband, then Foreign Secretary, stopped all [...]
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - While Brazil struggles to finish its stadiums in time for the 2014 World Cup, Twitter is already working to cash in on what the U.S. company's head of revenue, Adam Bain, sees as a potentially huge business opportunity.
The Russian and British security services will cooperate in the build-up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday.