Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Phelps, who has won 22 Olympic medals, including 18 gold, plans to compete in Arizona later this month.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Twenty-two-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps could return to swimming at Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona.
Israel prevents an Olympic athlete from the Gaza Strip from competing in a marathon in the occupied West Bank.
As many have been discussing, the rampant crime in Brazil has led many to avoid the country as tourists and many others to criticize the selection of Rio de Janeiro for the next summer Olympics, the Soccer World Cup, and other huge venues. The local media was covering the growing crime wave in interviewing this […]
“It’s all about Mr. Pistorius. That’s what your relationship was all about,” claims prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel as the former Olympic sprinter takes the witness stand, accused of murdering his girlfriend
BELEK, Turkey (AP) — With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it was "premature" to speculate about taking the 2016 Games away from Brazil.
By Joe Brock PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African prosecutor forced Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday to look at a forensic photograph of the head of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after it was destroyed by a gunshot fired by the Olympic and Paralympic track star. Show More Summary
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed in the witness stand on Tuesday when he described the moment he realized he had shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked toilet door at his home. (Reporting by David Dolan; Writing by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)
It was 9:30 A.M. on the twelfth day of proceedings in the trial of the Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic sprinter charged with murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The Oscar Trial Channel was about to go on air, but there was a hitch. Show More Summary
Outperforming NBC’s “Today” by Largest Demo Margin During Any Quarter in Nearly 20 Years “GMA” Wins Demo First Time Since Electronic Records Began When NBC Broadcast the Olympics “GMA” Delivers Most-Watched Quarter in Over 22 Years ”GMA” Wins 7th Consecutive Quarterly Win Over “Today” in Total...
TORONTO (AP) — What could be controversial about the city of Toronto congratulating Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes?
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has staged shows in just about every major metropolitan city in the world (his latest just opened in Berlin). He designed Beijing's iconic "Bird's Nest" stadium for the 2008 Olympics -- then proceeded to denounce it. Show More Summary
Vladimir Putin plans on utilizing Olympics funds to revive a program initiated under Joseph Stalin during the 1930s. The Russian president recently announced that money left over from hosting the Sochi Winter Olympics will be used to relaunch a Soviet fitness regimen to foster military preparedness. Show More Summary
Repeating Islands notes the passing of Trinidad and Tobago's first ever Olympic medallist, weightlifter Rodney Wilkes. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share: facebook · twitter · googleplus · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious
Ashley Wagner knew that 2014 would be a whirlwind year. In February, she made her Winter Olympics debut in Sochi, Russia. After a month stateside, Wagner jets to Tokyo this week for the World Figure Skating Championships. Following its conclusion, the 22-year-old heads back to the U.S. to perform in "Stars On Ice," which begins April 4 in Fort Myers, Florida.
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network By the 2080s two thirds of the cities which have hosted the Winter Olympics since 1924 are likely to be too warm to be able to do so again.