It was a match made in pictures, literally. Olympic skater Blake Skjellerup and designer Saul Carrasco flirted via dueling Instagram posts and “likes” for nearly six months before arranging their first date in New York City, where they both lived. Fireworks ensued. Let’s just say this is where the movie fades to black… Fast forward a year and hundreds […]
Italian capital Rome joins Boston, Hamburg and Paris as cities expected to bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
T.J. Oshie, American hero, was involved in the most American of trades Thursday. The shootout star of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was sent from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Troy Brouwer, goaltending prospect...Show More Summary
The Olympic gymnast opened up about body acceptance.
Bill Schnittman William Schnittman Obituary Teammates Honor Memory Of Slain US Olympic Rower Suspect Shoots Man, Then Kills Self On I-35 In OKC Slain rower sought protection from man who killed him, Oklahoma County Court records show...Show More Summary
While the media anticipate the upcoming World Cup final, they overlook this tidbit: player Tobin Heath’s faith in God. Heath, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, plays on the United States women's national soccer team headed for the World Cup final on Sunday. Show More Summary
Wow! She looks amazing! Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is one of a few sports stars featured in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue this year — and she wasn't holding anything back! In her shot, the 21-year-old gold medalist is completely naked showing off her fit frame, all while posing gracefully with rings on the low beam. [ Related: [...]
Fans of Olympic team can view special training sessions on Samsung's Gear VR headset.
Raymond Howell can’t avoid the stories about his city’s efforts to host the Olympics. A prominent Boston corporate communications consultant, Howell keeps tabs on important business developments in the city below him from his seventh-floor office in a downtown Boston skyscraper. Show More Summary
General Electric Power Generation Services has been selected to help a Beijing power plant reduce its emissions and boost efficiency. The cornerstone of China’s $40 bullion plan to power the 2008 Olympics was the Taiyanggong Thermal Power Station. The 780-MW natural gas-fired plant in Beijing was the first step in an effort to improve electricity […]
Sir Steve Redgrave says the build-up to this year's Henley Royal Regatta "felt like the morning of an Olympic final".
Read the report of the Evaluation Commission for the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020 Brasov’s vision is to increase Romania’s visibility around the world, improve its capacity to organise large-scale events and develop its winter sports. Show More Summary
While the Iranians have yet to qualify for an Olympic Games, their ascent over the last few years has been remarkable. After a 20-year absence, they reached the World Cup in 2011, and have featured at the last two world championships. Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that all TV and multi-platform broadcast rights in Europe for the four Olympic Games in the 2018–2024 period have been awarded to Discovery Communications, the parent companyShow More Summary
All photos by Jill Tate There's always been a current of interest in what happens to Olympic buildings once the Games have packed it in. By and large, the end of the Games means the structures are reused for...
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In the face of continued public outcry over a costly central stadium, the International Olympic Committee has once again praised organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games, citing a $1.7-billion reduction in the overall construction budget.
Tiger Woods Cheated On Lindsey Vonn With Another Golfer’s Wife Remeber when we told you Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn gave serial cheater Tiger Woods the ski boot after she caught him messing around on her? Well, according to The National
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