The U.S. women's national team will take on rivals Mexico in their second match of the 2016 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship on Saturday, a key matchup in Group A. Both teams cruised to easy wins in their first match, beating...Show More Summary
I had just dragged ass into the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles—race headquarters for the Olympic Marathon Trials—and got in the elevator with Des Linden. She is one of, if not the, favorites in today’s race to determine the Rio team. Show More Summary
Because no one knows what the Olympic marathon course will look like in Rio de Janeiro, it's impossible to say if the U.S. Olympic trials course in Los Angeles — which consists of a 2.2-mile loop and a six-mile loop run four times — will be torture or great preparation for the Summer Games. Warm...
Amy Cragg taped a map of the U.S. Olympic marathon trials course onto her bathroom mirror, giving her opportunities to continually visualize every bit of the 26.2-mile journey she will run Saturday through downtown Los Angeles. "I love going in and knowing what to expect and feeling prepared,"...
Photo: WBA Friday afternoon at Olympic Park Arena in Lu Zhou, China, Qiu Xiao Jun (20-2, 19 KOs), aka The Dragon, from Suzhou, China, won a twelve round unanimous decision over WBA Pan-Africa Super bantamweight champion Raymond “Chorkor Banku” Commey … Continue reading ? The post 200 million see Qiu Xiao Jun win WBA Int’l belt appeared first on Boxing News.
Simone Biles of Spring, Tex., the favorite to win the all-around title at the Rio Games, has to deal with expectations as much as her routines in the run-up to the Olympics.
Given the Zika virus outbreak, national and international athletic associations and officials face huge liability if they let teams travel to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and health problems ensue. Those worries are now starting to surface.
By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Former Australian Olympic Games boxing manager, Arthur Tunstall has passed away at his son’s residence on the South Coast of New South Wales on Thursday at the age of 93 years. He was … Continue reading ? The post Arthur Tunstall Passes appeared first on Boxing News.
More than 50 youth coaches and coordinators will descend on the home of US Olympic Committee national training center this weekend for a two-day conference aimed at finding better strategies for the development of youth cricket in America.
No one wants to see LeBron James get the Zika virus during the Olympics... especially Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo who says they're doing everything they can to protect the players. With everyone talking about the Zika scare in…
The president of the International Olympic Committee said Friday he does not believe the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil will prompt nations to skip the upcoming 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Thomas Bach addressed the issue before the Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. "There is...
You probably know Meb Keflezighi as the guy that won the Boston marathon in 2014. But he’s also the only athlete to win the New York Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic Medal—pretty impressive stuff to say the least.
The women’s Olympic qualifying match between Guatemala and Trinidad and Tobago has caused a bit of a stir online because of a slightly controversial incident that led to the game’s opening goal. A Guatemalan player was running down the left wing before being tackled at the byline by a Trinidadian defender. With the attacker on […]
Last year when I was able to book a family trip to Australia and New Zealand in premium cabins using United miles I felt like I had won an Olympic Gold Medal or something. Perhaps that is a little over-dramatic, but it was a pretty big thing to pull off. Show More Summary
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President said that sport could play a major role in relieving the tensions that have emerged in the world due to the refugee crisis.
Great Britain gymnast Kelly Simm says a recent team training camp in Rio has been invaluable ahead of the Olympics.
Ambassador to Russia Antonio Guerreiro said that Zika virus outbreak is unlikely to affect the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The prospect of Kenyan athletes being excluded from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer has increased after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) admitted it was worried by the country’s slow progress in the fight against drugs. WADA...Show More Summary
About 1100 athletes from 70 countries are getting ready to compete in the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
You heard it here first... Team USA sprinter Justin Gatlin guaranteeing OLYMPIC VICTORY over Usain Bolt at the 2016 Olympics!!! Gatlin joined the guys on the "TMZ Sports" show on FS1 -- when he told us he's not afraid of the Zika scare in Brazil…