Last week the International Olympic Committee passed a package of sweeping reforms, including allowing multiple cities, or even multiple countries, to share hosting duties. From a sports perspective, the most significant move was toShow More Summary
Daniel Cormier made his name as an Olympic level amateur wrestler, but that’s never hurt his love for the wild world of professional wrestling.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
Scotland's Hannah Miley hopes to make it third time lucky with a 400m individual medley medal at Rio 2016.
England lose in the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens, leaving qualification for the Rio Olympics in doubt.
Like its sibling network CNN, HLN is now getting into the game show game. “Keywords,” which was born as an app, is coming to HLN Tuesday night at 10pmET. Hosted by Olympic gold medalist Summer Sanders, “Keywords” is a search and tag game of internet trivia. Show More Summary
Deep in the Olympic Peninsula rain forest wild steelhead still carve a small niche into the ecosystem. This is the unlikely story of an even rarer species who calls this remote corner of Washington State home.
Beijing is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympic Games, a top official from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said yesterday. [ more › ]
Over the last four years, approximately three million people have attended the more than 5,000 events – including concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions and festivals – that have been held throughout all 84 regions of Russia as part of the Cultural Olympiad, which has taken on a different theme for each year. Show More Summary
The 23-year-old burst past Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang around the 38km mark to leave his two rivals trailing and claim only Uganda's second-ever Olympic gold in Athletics. Kiprotich followed in the footsteps of his compatriot JohnShow More Summary
In an op-ed for Estonian news portal Delfi.ee, EKRE member and former Olympic champion Mait Riysman criticized his party's defense of an MP who had praised Nazi Germany and the "positive nuances of fascism."
Real Madrid’s January signing Lucas Silva scored for Brazil’s Olympic side last night, in their 4-1 friendly win over Paraguay. With Rio hosting the 2016 Olympics, Brazil are busy building the side that they hope will bring home the gold. They made good progress on that path last night, and Silva showed that he carries […]
Olympic bronze medalist is the first female from the country to reach the top of the rankings.
Jusuf Nurkic, the NBA’s rookie darling, recently met with about 150 Special Olympics athletes to give them some shooting and dribbling advice. That’s great, obviously. But then Nurkic also asked some to sign his shirt, which is unambiguously...Show More Summary
“When you’ve already had a fantastic Olympic experience, people remember you for the way you were.”
Joe Warren insists that his Olympic pedigree and mental fortitude underpins all his actions and that he will blow Brazilian opponent Marcos Galvao away tonight in Bellator MMA’s event in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The pair headline there in a rematch of their controversial first fight with Warren now Bellator bantamweight champion (record 12-3) with [...]
Hilton hotels have long offered what they refer to as a “Gold Medal” rate: a 15% discount on hotels worldwide, to celebrate their support of the US Olympic team. It also had a similar 20% MVP rate that applied to the Americas and Caribbean has also been amended to a simple link, available here. Show More Summary
The boxer who won the super-heavyweight gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics has retired from the sport, citing concern over brain injuries.
When, at the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials, Jeneba Tarmoh and Allyson Felix lunged across the hundred-metre finish line in a dead heat, officials turned to the rulebook for help figuring out which of the women should be awarded the third and final spot on the national team. Show More Summary
Shutting down four coal-fired power plants by next year may not be enough
Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries.