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Omega Speedmaster Mark II “Rio 2016”: Podium Finish

As official timekeeper for the Rio 2016 Olympics, Omega has released the Speedmaster Mark II "Rio 2016" to pay tribute to the games. Read the rest of the story at: Omega Speedmaster Mark II “Rio 2016”: Podium Finish

Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal

At the Summer Olympics, spectators seem drawn to the beach volleyball courts. Outside of the Games, fans seem to find other ways to spend their time.

Michael Phelps, Omar Gonzalez + More Get Naked for ESPN 2014 Body Issue

ESPN 2014 Body Issue-ESPN celebrates athletes at the top of their physical game with its annual ‘Body Issue’. Included in this year’s edition are talents ranging from Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and Australian yachtsman Jimmy...Show More Summary

Big 12 Commish Is Full Of Shit About Pay-For-Play Killing The Olympics

20 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby spoke to reporters during a press conference this morning, and spent a good deal of time painting a bleak picture of the future of college sports. What does Bowlsby see on the horizon, in a post-O'Bannon world? Athletes unionizing! Massive program cuts! The death of the Olympics! Read more...

Top official for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics abruptly resigns

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The leader of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, unexpectedly resigned on Monday.

Party Like It’s Rio At Great British Carnival

23 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

Free family festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tom Daley: Olympic diver shares photo of plane’s scary emergency landing in Russia

Tom Daley, a diver for England’s Olympic team, and other passengers flying from Shanghai to London were involved in a frightening emergency landing Monday morning in Siberia. Daley, admitting to the jitters are last week’s downing of Malaysia flight 17, posted an image to Instagram after his Virgin Atlantic flight (VS251) was forced to dump […]

I'm Sorry, This Trench is Full; Those Rocks Will Have to Go Elsewhere

Looking south from Hurricane Ridge into the heart of Olympic National Park There will be few detailed blogs these next few weeks; I'm on the road leading our Canada/Pacific Northwest field class, and I will be just a bit busy. But I can't help putting up a few photos here and there. Show More Summary

Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020

Sports leaders heard updates on the proposals that have so far been generated on Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which is scheduled for further consideration and final approval at the...Show More Summary

Sochi boosted by Winter Games legacies

“The Olympic legacy is one of the main reasons we chose to host the Games,” says Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee. “In the course of several years, we have seen enormous changes in the region which...Show More Summary

Technology debriefing comes to a close

The debriefing also heard from different clients groups like National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations, broadcasters, press and the International Paralympic Committee, who all provided their perspective on technology...Show More Summary

Putin’s Hard Hat of Indifference

Balloon Payment For The Sochi Olympics Invade Now For Best Financing Terms The View From The Virgin Islands By John McCarthy TMV Columnist Remember when the worst thing we had to fear from Vladimir Putin was another garish bare-chested, bareback photo opportunity? There had come a time in the career of President Putin when he [...]

Lisa Leslie part of 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame class

Former Sparks great Lisa Leslie, a four-time Olympic gold medalist who led L.A. to two WNBA titles, headlines a group of six who are part of the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class.

Olympic Leaders Back Year-Round TV Channel Proposal

Creation of a TV channel that would promote Olympic sports in the years between the games and help connect with younger people is one of IOC President Thomas Bach's main projects. read more

Jesse Owens film ‘Race’ taking shape, casting Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons

It’s difficult to believe a feature film about legendary track star Jesse Owens hasn’t been made yet. (No offense to The Jesse Owens Story, a TV movie produced in 1984, starring Dorian Harewood as the four-time Olympic gold medalist.) Hollywood actually has three Owens projects currently in development, one of which has Anthony Mackie (The […]

Olympic officials at meeting in Switzerland support major changes

Top Olympic leaders have given their support to a range of potential changes, including the creation of a year-round television channel to broadcast sports that aren't normally in the spotlight.

VIDEO: Olympic hero T. J. Oshie's unbelievable four-putt in celeb event

T.J. Oshie should stick to facing down Russian goalies. The hero for Team USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics earlier this year when he almost single-handedly beat Russia in a thrilling shootout victory, found life on the golf course to be a bit more challenging.

T.J. Oshie Discovers That Golf Is Cruel And Terrible

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

T.J. Oshie may be an Olympic hero, but he is just like the rest of us when it comes to getting owned by golf. Read more...

Mom’s lawyer in Toddler Hot Car Death Case criticizes ‘poisonous atmosphere’ of media scrutiny

Lawyer: "In much the same way, the press unjustly harassed and hounded Olympic bombing hero Richard Jewell when he didn't behave as some thought he should."

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