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Chilling Trailer: Foxcatcher!

There’s a creepy new trailer for Sony Pictures Classics’ Foxcatcher that looks the relationship between Olympic wrestling Gold Medal winner Mark Schultz and John du Pont, who invites Schultz to move to the du Pont estate to help train a team for the 1988 Seoul Olympics – and how Mark’s older brother Dave soon becomes […]

What To Eat After Exercise For The Best Recovery

Sports performance was once thought to be enhanced by practices such as drinking cognac before an Olympic marathon run. Thankfully, today’s nutrition strategies are more scientific and properly researched. More »      

Obviously, Henry Cejudo Has Pulled Out of UFC 177 Due to ‘Medical Reasons’

(Photo via Getty) The most unreliable fighter in mixed martial arts has done it again, folks. UFC.com confirms that former Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has withdrawn from his scheduled UFC 177 match against Scott Jorgensen "due...Show More Summary

Henry Cejudo out Against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 Due to Medical Concerns

If you were looking forward to seeing Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo face Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177, grab a stuffed animal and some warm milk. I have bad news for you. According to Fox Sports' Damon Martin, Cejudo was forced out...Show More Summary

Henry Cejudo withdraws from Scott Jorgensen fight at UFC 177 due to 'medical reasons'

The "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" card will continue on with nine bouts. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) announced that Olympic gold medalist and world-renowned freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo has withdrawn...Show More Summary

Abandonment Issues: Bosnia's Doomed Buildings are the Eeriest of All Olympic Ruins

Photo via Imgur Though the ultimately doomed nature of Olympic architecture is at this point a well-documented phenomenon, it seems the leftover buildings and arenas from the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo—the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina—are especially haunting. Ravaged...

‘Muriel’s Wedding’ Hunk Recalls Getting Tanned And Waxed For Hit Film 20 Years Ago

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

My God, did I have to get in shape. Back then, no actors went to the gym. It wasn’t cool. I had to play a champion Olympic swimmer and here I was this pasty, scrawny drama student. I had to get waxed and spray tanned and go on a very specific diet. I had to […]

FIBA World Cup 2014 Schedule: TV Info and Preview for USA's Group-Stage Matchups

The United States national basketball team has high expectations for the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but they will have to prove themselves on the court. After winning the 2010 tournament and dominating the past couple of summer Olympics, it is clear Team USA is the most talented squad in the field. Show More Summary

USA Basketball 2014: Full Roster and Players with Most to Gain at FIBA World Cup

While the United States squad heading to Spain for the FIBA World Cup might be missing most of the players from the 2012 Olympics, there is still plenty of talent on the roster. Superstars like LeBron James and Kevin Durant passed up the opportunity to compete this summer. Show More Summary

South Korea swipe at 'show off' opening ceremonies

Organisers of the Asian Games opening ceremony took a pot-shot at previous extravaganzas Friday when they said they won't "simply show off" at next month's event in South Korea. Artistic director Jang Jin took aim at Olympic ceremonies in Beijing, London and Sochi as he unveiled details of Incheon's K-Pop-influenced show on September 19. Show More Summary

Picture China: Landslide Rescue, Panda Triplets, Youth Olympics Ends

The day's China news in pictures: Rescuers work at a landslide site, experts conduct a health test for one-month-old panda triplets, the Youth Olympics closes in Nanjing and more.

David Rushida finishes 3rd in 800m at Weltklasse

ZURICH (AP) — World record holder and Olympic gold medalist David Rushida could only finish third in the 800 meters at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich, behind Botswana's Nijel Amos and Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti.

Hey! Is That a Huge Richard Serra Sculpture at Paul Allen's Private Peninsula Lair?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

'WELL, THAT'S A LOT OF INTERESTING QUESTIONS THERE' That rusty-colored sculpture on the left sure looks like a steel installation by the artist whose Wake is a centerpiece of Olympic Sculpture Park. People on Lopez Island talk about Paul Allen; he just comes up in conversation. Show More Summary

Amos beats Rudisha again, Merritt cruises home

Botswana's Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men's 800 meters at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday. Amos surged down the home straight to win while Rudisha, who tried...Show More Summary

More scrutiny on RG3’s throwing mechanics

When Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III burst onto the scene with a spectacular rookie year in 2012, he was like nothing the NFL had seen before: A good enough athlete that he could have been an Olympic hurdler, playing the quarterback position. But when Griffin’s rookie year ended with a major knee injury, and he…

Rio organizers launch volunteer registration program

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Rio 2016 Olympic Games organizers on Thursday launched their bid to recruit 70,000 volunteers for the first Games to be held in South America. Organizers opened a registration process running to November 15 for would-be helpers aged 18 and above via the www.rio2016.com website, dubbing volunteers "the soul" of the Games. Show More Summary

‘Foxcatcher’ Trailer: There Are Some Psychological Issues to Take Care Of

Here’s another terrific new Foxcatcher teaser. Bennett Miller‘s new film is based on a true story about a wealthy guy (Steve Carell) who builds a facility to train wrestlers in the hope of winning gold at the 1988 Olympics. The wrestler...Show More Summary

U.S. team finishes Youth Olympic Games with 22 medals

After nearly two weeks of competition, the U.S. team finished the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, with 22 medals -- 10 gold, five silver and seven bronze.

Anti-doping officials begin enforcement of new substance bans

Following reports that Russian athletes inhaled xenon to boost their performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the World Anti-Doping Agency has announced it will begin enforcing a new ban on the gas beginning early next week.

Morning Show Ratings: Week of August 18

ABC’s “Good Morning America” begins its third year as the most-watched morning show. The only weeks “GMA” has lost to NBC’s “Today” since the 2012 London Olympics, were the two weeks of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. But compared to the same week last year, only “CBS This Morning” showed total viewer growth. Show More Summary

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