The two-time Olympic gold medalist made history at the 2016 Olympics. Now she's eyeing her first world title Claressa Shields (3-0) will face off against Nikki Adler (16-0) for the WBC super-middleweight world title this August. TheShow More Summary
The following translation of Nintendo's shareholder meeting Q&A come courtesy of CVXFreak, who worked his butt off to cover this thing live. Q1: I feel Japan PM Abe appearing at Rio Olympics closing ceremony w/ Mario costume affects Mario’s image negatively. Show More Summary
By Hannah Hecht on SwimSwam Last year's U.S. Olympic team was completely devoid of swimmers under 18. 15-year-old Regan Smith's 2nd-place finish in the 200 back tonight shows a return to the U.S.'s young international-level swimmer tradition. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 15-Year-Old Regan Smith Brings Return to U.S.’s Young Swimmer Legacy
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam On Wednesday night at the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes topped a loaded 200 breast field by almost a body length, winning the race with a personal best 2:07.41. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Kevin Cordes Becomes 2nd Fastest American Ever with 2:07.4 200 Breast
Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy says his organisation has been "thrown under a bus" by UK Sport after their funding was cut for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.
Henry Rivalta, Ziya Aliyev, and Elvis Besiel will represent two-time Olympic super heavyweight bronze medalist Ivan Dychko, to develop the … The post Dychko to pursue pro career in US appeared first on Boxing News.
After 2018 Olympics, Lindsey Vonn would like to race against men
Netflix is developing a revival of Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco-set Tales of the City, with original cast members Laura Linney and Olympic Dukakis attached to star, sources have confirmed to Deadline. The new iteration would be a modern-day take on the LGBT-themed series, set 25 years later, and would possibly be shot in San Francisco. Show More Summary
Mt. San Antonio College will be the site for the 2020 U.S. Olympic track and field qualifying finals, USA Track and Field announced on Wednesday. The 10-day event is scheduled for June 19-28 in 2020. Mt. SAC is undergoing a $62-million upgrade for its stadium that will allow a seating capacity...
Tuesday, Sage Kotsenburg confirmed to NBC what those in the snowboarding industry have known for a while: He won't be defending his 2014 Olympic gold. The post Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg tells NBC Sports he will not defend his 2014 Olympic gold appeared first on GrindTV.com.
Hilmer Lodge Stadium on the campus of Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut has been awarded the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, USATF announced Wednesday in a release from its Indianapolis office. From the release: USATF’s board of directors voted to award the Olympic Trials to Mt. SAC based upon its desire to take the sport’s […]
As Los Angeles draws closer to being awarded a Summer Games — potentially in 2024 or 2028 — the cost of hosting the massive sporting event continues to be a big concern within the Olympic movement. On Wednesday, an International Olympic Committee executive urged organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games...
Claressa Shields, the two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist off to an impressive start as a pro, has earned her first world-title shot and will fight Nikki Adler Aug. 4 on Showtime in Detroit. The Flint, Mich.-native Shields (3-0) will fight for Adler’s World Boxing Council super-middleweight belt,...
Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will challenge for her first world title against WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Nikki Adler in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation Friday, Aug. 4, live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. Show More Summary
Katie Ledecky holds the world record in the women's 1,500 free, an event added to the Olympics.
Silver medallist Dan Wallace was more than twice the legal limit when he was stopped by police.
IOC Vice President John Coates kicked off a three-day evaluation of Tokyo's preparations for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday by emphasizing the need to cut costs
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Olympic aerial skiing gold medalist Alisa Camplin-Warner has replaced former champion swimmer Mark Stockwell as deputy chair of the Australian Sports Commission