Usually it’s David Acheson, a former top Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official, who stirs things up with his speeches or guest commentaries from The Acheson Group. But, this time, it’s the consulting firm’s chief science officer, Jennifer McEntire, who came up with a sort of food safety Olympics between the United States and the... Continue Reading
The Avoriaz resort was the brainchild of 1960's Olympic downhill gold medal winner Jean Vuarnet. After Vuarnet returned home triumphant from the games, the municipality of Morzine asked the professional ski racer to help design a popular ski area for the town.
Featuring top-flight athletes from around the world who have overcome a wide range of significant impairmentsf, the Paralympics always offer an inspiring — if under-the-radar — counterpoint to the Olympics that precede them every two years. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings are quickly making up for their horrendous performance leading up to the Olympic break, when they lost nine of 11 games. They've looked like a different team in the weeks since Sochi, winning seven consecutive games...Show More Summary
Won’t probably be quite as much as the London and Athens games provided, but there’s something: Rio’s Race to Future Intersects Slave Past Sailing from the Angolan coast across the Atlantic, the slave ships docked here in the 19th century at the huge stone wharf, delivering their human cargo to the “fattening houses” on Valongo Street. [...]
NCAA and Olympic officials might want to pay close attention to two weeks at Pinehurst No. 2 this summer, when the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open are held on the same course.
ABC News’ Micah Grimes reports: One of the puppies that Olympic silver medalist skier Gus Kenworthy adopted while in Sochi for the Winter Olympics has died, his representative confirmed today. “Sochi,” a female stray, died while Kenworthy’s friend, Robin Macdonald, was trying to get the...
Congratulations to former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone and professional football player Brady Quinn, who got married over the weekend. Read more...
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South Africa’s “Trial of the Century” continued Tuesday, following a dramatic Monday that featured pathologist testimony so horrific that murder defendant – amputee runner and former South African Olympic Hero, Oscar Pistorius – threw up. Show More Summary
South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius is standing trial for the alleged murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot and killed on Valentine's Day last year. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges and denies murdering her, claiming he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door because he thought she was an intruder. Show More Summary
Congratulations former US Gymnastics Olympic Gold Medalist an three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes on the birth of her first child, a daughter. Dawes, who married to a Maryland Religion teacher Jeff Thompson last Easter, shared the news...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I was lucky enough to log into a webinar hosted by Ernst & Young Women Athletes Business Network, in which the panel included tennis legend Martina Navratilova and Olympic gold medalist and TV host Summer Sanders. (Not too...Show More Summary
With participation from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, the 2014 Polar Plunge raised over $1 million for Special Olympics Chicago. [ more › ]
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This year's Chicago Polar Plunge, which featured Mayor Rahm Emanuel and "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon bounding into the icy waters of Lake Michigan, raised more than $1 million, Special Olympics Chicago announced today.The March...Show More Summary
The Alicia Sacramone, Brady Quinn wedding happened last weekend and the happy, athletic couple showed off their classic smiles in photos. Alicia Sacramone, a member of the silver medal winning Team USA at the 2008 Summer Olympics, had been dating Brady Quinn since 2007. Show More Summary
The Olympics are done for the year, but Paralympians from all over the world took to the courses in Sochi this week to compete. I talked to John Farra, High Performance director for Paralympic Nordic skiing about the challenges of skiing with a spinal injury, shooting with no sight, and why veterans excel at biathlon. Read more...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room in Kabul Stadium where Afghanistan's young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics.