Tulsa, Oklahoma, is not the largest city around. It's not even the largest city in Oklahoma. But they are thinking about putting in a bid to host the 2024 Olympics. "I see this as a great opportunity, I really do,” said Tulsa’s mayor, who probably has a name like Dewey Bartlett. Show More Summary
Coach K could be back on the sidelines for Team USA. Mike Krzyzewski is reportedly in discussion to return as the coach of the United States Olympic men’s basketball team for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Coach K talked about the possible Team USA return with SI.com, saying that he and USA Basketball chairman [...]Show More Summary
As predicted here Friday, with former federation president Raphael Martinetti gone, wrestling made major changes to strengthen its chances of remaining on the Olympic program after 2016.
MTV's Susie Meister speaks with gymnastics legend Nadia Comaneci, the first woman to score a perfect 10 in Olympic competition.
Talk about strange timing. Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aly Raisman underwent her random drug test from the World Anti-Doping Agency this week — just before an appearance on Access Hollywood Live and days before she's set to compete in the DWTS finale. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Dancing with the Stars Aly Raisman
Wrestling revamps rules in fight for survival (via AFP) The ancient sport of wrestling on Saturday agreed a wholesale shake-up of its rules to make the sport more attractive for spectators, in a desperate last throw of the dice to stave off the threat of being axed from the Olympics in 2020. The decision of [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - Even with one of the world's most athletic opera singers at her side and plenty of practice, American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato reckons the latest London production of Gioachino Rossini's "La Donna Del Lago" is the challenge of a...
Michael Phelps will be returning to the pool in an effort to compete at the 2016 Olympics. Well, maybe. A news report published by WBBH, an NBC affiliate, claims that Phelps has started training to get himself in shape for the 2016 Olympic games. Phelps retired after becoming the most decorated athlete in Olympic history [...]Show More Summary
The Olympic swimming rumor mill is especially busy right now.
British consular officials say they've gotten odd requests over the past year, ranging from help in getting Olympic tickets to checking the credentials of an online date.
Just incase you were wondering, SEGA has confirmed that both Sonic Lost World and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are indeed part of the 3-game Sonic deal stated in today's Nintendo Direct. The third title is yet to be announced. We'll speculate about that Mario Kart crossover until then! Link
Aly Raisman got an unexpected visit from the World Anti-Doping Agency this week. The Olympic gymnast, who was at Access Hollywood Live to talk about the Dancing With The Stars finale, was greeted by officials for a random drug test. Raisman knows that random drug tests come with the territory of being an Olympian but [...]Show More Summary
Part 3 of my conversation with Ji Wallace -- 2000 Olympic silver medalist in trampoline from Australia. In this segment, Ji talks about his powerful experience coming out as HIV+. During the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Ji watched on television as Piers Morgan interviewed Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis. Show More Summary
Trying to stay in Olympics, sport set for big changes Even as they were distracted by an Iranian team’s hasty departure from the United States, wrestling’s leaders got some good news a day before the international wrestling federation (FILA) has an extraordinary congress that needs to embody all senses of the word “extraordinary.”
Current Dancing With the Stars finalist and Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman got a surprise drug test when she visited the set of Access Hollywood Live yesterday. Via Yahoo: The 18-year-old gymnast said the drop-in tests are "random,"...Show More Summary
We mentioned a few months ago that Maurice Clarett was trying his hand at rugby. Today we learned he's officially on a development team for the 2016 U.S. Olympic squad. Read more...
To mark the high-definition release of the Resident Evil Revelations video game, Capcom will be opening a “blood-filled” swimming pool near the Olympic stadium in London. The red pool — which would have taken the blood of 11,327 people to fill — will have floating human torsos, eyeballs, and blood clots, as well as zombie [...]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, said on Friday he hoped the Russian government would back a UN General Assembly resolution calling for observation of an Olympic Truce during the event.
Who else has completed more than 80 years of Olympic Partnership with largest-ever activation? Which brand has ever covered more than 275,000 miles across 186 countries in 365 days? Who gets the credit for activating a campaign that made fan cast nearly 910,000 votes, almost 7.3 million sabotages and accounted for virtually 3 million YouTube [...]Show More Summary
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