USWNT player Abby Wambach will be chasing more than a soccer ball this Sunday as she prepares for her fourth and final World Cup appearance. While Wambach has two Olympic gold medals, a Silver Ball, a Bronze Boot, and the prestigious...Show More Summary
Fans of China Olympic hurdler Liu Xiang sighed last week when the one-time sports hero announced his divorce from actress Ge Tian after only nine months of wedlock. Yet Liu’s woes are part of a long-term trend in China of rising divorce. The number of divorces rose by 3.9% in the [...]
Aly Raisman was only 18-years-old when she burst onto the scene in 2012 as captain of the gold-medal-winning US Olympic Gymnastics team—better known as the “Fierce Five.” Sure, Raisman was pretty hot back then, but it still probably felt a little creepy for some of you to imagine her naked. Well wouldn’t you know it, […]
Japan have a chance to defend their FIFA Women’s World Cup title against the United States on Sunday. It’s a rematch of the 2011 final as well as the Olympic gold-medal match they played a year later, and it’s an invitation for the Japanese...Show More Summary
By JOSH NEWMAN The Canadian national team has a history of having its best players play up at the senior level at a young age. For example, Leo Rautins made his senior national team debut in 1977 at just 16, while Steve Nash made his debut in 1993 at 19. With that history acting as […]
Cheating scandals stick to Tiger Woods better than anyone else today. Right now it swirls around Woods’ long term relationship with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, and the wife of another golfer. Woods’ representatives are coming out in force to deny that cheating ended Lindsey Vonn/Tiger Woods relationship. Show More Summary
The Olympic flame will get a high-tech makeover next summer.
Twelve-year-old Morgan Brian sat at the computer at a friend’s house, heart pounding as she went online to find out whether or not she had made Florida’s Olympic Development team. Brian, nicknamed “Plankton” by her teammates, thanks to her tiny size and her feistiness, wanted nothing more than to make the team. Show More Summary
Directed by Cheryl Furjanic, the documentary Back on Board: Greg Louganis tells the story of the one of the greatest divers ever — from his difficult childhood, through his Olympic conquests, to a transformative post-Olympic life as an LGBT activist — and his impact as one of the first openly gay athletes in the United States. Show More Summary
trip report by site editor Rick McCharles I was en route to hike the Cape Alava to Rialto Beach “Shipwreck Coast” on the Olympic peninsula end of June. But when I dropped by the the Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles … Continue reading ?
Americans saw a lot of Raissman three summers ago when the gymnast helped the U.S. bring home the gold at the London Olympics.
By JOSH NEWMAN With the Pan American Games being held in Toronto later this month, plus next month’s FIBA Americas Championship deciding who goes to the 2016 Rio Olympics, this is a crucial summer for the Canadian National Team. There was hope that the country’s biggest names like Andrew Wiggins and Tristan Thompson would opt […]
You've seen Aly Raisman flip. You've seen Aly Raisman tumble. You've Aly Raisman win two Olympic Gold Medals as a gymnast. But you've never seen Aly Raisman like this before: NAKED! The 21-year old athlete is featured in this year'sShow More Summary
Gymnast Aly Raisman has posed nude for the ESPN Body Issue 2015. According to People Magazine, the Massachusetts native — and Olympic Gold Medalist — is featured in this year’s magazine issue, showing off her incredible chiseled body. Show More Summary
It was a match made in pictures, literally. Olympic skater Blake Skjellerup and designer Saul Carrasco flirted via dueling Instagram posts and “likes” for nearly six months before arranging their first date in New York City, where they both lived. Fireworks ensued. Let’s just say this is where the movie fades to black… Fast forward a year and hundreds […]
Italian capital Rome joins Boston, Hamburg and Paris as cities expected to bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
T.J. Oshie, American hero, was involved in the most American of trades Thursday. The shootout star of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was sent from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Troy Brouwer, goaltending prospect...Show More Summary
The Olympic gymnast opened up about body acceptance.
Bill Schnittman William Schnittman Obituary Teammates Honor Memory Of Slain US Olympic Rower Suspect Shoots Man, Then Kills Self On I-35 In OKC Slain rower sought protection from man who killed him, Oklahoma County Court records show...Show More Summary
While the media anticipate the upcoming World Cup final, they overlook this tidbit: player Tobin Heath’s faith in God. Heath, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, plays on the United States women's national soccer team headed for the World Cup final on Sunday. Show More Summary