WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine World Lightweight Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) will put his titles and 11-fight win streak on the line Saturday, September 23 when he takes on Olympic Gold Medalist and No....Show More Summary
The 8th World Bonsai Convention was recently held in Saitama, Japan. Billed as “the Olympics of the bonsai world”, over 300 trees were on display and one of them sold for ¥100,000,000 ($900,000). Japanistry and Bonsai Tree have some photos of the outstanding trees shown at the event. Show More Summary
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Watch the race video of the women's 200 meter butterfly in Budapest. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Race Video: Mireia Belmonte Follows 200 Fly Olympic Gold with Worlds Gold
With NHL players barred from playing, who will take the net for Team USA at next year's Winter Olympics?
Massachusetts is pretty, y’all! I’m taking a zero today in Great Barrington, MA. It’s my first day off in about 600 miles. That’s a lot of consecutive days of hiking and my feet are grateful. Yet, when I met a hiker yesterday named Stogie,...Show More Summary
The wisest part of getting your wisdom teeth removed is having someone record you when you're coming down off the drugs... and Simone Biles knows it! The Team USA Olympic gymnast hit the oral surgeon's office on Thursday -- and after the…
The league is not backing down, but players aren't hiding their frustrations, either
Another pillar of the Obama Administration fell today when President Trump banned transgenders from serving in the U.S. military, and two former athletes are crying foul in The Washington Post. Des Bieler gave former Olympic decathlon...Show More Summary
London hosted the Olympics.
Highlights of this day in history: An armistice ends the Korean War; A House panel votes to impeach President Richard Nixon; A pipe bomb explodes at the Atlanta Olympics; The deposed Shah of Iran and comedian Bob Hope die. (July 27)
Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid spoke about the league's decision at a charity event on Wednesday.
Her exclusion may have cost Nazi Germany a gold medal — and later made her known as an athletic heroine.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid said he's disappointed the NHL won't be sending players to the Winter Olympic in South Korea
Earlier this month, the International Olympic Committee took the unusual step of picking Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games, but leaving it to the cities to negotiate the order. According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, his residents should be prepared to wait an extra four years before the Olympics […]
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Following her major upset of Olympic champ Katie Ledecky, Italian superstar and world record-holder Federica Pellegrini says she won't be contesting the 200 free at the world level any longer. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Pellegrini Going Out On Top, Retiring From 200 Free After Worlds Gold
To promote the 2017 Summer Universiade (the second largest international sporting event behind the Olympics) coming to Taipei City August 19th - 31st, Taiwan covered the floors of some of their Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) subway cars with images of photo-realistic sport venues. Show More Summary
For several years Los Angeles city leaders have focused on winning the 2024 Summer Olympics, supporting a $5.3-billion plan to host the event seven years from now. Those seven years might soon turn into 11, after the International Olympic Committee’s recent decision to award the games to both Paris...
Top photographs from the finals of the Junior Olympics water polo tournament Tuesday, July 26 in Irvine:
The Olympic family of sports is in a period of turmoil one year after a troubled Rio de Janeiro Games
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Watch Penny Oleksiak discuss life after her Olympic breakthrough. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: Penny Oleksiak Discusses Life After Rio