Olympics

Ashton Eaton takes on the obstacle course on Celebrity Ninja Warrior: How to watch

Ashton Eaton, the former Oregon track star, is considered the world's greatest athlete after twice winning Olympic gold medals in the decathlon.<p>But …

Ashton Easton

Sport needs new types of sponsors - USATF boss

| EUGENE, Oregon<p>Athletics must expand its range of sponsors as it seeks revenue to grow the sport nationally and internationally, the president of USA Track & Field (USATF) said in an interview with Reuters.<p>"Our incredible dependence upon one industry, the shoe companies and the apparel companies, …

USATF

Olympic Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings Aims For Tokyo 2020 At 38: 'I Don't Believe in Barriers' (Exclusive Video)

Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings is aiming to win a gold medal in beach volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 when she’ll be 41 because, she said on …

Beach Volleyball

Antonova upgraded to Olympic discus silver, Ukraine says

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Athletics Federation says its discus thrower Olena Antonova has been upgraded to an Olympic silver medal from the 2008 Beijing Games after a rival failed a drug test.<p>Antonova's upgrade follows the disqualification of the original silver medalist, Yarelys Barrios …

International Olympic Committee

Should a Man Ever Wear a Speedo?

An investigation.<p>When a man wears a Speedo, he's not just "wearing a bathing suit" or "ready for a swim." He's wearing a <i>Speedo.</i> And even though Speedo is technically a brand—with a full range of performance-based swimwear and accessories, thank you—the brand is synonymous with its tight, revealing, …

Fashion

U.S. women's soccer roster set for games in Sweden, Norway

CHICAGO (AP) — Sydney Leroux has returned to the U.S. national soccer team roster for the first time since giving birth.<p>U.S. coach Jill Ellis on Thursday announced the roster for matches in Europe next month against Sweden and Norway.<p>Leroux took off much of last year after she gave birth to son …

FIFA

Good vibe approaching Medal Stage in Medemblik >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Medemblik, Netherlands (May 25, 2017) – It was another day with light wind conditions at the Delta Lloyd Regatta, but it is the warmest edition in …

Greg Rutherford ready to reach out in Manchester

Featured<p>by Euan Crumley<p>World champion aiming to put on a long jump show for the crowds at the Arcadis Great CityGames<p>Greg Rutherford has always been …

Track & Field

Aussies lining up for America’s Cup glory

THERE’S no Australian team, but that won’t stop some of the country’s best sailors setting out to make their mark on this year’s America’s …

Sport (Australia)

Why I Could Not Visit the Tower at Olympic Stadium in Helsinki

Visiting the tower at Olympiastadion — or Olympic Stadium in English — was not high on my list of priorities in terms of places to visit; but because …

Europe

South Korea's Medal Hope, Eui Hyun Sin Preps for Home Paralympics

South Korea’s Eui Hyun Sin won both biathlon races at 2017 U.S. Paralympics nationals and placed third in the cross-country sprint and short-distance …

Cross-country Skiing

Alberto Salazar responds to USADA investigation reports

Track coach <b>Alberto Salazar</b> again denied breaking anti-doping rules following more reports of details from an ongoing U.S. Anti-Doping Agency …

World Champion Ning Zetao Makes Brisbane Home Under Coach Matt Brown

Ning Zetao will now train under Aussie coach Matt Brown, the former coach of Emily Seebohm. Archive Photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com<p>We …

Swimming

Bode Miller off U.S. ski roster, Olympic spot uncertain

Decorated American skier turns 40 in October<p>Bode Miller's name no longer appears on the roster of the U.S. ski team. That doesn't mean he's retiring …

United States

Special Olympics Summer Games in Ames

Diamond Gilliland, of Ankeny Centennial and Gloria Loarca, of Denison, hug on the awards stand after receiving gold and silver medals in the soccer …

Des Moines

Energy For Swim Set For Rome

Energy for Swim is the name of an amazing swimming event that 7 days after the World Championships in Budapest,... Current Photo via Anne …

Swimming

Charlotte Bonnet's 200 Free Highlights Third Night of French Championships - Swimming World News

<b>Charlotte Bonnet</b> swam the third fastest 200 freestyle of 2017 on the third night of swimming at the 2017 French Swimming Championships.<p>Bonnet swam a …

Swimming

Bonnet Blazes to #3 200 Free in the World on Day 3 of French Nationals

• Tuesday, May 23 – Sunday, May 28, 2017<br>• Centre Nautique de Schiltigheim, Strasbourg<br>• 50-meter course<br>• Prelims at 9:00 AM / Finals at 5:30 PM<br>• Televised on …

Swimming

Football players lead the pack in the 100 at the City Section track and field championships

There was no football in sight at Thursday night’s City Section track and field championships at El Camino College. That didn’t prevent the 100 meters from looking like a Football 100.<p>Thankfully, two standout football players — Jacques Wilson of Hamilton and Antwone Williams of Dorsey — had the …

Track & Field

Cullen Jones Inducted into NC State Athletics Hall of Fame

Jones, a 4-time Olympic medalist, competed for NC State in the NCAA from 2002 to 2006. Archive Photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com<p>U.S. Olympian</b> …

Swimming

The Scene With Kerri Walsh Jennings, Yara Shahidi at TheWrap's Power Women Breakfast San Francisco 2017 (Photos)

Hollywood, media and business converge at annual gathering held at Dolby Laboratories

San Francisco

Harry Jerome: Race against time

Canadian sprinting legend struggled to outrun the prejudice of his day<p><i>Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories celebrating some of Canada's</i> …

Sports (Canada)

Phelps & Family Reveal Training Plan For 2032

As he alluded to in his latest Facebook Live post earlie.r this week, 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is indeed training for …

Swimming

05/25/17 In Briefs: West Australia Edition

Catch up on the smaller swimming news stories from down under in this West Australia edition of 'In Briefs.' Current<p><b>Swimming Australia Backs Tamsin</b> …

Swimming

Swimming Victoria Performance & Development Squads Announced

Swimming Victoria (Australia) has announced its Performance and Development Squads for 2017. Archive Photo via Swimming Australia<p>Swimming Victoria …

Swimming

2017 USA Pentathlon Nationals Set For June

Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher/USA Today Sports Images<p>The Pentathlon in Ancient Greece (consisting of running the length of the stadium, jumping, …

Swimming

PHOTO GALLERY: Images from USWNT's 3-1 Win Over Ireland

LANCASTER, Pa. - May 25, 2017 - The U.S. Women's National Team's opened the Citi USWNT vs. Ireland Series yesterday evening with a 3-1 win over …

Team USA

Gyurta's Former Coach Sándor Széles Passes Away

Sándor Széles, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Federation has passed away this week at the age of 61. Archive Photo via Photo G. …

Swimming

Grevers, Gangloff Promoted To Associate Head Coaches At Mizzou

Grevers has served on the Mizzou staff for seven seasons, serving as the lead sprint coach. He has helped the Mizzou women to five top-15 NCAA …

College & University

9 Months Later and There’s Still Rio Olympics Drama —This Time with Rusting, Chipping Medals

Athletes claim that some 130 Olympic medals from Rio are rusting or chipping, according to reports.<p>The International Olympic Committee and Rio …

International Olympic Committee