Olympics

Steve Martin’s “Expert Diver” Skit Deserves Perfect 10s National Steve Martin’s “Expert Diver” Skit Deserves Perfect 10s , Staff Writer 5:53pm, July 27

You won't find many funnier people on the planet than the great Steve Martin. The Pink Panther and Cheaper by…

John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals National John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals , 9:50am, June 23

In lieu of the Rio Olympics back in 2016, 'Saturday Night Live' resurfaced this Olympics commercial that the late John…

Remember Ryan Lochte? He Started a Family With a Playboy Model Florida Remember Ryan Lochte? He Started a Family With a Playboy Model , Staff Writer 3:30pm, June 15

Few Olympic athletes in United States history fell as hard as swimmer Ryan Lochte. The national celebrity became the second-most…

Pre-Teen Skate Star Fractures Skull in Horrific Fall National Pre-Teen Skate Star Fractures Skull in Horrific Fall , Senior Writer 4:46pm, June 2

Sky Brown is an 11-year-old skateboarder with big dreams. She is set on winning gold at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics…

Bobsledder Rips Her Pants Right Before Race Olympics Bobsledder Rips Her Pants Right Before Race , Staff Writer 12:20pm, April 7

Wardrobe malfunctions are all too common in sports. Professional wrestling sees it all the time, and Daniel Bryan's "ballsy" match…

Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 Olympics Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 , Editor 9:40am, March 24

UPDATE (March 24, 2020): Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed until next…

2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear Olympics 2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear , 5:34pm, February 25

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to…

Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week Olympics Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week , Editor 1:00pm, February 17

Armand Duplantis can't legally buy a beer in the United States, but the 20-year-old pole vaulter is already among the…

U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant National U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant , Senior Writer 3:19pm, February 6

If you didn’t know the name Alex Morgan before last summer, you definitely do now. The 30-year-old captured the hearts…

Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics National Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics , Editor 2:23pm, February 6

Everything you know about "sports" is changing. The days of team competition like football and basketball exclusively holding that title…

USA Gymnastics Offers $215 Million to Sexual Abuse Survivors Gymnastics USA Gymnastics Offers $215 Million to Sexual Abuse Survivors , 10:26am, January 31

USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million for sexual abuse survivors to settle…

Florida Gymnast’s Perfect 10 a Preview of 2020 Olympics Gymnastics Florida Gymnast’s Perfect 10 a Preview of 2020 Olympics , Editor 12:30pm, January 27

Being an NCAA gymnast and also being a member of the U.S. Senior National Team is grueling, which is why…

Is Cheerleading a Sport? This Video Proves It Sure as Heck Is Gymnastics Is Cheerleading a Sport? This Video Proves It Sure as Heck Is , Editor 3:49pm, January 21

Somewhere in a poorly-lit living room, a middle-aged guy read this headline and blurted out "ARGH THAT'S RIDICULOUS" before ranting…

U.S. Bans Protests at 2020 Olympics as Politics, Sports Collide Olympics U.S. Bans Protests at 2020 Olympics as Politics, Sports Collide , 12:29pm, January 20

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in…

Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Holocaust Survivor, Turns 99 Gymnastics Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Holocaust Survivor, Turns 99 , 1:58pm, January 9

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Although she turned 99 on Thursday, even a 9-year-old would have a hard time keeping up…

Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban NHL Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban , Staff Writer 12:10pm, December 26

Professional sports is absolutely full of power couples. Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez might be the king and queen, but…

Russia Banned from 2020 Olympics Over Doping Scandal Olympics Russia Banned from 2020 Olympics Over Doping Scandal , 10:16am, December 9

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo…

Olympic Hopeful Fractures Face, Loses Vision After Ball Strikes Eye Olympics Olympic Hopeful Fractures Face, Loses Vision After Ball Strikes Eye , Senior Writer 3:36pm, December 3

No matter the sport, it’s impossible to find a greater honor than representing your home country in the Olympics. It’s…

John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals National John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals , 9:50am, June 23

In lieu of the Rio Olympics back in 2016, 'Saturday Night Live' resurfaced this Olympics commercial that the late John…

Remember Ryan Lochte? He Started a Family With a Playboy Model Florida Remember Ryan Lochte? He Started a Family With a Playboy Model , Staff Writer 3:30pm, June 15

Few Olympic athletes in United States history fell as hard as swimmer Ryan Lochte. The national celebrity became the second-most…