Gold Medal

Gold medalist Oksana Baiul sues talent agency

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul is suing a talent agency claiming it mismanaged money she earned after her gold medal-winning figure skating performance in 1994. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles […]

11/21/2012

Jeff Blatnick, 1984 gold medal wrestler, dies

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) – Jeff Blatnick, who overcame cancer to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics, has died in New York state at age 55. Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, […]

10/24/2012

Bob Knight selling rings, medal at auction

NEW YORK (AP) – Hall of Famer Bob Knight is selling his championship basketball rings and Olympic gold medal. A collection of the former coach’s memorabilia will be auctioned by Steiner Sports Memorabilia. It’s part […]

10/16/2012

Beach gold medalist Walsh expecting 3rd child

NEW YORK (AP) – Kerri Walsh Jennings says she was pregnant when she won her third beach volleyball gold medal. Walsh Jennings said on NBC’s “Today” show Monday she is 11 weeks pregnant. That means […]

09/24/2012

Ohio parents of Olympic gold medalist suing her

CLEVELAND (AP) – The Ohio parents of Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison have sued her, saying she spread stories they had been selfish and bullying and cheated her financially. Elyria residents Robert and Jo Ann […]

09/07/2012

Going for the gold

Some number crunchers have figured out that the old Soviet Union would have finished with 38 gold medals in the just concluded Olympics – good enough to tie China for second. Well, SportsPickle.com loved the […]

08/14/2012

US tops Japan to take Olympic women's soccer gold

(AP) – The U.S. women’s soccer team won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, avenging one of its most painful defeats with a 2-1 victory over Japan. Carli Lloyd scored in the eighth and 54th minutes […]

08/09/2012

Floor collapses in mixed zone at beach volleyball

(AP) – The floor in an area where reporters were interviewing beach volleyball champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings gave way Wednesday night, sending reporters scrambling for stable ground. No one was injured in […]

08/08/2012

Gabby Douglas gets most attention at NBC website

(AP) – Gabby Douglas is golden when it comes to online popularity, too. NBC says the gymnastics gold medalist is the most clicked-upon athlete on its Olympics website. Through Sunday, her profile on the site […]

08/08/2012

Raisman finishes Olympics in style with floor gold

(AP) – Aly Raisman is going home with two gold medals, just like teammate Gabby Douglas. The U.S. captain won the title on floor exercise Tuesday, about an hour after getting a bronze on balance […]

08/07/2012

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