Olympic

IOC President Jacques Rogge (AP Photo)

Wrestling, baseball-softball, squash make IOC list

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Three months after being dropped from the 2020 Olympics, wrestling won a reprieve Wednesday and made the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the games. Also making the cut were squash […]

05/29/2013

Golfer Tiger Woods and skier Lindsey Vonn (Photo credit: Tiger Woods / Lindsey Vonn / AP)

Woods went public with Vonn to devalue photos

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods figured it was worth going public about his relationship with Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn rather than having paparazzi make money off them.

03/20/2013

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn (AP Photo)

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods say they’re dating

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sports has a new power couple: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn confirmed they’re dating. Two months after rumors began circulating in Europe, they posted on their Facebook pages Monday afternoon to announce their relationship.

03/18/2013

Oscar Pistorius

News of Pistorius leaves many in disbelief

LONDON (AP) — Out in the small Italian town of Gemona, among many places around the world, the arrest of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges was hard to believe.

02/14/2013

Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: “omnishambles.” Oxford University Press on Tuesday crowned the word – […]

11/13/2012

Campbell, 1st black Olympic decathlon winner, dies

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Milt Campbell, who became the first African-American to win the Olympic decathlon in 1956 and went on to play professional football and become a motivational speaker, has died after a battle […]

11/04/2012

Baseball and softball join up for Olympic bid

ROME (AP) – The International baseball and softball federations have signed an agreement for their joint bid to get back into the Olympics, and are proposing a shortened tournament they hope will attract Major League […]

10/15/2012

2016 Rio leaders deny role in Olympic scandal

SAO PAULO (AP) – The president of the organizing committee for the 2016 Olympics in Rio has dismissed claims that high-ranking officials knew that workers were making unauthorized copies of files belonging to organizers of […]

09/27/2012

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

Extra motivation

Washington is at LSU on Saturday;taking on the 3rd ranked Tigers.  So to fire his team up, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian had a live Tiger brought in before practice.  The tabby was in a cage. […]

09/06/2012

Paralympics: Pistorius shifts focus from 100 race

LONDON (AP) – After his trailblazing Olympic debut, double-amputee Oscar Pistorius is downplaying his chances of dominating at the Paralympics. The “Blade Runner” said Tuesday that he could struggle to defend his Paralympic title in […]

08/28/2012

New Olympic sports

The always entertaining web site SportsPickle polled their whacky fans on what sports should be added to the next Olympics. Coming in fifth was Beer Pong. “Ping pong is an Olympic sport, so if we’re […]

08/17/2012

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