| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Click here to visit the special 2012 Summer Olympics preview section, with athlete profiles, TV schedules, news and more. U.S. swimming sensation Michael Phelps qualified for eight events in the London Summer Games, but will drop the 200m freestyle event,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:48 AM
LONDON - I was doing a reconnaissance walk of the Olympic Park Tuesday afternoon, and when I reached the Olympic Stadium, an iconic song was coming from the loudspeakers.
“Must be recorded,” I thought out loud, listening to “Hey Jude.&...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:16 AM
OXFORD, England – At the London Diamond League track meet July 13, ten of the 11 finishers in the men’s mile run broke four minutes.
The only rare thing now about that time is how few chances elite international athletes get to run the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:47 AM
The international court decision allowing past British dopers to compete in the Olympic Games was an issue of law, not morality, no matter how much the holier-than-thou wailers from across the pond wanted to couch it as possibly leading to the end of...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
DALLAS - Evan Lysacek and Nastia Liukin share an experience that has turned each into an emotional bulwark for the other’s Olympic comeback.
“When you go to the Olympic Games and win, no one understands what you are going through afterward...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 3:39 PM
It's time to clarify the situation about Lukas Verzbicas' eligibility for the 2012 Olympics.
Verzbicas, 18, is a citizen of Lithuania who has lived in the United States more than half his life and has applied for U.S. citizenship, but it seems unlikely...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The last time she had raced in a World Skeleton Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., back in 2009, Katie Uhlaender was mourning the death two weeks earlier of her father, Ted, the former major league outfielder who had urged her to keep competing even as...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Here's the latest on the search for a new chief executive of USA Track & Field: The federation issued a statement Tuesday that allows a few likely conclusions to be drawn. 1. Stephanie Hightower will not become CEO as long as she remains the top official...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:41 PM
LONDON - There is going to be a big to-do here on July 27, marking one year to go before the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.
But the really big show in London this month is Thursday night's world premiere of the final Harry Potter movie.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:49 AM
While the U.S. Olympic Committee continued to make progress in its revenue sharing discussions with the International Olympic Committee in meetings Thursday and Friday, the lack of a resolution reduced the already small chances of a U.S. bid for the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In the International Olympic Committee's curious way of doing business, the cart goes before the horse.
So the United States Olympic Committee had to file a letter saying it had met a condition of bidding for the 2020 Olympic Games to keep its options...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 10:57 AM
When Allyson Felix looked to her right at the press conference for the women's 200 meters Friday, she saw the two women's sprint stars of her sport.
That was supposed to be the right way to look at Felix less than a year before the London Olympics....