| Dec 4, 2011
Never mind the sprints, relays and marathons coming to London this summer. Look at the competition now among the flower vendors of Columbia Road.
"Who's got a fiver?" hollers one grizzled man with a fistful of roses.
"Four for 2 quid!" bellows another....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:32 PM
At the 2012 Olympic trials, Gabby Douglas topped the favored Jordyn Wieber for the automatic bid on the U.S. women's gymnastics team....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Dara Torres' 2012 London Summer Olympics run ended Monday (July 2) in the 50 Freestyle finals, when she finished in fourth place....
| Aug 28, 2011
| 4:02 PM
If you asked fans at any NFL pre-season game or major league baseball game this weekend to name one track and field star, chances are that nearly everyone who answered would have said, "Usain Bolt" or "that fast Jamaican guy."
With his flashy speed and...
| 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...