| Sep 26, 2008
He has traveled to so many cities and countries since the Olympics ended, when he wakes up in the morning, it's almost impossible for Michael Phelps to remember the date, or even what day it is.
Is today Friday? Or is it Thursday? Without looking at...
| Apr 9, 2008
Amid its flurry of final-day action, the General Assembly unanimously approved a bill requiring schools to provide disabled students access to sports programs, either among themselves or with able-bodied students.
Under the measure known as the Fitness...
| Jun 30, 2008
A Beijing-bound athlete from Maryland is featured on McDonald's beverage cups, but it's not Michael Phelps.
Instead, it's Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair sprint racer from Howard County who also is featured in a television commercial for Hilton Hotels...
| Apr 1, 2010
The basketball players settle into drills with the precision and fluidity of a vintage squad - despite the fact that many of them cannot move their bodies from the waist down.
Thanks in part to Gerry Herman, they're a wheelchair team to be reckoned...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The conflict in Ukraine, where Russian forces have annexed Crimea, cannot help but spill over to the sports world.
Last month, a Ukrainian skier withdrew from the Sochi Olympics and the Eastern European nation's team considered boycotting the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Two women died in an avalanche Sunday at the mountain site where skiing and snowboarding events were held during the Sochi Olympics.
Officials at Rosa Khutor announced that 80 cubic meters (about 2,800 cubic feet) of snow swept over the middle section...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. Here are Purdy's thoughts about Week 2 of the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For viewers, the Winter Olympics are just 18 days of sports and entertainment.
But for NBCUniversal, they're part of vast exercise in planning and logistics that stretches back to the end of the 2012 summer games in London -- and won't end for weeks...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
As the Sochi Olympics kick off, Russia’s anti-gay legislation has drawn high-profile protests from athletes, heads of state and the court of public opinion, but perhaps none is as imaginative as "Luge," by the Canadian Institute of Diversity and...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The U.S. won't send a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the White House announced Monday in response to Russia's military advances in Ukraine.
President Obama is still in full support of the U.S. athletes and wishes...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:23 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday warned that Russia's seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula will be a “costly proposition” and vowed that U.S. and Western allies will impose painful economic sanctions if Moscow does not stand...