| 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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:21 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - The head coach of China's all-conquering men's table tennis team has warned Olympic and world singles champion Zhang Jike to knuckle down at the Asian Games or risk throwing away his chance to defend his gold medal at the Rio Games....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:25 AM
(Reuters) - Factbox on the sports events at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea from September 9-October 4:
SWIMMING - The swimming events will take place at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center, named after South Korea's 2008...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:17 AM
For Lily Zhang, it was all about breathing.
The 18-year-old needed to keep her composure Wednesday to become the first American to win a table tennis medal in Olympic competition, taking bronze at the Youth Summer Games in Nanjing, China.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As Germany's Martin Kaymer finished off his eight-stroke U.S. Open victory Sunday, one of his mentors and countrymen, Bernhard Langer, was holed up in a fishing cabin in Alaska, able to watch only on a television the entire compound shared.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:53 PM
For 18 years and counting, Ray Atiyeh has worked tirelessly to expand and improve Lehigh Valley SportsFest, the annual summer amateur sports festival held in and around Allentown.
The same can be said for 2014.
New events always spark new interest...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Taylor Harrison just wanted to finish her gymnastics season on a high note at the Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships in Jackson, Miss.
To her, a top-10 finish in the all-around would have been acceptable.
But she far exceeded her...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Adam Otstot was a determined man going into Saturday's Run for the Dream 8K in Williamsburg.
That determination — plus a wide range of running talent — would soon carry the Williamsburg standout to the 8K title in a field of 1,545 runners....
| Jan 9, 2014
One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke.
Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter.
This — the opportunity to build...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:32 PM
After more than three years of preparation and the most successful season in U.S. national soccer team history, how far the U.S. goes in next summer's World Cup in Brazil may come down to which way a ping-pong ball bounces.
That's because the draw for...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Surrounded by friends and fraternity brothers, Thayer Holbrook, 19-year-old University of Southern California freshman cools his feet after playing table tennis for 50 hours at Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:02 AM
House Republicans took to the airwaves Sunday to blast the Senate in general and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in particular for taking the day off as a partial government shutdown loomed.
This is a bit like me holding my neighbor's baby over...