Olympics

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps attends the game between the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Nicole Johnson during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
April 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
( RADIO.COM )— Michael Phelps’ family is expanding. On Sunday, the retired Olympic swimmer revealed he and wife Nicole Johnson are expecting their third child. “No. 3 on the way! Can’t wait to see the journey that this takes us on!!!” the 33-year-old captioned a photo of his sons Boomer, 2, and 13-...
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In this file picture taken with a long time exposure on March 12, 2017, Jannis Bednarzik performs during the German Breakdance Championships in Magdeburg, Germany.
Jens Meyer/AP, file
February 21, 2019 - 1:16 pm
PARIS (AP) — From the streets of New York to the Olympic podium: Breakdancing's conquest of the globe seemingly knows no bounds. Getting hip to breakdancing's appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a...
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Competitors battle during a national lightsaber tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo, Grigory Dudko opens a door for journalists during a visit to Russia's national drug-testing laboratory in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File
January 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm
(AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency straddled the wide gulf between vindication and capitulation Tuesday, agreeing to keep Russia's anti-doping operation in business after receiving much-sought-after lab data that could be used to prosecute hundreds of cheaters. But the decision came with a warning...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2016, file photo, first place finisher Shim Suk-hee, from South Korea, races during the women's 1,500-meter finals at a World Cup short track speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah.
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File
January 21, 2019 - 9:34 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes disclosed Monday following claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that her former coach had repeatedly raped her. The announcement came amid a...
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Lindsey Vonn
Alessandro Trovati/AP
January 21, 2019 - 7:05 am
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is going to take "the next couple/few days" to decide her future. Battling pain in both of her knees and after failing to finish better than ninth in three races this weekend, Vonn said Sunday that immediate retirement from ski racing "is a possibility...
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Feb 13, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; The North Korean cheerleaders watch compete in the Pairs Short Program during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Gangneung Ice Arena.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
January 19, 2019 - 11:39 pm
By Paula Hancocks (CNN) - - The nervous 18-year-old sits picking furiously at her nails. Once an Olympic speed skating hopeful, she is one of a number of women to come forward in recent weeks with stories of physical abuse and sexual harassment within one of South Korea's most prestigious sports. "...
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NBC sportscaster Bob Costas
Gail Burton/AP, file
January 16, 2019 - 10:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn't...
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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman
Ted Shaffrey/AP, file
January 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I fell and broke my elbow." She also...
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Larry Nassar
AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File
December 05, 2018 - 4:27 pm
USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an effort to ensure its survival. The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S...
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