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Aussie swimmers look to open Commonwealth Games in style
Australia's powerhouse swimmers are expected to stamp their authority on the Commonwealth Games from the start on Thursday and help erase the misery of their 2012 London Olympics flop.
Five Calgary area athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games
Jessica O'Connell poses at Foothills Stadium track in Calgary in May. The 5,000-metre specialist will be competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug. 2. Notable: Ran a breakthrough personal best in the 5,000m at May's Payton Jordan Invitational - which is the eighth-fastest 5,000m ever recorded by a Canadian female .
Four years after India, Canada can focus solely on sport in Glasgow Games
Around this time four years ago, Canadian team general manager Scott Stevenson was scrubbing floors at the Commonwealth Games athletes village in India.
Canada's flag bearer Nattrass will soak up every moment of opening ceremonies
When Susan Nattrass walks into a competition venue these days, she pauses to take a good look around, and composes a mental picture.
Special Olympians shine
Kevin Ramsay of Tyne Valley won two gold medals in tenpin bowling at the 2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games in Vancouver, B.C., last week.
Athens' Abandoned International Airport Is Incredibly Creepy
From Flight Club : Opened in 1938 and closed in 2001 after a new airport was built for the Olympics, Ellinikon International Airport sits abandoned without any hope for redevelopment since Greece is broker than an autojourno crashing an uninsured Lamborghini.
UMass grad Hannah Prince makes U.S. Field Hockey National Team
As so often is the case in sports, when you dream big, good things happen. Former UMass-Amherst field hockey captain Hannah Prince is a prime example.
How will the Big Ten impact each Rutgers program?How will the Big Ten ...
How will the Big Ten impact each Rutgers program? A team-by-team breakdown of how the Big Ten will impact each Rutgers athletics program Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ltJlfu Throughout the month of June, we counted down the days until Rutgers' official entry into the Big Ten by looking at the impact of the conference ... (more)
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Sticking to it
Wyoming Area junior Bree Bednarski was selected to play for the U16 Futures Championship, which athletes can be selected for the Junior Olympics and National Team rosters.
Watson gets call for Commonwealth Games
Kaelan Watson will be participating in her first multi-sport competition this summer as a member of the national women's field hockey team.
Williams Coach & Olympic Team Make Field Hockey Hall of Fame
Williams College head women's lacrosse and assistant field hockey coach Chris Mason and her 1984 U.S. Olympic field hockey team members will make some more history this Saturday in Pennsylvania when they are inducted into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame.