Wednesday Aug 20
LA Daily News
Chatter: Zana Muno and Skylar Caputo down, but not out in beach volleyball at Youth Olympics
Notre Dame's Zana Muno and Mira Costa's Skylar Caputo didn't drop out of beach volleyball playoff contention Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, but they created additional pressure to qualify in their final two pool-play matches.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Wages of Wins Journal
Pictures Don't Always Tell the Entire Story: Greek Olympic Edition
The following is from Dr. Nola Agha, an Assistant Professor in the Sport Management Program at the University of San Francisco.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
10 years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer
Many of the once-gleaming Olympic venues which crackled with activity have been abandoned while others are used occasionally for non-sporting events such as conferences and weddings.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Splash of acts for Gay Games
The former Army paratrooper, Mexico City Olympian and team physician for the 1976 Saudi Arabian Olympic team wanted to use the games as a "vehicle for change."
Los Angeles Times
'Biggest Loser' Season 16 news: New cast, a new role for Bob Harper
"The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Riverview Residenta SPlaces Ina STrack &a SField Competition,...
TRX instructor and lifelong runner Karlton Meadows, 44, of Riverview, who has committed to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, has been training to be the Olympic 800 meter run gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Gold medal winner ... pro softball player ... new UML softball coach
It's never been Danielle Henderson's style to boast. But the new UMass Lowell head softball coach will be sure to toss batting practice to her players, just to get a subtle point across.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Daily Courier
Prescott Senior Olympic Games open with 300 athletes, two growing events
First up is the event that has enjoyed the quickest growth, both at the Prescott Games and, well, just about anywhere else athletes congregate: pickleball.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Pride Parade grand marshals inspire Vancouver
Kelsey Klassen / Vancouver / B.C. Canada / Pride / Pride Parade / Dean Nelson / grand marshal / Pride House / LGBT / LGBTQ July 31, 2014 01:51 PM Dean Nelson, one of three grand marshals for the Pride Parade, wants more government and tourism officials involved in LGBT conferences and events.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Baseball/softball, squash and...
Officials of local sports associations have applauded a recommendation made by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee that baseball/softball and wrestling be proposed to the 125th IOC Session for possible inclusion as additional sports on the Olympic program for the 2020 Olympic Games.