TOKYO (AP) — They've set up the elite academy, set in motion the Gold Plan and expect Kohei Uchimura to deliver three medals of that color in Rio de Janeiro next month, all part of the Japanese Olympic...
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:34 AM EDT
There's a Reason Gymnasts Don't Like to Shake Hands
During every summer Olympics, the gymnasts invariably become some of the biggest stars. They thrill millions of viewers during the games, and are surrounded by fans asking for pictures and autographs afterwards....
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 08:59 AM EDT
Olympic Runners Say Victory Lap Is Harder Than it Looks
Next month's Rio Olympics will feature the best swimmers in the world, whether it be free-stylers, back-strokers, or breast-strokers, and everyone’s got an opinion about the others.
Sprinters, for example, are
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 05:08 PM EDT
'You Get a Lot of Punches, Obviously': Water Polo Athlete
Water polo will be one of the toughest, nastiest and brutal sports to witness in next month's Olympics, and that's just based on what goes on above the water. What goes on under the water is even more brutal.
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 04:48 PM EDT
Swimmers Say Official Hot Tub Is Needed, Not a Luxury
Olympic athletes can be described as a lot of things: strong, dedicated and passionate, for example. But "pampered" is rarely one of them, until you get to the team with an official hot tub.
"People always ask...
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT
Draymond Green Court Hearing to Be Held Before Olympics
International Olympic officials will "explore the legal options'" for a potential total ban on Russia from the games in Rio de Janeiro, and are taking measures to punish athletes and officials involved in...
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:30 AM EDT
Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban
LONDON (AP) — Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games...
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc was sued on Monday by Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka and dozens of other retired male and female wrestlers seeking to hold it responsible for neurological injuries they claimed...