Four local Congressional members — Xavier Becerra, Julia Brownley, Tony Cardenas and Judy Chu — sent a letter to the U.S. Olympic Committee, according to reports.
Sacrifice makes its presence felt in all forms of sport, and, as extreme athletes expand the boundaries beyond conventional competition, and bring that sense of intensity into the world of nature, the level of that sacrifice, too, may be intensified.
Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, keeping Phelps winless in four races.
Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.
Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Colorado Friday to meet with Olympic officials in an effort to bring the games to the Southland in 2024.
“Yeah,” exclaimed one very happy kid, “I love it here!”
You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …
Legislation that would exempt California athletes who win Olympic medals from paying state taxes on their cash prizes passed the state Assembly on Friday and prompted a spirited debate among lawmakers about who deserves freedom from tax collectors.
Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it’s becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.
A Kansas sports promoter is seeking a buyer for the ball used in the first Olympic gold medal basketball game, a 1936 clash in Hitler’s Berlin in which the U.S. team beat Canada 19-8 in a pouring rain.
A volleyball program is coming to the aide of girls who want to play on a team, but are otherwise unable to due to financial limits.
Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool.
Bernard Lagat has set the American 5,000-meter road record by clocking 13 minutes, 19 seconds in the Carlsbad 5000.
Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?
The 2014 Olympics won’t be remembered in a positive way for Russia after the country’s home defeat.