Kevin Durant had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the U.S. Olympic basketball team to a 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic on Thursday night in an exhibition game.
Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden have been chosen for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, a person with knowledge of the decisions told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Michael Phelps 2, Ryan Lochte 1. In their most stirring duel of the U.S. Olympic trials, Phelps and Lochte went stroke for stroke in the 200-meter individual medley Saturday night, the world’s two greatest swimmers never more than inches apart.
David Beckham’s hope in playing the Olympics for England in front of his home crowd of London is now over. England skipper Stuart Pearce left out the star Galaxy midfielder after releasing a statement by his representatives.
Famed painter LeRoy Neiman — known for vivid canvasses often depicting sports stars and musicians — has died.
David Beckham’s English national team career will be honored at the team’s final warmup for the European Championship, with the former captain receiving a UEFA award for players who have made more than 100 international appearances.
The U.S. has added college player of the year Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City’s James Harden to its pool of finalists for its Olympic men’s basketball roster.
In her candid and ultimately uplifting book, “In The Water They Can’t See You Cry: A Memoir,” Olympic swimming star Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proved to be her greatest victory. She stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to talk about her memoir.
Jaime Alas scored in stoppage time and El Salvador ousted the United States from Olympic qualifying Monday night with a 3-3 tie.
USA Volleyball will host the NORCECA men’s volleyball Olympic qualification tournament this May in Long Beach, Calif.
Dwyane Wade is revisiting the site of his 2008 Olympic triumph later this summer. Whether he’ll be going with the U.S. to the London Games remains unclear.
NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol, who helped launch “Saturday Night Live” then later established the network as the home of the Olympics, has resigned.
The international federations for softball and baseball are working on a joint proposal in hopes of getting both sports back into the Olympics for the 2020 Games.
The only man to win gold medals in springboard and platform diving in back-to-back Olympic competitions has returned to the sport he dominated in the 1970s and `80s; as a coach.
Bud Greenspan, the filmmaker whose documentaries often soared as triumphantly as the Olympic athletes he chronicled for more than six decades, died at his home in New York City. He was 84.