It didn’t take long for the defending champion to keep her title belt by defeating challenger Bethe Correia in Brazil.
Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner’s gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, has sold for just under $24,000 at auction.
As Boston drops out of the running to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles finds itself as a possible frontrunner to host the games for the third time.
Athletes in town for the Special Olympics World Games are meeting local sports enthusiasts for help training.
Many of the 100 Southern California communities hosting Special Olympic athletes from around the globe held welcoming events Wednesday night for their welcomed guests.
“It was probably a little on the small side,” Olympic icon Rafer Johnson, who welcomed those competitors in 1968, recalled recently with a chuckle, “but it had an unbelievable amount of enthusiasm.”
Our Jim Hill sat down with de la Hoya to find out what it was that made him decide to never return to the ring again.
Mike Trout returned from his second straight All-Star MVP performance with a walkoff home run with two outs in the ninth Friday night, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox after they were no-hit through six innings by Wade Miley.
Carli Lloyd scored the first hat trick in Women’s World Cup Finals history on Sunday, leading the United States Women’s National Team to their first Cup championship since 1999.
The bill approved by the state Senate on Monday would require that cheerleaders be paid at least minimum wage if they work for professional sports teams based in California.
The Special Olympics features athletes with intellectual disabilities competing in such sports as swimming, basketball, track and field, and gymnastics.
Created by a teenager, the nonprofit has grown and now will underwrite sports programs at nine schools. Find more information here about the group.
Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with eighth-inning homers, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a seesaw 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Albert Pujols hit his 537th home run Thursday night to move ahead of Mickey Mantle into 16th place on the all-time list and complete the scoring for the Los Angeles Angels in a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.