- Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test Updated: Feb-06-16 9:23 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - Steven Nyman couldn't have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
- Vancouver doctor is Olympics bound Updated: Feb-06-16 2:06 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Several years ago, Dr. Kevin deWeber decided to dream big. And in the world of sports medicine, nothing is bigger than the Olympics.
- Sean Doherty carves out name for himself in biathlon Updated: Feb-05-16 10:03 pm
One of the most decorated young athletes in biathlon history isn't from Russia or Norway or even Germany.
- 'No slow motion needed' on tame Pyeongchang downhill course Updated: Feb-04-16 3:45 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - No super-steep gradients, no rock-hard ice, no death-defying speeds.
- Obama visits US mosque, says impression of Muslims distorted Updated: Feb-03-16 3:25 pm
CATONSVILLE, Maryland - President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a "hugely distorted impression" of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a U.S. mosque. He said those who demonize all Muslims for the acts of a few are playing into extremists' hands.
- US-Colombia Olympic playoff 2nd leg to be in Frisco, Texas Updated: Feb-02-16 3:21 pm
CHICAGO - The second leg of the United States' Olympic men's soccer qualifying playoff against Colombia will be played on March 29 at Frisco, Texas.
- AP NewsBreak: US athletes urge expansion of Russian probe Updated: Jan-26-16 4:26 pm
U.S. Olympic athletes sent a letter to leaders of the International Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency this week, urging them to expand the investigation into Russian doping to sports beyond track and field.
- Bill Johnson, brash Olympic downhill champion, dies at 55 Updated: Jan-22-16 1:47 pm
Bill Johnson craved speed - the faster, the better. He stole cars as a kid, got in trouble for it and was ordered by a judge to make a choice: Ski school or jail.
- With Rio approaching, jockeying begins for doubles teams Updated: Jan-21-16 5:05 am
MELBOURNE, Australia - When Roger Federer and Martina Hingis decided to team up to play mixed doubles at the 2016 Olympics, a Swiss newspaper boasted the country would bring a "Dream Team" to Rio de Janeiro that could sweep all the tennis medals.
- UCI announces quotas for men's road race at Rio Olympics Updated: Jan-18-16 2:58 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Spain and Italy received the full number of starters for men's road events at the Rio Olympics on Monday, while the U.S. was granted just two starters in the road race and two in the time trial.
- Kobe passes torch, drops out of Rio Olympics consideration Updated: Jan-16-16 7:31 pm
MIAMI - Kobe Bryant is passing the Olympic torch.
- US women's volleyball team earns spot in Olympics Updated: Jan-09-16 11:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A few weeks back, just before Christmas and before the Americans had reconvened in California from their club teams overseas, U.S. captain Courtney Thompson sent a group email to her teammates with a clear message:
- US star Jordan Larson looks toward another Olympic chance Updated: Jan-09-16 10:47 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - As a girl in the youth organization 4-H, Jordan Larson learned all about the process of raising cattle. She and her friends grew vegetables, and Larson and a cousin would ride on the back of her father's tractor in tiny Hooper, Nebraska, and spray for weeds to protect the bean crop. Her dad would hire her in summertime to paint the barn or handle other small projects, or she'd help with seeding.
- US women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berth Updated: Jan-09-16 12:06 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Perhaps losing a set might have been a positive for the world No. 1 U.S. women's volleyball team.