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Caster Semenya's race to equality in Olympic Sports  Highlander Newspaper

The Olympics are a time when athletes get to put their talents on display for the world to see. However, South African women's runner, Caster Semenya does not ...


Olympic sports slam Tokyo over spending cuts  ESPN

Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at venues next year.


Another female Olympic athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication  NBCNews.com

NAIROBI, Kenya — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF's testosterone regulations and said she will refuse to take hormone-reducing medication.


The Special Olympics of Colorado at CMU  CMUnow

In the world today there is no better example of an organization that effectively works on social equity through equal opportunity than the Special Olympics.


Pita Taufatofua, known as the shirtless Tongan, is aiming for his 3rd Olympics in 2020 -- this time in 2 sports  CNN

(CNN) Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan man who gained immediate fame when he went shirtless during the Parade of Nations in the past two Olympics, is aiming to ...


Ex-skater says deceased partner abused her  ESPN

Bridget Namiotka, a former skating partner of John Coughlin, says he sexually abused her for two years.


Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years  NBC Sports

The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the Rio Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes ...


Caster Semenya Loses Case to Compete as a Woman in All Races  The New York Times

Female track athletes with naturally elevated levels of testosterone must decrease the hormone to participate in certain races at major competitions like the ...


2020 Gymnastics Trials Continue A Long History Of Olympic Sports In St. Louis  TeamUSA.org

As Fred Lorz turned off North Meramec Street onto Forsyth Boulevard, the Gateway Arch was but a figment of the imagination, a monument still six decades in ...


Do you really want to add this as an Olympic sport?  Hot Air

As if the Olympic Games didn't have enough problems already. Between nations being awarded hosting gigs and not being able to afford the cost of new ...


Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens  The Guardian

Powerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.


Olympic show jumping champion Eric Lamaze confirms brain tumour  CBC News

Canadian Olympic show jumping champion Eric Lamaze has revealed he is battling a brain tumour. The 51-year-old won individual gold and a silver medal in ...


Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward  USA TODAY

BATON ROUGE, La. — What would you do after the most devastating night of your life? How would you process the trauma of watching your sister die in front of ...


Sailing could be 1st gender-neutral Olympic sport, being tested  News 12 Long Island

Sailing could be added as the first gender-neutral Olympic sport, and it's being tested in Oyster Bay.


Matthew Boling, high school track phenom, chooses summer meets  NBC Sports

Matthew Boling, the Texan who ran the fastest all-conditions 100m in high school history, plans to compete in next month's USATF U20 Outdoor Championships ...


IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions  INQUIRER.net

TOKYO — An IOC inspection team took a routine tour of venues being built for the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, just days after an international labor union ...


Meet the 2019 All-Iowa Special Olympics honorees  Des Moines Register

Below are the candidates for the Special Olympics Iowa boys, girls and unified athletes of the year. The honorees will appear June 21 at the Register's Sports ...


Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Lowry Comes Through Clutch As Toronto Raptors Even Eastern Conference Finals Series  TeamUSA.org

Home has been good to the teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals, a trend that continued Tuesday for Olympian Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors.


Three Things to Watch for Virginia Tech's Olympic Sports (5/4-5/6)  Tech Lunch Pail

With spring football wrapped up, the attention for Virginia Tech turns to the Olympic sports with VT's baseball and softball teams both in action in Blacksburg ...


National women’s fencing coach resigns after questioning sex harassment, abuse claim against Penn State assist  Philly.com

Ed Korfanty, the national coach of the U.S. Women's Saber team, resigned over the weekend after speaking about a North Carolina woman's sexual misconduct ...


Podcast of Champions - Pac-12 prowess in Olympic sports  247Sports

Now that all of the Pac-12 Spring Reports are in the books, we plow ahead into the great unknown off-season. In this episode Ryan Abraham and Dave Woods ...


Hear tales from a horse named Blue (Colts mascot) and an Olympic gold medalist at IndyStar Storytellers event  Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Arts Center event will feature local, notable voices in the world of sports and fandom.


'16 Olympic medalist Kirwa suspended for doping  ESPN

Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping.


Swimmer Missy Franklin Reflects on Career, 2016 Olympics  CBS Sports Radio

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin opened up about her battle with anxiety, depression and insomnia.


Road to the Olympic Games: FINA High Diving from China  CBC.ca

Click on the video player above on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET to watch Road to the Olympic Games coverage from the FINA High Diving World Cup event in China.


Ruta Meilutyte, Olympic swimming champ, faces possible ban for missed drug tests  NBC Sports

Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte, the surprise 2012 Olympic 100m breaststroke champion, could be suspended up to two years after missing three drug tests in a ...


One round in, Auburn tied for 11th at NCAA Championship  Opelika Auburn News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – On the first day of the NCAA Championship, Blessings Golf Club got the better of most teams in the field. However, No. 13 Auburn battled ...


Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel sizzle as world championships near  NBC Sports

U.S. swimming's superstars put up incredible times on Sunday.


Gibson/Palmer Win US Title, While Olympic Medalist Johnson And Bramley To Join Them At Diving Worlds  TeamUSA.org

With a trip to the world championships on the line, Purdue standout Brandon Loschiavo entered not once but twice in the men's synchronized 10-meter platform ...


Phelps wins award for mental health advocacy  ESPN

Because of his willingness to share his story of depression and raise awareness of mental health issues, Michael Phelps was given the fifth annual Morton E.


Margaret Wambui, Olympic bronze medalist, decries testosterone rule  NBC Sports

Margaret Wambui said the new testosterone rule could end her career.


Nosferatu is golf’s Olympic rankings guru. Who is he?  NBC Sports

An Irishman on Twitter is a go-to source for many golfers.


'It's a stain on skateboarding': WSF president on removal of sport from Pan Ams  CBC.ca

The cancellation of skateboarding from the Pan American Games this summer, amid a dispute regarding qualification, could lead to an "embarrassing" debut of ...


Auburn bows out in NCAA semifinals with loss to Wake Forest  Opelika Auburn News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Standing on the tee box at the 15th hole on Wednesday, Auburn sophomore Julie McCarthy received word that the Tigers had lost to ...


Tokyo Olympics an end goal for the American behind Japan sports icons  NBC Sports

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — As the Tokyo Olympics near and interest generates in Japanese sports culture, an American father and son offer unique perspectives as ...


Laura Dahlmeier, two-time Olympic biathlon champ, suddenly retires  NBC Sports

Dahlmeier's retirement is reminiscent of another German star bowing out early.


Auburn advances to NCAA Championship for eighth straight year  Opelika Auburn News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Despite a challenging final round in the NCAA Louisville Regional Wednesday afternoon, the No. 11 Auburn men's golf team advanced to ...


'Fox and Friends' called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya 'transgender.' She's not.  The Washington Post

Fox News called female Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya “transgender” during a broadcast Wednesday shortly after the news broke that the runner would ...


U.S. sweeps mixed-gender events at IAAF World Relays  NBC Sports

The U.S. dominated the opening night of the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, highlighted by winning both finals in unusual mixed-gender events.


Brody Roybal’s golden goal lifts U.S. to sled hockey world title  NBC Sports

Brody Roybal scored the world championship-winning golden goal, lifting the U.S. sled hockey team past Canada in overtime.


How Gracie Gold landed in Philadelphia, thoughts competitive return  NBC Sports

Gracie Gold now lives and trains in Philadelphia, where she hopes to relaunch her career.


Ryan Crouser eyed an NFL tryout, then Olympic gold, now the bathroom mirror  NBC Sports

Crouser competes at the Drake Relays on NBC Sports on Saturday.


Embattled boxing body faces Olympic inquiry before Tokyo ruling  CBC.ca

The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its ...


Clemson Begins Play at NCAA National Tournament Friday - Clemsonmaven  Clemson Maven

The Clemson men's golf team begins play at the NCAA National Tournament at The Blessings Golf Course in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Friday.


Noah Lyles wins duel with Christian Coleman in Shanghai  NBC Sports

Noah Lyles won the first of what will hopefully be multiple head-to-heads with Christian Coleman this season, taking a 100m at a Diamond League meet in ...


Katie Ledecky extends 5-year win streak  NBC Sports

Katie Ledecky has lost the two biggest international 200m frees of this Olympic cycle, though.


Top Russian skateboarder hit with doping ban  NBC Sports

"Mad Maxim" has clashed with the Russian federation.


Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir extend break from ice dance competition  NBC Sports

Two-time Olympic ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will extend their indefinite break from competition through the fall Grand Prix season, ...


Madison Hubbell, Zach Donohue already thinking about worlds in Montreal  NBC Sports

Two-time world medalists Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue chatted with NBCSports.com/figure-skating before a show on the Stars on Ice tour, reviewing the ...


European Games: Jason Kenny named in 101-strong GB squad  BBC Sport

Six-time Olympic cycling champion Jason Kenny has been named among a 101-strong British squad for the European Games. The event in Minsk, from 21-30 ...


Tonga flag bearer eyes history with two sports at Tokyo Olympics  NBC Sports

Pita Taufatofua, the viral Tongan flag bearer from the last two Olympics, wants to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Games in two sports — his trademark taekwondo ...


Hideki Matsuyama, Japan’s top golfer, finds ties to Tokyo Olympics beyond the obvious  NBC Sports

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Should Hideki Matsuyama return to Kasumigaseki Country Club for the Tokyo Olympic golf tournament next year, he will be in familiar ...


Breakdancing tries to catch on as an Olympic sport  Stuff.co.nz

Breakdancing is recognised as a high-level competitive sport. Now b-boys and b-girls are trying to get the IOC to include it in 2024 Olympics.


Fencing Feature: Olympic sport is unique but growing in our desert  KESQ

Since it started 16 years ago, the Desert Fencing Academy has brought a different type of sport to the Coachella Valley.


2019 IAAF World Relays broadcast schedule  NBC Sports

Justin Gatlin and Noah Lyles headline the U.S. roster for the IAAF World Relays, airing live on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and streaming for NBC ...


Stormy seas clear a sailor's mind  CBC.ca

'After two hours of going downwind, it started to get chaotic. A capsize seemed inevitable.' - CBC Sports Player's Own Voice.


Aljona Savchenko, Olympic pairs’ champion, announces pregnancy  NBC Sports

Savchenko and her skating partner are on an indefinite break from competition.


Tokyo 2020 unveils mascot images representing Olympic sports and disciplines - Olympic News  Olympics

The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has unveiled images of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot, Miraitowa, in a wide variety of ...


Allyson Felix, her life at risk before C-section, urges lawmakers to hear her story  NBC Sports

Allyson Felix shared the story of the two most terrifying days of her life, revealing she had a severe case of preeclampsia that led to her emergency C-section ...


Mo Farah, Galen Rupp set fall marathon  NBC Sports

Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will return to the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 13, a sign that Farah will not race on the track at the world championships and that Rupp ...


Jade Jones: New world taekwondo champion chases Olympic hat-trick  BBC Sport

Newly crowned world champion Jade Jones says winning a third Olympic title in Tokyo next year will be her ultimate dream.


Other Sports: Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol  The Star Online

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced ...


Tackling mental health in Olympic sport - Olympic News  Olympics

Each year, the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission adopts a consensus statement on a prominent issue that affects the well-being of athletes. In 2018, the ...


Paris 2024 puts forward its proposal for new sports - Olympic News  Olympics

Paris 2024 today put forward its proposal to the IOC for new sports to be included on the Olympic programme, which included breaking, skateboarding, sport ...


Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse to compete in 2nd pro swim league in October  CBC.ca

A new professional league for elite swimmers will launch in October with meets in seven cities across the U.S. and Europe, ending with a championship in a ...


Why the Olympic Games Are Steering Clear of E-Sports  Fortune

The International Olympic Committee has reached out to e-sports, but don't expect to see video games as a medal event any time soon.


Half marathon world-record holder suspended before London Marathon  NBC Sports

Kenyan Abraham Kiptum, the half-marathon world-record holder, was provisionally suspended for a biological passport violation, the sport's anti-doping ...


What are the most iconic Canadian Olympic moments?  CBC.ca

Kawhi Leonard's buzzer beater is now among Canada's iconic sport moments. But what about the country's best Olympic moments?


IOC Executive Board accepts Paris 2024 proposal for new sports - Olympic News  Olympics

The IOC Executive Board today supported the recommendation of the Olympic Programme Commission to put forward Paris 2024's proposal for new sports ...


2019 World Sled Hockey Championship TV schedule  NBC Sports

The U.S. looks to build on last year's third straight Paralympic hockey title at the world championship, airing live on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA ...


Gaming could become an Olympic sport  New Zealand Herald

The burgeoning world of e-sports could soon achieve the ultimate endorsement — becoming an Olympic sport. Video gamers probably aren't what you picture ...


Cyrille Tchatchet II: From homeless and 'suicidal' to Olympic hopeful  BBC Sport

Cyrille Tchatchet II on overcoming homelessness and depression - and setting his sights on competing at Tokyo 2020 for the Refugee Team.


Emma Wilson: GB windsurfer on following in two-time Olympian mother's footsteps  BBC Sport

Former windsurfer Penny Way - now Wilson - went to two Olympic Games and now her daughter is aiming to do the same.


Aaron Brown tops Andre De Grasse at 200m showdown in Shanghai  CBC.ca

It was a Canadian 1-2 finish in the men's 200-metre race at the Shanghai Diamond League event on Saturday. Aaron Brown edged teammate Andre De Grasse ...


New coach prepares for 'cut-throat' Olympics campaign  BBC Sport

Sean Dancer is relishing his new role as Ireland women's coach after meeting his squad for the first time ahead of the Olympic qualifying process for Tokyo ...


Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games detailed events schedule announced - Olympic News  Olympics

Get your diaries out – it's starting to feel very real: Tokyo 2020 today announced the order of events for each sporting session at next summer's Olympic Games.


These Are the New Sports We May See at the 2024 Summer Olympics  Self

Paris, the 2024 host city, wants to reach young city-dwellers and make the Games more interactive with the proposed addition of these popular sports.


Restrictions placed on Super Rugby selections in New Zealand sevens Olympic Games campaign  New Zealand Herald

In little over two weeks, New Zealand men's sevens coach Clark Laidlaw will know which All Blacks will be chasing Olympic gold next year. The catch this time is ...


French fencing body recognizes lightsaber dueling as a sport  ESPN

France's fencing federation has recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.


Applications for the sport and active society development grants are now open - Olympic News  Olympics

Four development grants worth CHF 20,000 each will be given by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to organisations that promote the health and ...


What to watch in Olympic sports this week  NBC Sports

Winter sports action this week is highlighted by the alpine skiing World Cup and World Nordic Skiing Championships.


Public invited to try Olympic sports at Titletown Winter Games  WBAY

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WBAY) - Olympic sports will take over Titletown this weekend. Titletown teamed up with U.S. Venture for the Titletown Winter Games.


Four NGOs inspiring inclusion, equality and resilience awarded on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace - Olympic News  Olympics

Whether it's promoting equality, encouraging community development or driving social change, sport has a greater role to play in society than ever before, and ...


Comprehensive list of banned coaches finally published, but not by SafeSport  USA TODAY

Greatcoach.com, a private website, is publishing a comprehensive list of banned coaches and other, not the USOC-backed U.S. Center for Safesport.


Rutgers wrestling NCAA champions prove the value of Olympic sports  Asbury Park Press

They will be iconic images in the history of Rutgers Athletics: Nick Suriano and Anthony Ashnault on the mat with their hands raised, two NCAA champions on ...


Can Breaking Become An Olympic Sport And Still Keep Its Soul?  Deadspin

If you missed the debut of breaking as an event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week, you missed another first—the crowning ...


Scuba Diving Added as Olympic Sport  DivePhotoGuide.com

A new memorandum from the International Olympic Comittee has paved the way for scuba divers to participate in the 2020 Olympic games. The now-Olympic ...


Paris 2024 Submits Proposal For 4 New Summer Olympic Sports  SwimSwam

Paris 2024 organizers have put forth its proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for four sports to be included in that year's Summer Olympic ...


Tokyo 2020 unveils Games pictograms - Olympic News  Olympics

Pictograms play a key role in facilitating the experience of athletes and spectators alike, and will be used for a variety of purposes, including signage at ...


BYU Olympic Sports: Softball sweeps and Volleyball advances  Vanquish The Foe

BYU Olympic Sports had a strong weekend, highlighted by volleyball's MPSF first round upset and softball's sweep of Pacific at Gail Miller Field last weekend.


Canada's Ashley Kraayeveld finishes 5th at taekwondo worlds  CBC.ca

Canada's Ashley Kraayeveld finished fifth in the women's 62-kilogram weight class Sunday at the world taekwondo championships in Manchester, England.


What to watch this week in Olympic sports: Shiffrin’s season finale  NBC Sports

Mikalea Shiffrin's incredible 2018-19 season will come to a close this week at the World Cup Finals in Soldeu, Andorra, where Shiffrin is expected to ski for two ...


De Grasse clocks 10.09 seconds at IAAF World Challenge in China  CBC.ca

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse posted his fastest time in nearly two years on Tuesday, finishing the 100 metres in 10.09 seconds to earn a silver medal at ...


Was your child’s coach banned for sexual misconduct? Better check  USA TODAY

Coaches who have been banned for sexual misconduct are still coaching kids, taking advantage of significant gaps in a system the USOC has vowed to fix.


Communique of the 7th Olympic Summit - Olympic News  Olympics

At the invitation of the International Olympic Committee, the leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today for the 7th Olympic Summit.


BYU Olympic Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Commissioner’s Cup, and more  Vanquish The Foe

Baseball The Bat Cats hosted Saint Mary's at Miller Park from March 28-30 in a three game series and swept the Gaels. They won the first game on Thursday by ...


These changes must be made by Olympic sport leaders to protect young athletes  USA TODAY

There are a few steps that must be taken to start the process of making sure sexual abusers are caught and never again allowed near another child.


Looking to the Future of Sport and the Games - Olympic News  Olympics

All eyes were on the future at the Olympism in Action Forum in Buenos Aires. Speakers discussed the future of sport itself, what the future fan might look like, and ...


Olympic sports on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel this weekend  NBC Sports

Olympic champions Ted Ligety and Jessie Diggins headline winter sports action this weekend on NBC Sports, NBC Sports Gold, and Olympic Channel.


How The 1964 Games Brought Live Olympic Sports To The United States For The First Time  TeamUSA.org

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 run July 24-Aug. 9, 2020, and while they may be nearly 20 months away there's a lot to learn on your quest to becoming the ...