MODENA, Italy (AP) — The endless cacophony of ambulance sirens. The convoys of military trucks carrying away the overflowing coffins. The funerals — or lack thereof. Nobody who lived through the initial wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Bergamo — the first epicenter of COVID-19 in Europe — will ever forget it. For Sofia Goggia […]
UK senior track runner Masai Russell has grown her brand, recently becoming one of just 15 NCAA student-athletes to sign a deal with WWE.
Donovyn Fowler is one of the top-rated long jump and triple jump athletes in the country. As he closes what has been a record-setting career at Joplin High School, Fowler will soon turn his focus on to what he can accomplish at Oklahoma.
GENEVA (AP) — A day after Switzerland’s team leader asked for talks about possibly postponing the Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, the IOC promised officials worldwide on Wednesday the Winter Games will go ahead as planned. The Swiss Olympic committee said the IOC gave assurances about staging next month’s event during a video […]
The Winter Olympics open in 30 days, and Norway is expected to head the medal standings for the second straight time, even topping its record haul of 39 medals in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is the prediction of U.S.-based Gracenote Sports, which released its medal table forecast on Wednesday with the Beijing Winter […]
When I met Michael Hambrick, he had just competed in the 2021 USATF (USA Track & Field) Masters National Championships. At age 62, he placed second in the age 60-64 Weight Pentathlon which is a combined event in track and field.
“Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat.” These words were the best advice Aleen Mae Bailey (40) was ever given during her athletic career, and ones that have certainly come to define who she is.
The attention of the figure skating world rests squarely on the Eastern Hemisphere this week. The Russian national championships should reveal Olympic favorites for the women’s competition, and two-time and reigning gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu will make his season debut at Japanese nationals. Athletes from Russia won only three of the 15 medals in figure […]
Few if any athletes have had a run — well, a skate — like Nathan Chen since 2018. Chen finished fifth in the men’s figure skating event at the Pyeongchang Games, following a fiasco of a short program for 17th place with a rousing free skate that he won to lift him near the medals […]
USA Luge slider Jayson Terdiman turned 33 this week, and he spent some of his birthday getting an injection of platelet-rich plasma to relieve tendinitis in his right elbow. It only reaffirmed his decision that it’s time to move on. Terdiman — who is bidding to make his third Olympic team with a third different […]