Story | Oct 20, 2009
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Column | Jul 18, 2012Valley native and four-time ice hockey Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero — one gold, two silvers, one bronze — was elected in 2010 by her fellow Olympians to the Athletes Commission of the International Olympic Committee. She's one of 12 athletes designated to speak for the wrestlers, runners, swimmers, skaters and all the other competitors in the hierarchy that governs the Games. Next week's London Olympics are her first as a member of the IOC, but she's already working far ahead: on the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, on the 2016 youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, and on her MBA at Harvard, her alma mater. The proponent of women's sports is off the competitive ice but on the larger Olympic team.
Story | Jul 24, 2012 | 5:46 PM
Silence is golden Shannon Owens Orlando Sentinel These days, silence holds just as much power — and maybe more — in sports than words. Perhaps that is why the International Olympic Committee president dug his feet in the ground against...
Story | Jul 26, 2012 | 10:02 AM
Story | Jul 28, 2012 | 11:13 PM
What has traditionally been the most transcendent event in the world of sports had its Opening Ceremonies in London Friday night and the competition started Saturday. Over the next 17 days NBC is planning to telecast a record 5,535 hours of Olympic...