| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:02 AM
Doug Bruno will once again be on the bench at the Olympics.
USA Basketball announced Monday that the DePaul coach will return as an assistant to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma for the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
The U.S. women already have qualified for Rio...
| Feb 10, 2015
London Mayor Boris Johnson, launching a six-day swing through the East Coast, on Monday took on the role of traveling salesman, encouraging a packed room of some of the nation's top college students and entrepreneurs to consider launching their careers as...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Now back in Moscow, busier than ever, Svetlana Abrosimova remains a social media maven. She checks in with the world as often as time allows.
So it did not surprise her to learn that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the precocious three-point shooter from...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:48 PM
The International Olympic Committee will examine Yulia Zaripova's doping case to determine whether the Russian athlete should be stripped of her gold medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase from the 2012 London Games.
IOC President Thomas Bach told The...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:51 AM
MOSCOW -- Five Russian race-walkers, including three Olympic gold medalists, were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday.
Bans of three years and two months were handed to Olympic champion Sergei Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina, as well as...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Costa Mesa resident April Ross has been named 2014 Female Beach Player of the Year by USA Volleyball.
Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, played her first full season with Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014, dominating the Assn. of Volleyball...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:11 AM
On Sunday mornings all across South Florida, alarms are ringing at 7 a.m. and waking teens from their slumber.
What could possibly motivate teens to get up this early on a weekend? Beach volleyball!
Approved by the NCAA as an emerging sport, beach/...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping.
The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:09 AM
As South Korea buckles under the enormous financial pressure of hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee recently made a practical suggestion: Move some events to other nations.
A luge facility will cost $100 million to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:07 PM
John Mann loves returning home.
"Home" could mean Newport Beach, or even the United States, for the Corona del Mar High water polo graduate who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
"It's something I look forward to this time of year, because I'm always...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:40 PM
1) April Ross
The Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product was named Most Valuable Player by the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and was also USA Volleyball's female beach player of the year after a dominant season with partner...