| May 16, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Jill Ellis, who coached the UCLA's women's soccer team to the NCAA Final Four eight times in 12 seasons, was confirmed Friday as the new coach of the U.S. women's national team.
Ellis has been coaching the team on an interim basis for the last six weeks...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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| May 9, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Olympic officials have quickly stepped forward to slam a British newspaper report that London was secretly asked about taking over the 2016 Summer Games for struggling Rio de Janeiro.
The London Evening Standard wrote Friday that, with construction...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:59 PM
MESA, ARIZ.— Michael Phelps did not forget how to win races in his 20 months away from competitive swimming.
In the first swim of his comeback at the Mesa Grand Prix, Phelps posted the fastest qualifying time in the 100-meter butterfly at 52.84...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:57 PM
MESA, Ariz. — It was only a preliminary heat, but Michael Phelps looked impressive in the first step of his much-anticipated comeback at a Grand Prix meet in Arizona on Thursday.
The 22-time Olympic medalist — who had not raced since the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Sebastian Coe, who has been the favorite to succeed as chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has withdrawn from the race.
Coe, who masterminded the London 2012 Olympics and is chairman of the British Olympic Assn., told the Daily...
| Feb 7, 2014
Every two years, now, I have to renew this plea on behalf of all of us who care about the Olympics enough to watch the prime-time broadcasts but not enough to want to know instantly who won which slippy-slidey contest......
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Lifetime has officially greenlighted a biopic on legendary gymnast Gabby Douglas, and Douglas herself will make an appearance in the film.
Douglas was the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Bowman is back coaching after a nine-month hiatus.
At the first suggestion, however indirect, of his star former swimmer returning, Bowman broke out laughing.
“Whatever are you talking about?’’ Bowman said as...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow.
While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Since the London Olympics, Ryan Lochte has seemed bent on proving he is not the brightest bulb in the chandelier.
Take his reality TV show, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” (Please).
This is what a Washington Post reviewer said about it:...