| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Michelle Silva knows how to defend herself.
She’s been doing it all her life.
Most of the 18-year-old’s defense comes on the mat, where she’s on the fast track to compete in the 2016 Olympics in tae kwon do. She’s already...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:23 AM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The question to Denis Oswald was about the chances for any U.S. bid city to win the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Oswald’s answer Friday included ripping Chicago’s failed bid for 2016.
“I think certainly the fact...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:44 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - You can define Jacques Rogge’s 12 years as International Olympic Committee president simply by the numbers, which befits a man whose public personality is as serious and dispassionate as a balance sheet.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Time is relative...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Last week: In the world of sports, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this week with a 2-0 win over Mexico. This will be the seventh-consecutive FIFA World Cup appearance for the U.S. MNT.
Looking ahead: The...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:55 PM
April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings finished 3-0 in pool play Thursday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Gstaad Grand Slam.
Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Walsh Jennings needed to dig deep to fight...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:28 AM
April Ross said she felt disappointed after her run with Kerri Walsh Jennings ended in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Gstaad Grand Slam Friday.
Ross, the Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High standout, and the three-time Olympic...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:54 AM
Back in the day, a little more than a decade ago, Charlie Buckingham could be found at the Newport Yacht Club. It was like a second home, more of a playground actually.
He was among several aspiring sailors back then. He could be described as "aspiring,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NEW BUFFALO – Beth Rohl didn't pick up a discus or a shot put until her senior year at New Buffalo High School.
"It was just different," Rohl said. "I had no clue what I was doing. I just came out and kind of threw."
"She wins state," said New...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:17 AM
During a rare tour of the United States, Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge this Saturday will bring his light bossa-nova grooves to downtown Hollywood. Seu Jorge, best known for his Portuguese covers of David Bowie songs in the 2004 film "The Life Aquatic...