| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - He is not riding off into the sunset. Hiroshi Hoketsu is simply riding, and that's just how he likes it.
Hoketsu first went to the Olympics in 1964 when he was 23 and the games were in his native Tokyo. Now nearly 71, Hoketsu...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Michael Phelpsessentially owns the 100 butterfly race, holding the U.S. and world records for it, and he kept his hold on it Thursday night by gliding to a first place finish at the Grand Prix race at the Indiana University Natatorium.
| Mar 30, 2012
He's an Olympian who loves the weather! New York City native Tim Morehouse is an Olympic silver medalist in fencing ('08 Beijing Games) and will be competing at the 2012 London Olympic Games!
In 2011, he founded the Fencing-in-the-Schools foundation -...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:14 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Phelps powered back Friday morning after a rather desultory performance the night before, winning his heat in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
His time of 4:2131, second-best in the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Newport Beach resident Donald Sun has bought the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and vowed to restore it to a schedule that included as many as 31 events in 2008, the Los Angeles Times has reported.
Sun, 37, a graduate of University High...
| Jan 15, 2012
A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine.
I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
| Apr 12, 2012
US Olympic Sprinters Rodney Martin and Leroy Dixon stopped by to tell us about their road to the 2012 London Olympics. They have both competed in the Beijing Games and are hoping to win gold in London for Team USA.
For more information on Rodney...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:15 PM
UCI men will face Eastern Washington in 10th annual BracketBusters contest on Feb. 18 at Bren Center.
The UC Irvine men's basketball team will play host to Eastern Washington in the annual BracketBusters game Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Bren Events Center....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Michael Phelps has earned magazine gold: the cover of Details magazine.
The Olympian strikes a pose, bare-chested and in jeans, for the magazine's August issue.
The headline on the story is "Michael Phelps: The Greatest American Hero."
If there's a...
| Sep 19, 2012
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics.
This year in London, she successfully defended...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 12:39 AM
Andy Ruiz was born to be a boxer. His grandfather ran a boxing gym in Mexicali and his father, while never a fighter, trained and promoted boxers and fight cards in both Mexicali and the Imperial Valley.
The 23-year-old Ruiz, nicknamed Destroyer, is off...