| Jun 3, 2011
| 12:30 PM
When Michelle Kwan was 16 and had just won the first of what would be five world figure skating titles, she began to wonder what her life would be like at age 30.
"I thought, 'Will I still be skating, still be training a long program every day?''' Kwan...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:18 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - The ancient Greeks believed athletes should avoid sex before sport, but modern Olympians and scientists are torn over the merits of in-competition coitus and whether abstinence enhances performance.
For years coaches and athletes...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:29 AM
When sports physiologist Allen Lim flew to Europe six years ago to work with America's top pro cyclists, he saw a lot of problems in the peloton. Riders complained about the diet of packaged bars, gels, chews and sugary sports drinks that fueled them...
| Oct 27, 2010
When the sprawling British ensemble Gorillaz reunited to close out the final night of Coachella in April, anyone familiar with the band might have been shocked at what they saw.
Gorillaz, co-founded a decade ago by Blur frontman and U.K. rock macher...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
LONDON — Michael Phelps, after just becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time, will anchor the U.S. men's 800-meter freestyle relay tonight.
The surprise decision — Phelps tends to lead off — was announced just before the start...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The Olympic flame may not be extinguished along the Chesapeake Bay.
A key organizer of the region's unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Summer Games is gauging interest in making a run at the 2024 Games. Dan Knise, president and CEO of the Washington-Baltimore...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:36 AM
Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games.
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Michael Phelps enters Monday night's finals in the 400-meter individual medley seeded second to rival Ryan Lochte after the morning preliminary heats. Phelps' teammate at North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Chase Kalisz, 18, swam to a surprise third-best time...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week's qualifying trials — including the exciting but exhausting 400-meter individual medley.
The question of how the Baltimore swimmer...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Michael Phelpsfinished second in the 400-meter individual medley to arch-rival Ryan Lochte in the opening act of the Olympic swimming trials here Monday, but both qualified for the London Games, setting the stage for another duel over their sport's most...