| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:09 PM
For T'Erea Brown, the six minutes after she ran the fastest 400-meter hurdles time of her life were torture.
The University of Miami grad out of Hampton High lowered her all-time personal best by 51/100ths of a second to claim third place in her...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and Corona del Mar resident Sean Rosenthal, who entered the London Olympics as the top men's beach volleyball team in the world, suffered a stunning loss on Monday and were eliminated in the quarterfinals.
| Aug 11, 2012
The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Even before the 2012 London Olympics held its closing ceremonies last night, organizers and politicians were already looking ahead to the next round of bidding to host the games. Toronto is examining whether to throw its hat into the ring for the 2024...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As a plodding lap swimmer at Meadowbrook, the Mt. Washington pool whereMichael Phelpshas trained for almost two decades, I've been watching the phenom swimmer at close range since he was 14 or so. In that time, I've witnessed — along with scores...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
If you made a flip-book of the hundreds of photographs they've posed together for over the years, you would seeMichael Phelpsgrowing up before your eyes, getting taller and more muscular, while his coach, Bob Bowman, looks remarkably the same.
| 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...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:49 PM
There will be two former Newport Harbor High volleyball standouts in the London Olympics.
April Ross, who starred at Newport Harbor, and Jennifer Kessy have qualified for their first Olympics. They will join Misty May-Treanor, also of Newport Harbor, and...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:51 PM
LOS ANGELES — As the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team was named Thursday, Coach Adam Krikorian read off the names in alphabetical order.
The first name was the former Corona del Mar High and USC standout, Tumua Anae. This led to a funny...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett, the first bicycle motocross rider to qualify for the three-person United States men's team when the sport made its debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, died Sunday in a car accident in eastern Texas. He was 33....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Musicians with the London Symphony Orchestra are reportedly going to have to pull a Milli Vanilli when they appear at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in London.
Reports from Britain state that the orchestra will mimic playing to...