| 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...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013
Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The rumors that had circled him for a decade, formed more ominous clouds in the last 12 months and became tangible clues Monday night, were substantiated Tuesday, when UCLA announced it had hired John Speraw away from the UC Irvine men's volleyball...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 12:51 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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:30 PM
"The Dragon Angel," the story of an American boy who saves a traditional Beijing home from destruction by his architect father and a Hong Kong developer working together to put up a skyscraper, was voted the most promising co-production in development...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month.
Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...