| May 27, 2015
| 7:17 AM
A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional.
The measure had been passed by both houses of parliament, but it was rejected by...
| May 16, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Revenue for the U.S. Olympic Committee increased by more than 60 percent from the previous year in 2014, according to tax documents filed by the organization Friday.
The Colorado Springs-based USOC, which supports the country's Olympic and Paralympic...
| May 8, 2015
| 3:59 PM
Step by step, about 500 kids at Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School were helping other kids Friday — kids they may not personally know, but kids they care about.
The students, just under half the school's enrollment, participated in the school's...
| May 6, 2015
| 11:27 AM
NBC Sports Group, boosted by its coverage of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games and the Super Bowl, took home the most awards at the 36th Sports Emmys on Tuesday night.
The Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were covered on NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA, MSNBC and online...
| May 4, 2015
| 10:05 AM
The news isn't all bad for Lindsey Vonn this week.
A day after the celebrated skier announced her breakup with longtime boyfriend Tiger Woods, word comes that Olympic officials will name her an honorary ambassador to the 2018 Winter Games in...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 10:18 AM
SOCHI, Russia — A day after his blistering attack on Olympic leaders, Marius Vizer faced isolation and a growing backlash Tuesday as international sports bodies suspended or broke off ties with his umbrella organization and rallied behind IOC...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Highland Park native Jason Brown continued his climb up the world figure skating rankings as he finished fourth at last weekend's World Championships in Shanghai, China.
The 20-year-old won the U.S. Championships earlier this year and this was his first...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:31 AM
The hundreds of grumpy commuters crammed into South Station vented to one another as they waited to see whether their trains would be canceled or delayed. The snowiest winter on record had already exposed deep gaps in this city's infrastructure and soured...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 10:16 AM
For all but two weeks of the last two seasons, Brittany Bowe has been a consistent medalist on the world speedskating circuit.
The performance gap came at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the worst time possible for a U.S. athlete in a sport her country...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:35 PM
Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course.
Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 3:19 PM
She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes.
Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...