| 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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:42 AM
You can look at this as one year too late or better late than never.
A year after the U.S. debacle in Olympic long track speedskating – its first Winter Games since 1984 without a medal in the sport – 2014 Olympic team members Brittany...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:31 PM
An unexpected legacy of the failed Chicago 2016 Olympic bid emerged Friday.
Dan O’Connell, president of the Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics, credited Chicago bid chairman Pat Ryan for the concept of using insurance policies as a way to provide...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:00 AM
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom has dropped his appeal against the IOC ruling that he committed a doping violation at the Sochi Olympics. In return, he has accepted the minimum sanction of a reprimand.
The Court of...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:06 AM
With South Florida’s winter weather in the 80s, it can be easy to forget that the rest of the nation is often a lot colder than we are.
But wonderlands of snow exist in the rest of the country, and they are only a plane ride away.
If the Sochi...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The U.S. Olympic Committee could kick itself over not having submitted a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
It might look like a slam dunk now.
After Norway nixed the Oslo bid Wednesday, the competition to become host of that Winter Games is down to...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:10 AM
A day after Oslo dropped out of the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Olympic officials said they would choose from the two remaining candidates rather than reopen the process.
That means the either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be selected....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:48 AM
This could be called the X Games crossed with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
“That’s a fair comparison,” Shaun White was saying during a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon.
The action sports icon and two-time...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:37 AM
After their work at the Sochi Olympics drew widespread praise, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have been promoted to be NBC's primary figure skating commentators, according to Tribune sources familiar with the situation.
Lipinski, the 1998 Olympic...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:08 PM
On the first anniversary of the injury that kept him out of the 2014 Olympics, Russian pairs skater Alexander Smirnov posted before and after pictures to his Facebook page.
The first showed stitches running nearly two feet down his leg from massive...