| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:41 AM
MONACO – Nine months after a Sochi Winter Olympics embattled by the host country’s anti-gay legislation, the International Olympic Committee took a philosophical stand Monday against future intolerance surrounding an Olympic Games.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
International Olympic Committee members began a much-anticipated meeting Monday by adopting the first portion of a historic reform package.
“The Olympic Agenda 2020 is like a jigsaw puzzle,” IOC President Thomas Bach said at the start of the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A failed drug test at the 2014 Sochi Olympics continues to shadow Nicklas Backstrom some nine months later.
The Swedish hockey player thought he was at least partially exonerated by the International Olympic Committee, but the Hockey News has reported...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Olympic officials had planned to spend two days discussing and voting on a long list of reforms contained in their "Olympic Agenda 2020," but they needed only Monday to unanimously approve the 40 recommendations.
Strong support for the package at a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:04 AM
International Olympic Committee officials have unveiled their vision for the future of the movement in a series of proposals that will be voted on by members in December.
"Agenda 2020" had been widely discussed in recent months, so there weren't many...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Los Angeles and three other American cities that want to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics faced a Monday deadline to submit their technical proposals to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
All of the candidates --including Boston, San Francisco and Washington,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:40 PM
For the second straight season, the most compelling women's figure skating competition will take place in Sochi, Russia.
Last season, it was the 2014 Winter Olympics.
This season, it is the Russian Championships, where the field should be so deep in...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Alexander Kaptarenko, the Russian athlete who drew international attention by way of endurance and a frozen salmon, has died at 102.
The former table tennis player set an age record by participating in the torch relay for the Sochi Winter Olympics...