| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Call it "Black Sunday" for the sport of track and field.
Hours after news broke that American sprinter Tyson Gay tested positive for a banned substance, two marquee Jamaican athletes acknowledged that they, too, had failed drug tests.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Brigetta Barett is accustomed to hitting high notes, athletically and artistically.
Barrett, who won a silver medal in the women’s high jump at the London Olympics last summer and is a six-time NCAA champion, sang the national anthem before...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare.
The usually ebullient Bolt ...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:48 PM
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Jeff Demps, the former Groveland South Lake and University of Florida track and football star, will compete in the Olympics Friday.
Demps will be running the lead leg in the preliminaries of the 4x100-meter relay, his agent Nohemy Baltodano said.
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Jeff Demps, the former Florida Gator and Groveland South Lake standout, earned his first Olympic medal.
Demps did not run in the finals of the 4x100-meter relay, but the American team placed second. As a result, Demps was awarded a silver medal for...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:38 PM
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Lady Gaga’s injured hip, which forced her this week to cancel the remaining 21 dates on her massive, two-year, six-continent Born This Way tour, will have a major economic impact on the concert business.
Promoters estimate the canceled dates could...
| Jul 16, 2012
Click here to visit the special 2012 Summer Olympics preview section, with athlete profiles, TV schedules, news and more. The Olympic cauldron burns bright in London July 27-Aug. 12, as the opening ceremony marks the beginning of the Summer Olympic Games....
| Aug 6, 2012
According to a chart in today's Tribune, the 7th place finisher in the Olympic 100-meter race (last except for Asafa Powell, who pulled up lame) would have had the gold-medal time in 1984 and every Olympics prior to that except......
| Sep 8, 2010
Ten things I know, and you should: 1. I hope I'm wrong, but my gut feeling is 2010 Olympic figure skating singles champions Kim Yuna of South Korea and Evan Lysacek of the United States are done with competitive skating.......