Olympics

Pro And College Teams Use New Workout Device That Enables ‘Smart' Weight Racks

15 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants and LSU Tigers are among the teams using the Perch, a 3D camera device that tracks movements during Olympic lifts.
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Chicago Polar Plunge goes small, virtual amid pandemic

Chicago Polar Plunge goes small, virtual amid pandemic

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Despite the pandemic, participants for this year's Polar Plunge are finding new ways to take a dip for charity. As a result of the pandemic, the Polar Plunge will...
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First in-person Polar Plunge in Louisville since start of pandemic raises nearly $127K

First in-person Polar Plunge in Louisville since start of pandemic raises nearly $127K

1 day ago   |   WLKY

More than 250 people took the polar plunge for the Special Olympics of Kentucky on Saturday.
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Former gymnast who accused coach John Geddert of abuse says his suicide brings her no closure

Former gymnast who accused coach John Geddert of abuse says his suicide brings her no closure

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former gymnast Sarah Klein, who accused ex-Olympic coach John Geddert of abuse, told NBC News his suicide brings her no closure. Geddert, 63, died by...
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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics may cost more than $26 billion - and the estimate keeps rising

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Tokyo's 2020 Olympics are already the most expensive summer games ever. And that's before the games have even taken place. The Japanese public is largely...
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Lady Gaga's Stolen Dogs Recovered After Dog Walker Shot

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded their walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman...
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Lady Gaga's French bulldogs recovered safely: LAPD

Lady Gaga's French bulldogs recovered safely: LAPD

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs were recovered safely Friday evening, two days after they were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, according to Los Angeles...
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John Geddert Physically and Verbally Abused Gymnasts, Court Documents Reveal

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

John Geddert, head coach of the 2012 United States women's Olympic gymnastics team, physically and verbally assaulted his gymnasts throughout his career...
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17 British Gymnasts Allege Systemic Physical, Psychological Abuse by Coaches

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Seventeen former gymnasts, including three Olympians, have sent British Gymnastics a Letter Before Action stating their intent to take legal action against the organization...
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2020 Summer Olympics: Officials are not requiring participating athletes to be vaccinated for Tokyo Games

2 days ago   |   CBS Sports

Organizers did release a set of guidelines for athletes and fans attending
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Prince Philip moved to another hospital to be treated for infection

Prince Philip moved to another hospital to be treated for infection

LONDON - Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection. The palace says Philip, the 99-year-old... Read more ...

Police ‘arrest former Barcelona president Bartomeu and two club bosses' as...

Police ‘arrest former Barcelona president Bartomeu and two club bosses' as staff see football giants' offices raided by officers

Josep Maria Bartomeu has been arrested alongside two senior Barcelona officials in the latest development in a police investigation less than a week before the club's... Read more ...

Boston Public Schools students in grades pre-K to 3 returning to class

Boston Public Schools students in grades pre-K to 3 returning to class

Thousands of Boston Public Schools students are returning Monday to in-person learning, bringing the total number of students in city classrooms to 15,600. Read more ...

NC getting thousands of Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccines this week

NC getting thousands of Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccines this week

Thousands of doses of the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will arrive in North Carolina this week. Read more ...

COVID-19 Relief Package Heads To Senate As Debate Over Minimum Wage Continues

COVID-19 Relief Package Heads To Senate As Debate Over Minimum Wage Continues

The Senate will debate a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill and aim to pass it using a process that avoids a Republican filibuster. A battle over efforts to raise the minimum wage... Read more ...

Iran ‘clearly' behind Gulf of Oman ship explosions - Israeli PM Netanyahu

Iran ‘clearly' behind Gulf of Oman ship explosions - Israeli PM Netanyahu

Iran was behind the explosions on an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed. The Jewish state reportedly... Read more ...

Jodie Foster fulfills promise to thank Packers QB at Globes

Jodie Foster fulfills promise to thank Packers QB at Globes

LOS ANGELES - Jodie Foster thanked Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the Golden Globes, fulfilling a promise the actress had made before she won. Read more ...

Islanders blank Penguins 2-0 behind rookie Sorokin

Islanders blank Penguins 2-0 behind rookie Sorokin

The Islanders outshot the Penguins 9-2 in the opening period Read more ...

Golden Globes: 2021's winners

Golden Globes: 2021's winners

LOS ANGELES - Complete list of winners for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards: Best motion picture, drama: “Nomadland” Best motion picture, musical or comedy: “Borat... Read more ...

Why did Jodie Foster thank Aaron Rodgers in Golden Globes speech?

Why did Jodie Foster thank Aaron Rodgers in Golden Globes speech?

It's a real lovefest between Jodie and Aaron. Read more ...