Sport > Olympics

On Par With Doping: The First Person To Miss The Olympics For Wearing The Wrong Shoes

30 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Olympian Kara Goucher missed a spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics not because her competitors were necessarily better runners, but because they had better shoes. I discussed this...
Read more ...

Troubled boxing body AIBA looks to change its name

42 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Amateur boxing's troubled governing body AIBA is considering a name change after it was cut out of organizing the Olympic tournaments this year.
Read more ...

USA's first Olympic skateboarding team: Meet the hopefuls

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Twenty-one Olympic hopefuls are introduced at the Berrics skatepark in Los Angeles. Skateboarding will be making its Olympics debut at the 2020 Games.
Read more ...

Tennis-Kyrgios eager to represent Australia at Tokyo Games

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MELBOURNE - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios has expressed an interest in joining his country's Olympic team in Tokyo, four years after withdrawing from the Rio Games in...
Read more ...

Japan's Aeon aims to start selling eco-certified sushi in time for Olympics

11 hours ago   |   Reuters

Japanese supermarket chain Aeon Co Ltd , Asia's biggest retailer by sales, said it aims to start selling eco-certified sushi this year amid growing demand for sustainable...
Read more ...

Simone Biles calls USA Gymnastics interim training base ‘good start' on road to Tokyo Olympics

16 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Biles was the force behind USA Gymnastics cutting ties with the Karolyi Ranch two years ago. She and fellow gymnasts got a first look Monday at the facility that will replace it.
Read more ...

Aerotek shares special bond with Special Olympics for Polar Bear Plunge

Aerotek shares special bond with Special Olympics for Polar Bear Plunge

18 hours ago   |   WBALTV

The countdown is on to the Polar Bear Plunge, which raises money to support more than 8,000 Special Olympics Maryland athletes so they can compete year-round.
Read more ...

The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There's a Catch

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Golf was restored to the Games, in part, to forge an association with stars like Woods. But with a few months left to qualify, he is on the outside looking in.
Read more ...

New Rules Allow Men to Dominate Women's Sports

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

From high school to the olympics, the race to be trans inclusive may be changing the game forever.
Read more ...

Tennis-Egyptian Safwat falls in Melbourne but eyes Olympic dream

1 day ago   |   National Post

MELBOURNE - Mohamed Safwat may have crashed out in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday, but he was quickly looking to the future as he prepares to become the first...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Super Bowl 2020 odds, line: 49ers vs. Chiefs picks, predictions from SN experts

Super Bowl 2020 odds, line: 49ers vs. Chiefs picks, predictions from SN experts

Our NFL experts are split on picks and predictions for the Super Bowl in 2020, but there's one thing we all agree on: 49ers vs. Chiefs will be a great game, likely coming down... Read more ...

Odell Beckham adds surgery to already-frantic offseason

Odell Beckham adds surgery to already-frantic offseason

The NFL regular season ended less than a month ago, but it's already been an eventful offseason for Odell Beckham Jr. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver underwent surgery... Read more ...

Katie Sowers Is The First Female And Openly Gay Person To Coach In A Super Bowl

Katie Sowers Is The First Female And Openly Gay Person To Coach In A Super Bowl

The offensive assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers will be working with the team's receivers to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs. Read more ...

Vikings pick up 5 additions to Pro Bowl, including Cousins

Vikings pick up 5 additions to Pro Bowl, including Cousins

EAGAN, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have five additions to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, giving them eight players in the all-star game for their highest total in 10 years. Read more ...

LeBron James slams 'disrespectful' fan who was ejected for throwing garbage...

LeBron James slams 'disrespectful' fan who was ejected for throwing garbage at Bronny James during high school game

On Monday, a spectator threw something at LeBron James' son, Bronny James, during his high school basketball game. Sierra Canyon took on Paul VI at Springfield College in... Read more ...

Myth-busting 49ers vs. Chiefs: The three worst early narratives for Super...

Myth-busting 49ers vs. Chiefs: The three worst early narratives for Super Bowl 54

Do the Chiefs actually have the better offense? Is the 49ers' defense really that dominant? Those are a few of the many myths you'll hear leading up to Super Bowl 54. Read more ...

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard set a franchise record with 61 points, including a career-best 11 3-pointers, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the equally... Read more ...

No. 1 Baylor wins 15th in a row, beating Oklahoma 61-57

No. 1 Baylor wins 15th in a row, beating Oklahoma 61-57

WACO, Texas - MaCio Teague had 16 points, fellow transfer Davion Mitchell had 13 and Baylor held on to win its first-ever home game as the No. 1 team, beating Oklahoma 61-57 on... Read more ...

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

PHOENIX - Derrick White scored a season-high 25 points, Bryn Forbes added 24 and the San Antonio Spurs coughed up a 20-point lead in the second half before rallying to beat the... Read more ...

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

DENVER - Rockies star Nolan Arenado said he feels disrespected after Colorado general manager Jeff Bridich acknowledged listening to trade offers for the seven-time Gold Glove... Read more ...