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John Coughlin, figure skating champion from Kansas City, dead at 33  Kansas City Star

Two-time U.S. Figure Skating pairs champion John Coughlin from Kansas City died in his hometown on Friday from an apparent suicide. Coughlin won U.S. ...

JOA looking to establish Sabina as 'respected' cite for Olympic sports  Loop News Jamaica

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be looking to establish the country as a renowned and respected cite for Olympic sports, which includes partnering ...

BYU Olympic Sports Weekend Recap  Vanquish The Foe

Several BYU Olympic sports teams found themselves in action this weekend, including competition against in-state rivals Utah and Utah State. Here's the action ...

Israel Opens Olympic Sports Research Center

The Israel Olympic Committee and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology recently launched the Israeli Olympic Sports Research Center.

U.S. Olympic sports’ year of reckoning revealed ‘ecosystem’ that facilitated sexual abuse  OCRegister

The American Olympic movement's year of reckoning began in January on the third floor of the Veterans Memorial Courthouse in Lansing, Michigan. There one ...

Olympic Sports Center Of Pingdu Qingdao / Shanghai Jiao Tong University Urban Planning & Architectural Design Co.Ltd  ArchDaily

Completed in 2018 in Qingdao, China. Images by Qingshan Wu. This project is the Main Venues for the 2018 Provincial Sport Games of Shandong Province.

Top BYU Olympic sports stories dominated by big games and matches  Daily Herald

On back-to-back nights at the end of August, the BYU women's soccer and volleyball teams hosted Stanford. The Cardinal were No. 1 in both sports at the time.

How The 1964 Games Brought Live Olympic Sports To The United States For The First Time

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 run July 24-Aug. 9, 2020, and while they may be nearly 20 months away there's a lot to learn on your quest to becoming the ...

Upcoming winter sporting event is largest in Utah since 2002 Olympics

PARK CITY — Next month, Park City will be packed with pro skiers and snowboarders from all over the world for what officials are saying will be the largest ...

Vonn takes few risks in 1st downhill training run | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy — Lindsey Vonn skied conservatively in the first World Cup downhill training session of her injury-delayed season on Thursday.

Special Olympics event called off due to storm  Bristol Herald Courier

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A Special Olympics competition set to return to an upstate New York ski area has been cancelled because of the severe storm ...

S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations  CNN

Seoul (CNN) South Korea's Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse claims, rocking the East Asian ...

Senator calls for new panel to scrutinize U.S. Olympic Committee  Los Angeles Times

A Republican senator from Colorado wants to establish a commission to evaluate, and perhaps recommend changes to, the U.S. Olympic Committee. Sen.

The incredible story of Pita Taufatofua, Tonga's shirtless Olympic flag bearer  The Guardian

Years of pain and crushing disappointment have not dissuaded the Instagram sensation from becoming an Olympian in two sports – and he's about to announce ...

Israel's Olympic Committee Partners With Technion For Joint Sports Research Center | Health News  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

Israel's Olympic Committee, an organization that governs Olympic sports in Israel, and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are establishing a joint sports ...

RIOU offers European Olympic Committees free scholarship for Master in Sports Administration course

The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) has offered the European Olympic Committees (EOC) a free scholarship for its Master in Sports ...

Ian Walker: The changing slate of Olympic events  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The proposed Sailing program for the Paris 2024 Olympics reflects significant change for the sport. But with change comes heartache, as with a limit of ten medal ...

World Anti-Doping Agency retrieves data from Russian lab  BBC Sport

A World Anti-Doping Agency team retrieves data from the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's laboratory in Moscow after a week of work.

Surfing faces an Olympic hurdle  Livemint

With the Tokyo Games just over a year away, the Surfing Federation of India is still nowhere close to making the cut.

Forget eSports: Darts should be an Olympic sport

OPINION: Forget about eSports, darts would be a real, unpretentious and colourful addition, writes Darren Kane.

Alaine Chartrand shocks, wins women's figure skating title at nationals

Alaine Chartrand captured gold in women's singles at the Canadian figure skating championships, while Gabrielle Daleman dropped to fifth place.

Jo Pavey, 45, targets record sixth Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020  BBC Sport

British distance runner Jo Pavey is targeting a record-equalling sixth Olympic Games next year, when she will be 46.

Marco Schwarz wins World Cup Alpine combined event

Marco Schwarz won a World Cup Alpine combined on Friday, retaining his first-leg lead in slalom with a solid downhill run for victory in an event that risks losing ...

Kaillie Humphries files harassment complaint with Bobsleigh Canada  CBC News

Kaillie Humphries is breaking her silence about why she isn't competing in bobsleigh this year. Speaking exclusively to CBC, Humphries revealed she has filed ...

Max Parrot: Canadian Olympic snowboarder diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma  BBC Sport

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot - who won Olympic silver in 2018 - has been diagnosed with a rare cancer.

Mark Hager: GB Hockey '100% confident' about head coach despite NZ bullying claims  BBC Sport

GB Hockey is "100% confident" about the attitude of women's head coach Mark Hager, despite an ongoing inquiry into bullying claims while he was with New ...

German sleds dominate bobsleigh World Cup in Austria

Germany continued their dominance of the World Cup bobsleigh circuit on Saturday, grabbing two victories in Austria. Stephanie Schneider of Germany rallied ...

Olympic bobsledder Kaillie Humphries on making Sports Illustrated's 50 fittest list

Calgary bobsledder Kaillie Humphries is well known for her bobsledding success — winning Olympic gold in Vancouver and Sochi, and bronze in Pyeongchang ...

New Russian suspension would be destructive to 'the development of clean sport'

The Russian anti-doping agency claimed Saturday that reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Watch World Cup ski cross from Sweden

Watch live coverage of the World Cup ski cross event from Idre Fjall, Sweden.

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs  ESPN

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs.

Marielle Thompson battles to ski cross World Cup silver  CBC Sports

Marielle Thompson will bring home a silver medal following a ski cross World Cup event in Idre Fjall, Sweden on Saturday.

Tramadol: UCI bans painkiller in competition from March  BBC Sport

The powerful painkiller tramadol will be banned in-competition in cycling from March this year. Cycling's world governing body, the UCI, has announced its own ...

Watch World Cup alpine skiing from Italy

Watch action from the women's World Cup alpine skiing downhill event in Cortina, Italy.

Canada's mogul king pushed off throne as Mikael Kingsbury finishes 5th at World Cup

Mikael Kingsbury's perfect start to the moguls season finally came to an end on Friday. The Canadian settled for fifth in a World Cup event, marking the first time ...

Winning Canadian skate title would 'mean the world' to U.S.-born Keegan Messing

Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd ...

Future Games sports programmes full of passion and excitement - Olympic News  Olympics

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved an innovative event programme for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing ...

Kriechmayr edges Swiss favourite Feuz to win World Cup downhill

It takes a special run to beat Switzerland's best skier Beat Feuz on his home snow. Vincent Kriechmayr found it Saturday to win a World Cup downhill. Austria's ...

Was your child’s coach banned for sexual misconduct? Better check  USA TODAY

Coaches who have been banned for sexual misconduct are still coaching kids, taking advantage of significant gaps in a system the USOC has vowed to fix.

Three keys to keeping banned coaches banned and children safe  USA TODAY

Despite the U.S. Olympic Committee's reluctance and the national governing bodies' incapabilities, child protection experts say there are ways to close the gaps ...

Georgia Simmerling leads Canada to silver in return to cycling

Georgia Simmerling helped Canada capture a silver medal in a World Cup women's team pursuit as she returned to cycling after a serious injury.

Talking Tokyo 2020: YOG sows the seeds for new Olympic sports - Olympic News  Olympics

After Tokyo celebrated two years to go until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games on 24 July, we look at some of the new sports and events that will be making ...

Gilles and Poirier reaching next level after bond with European buskers

Two Canadian ice dancers, a couple of European buskers, and an unlikely bond. When Carol Lane first stumbled upon Govardo's cover of Don McLean's hit ...

Team World sweeps opening day at Continental Cup

Team North America has some serious ground to make up after only one day of play at the Continental Cup. Sweden's Anna Hasselborg downed Canada's ...

Jess Varnish says she has 'no regrets' over failed tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport  BBC Sport

Ex-Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish says she is "disappointed" but has "no regrets" over her failed attempt to prove she was an employee of British Cycling and ...

Why e-sports should not be in the Olympics  The Conversation - Canada

The International Olympic Committee recently hosted a meeting on e-sports -- organized video competitions. Should e-sports be in the Olympic Games?

Team World dominating North America in Continental Cup

Team North America has earned its first point at the Continental Cup, but Team World remains in command at the annual team curling event. Team World leads ...

Olympic sports on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel this weekend  NBC Sports

Olympic champions Ted Ligety and Jessie Diggins headline winter sports action this weekend on NBC Sports, NBC Sports Gold, and Olympic Channel.

Refugees get active and embrace unique school sports day - Olympic News  Olympics

The New Zealand Olympic Committee organised an Olympic Refugee Sports Day for 300 young people from a refugee background. The youngsters tried out ...

Olympic sports shine for Bowling Green  Toledo Blade

BOWLING GREEN — As Elisa Baeron stepped to the penalty spot with a chance to send Bowling Green to the NCAA women's soccer tournament, the hushed ...

The perfect delivery: Being a mother and full-time curler not always easy  CBC Sports

Saskatchewan curler Joan McCusker could have never prepared for the guilt she would feel trying to balance the roles of new mother and elite-level curler.

Fighting sex abuse in Olympic sports a difficult task  WTOP

Judges, event organizers and even some riders were caught off-guard earlier this year when a well-known equestrian judge got booted out of one of the year's ...

11 Winter Olympic Sports You Probably Haven't Heard Of  HuffPost

We looked at current, discontinued and demonstration sports throughout Olympic history.

A Complete Look At All The New Sports And Events For The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

July 24 marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. While we don't yet know the names of the more than 11,000 athletes ...

Going Olympic: Tokyo 2020 – Olympic Channel looks at the five new sports on the programme  Olympics

In 2020, the world will welcome five sports to the Olympic programme at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. In the new Olympic Channel original series, ...

Edwin Moses: WADA must cut ties with IOC to regain trust in sport  ESPN

[Editor's note: Edwin Moses is chairman of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field and founding chairman of Laureus ...

E-sports industry eyes a move away from violent games to become an Olympic event  CNBC

Competitive gaming, or e-sports, has just completed its first step towards becoming an official Olympic sport. Estimated to be worth close to $1 billion a year, the ...

The Relationship Between Colleges And Olympic Sports Is Vital. Find Out What The USOC Is Doing To Help

At the Olympic Games Rio 2016, nearly 80 percent of Team USA athletes competed in college, and nearly 85 percent of U.S. medalists were college athletes.

Olympics chief rules out violent e-sports  The Verge

Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, has voiced his opposition to including violent e-sports among the sports contested at the ...

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic sacked over 'unsatisfactory' team environment  BBC Sport

Australia women's boss Alen Stajcic has been sacked less than five months before the World Cup in France over an "unsatisfactory" team environment.

British Synchro Skating Championships: Five reasons to watch  BBC Sport

The BBC is streaming the British Synchro Skating Championships on the Sport website, app and connected TV this weekend.

Duke to Host Mental Health Awareness Game Jan. 27

DURHAM, N.C.— Duke Women's Basketball, in partnership with The Jed Foundation (JED), Duke University CAPS and the NBA, is excited to host the first ...

Beveridge wins 2nd silver in as many days at cycling World Cup

Canada's Allison Beveridge won her secondtrack cycling World Cup silver medal in as many days on Saturday in the women's omnium in Cambridge, New ...

Does Calgary Really Want the Winter Olympics? Does Anyone?  The New York Times

The Canadian city is set to vote on whether to bid for the 2026 Games. Norway and Austria and Switzerland have already passed.

The Unfortunately Named Russian Martial Art Sambo Would Make For A Kickass Olympic Sport  Deadspin

The International Olympic Committee announced today that sambo was among the sports whose international governing bodies achieved temporary IOC ...

These Are the New Events on the Winter Olympics Sports Lineup This Year  TIME

Four new events for Olympic sports are making their debut at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Here's what to know.

UK Sport to significantly cut Winter Olympic funding for Beijing 2022  ESPN

UK Sport will cut its Winter Olympic funding by almost £9 million despite achieving a record-breaking medal haul at Pyeonchang 2018.

Ultimate Frisbee is likely to fly into the 2024 or 2028 Olympic Games. You can see the world's top players here in Greater Cincinnati

Ultimate Frisbee is becoming more and more popular, and the International Olympic Committee has noticed.

CAA has strong contingent for new Olympic sports  L.A. Biz

CAA Sports has quietly assembled a roster of some of the most marketable, if not the best, athletes in the new Olympic sports of surfing and skateboarding, ...

Olympic Movement esports and gaming communities meet at the Esports Forum  Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) today hosted an Esports Forum at The ...

Boston College Olympic Sports Weekly Update  BC Interruption

SWIMMING. The Eagles took a weekend trip to Florida to take on teams from Florida Atlantic and Miami and ended up with a split, winning their meet with FAU ...

Men's FIH Pro League 2019: Great Britain schedule and results  BBC Sport

Great Britain's fixtures and results in the men's edition of the FIH Pro League.

Keep up with Winter Olympic sports even after the Olympics are done  Mashable

The Winter Olympics may be over but there are plenty of ways to keep watching the skating, curling and other sports.

Government grant money not usable for Olympic abuse probes  ESPN

A growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports has led to a steady stream of Congressional hearings and a three-year grant worth $2.2 million.

Curlers keeping an eye on Canada-China tensions ahead of Beijing World Cup

Relations between Ottawa and Beijing have become strained since Canada's arrest of Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States last ...

Why Some Winter Olympic Sports Are "Faster, Higher, Stronger" For Men Only  Deadspin

Ah, the Winter Olympics, when the world's best athletes compete on a seemingly level playing field for the glory of an Olympic medal. But while the medals given ...

Watch World Cup moguls from Lake Placid

Click on the video player above to watch action from the World Cup moguls stop in Lake Placid, N.Y., featuring Canadian stars Mikael Kingsbury and Chloe ...

USOC seeks to revoke USA Gymnastics’ status as sport’s national governing body  The Washington Post

The U.S. Olympic Committee has begun proceedings to decertify USA Gymnastics, officials announced Monday, signaling an intention to revoke the ...

It’s time to embrace video games as an Olympic sport  New Scientist

They may compete from the comfort of a chair, but video gamers are in the mix at this year's Asian games and are on track for Olympic stardom, says Mark ...

Women in Sport: Where Are We With Gender Equality Today? - Olympic News  Olympics

Change lies in all of us.” That's how Evelyn Watta, Vice-President of the International Sports Press Association, summed up the conversation at the Olympism in ...

Just how dangerous are Winter Olympic sports?  The Guardian

Pyeongchang has witnessed its fair share of thrills and spills, but which events result in the most injuries?

Olympic sport funding is bloated and needs radical overhaul, says Ed Warner  The Guardian

The funding of Olympic sport in Britain is 'bloated' and needs an overhaul to help disadvantaged sports, says the former UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner.

IOC and GAISF to host Esports Forum - Olympic News  Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) have announced the organisations will host ...

New Winter Olympic sport: American 'fans' hating on American athletes who speak their mind  USA TODAY

First Adam Rippon, then Lindsey Vonn, then Gus Kenworthy. All spoke out critically against our leaders, something in keeping with the First Amendment.

India’s record in Olympic sports is poor, but that could change soon  Economic Times

Statistics, sometimes, do not paint a true picture. But the three gold medals to go with three silvers and one bronze in just the first week of the Youth Olympic ...

USOC names new CEO at critical time for Olympic movement  USA TODAY

At a critical time in the Olympic movement, the U.S. Olympic Committee named Sarah Hirshland, chief commercial officer of the United States Golf Association, ...

China on top again at Asian Games but Japan gaining in Olympic sports  South China Morning Post

China have been dominating the Asian Games ever since they topped the medals table for the first time in Delhi in 1982. The 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and ...

Congress Holds Hearing Into Sexual Abuse in Olympic Sports  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In a fiery hearing prompted by the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal in gymnastics, Congress on Wednesday turned a glaring spotlight on the ...

Forgotten Olympic sports

Unlike most dropped Olympic sports, which tended to last for one or two Games on average, tug-of-war actually had a pretty decent run. It started at the 1900 ...

Is Boxing About To Get Itself Removed From The Tokyo 2020 Olympics?  Forbes

It may come as a surprise to hear that that boxing is on the brink of excluding itself from the Olympics as a political battle threatens to see the sport removed from ...

Weird Winter Olympic Sport Events We Won’t See in 2018  National Geographic

Horse-drawn skiing and ski "ballet" are among the unusual sports from past Olympic games.

Can Breaking Become An Olympic Sport And Still Keep Its Soul?  Deadspin

If you missed the debut of breaking as an event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week, you missed another first—the crowning ...

Paris 2024 Olympics: Esports 'in talks' to be included as demonstration sport  BBC Sport

Paris 2024 Olympic organisers are "deep in talks" about including esports as a demonstration sport at the Games.

Larry Nassar wasn't the only abuser in Olympic sports  Chicago Tribune

The case of Larry Nassar, the doctor now effectively serving a life sentence for sexual assault amid allegations from more than 100 female gymnasts he treated, ...

We Need More Female Leaders in Olympic Sports  Outside

On International Women's Day last week, it became alarmingly clear (once again) that gender parity doesn't exist at the highest levels of Olympic sports.

Strange Winter Olympic sports from Games past  Yahoo Finance

Prior to the 1990s, host countries for the Winter and Summer Olympics often showcased “demonstration sports” as part of the activities at the Games.

The Olympic sport most likely to kill you  Popular Science

Winter sports are notoriously tough on the joints, from skis and snowboards that can tweak legs to the tendon-shredding, cartilage-endangering feats of figure ...

Top Olympic sports? Eli the best pitchman? Ask Politi!

And now, from the home office in Mound, Minn. (more on that in a minute), here are the top eight most watchable Winter Olympics sports with the 2018 Games ...

Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony 10th anniversary

Olympians recall the majesty and grandeur of the Opening Ceremony from the 2008 Beijing Olympics on the 10th anniversary of the Summer Games.

Four events will make their Olympic debuts in PyeongChang  The Washington Post

It's not unusual for an Olympic program — in Olympic-speak, the list of events competed at each Games — to be tweaked every four years. But there is an ...