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Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks' to 2026 Olympics

MAJORITY OF CALGARY VOTERS SAY ‘NO THANKS' TO 2026 OLYMPICS

CALGARY, Alberta - Calgary's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics was rebuffed on Tuesday when local voters said “no” in a nonbinding...

Reno-Tahoe Withdraws Olympic Bid

RENO-TAHOE WITHDRAWS OLYMPIC BID

The Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition has announced that it will no longer seek a bid to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter...

 
 
 
Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

AMAZON PLOT TWIST: 2 CITIES WILL SPLIT THE 2ND HEADQUARTERS

The surprising decision to divide the win is an anticlimactic ending for a much-hyped, Olympic-style search. The plan promised up to...

Olympic Officials Move To Dump USA Gymnastics As Organizers Of Olympic Athletes

OLYMPIC OFFICIALS MOVE TO DUMP USA GYMNASTICS AS ORGANIZERS OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES

The U.S. Olympic Committee has taken steps to revoke the group's status as the governing body after the sexual abuse of gymnasts was...

 
 
 
You can ride Bird's e-scooters in London starting today - but only in Olympic Park

YOU CAN RIDE BIRD'S E-SCOOTERS IN LONDON STARTING TODAY - BUT ONLY IN OLYMPIC PARK

It was only a matter of time before the electric scooters infiltrated the U.K. Today, the well-funded startup Bird is launching a fleet...

Olympic Committee heading to nuclear option: Shutting down USA Gymnastics

OLYMPIC COMMITTEE HEADING TO NUCLEAR OPTION: SHUTTING DOWN USA GYMNASTICS

The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting...

 
 
 
Electric scooter hire is coming to the UK under a deal struck by $2 billion startup Bird

ELECTRIC SCOOTER HIRE IS COMING TO THE UK UNDER A DEAL STRUCK BY $2 BILLION STARTUP BIRD

Bird, the $2 billion electric scooter company, is launching in the UK on a single route inside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Bird...

Electric scooter sharing start-up Bird launches first UK service in the Olympic Park 

ELECTRIC SCOOTER SHARING START-UP BIRD LAUNCHES FIRST UK SERVICE IN THE OLYMPIC PARK 

 
 
 
Kitty O'Neil, Deaf Daredevil and World's Fastest Woman, Dies at Age 72

KITTY O'NEIL, DEAF DAREDEVIL AND WORLD'S FASTEST WOMAN, DIES AT AGE 72

Stunt double for Lynda Carter on Wonder Woman. Holder of speed records galore. Trained musician. Olympic potential. These are just...

USOC files to revoke rights of USA Gymnastics as sport's governing body

USOC FILES TO REVOKE RIGHTS OF USA GYMNASTICS AS SPORT'S GOVERNING BODY

The United States Olympic Committee filed a complaint that will seek to revoke USAG's recognition as a member of National Governing...

 
 
 
US Olympic Committee moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MOVES TO SHUT DOWN USA GYMNASTICS AFTER NASSAR SCANDAL

"This is a situation in which there are no perfect solutions," USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland said.

Spokane to Host 2020 USA Curling National Championship

SPOKANE TO HOST 2020 USA CURLING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

USA Curling has selected Spokane, Washington, to host the 2020 Men's and Women's National Championship. The competition will be staged...

 
 
 
Sugarloaf to Host U.S. Alpine Speed Championships

SUGARLOAF TO HOST U.S. ALPINE SPEED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sugarloaf, Maine , will host the 2019 U.S. Alpine Speed Championships , a first-time skiing event that will feature downhill, super-G...

Special Olympics Slams Shaun White For Offensive ‘Simple Jack' Costume

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SLAMS SHAUN WHITE FOR OFFENSIVE ‘SIMPLE JACK' COSTUME

The costume makes fun of people with intellectual disabilities.

 
 
 
Mary Lou Retton Reveals That She Is Divorced On 'Dancing With The Stars'

MARY LOU RETTON REVEALS THAT SHE IS DIVORCED ON 'DANCING WITH THE STARS'

The Olympic gymnast and Shannon Kelley made their split final in February, she said.

Mary Lou Retton & Shannon Kelley Split After 27 Years

MARY LOU RETTON & SHANNON KELLEY SPLIT AFTER 27 YEARS

“Dancing with the Stars” contestant Mary Lou Retton and husband Shannon Kelly have divorced after 27 years of marriage. Retton, a retired...

 
 
 
Simone Biles Didn't Let A Kidney Stone Keep Her From Dominating World Championships

SIMONE BILES DIDN'T LET A KIDNEY STONE KEEP HER FROM DOMINATING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Is there anything Simone Biles can't do? The superstar gymnast has collected five Olympic medals - four of them are gold - and a staggering...

Evgenia Medvedeva is facing a big test at Skate Canada

EVGENIA MEDVEDEVA IS FACING A BIG TEST AT SKATE CANADA

After a sub-par showing in her pre-season competition, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva wants to show at Skate Canada that...

 
 
 
Apex native set to participate in 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

APEX NATIVE SET TO PARTICIPATE IN 2019 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES

Bryan Henry, an Apex native, has been selected as one of the four North Carolina athletes to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics...

Agent says Usain Bolt has contract offer, coach not aware

AGENT SAYS USAIN BOLT HAS CONTRACT OFFER, COACH NOT AWARE

SYDNEY - Usain Bolt's long-time agent Ricky Simms said Sunday that the eight-time Olympic sprint gold medalist had received an A-League...