Justin Schoenefeld ended the longest World Cup aerials victory drought for the U.S. since it was added as an Olympic medal sport.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 22, 2020, 7:01 pm
Kaillie Humphries tied the female world bobsled championships record in her first season since switching from Canada to the U.S.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 22, 2020, 6:00 pm
Three deaths have been reported in Japan with more than 700 cases - over 600 from a cruise ship that was docked in Yokohama. China is the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Local organizers and the Switzerland-based International Olympics Committee have said repeatedly the games will not
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 22, 2020, 2:54 pm
Tommy Ford earned the U.S. second men's Alpine skiing World Cup podium this season on Saturday.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 22, 2020, 11:22 am
Three deaths have been reported in Japan with more than 700 cases - over 600 from a cruise ship that was docked in Yokohama. China is the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Local organizers and the Switzerland-based International Olympics Committee have said repeatedly the games will not
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 22, 2020, 5:11 am
Emily Sisson didn't think she would become a pro runner. A summer in Ireland changed that. Now, she's a favorite at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 21, 2020, 9:02 pm
While again stating there are no plans to cancel or delay the Tokyo Olympics, local organizers postponed training sessions for volunteers on Friday for at least two months because of the virus outbreak spreading from China. Training will be postponed until May or later, organizers said on their website
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 21, 2020, 4:23 pm
Tai Babilonia never hesitated. When the call came in inviting her to Lake Placid for the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics — the site of one of the most disappointing nights of her career, a place where she and partner Randy Gardner were supposed to medal but wound up being unable to compete
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 21, 2020, 3:31 pm
Nike runners lowered the men's and women's marathon and half marathon records since September 2018, each appearing to race in Vaporflys.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 21, 2020, 2:42 pm
Olympic and world medalists are skipping this weekend's luge World Cup over unsafe conditions.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 21, 2020, 2:35 pm
Mikaela Shiffrin could be supplanted from the top of the World Cup overall standings this weekend.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 21, 2020, 1:04 pm
The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years. Parts of Lake Placid's sports landscape are largely under construction again these days, a plan that walks a tightrope between preserving the area’s natural beauty and small-town charm while finding ways keep the village a major
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 21, 2020, 8:22 am
Amy Cragg, defending Olympic marathon trials champion, withdrew from this year's trials with an illness.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 21, 2020, 1:22 am
Galen Rupp is the favorite at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, though he has not finished a marathon since 2018.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 9:17 pm
The woman had been waiting for her opportunity for more than an hour, which was no big deal because, technically, she had been waiting 40 years. “Personally, I can’t believe it’s resonated this long,” Schneider said. A bunch of kids beat the best hockey team in the world — at the height of the Cold
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 7:33 pm
EDITOR'S NOTE — The victory by the U.S. men's hockey team over the heavily favored Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics is widely regarded as one of the greatest upsets in sports history. LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Driven by their own emotion and the cheers of a frenzied, star-spangled crowd
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 7:07 pm
The leader of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics is urging the city to go for the 2030 Winter Games. John Furlong, who co-led the Vancouver bid and headed the organizing committee, made his pitch Thursday in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade. ''I think the timing is actually very, very good
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 6:34 pm
Ri Se-Gwang, who won the vault gold in Rio, will not defend his gymnastics title at the Tokyo Olympics.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 6:00 pm
Kaillie Humphries is among the headliners at the world bobsled and skeleton championships, airing on NBC Sports and Olympic Channel.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 4:57 pm
A sports conference of Olympic stakeholders cancelled in Beijing due to the virus outbreak has been moved to Switzerland. Organizers of the SportAccord meetings said on Thursday it would take place from April 19-24 in the International Olympic Committee's home city of Lausanne. Three months before
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 4:02 pm
Alex Danson-Bennett retired after failing to recover from head trauma caused by hitting a brick wall hard while laughing at a joke.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 2:37 pm
Rowan Cheshire, the British Olympic freestyle skier, admitted not wanting to risk her life with another potential head injury had led to her decision to retire from the sport aged 24. In January 2014, Cheshire became the first British skier to win a freestyle skiing World Cup halfpipe title but the following
Author: The Telegraph
Posted: February 20, 2020, 2:30 pm
Shoma Uno announced in December that he would be coached by Stephane Lambiel, the 2006 Olympic silver medalist and two-time world champion, in Switzerland.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 1:18 pm
Roger Federer said persistent knee pain will cause him to miss the next three months, through the French Open.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 20, 2020, 11:02 am
If bickering over funding was an Olympic sport, Australia would be in line for a gold that might help slow the nation's seemingly inexorable slide down the medals table. Just five months before the Tokyo Games begin, a war of words has broken out between the Australian Sports Council (ASC), the
Author: Reuters
Posted: February 20, 2020, 7:59 am
A test event for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for later this month that would have involved some non-Japanese athletes is being revamped because of fear of the spreading virus from China. It's now limited to only Japanese athletes with the Olympics just over five months away. The two-day test event
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 7:07 am
A test event for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for later this month that would have involved some non-Japanese athletes is being revamped because of fear of the spreading virus from China. It's now limited to only Japanese athletes with the Olympics just over five months away. The two-day test event
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 6:47 am
After two months of almost no snow, Japan's northern city of Sapporo was overwhelmed with the white stuff. The snowfall was good news for tourism, for the “look” of the annual Sapporo Snow Festival, and for organizers who hope to bring the 2030 Winter Olympics to the city. Sapporo hosted the Winter
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 20, 2020, 5:19 am
The coronavirus has destroyed the Tokyo Olympic dreams of some Chinese athletes and disrupted the preparations of others, forcing them to miss tournaments and train in strict isolation -- sometimes in masks. Games organisers are adamant that the outbreak, which is centred on the Chinese city of Wuhan
Author: AFP
Posted: February 20, 2020, 3:47 am
Mondo Duplantis missed his bid to set his third pole vault world record this month and Sandi Morris also missed a record attempt Wednesday in France.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 19, 2020, 9:06 pm
Susan Dunklee's second world biathlon championship medal was the fourth for the U.S. team in a decade of improved results.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 19, 2020, 3:56 pm
The Tokyo Olympic committee sent a memo to potential athletes regarding measures "to host a safe and secure Games.”
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: February 19, 2020, 3:28 pm
A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China. ''We need to find the best way to have a safe Olympics,'' Dr. Hitoshi Oshitani said, speaking at the Foreign
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 19, 2020, 11:39 am
A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China. “We need to find the best way to have a safe Olympics," Dr. Hitoshi Oshitani said, speaking at the Foreign Correspondents
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 19, 2020, 9:15 am
The president has attended several major sporting events in recent months, This one would take him out of the country as he seeks a second term.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 19, 2020, 4:12 am
Despite a virus outbreak spreading from China, the World Health Organization said it's much too soon to say whether the Tokyo Olympics are at risk.
Posted: February 18, 2020, 8:47 pm
Despite a virus outbreak spreading from China, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday it's much too soon to say whether the Tokyo Olympics are at risk of being cancelled or moved. Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee have repeatedly said they have no contingency
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 18, 2020, 7:49 pm
Mike Eruzione and Al Michaels help pass along the Miracle on Ice to new generations as the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey triumph hits a 40th anniversary.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 18, 2020, 7:48 pm
Heather Bergsma, the top U.S. speed skater of the previous two Olympic cycles, decided to make her break from the sport a permanent one.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 18, 2020, 4:32 pm
“It’s surreal to watch,” Lysacek said of his 2010 Olympic performances. “When I think of what it took to get there, I think, ‘How did I ever do that?’”
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 18, 2020, 1:30 pm
More than five years ago, one of Spain’s most successful karate athletes was splitting his time between practice, graduate school and his day job as an aeronautical engineer. Before training and studying at night, Damián Quintero spent hours analyzing faulty airplane parts and working on complex calculations
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 18, 2020, 10:50 am
Robbie Hummel and WNBA stars are on the U.S. Olympic 3x3 basketball qualifying rosters.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 9:00 pm
Who’s the best South Korean golfer ever? The answer will always be Se Ri Pak, but Inbee Park has a chance to one day reach equal status.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: February 17, 2020, 8:43 pm
Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, currently preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, says the defence of her women's 100m sprint gold at the 2021 world championships could be her farewell from athletics. "After Tokyo, I am the defending champion at the world championships in Eugene and
Author: AFP
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:58 pm
The last U.S. sailor to win an Olympic title missed qualifying for the Tokyo Games out of retirement by the slimmest margin.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:33 pm
Kerri Strug will become the third U.S. Olympic champion gymnast to have her own biopic in recent years.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:06 pm
The annual race will be effectively canceled with only a few hundred allowed to race in the elite categories.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:41 pm
Shani Davis, Shaun White and Lindsey Vonn starred on the greatest Winter Olympic day in U.S. history.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:34 pm
Naomi Osaka starred in a video unveiling the Tokyo Olympic motto.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:31 am
The general public is being barred from the Tokyo Marathon on March 1 due to the coronavirus.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:11 am

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