Russian Deputy Prime Minister Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that “nontraditional” relationships are normal or attractive.
The IOC said last week that it had received assurances “from the highest level of government in Russia that the legislation will not affect those attending or taking part in the games.”
Apparently nothing gets in the way of the International Olympic Committee and its drug-testing policy.
Three months after being dropped from the 2020 program, wrestling took a big step toward keeping its Olympic status.
Our sport’s icons, those whose successful careers push them to the top of that recognition sphere, are shocking and disappointing us at a rapid pace these days.
Oscar Pistorius’ agent has canceled all future track races so the double-amputee Olympian can focus on the murder charge against him, underscoring the possibility the disabled sports icon might never again run competitively on his famous carbon fiber blades.
Several members of the wrestling team at Bergen Catholic in Wycoff, N.J. said they dreamed of one day making it to the Olympics.
Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton says she coped with depression and a troubled marriage by turning to a life of prostitution.
Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says he has no interest in returning as head coach of the United States national team for the 2016 Olympics.
At my professional peril, I confess to not only being proud of my five-borough birth, but also as a brushstroke in the larger, American mosaic.
The U.S. men’s basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship.
The American women captured their fifth-consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympics by defeating France, 86-50.
With cheers of “USA, USA” hundreds packed the bleachers at Asphalt Green on the Upper East Side to welcome home Lia Neal, who just captured the bronze medal in the freestyle relay.
You have to love Usain Bolt. He is the fastest sprinter ever, and if his times don’t convince you he will tell you! Bolt is as tall on the track as off. And hopefully, the 25-year-old will continue to win and entertain.
Call them whatever you like, but the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team backed-up their perceived boastfulness by living up to expectations.