Olympics

San Francisco AVP tour stop will include former Stanford star Alix Klineman

Alix Klineman is blessed with a 6-foot-5 frame and world class athleticism.…

 

Scoop: Leslie Jones’ tweets earn her NBC Olympics gig

Rolling Stone decreed comedian Leslie Jones to be America’s best Olympics commentator,…

 

Warriors’ Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green…

 

Amateurism in elite sports is dead — let’s gamble

The Olympics aren’t what they used to be: Most notably, the defining…

The Senator commits to play for Team USA

Add another Golden State Warrior to the Team USA roster for the…

Curry decides NBA legacy trumps quest for gold medal

The Greatest Basketball Player on Earth will not be representing the United…

Health experts voice concern about Rio Olympics

LONDON — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to…

Less than half the tickets sold so far for Rio Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — With five months to go before the Olympics in…

‘Eddie the Eagle’ could be a cooler ski-jumper story

Jesse Owens he wasn’t. British ski jumper Michael “Eddie” Edwards won no…

Klay Thompson, Draymond Green no lock for Olympics

In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze…

Jesse Owens deserves better than ‘Race’

“Race” dramatizes the triumphs of African-American track and field athlete Jesse Owens,…

Russia slammed in doping report, faces possible Olympic ban

GENEVA — Russia's status as a sports superpower and its participation in…

Decision for phenom Ledecky: Stanford or megabucks?

Katie Ledecky chose to defer her entry to Stanford until after the…

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history,…

Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan

TOKYO — Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the…

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro.…

American skier Ganong faces new challenge: college

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Two months after winning his first World Cup…

US hockey team's 'Miracle' gold medal was 35 years ago

LAKE PLACID — It's been more than three decades since his landmark…

Olympian Missy Franklin nears collegiate farewell with Cal

BERKELEY — Missy Franklin is downright giddy about her two seasons swimming…

Boston will be American bidder for 2024 Olympics

DENVER -- The U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston to bid for the…