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Biles Confirms Intentions to Compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 phenomenon Simone Biles has confirmed that she is planning to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The gymnast arrived in Rio de...

Olympian Sydney McLaughlin will join the University of Kentucky’s Track and Field Team

One of the best stories for the United States Olympic Track and Field team was the rise of high school sensation Sydney McLaughlin. McLaughlin...

Armour: Nothing Easy in US Captain Carli Lloyd’s Road to Top of Her Game

It would have been so easy to hide. Carli Lloyd’s career would have given her all the material she needed for her autobiography. She’d nearly...

Muhammad Ali to Posthumously Receive First Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced that the inaugural Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will be presented posthumously to Olympic champion and...

Sortino Named Head Coach of United States’ Para-Triathlon Team for Rio 2016

Mark Sortino has been named head coach of the United States’ triathlon team ahead of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Sortino was one...

Biles, Phelps Among USOC Nominees for Rio 2016 Awards

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced the list of Olympic nominees for its post-Rio 2016 awards with gymnastics sensation Simone Biles among...

Biles Bounces Back With Fourth Gold Medal on Final Day of Artistic Gymnastics

Simone Biles returned to her usual position on top of the medal podium as she sealed a fourth title at Rio 2016 by clinching...

Who Will Win the Men’s 100 Meter Dash in Rio?

Usain Bolt has set his sights on achieving an amazing feat in Rio by defending his three gold medals from the Beijing 2008 and...

Technology Giants Apple to Sell Special Edition Watch Bands in Brazil During Rio 2016

Technology giants Apple will be selling limited-edition watch bands during next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  The bands represent the flags of 14...

Academy Alumnus LaTanya Sheffield Named Women’s USA Track and Field Coach

USA Track & Field (USATF) today announced that the University of Oregon's Vin Lananna and Southern Illinois University's Connie Price-Smith have been chosen as the men's and women's...
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