| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:38 PM
One hundredth of a second.
It is an interval the naked eye can’t see, one the mind can’t really wrap itself around, yet one that can make the difference between an Olympic medal and the worst place of all: fourth.
That happened to two...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances.
American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Tyson Gay, the reigning U.S. sprint champion at 100 and 200 meters, has tested positive for a banned substance, he said Sunday in Amsterdam.
Gay, the American record-holder in the 100, will not compete in the world championships next month in Moscow...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:03 PM
UCF announced it has hired Hall of Fame and longtime UCLA women’s track coach Jeanette Bolden as its new women’s track and field coach.
Bolden, who led UCLA to three NCAA championships in 20 years there, replaces Caryl Smith Gilbert, who...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:33 AM
SHANGHAI— When you’re competing for a role in a Hollywood blockbuster against 70,000 other people, the gloves have to come off. Or in Ludi Lin’s case, on.
Given the chance for some major media exposure at the Shanghai International...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Trayvon Robinson’s solo home run with one out in the ninth inning gave Norfolk a 6-5 win over the Buffalo Bisons (29-25) before 7,117 at Harbor Park.
The Tides (34-22) had lost their two previous games to fall...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Swedish racing team identified a British Olympic gold medalist as the sailor killed when a catamaran capsized during training for the America's Cup on Thursday on the San Francisco Bay.
Artemis Racing confirmed that Andrew "Bart" Simpson was trapped...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Even before Jason Collins, plenty of other athletes around the world have come out as gay, either while still active or in retirement.
From Martina Navratilova to Greg Louganis to Sheryl Swoopes, men and women from a variety of sports have openly...
| Apr 3, 2013
In the summer of 2008, the American Family Association's Christian news outlet, OneNewsNow, experienced an Olympic fail: The group's automated system for republishing news articles – through a strict policy of replacing the word gay with the word...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013
Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...