| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
BOGOTA -- Although doubts about Brazil’s readiness to host next year’s World Cup have focused on renovations at 12 stadiums, some Brazil trade experts say they are more concerned about travel logistics and whether airports, mass transit...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The International Olympic Committee has selected Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Games.
The Japanese city, considered a favorite to be chosen as host, prevailed over Istanbul in a second-round vote Saturday among IOC members gathered in Buenos Aires....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Athletes, sports officials and politicians worldwide have condemned recent Russian legislation that criminalizes public displays of support for gays and lesbians. But an international consensus is building that to boycott the 2014 Olympic Winter Games...
| Apr 18, 2013
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Brenda Martinez wasn't ready to give up her running career after earning all-America honors three times at UC Riverside, but the running community seemed ready to give up on her.
The Rancho Cucamonga native struggled while seeking a training situation...
| Aug 22, 2013
Russia has embarked on a series of shameful steps against homosexuals. A recently passed law lays out heavy penalties for anyone who disseminates positive information to minors about "nontraditional" relationships, a vague law that could be construed to...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The LA84 Foundation has announced its latest sports grants to youth organizations promoting sports in Southern California, and there were 38 recipients for $1.5 million given out. That brings the total funds awarded since its inception to more than $214.....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Ronnie Ray Smith, a 1967 graduate of Manual Arts High who won a gold medal as a member of the 400-meter relay team that set a world record at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, died on Sunday at......
| Sep 3, 2013
Beijing 2008 saw one of the most incredible sporting feats the Olympics has ever known. On Aug. 20, Japanese softball pitcher Yukiko Ueno hurled eight scoreless innings before
Japan fell to an indomitable U.S. squad in the bottom of the 9th. Two hours...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin is attempting to allay fears about Russia’s new anti-gay law, saying there will be no discrimination during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
“We can be absolutely sure...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Dial Global, the New York-based radio programming company, has changed its name to WestwoodOne, reviving the better-known brand.
WestwoodOne, which Dial Global bought in 2011, was one of the most recognizable names in the radio industry for decades....