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Hours after U.S. Olympic Committee officials expressed their concern over the state of American speedskating, another former racer came forward with allegations that Olympic medalist and former skating official Andy Gabel raped her when she was 15 and...
It’s the last hurdle before next week’s finale, as two more celebrities and their partners were eliminated in this ninth week of “Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars” competition. The first couple eliminated, despite landing in...
Pursuing her dream had so completely consumed Allyson Felix that after she won the gold medal in the 200 at the London Olympics, the woman who so perfectly combines grace and power was, for once, unsure of her next steps. Motivated by runner-up...
The Fabulous ForumLydia Murphy-Stephans, a former Olympic speed skater and a veteran executive at ABC Sports and the MSG Network, was named executive vice president and general manager of the new Pac-12 Networks,...
L.A. Times Olympics BlogBy Philip Hersh News and comment: News: U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Proctor & Gamble will announce Wednesday it has become an International Olympic Committee global sponsor as well. Comment: Another plus for the USOC in its efforts to regain...
The Fabulous ForumHere's the long and short of it: This was a golden day for the biggest current U.S. star in each of speedskating's two disciplines, long and short track. For Shani Davis, it was more of the same. The 1,000-meter gold......
The Fabulous ForumFor the first time in 35 years, the United States has the overall leaders going into the final day of the World Short Track Speedskating Championship. Simon Cho of Laurel, Md., moved into the men's lead by winning the 500......
The Fabulous ForumSo here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
The Fabulous ForumWhen U.S. speedskating coach Ryan Shimabukuro turned on his cellphone after he and several skaters landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 6 p.m. local time Monday, he found several messages asking if they were all right. Shimabukuro, who had flown.......
The Fabulous ForumA month before the 2010 Olympics, Katherine Reutter's coach told me the Champaign, Ill., athlete had been "the most improved skater in the world'' over the previous three years. "The next time [2014 Olympics], Katherine may be unbeatable,'' Jae Su......
Across Vancouver, banners and billboards have been trumpeting the 2010 Olympics, which started Friday. Many folks associate the athletic extravaganza with Whistler, where the spotlight is on downhill skiing, bobsledding and other high-profile events....
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