Russian Athletes Refuse To Return Olympic Medals After Doping Scandal

“I don’t want to return my medals because I think no one would have deserved them more.” Sports

The Olympic Committee Awards The 2024 Games To Macron, Not Trump

News came from the International Olympic Committee that the 2024 Olympic games would be awarded to Paris, not Los Angeles Sports

U.S. Olympic Swimming Legend Adolph Kiefer Has Died, Aged 98

(Reuters) – Swimming legend Adolph Kiefer, who had been the oldest living U.S. Olympic gold medalist in any sport, died on Friday at his home in Illinois at age 98, the International Swimming Hall of Fame said. Kiefer won the 100-meter backstroke at the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a 17 year old in an Olympic […]

Gabby Douglas Got Beautifully Honest About The Olympic Backlash She Faced

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIF. ― Gabby Douglas is one inspiring woman. Over the summer, the gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast faced vicious online attacks about her hair, her facial expressions and the fact that she did not place her hand on her heart during one medal ceremony. She spoke candidly on Tuesday afternoon during a conversation with […]

Usain Bolt Stripped Of Olympic Gold Medal For Relay Teammate’s Doping

Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaica teammate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter was found to have taken the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. The Jamaica team must return their medals. Trinidad and Tobago will […]

Teen Daughter Of Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay Killed In Shooting

The 15-year-old daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has died after being shot outside of a Kentucky restaurant, police said. Trinity Gay was in the parking lot of Lexington’s Cook Out restaurant at around 4 a.m. Sunday when witnesses reported gunfire exchanged between two vehicles, police said in a statement. The teen was fatally shot in her […]

Syrian Olympic Swimmer Shuts Down Anti-Refugee Rhetoric In 4 Words

A month after the Olympics, Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini is still making waves. The 18-year-old swimmer, who helped pull an overloaded boat full of Syrian refugees to safety, and then went on to showcase her skills in Rio, continued her stunning journey this week. Yardini landed in New York City where she met with President […]