FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - An athlete competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship in New York City and New Jersey died Saturday after having a medical problem during the swimming portion of the grueling triathlon, race officials said.
The competitor "experienced distress" during a 2.4-mile swim in the
By Mark Trumbull
No sooner had Gabby Douglas dismounted from the podium clutching gymnastic gold, then observers began speculating on the other riches she'd be pulling in from corporate marketing deals. Her face already graced the boxes of Kellogg's Corn Flakes, and that was just the
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's considered one of track and field's toughest sports: pole-vaulting. And in that world, Brad Walker is a force to be reckoned with. He's the American record-holder, a two-time world champion, and this year, a contender for Olympic gold in London.
But there's one
SPOKANE, Wash. - We are six days into the 2012 London Olympic games, and there are a number of athletes representing the inland northwest, including Mead High School graduate Amanda Furrer.
She's been on the Today Show, and she's shooting for gold in the 50M rifle 3-position.
by EWU Athletics
The newly-expanded Big Sky Conference has a new logo.
The league unveiled its new logo and branding campaign Monday as part of the league's Summer Kickoff in Park City, Utah.
For the past year, the Division I Big Sky Conference has been working with SME, Inc., on a rebrand, a
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Athletes, officials and media from all over the world poured into Heathrow Airport on Monday for the London Olympics, the first wave of a record number of passengers expected to pass through Europe's largest airport for the games that begin July
By SUSANNE M. SCHAFERAssociated Press Writer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Four letters from a courageous South Carolina soldier who tried to tell his family about the fearsome battles that raged around him in Vietnam were returned to his family Saturday, some 40 years after he was
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC launched two mobile apps that will let people watch Olympics events as they happen, look up athlete profiles and access other extra content on their iPads, iPhones and certain Android devices.
NBC said that most of the content will be available only to pay-TV subscribers who
By BY JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Her eyes well up when Li Pun Hui recalls her role in a historic example of "ping pong diplomacy."
In 1991, the North Korean table tennis star paired with her archrival, South Korea's Hyun Jung-hwa, as part of the first "unified