August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MOSCOW The rainbow colors two Swedish athletes painted their fingernails in support of gays and lesbians sent a clear message and brought a swift rebuke from a Russian star, perhaps even a glimpse of what’s to come at the Sochi Olympics.
August 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MOSCOW The International Olympic Committee is waiting for the Russian government to clarify the anti-gay law that is overshadowing preparations for the Sochi Games.
July 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BARCELONA, Spain When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over.
July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Brian Idalski will lose four of his top players during the stretch run this season, and the University of North Dakota women’s hockey coach couldn’t be more excited about it.
July 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Three Alexandria area youth track and field athletes have qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic Championships on July 22 through 29 in Greensboro, N.C. Continue Reading
July 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO – Sandwiched between the numerous announcing duties of Sandy Stevens at the Fargodome Sunday was a brief mention of a campaign to save Olympic wrestling. The fact those words were heard over the loudspeakers at the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet national tournaments had a sound of disbelief. Continue Reading
June 12, 2013 in Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin Sports — Some of Wisconsin’s most famous wrestlers were on hand today, when the state Assembly voted unanimously to ask that the sport not be dropped from the Olympics.
May 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Everyone connected with wrestling exhaled on Wednesday as the IOC said the sport was one of three selected to compete for the last provisional spot in the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.