April 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Alexandria’s Missy Erickson is on a path toward the 2016 Olympics after devoting her life to cycling. Continue Reading
April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MOSCOW The naming of two Chechen brothers as the suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing is reviving fears about security at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the resort town on the edge of Russia’s restive southern republics. But officials insist they are prepared to protect Olympic athletes and spectators.
April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Sporting community is rallying to overturn IOC decision.
March 19, 2013 in Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin Sports — A suburban Milwaukee native was named today as the interim president of U.S. Speed-skating. Mike Plant, who’s from West Allis, is currently the executive vice president of baseball’s Atlanta Braves. He’ll take over immediately as the head of U.S. Speed-skating and its 14-member board of directors. Continue Reading
February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
PRETORIA, South Africa Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter who won world acclaim by competing in last summer’s Olympics, broke into loud sobs on Friday after prosecutors announced a charge of premeditated murder against him in the shooting death of his model girlfriend. Continue Reading
February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
LAUSANNE, Switzerland For wrestling, this may have been the ultimate body slam: getting tossed out of the Olympic rings.