Eddie Pells, Associated Press | PostedFeb 24th - 3:01am
a rule that restricts athletes from fully cashing in on their marketing potential while the Olympics are ongoing. A handful of countries made changes. But were they enough? Four out of five athletes in the survey agreed that they should be given the right to “build and sell their own image right at the Olympic Games,” which is often the only time many of them will have such a massive platform.
Vin A. Cherwoo, Associated Press | PostedFeb 22nd - 12:55am
and before the birth of the NBA — the Olympic organizers had the games played on an outdoor dirt court. The United States beat the Philippines 56-23 in the quarterfinals, and then defeated Mexico 25-10 in the semifinals to advance to the gold medal game against Canada.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | PostedFeb 13th - 1:37pm
the track used for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. And the Americans are coming off a silver medal in the team relay at the most recent World Cup race in Oberhof, Germany two weeks ago in perhaps their most significant result of the season.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | PostedFeb 12th - 7:46pm
Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee: The 2020 Games will not be waylaid by the virus that is spreading from neighboring China.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | PostedFeb 7th - 6:17pm
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's CEO told her staff “we acted appropriately, expeditiously and in the best interest of the athletes" in the athlete-welfare cases the federation's fired medical director complains about in a lawsuit.
Eric Olson, Associated Press | PostedJan 2nd - 12:19pm
especially with recent accolades — that grown men want to test themselves against me and see how they fare. When you’re trying to measure your ego against something, I think you’ll overlook hurting someone or being negligent, so that’s my take on that.”
Will Graves, Associated Press | PostedDec 26th - 11:10am
herself included — and an agent for change in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal that’s shaken USA Gymnastics to its core? The byproduct of a conscious decision to embrace the immense clout she carries.