olympics

17 Sep 2000:  Jan Ullrich of Germany (Silver), Viacheslav Ekimov of Russia (Gold) and Lance Armstrong of the USA (Bronze) celebrate during the medal presentation, after the final of the Men's Individual Time Trial at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, held at Centennial Park in Sydney, Australia. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Darren England/ALLSPORT

IOC Receives Lance Armstrong’s Olympic Medal

The International Olympic Committee stripped the American rider of the bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Games in January after he admitted to doping.

10/02/2013

Stacy Sykora of the USA sets herself for a serve during the volleyball match between the USA Women's National Volleyball team and Brazil on June 14, 2008 at Clune Arena at the U.S. Air Force Academy  in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (credit: Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Volleyball Olympian Stacy Sykora Retires

Olympian Stacy Sykora has decided to formally retire from the U.S. national volleyball team, two years after she sustained a serious brain injury in a bus accident while in Brazil.

08/01/2013

DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NHL Inches Toward Deal To Send Players To Olympics

There is still no deal to send NHL players to next year’s Olympics. But all signs point in that direction, and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says “things are moving along.”

07/01/2013

Team sports

Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

US coach Michael Krzyzewski attends his

Krzyzewski Returning To Coach USA Basketball

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is back as the U.S. men’s national team coach and ready for another run at Olympic gold.

05/23/2013

Marquise Goodwin competes in the men's long jump final during Day 3 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 24, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Goodwin Hopes To Break 40-Yard Dash Record

Longhorns wide receiver Marquise Goodwin had just 26 catches as a senior in Austin, but his speed and athleticism give scouts reason to think he’ll be more productive in the NFL.

02/22/2013

Kendrick Farris of the United States competes in the Mens 85kg Weightlifting on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Dallas Planning Bid For 2024 Summer Olympics

With the London games long since passed, the world is counting down to Sochi. But the City of Dallas is already planning to present a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

02/20/2013

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NHL Meets With IIHF On Olympic Issue

Two days of talks between the NHL and Olympic officials wrapped up on Friday with some signs of progress toward a resolution on the issue of having the league send its players to the 2014 Sochi Games.

02/15/2013

NHL Media Availability

No Decision Yet On NHL Players In Olympics

After enduring a lockout that produced a shortened season this year, the NHL is weighing whether it is worth shutting down next season to let players to go to Russia for the Olympics.

02/14/2013

Sweden's Jimmy Lidberg (R) wrestles with

IOC Drops Wrestling From 2020 Olympics

IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

02/12/2013

2004 Olympic champion gymnast Carly Patterson of the United States attends the 2005 American Cup gymnastics competition on February 26, 2005 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Carly Patterson Counts Down To Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are now just one year away. North Texas resident and gold medal gymnast Carly Patterson is counting down to the games.

02/07/2013

X Games 18 at L.A. Live on June 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California (credit: Getty Images)

X Games To North Texas?

Texas Motor Speedway is hoping to lure in big money and the spotlight when it comes to extreme sports.

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