Mattel Making Barbie Doll Of Hijab-Wearing Olympian Ibtihaj MuhammadMattel has announced that it will sell a Barbie doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, the American fencer who competed in the Olympics while wearing a hijab.
Olympic Champion Biles Returns To Gym With New CoachOlympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is ready to get serious about her comeback. Biles won four gold medals during the 2016 games and plans to return to competition.
Olympians Have Slim Odds To Make Anthem StatementsShould an American be at the center of attention for the playing of the national anthem at the Pyeongchang games next year, it would be because he or she just won a gold medal.
Phelps Has "No Desire" To Return To SwimmingMichael Phelps wondered if watching others compete at the swimming world championships would pique his desire for another comeback. Nope. Phelps said that he has "no desire" to return to competitive swimming.
NHL Players Grudgingly Accept Olympic AbsenceThe International Ice Hockey Federation assured the NHL that any players under contract won't be allowed to play in South Korea in February.
With LA Bid Sealed, Other US Cities Look At Possible Winter GamesIt's a longshot, but there's talk in Salt Lake City, and even some in Denver, of a bid for the 2026 Winter Games, which take place two years before the Summer Olympics return to Los Angeles.
Michael Phelps & Wife Expecting 2nd ChildMichael Phelps is expecting a second child. The Olympic swimming champion and his wife, along with their 15-month-old son, announced the news with a couple of photographs on Instagram.
NHL: Players Under Contract In Minors Can't Go To OlympicsPlayers with NHL contracts, even those in the minors, will not be allowed to participate in the Winter Olympics next February.
Los Angeles Reaches Deal With Olympic Leaders For 2028 GamesLos Angeles reaches deal with international Olympic leaders to host 2028 Summer Games.
IOC To Pick Los Angeles, Paris For 2024 Or 2028 OlympicsThe IOC has decided it can pick both Los Angeles and Paris as Olympic host cities.
McDonald's Ends Olympic Sponsorship DealFast food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme said that "McDonald's is looking to focus on different business priorities."
LeBron Would Want Magic & Jordan On 3-Man TeamLeBron James most likely won't be playing in the new 3-on-3 competition at the Olympics. It's even less likely that Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson will participate. But that trio would be, let's just say, formidable.