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Nov 27 2023
Portsmouth's LaShawn Merritt and William & Mary soccer alum Jill Ellis are among Virginia's Class of 2024 inductees. VIRGINIA, USA — The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame will be adding a few new additions to its 2024 roster, including a William & Mary soccer alum as well as a two-time Olympic gold medalist and Portsmouth native. Portsmouth's LaShawn Merritt, a four-time Olympic medalistWVEC 13
Jul 20 2020
(Tokyo) – Child athletes in Japan suffer physical, sexual, and verbal abuse when training for sport, Human Rights Watch said in a new report, released today, that documents depression, suicides, physical disabilities, and lifelong trauma resulting from the abuse. Japan will host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics beginning July 23, 2021.
The 67-page report, “‘I Was Hit So Many Times IHuman Rights Watch
Jun 13 2023
As the last stop before the Paris Summer Games, the Target Center will host the U.S. Olympic team gymnastics trials from June 23-27, 2024. Example video title will go here for this video MINNEAPOLIS — Already home to the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, the Target Center will soon play host to a generation of Olympic hopefuls. Tuesday, Minnesota Sports and Events announced on its website thatKARE11
May 08 2023
Nov 12 2023
Less than a month after Tokyo Olympic alternate Kara Eaker and another gymnast said they'd been subjected to abusive coaching while at Utah, the school put head coach Tom Farden on administrative leave, effective immediately. The decision is "not related to student-athlete welfare," Utah said in a statement issued late Sunday. "This action comes after recent conduct and actions by Coach Farden"USA Today" Contributor
Jul 30 2023
An 8-year-old was attacked by a cougar Saturday, prompting authorities to close Lake Angeles and Heather Park in Olympic National Park, Washington, until further notice. Authorities were notified at 6:30 p.m. local time on Saturday that a child had been attacked by a cougar while camping at Lake Angeles, the National Park Service, Olympia branch, said in a release. The child's mom screamed atABC News (Online)
Jul 30 2023
An 8-year-old is recovering Sunday afternoon after they were attacked by a cougar at Olympic National Park. The attack happened around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday while a family of six was camping at Lake Angeles. Thankfully the child only suffered minor injuries and is expected to be OK. The family, with two adults and four kids, was camping at the lake. Two of the kids were down by the shorelineKIRO 7
Feb 10 2022
Dear readers, is there a more beautiful phrase this morning than “cataclysmic loss of audience”?
NBC is facing a cataclysmic loss of audience for the 2022 Winter Olympics as viewership tanked for Friday’s Opening Ceremony, averaging just 16 million.
It is a record low for the Opening Ceremony (20.1 million for 1988 in Calgary was the previous record) and a whopping 43 percentJim Geraghty
Jun 27 2023
Rancocas Valley and Moorestown joined the Olympic Conference this year and both continued the strong play they were known for in the Burlington County Scholastic League.
Moorestown reached a sectional final where it fell to fifth-seeded Shawnee, the only league team to win a title after finishing fourth in the American Division during the season. Cherokee also reached a sectional finalnj.com
Feb 09 2022
NBC’s Mike Tirico began Friday’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony by saying, “just over six months ago in Tokyo, we said we were about to embark on an Olympics unlike any other. Now we’re about to top that.”
In the case of ratings, though, topping that has meant producing record lows.
Through the first four nights of competition, NBC is on track for the lowest-rated Winter GamesAssociated Press