USOC Will Bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

The United States Olympic Committee is set to make a serious bid for the 2024 Olympics, in an attempt to end a 28-year drought without the Summer games on American soil. A host city has not been selected yet, but four different options are being considered. After hearing from the four ...

Michael Phelps to compete in four events at U.S. Nationals

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Michael Phelps' comeback bid will continue next week at the U.S. national championships, and he will match his most ambitious program since returning to the sport. The 29-year-old will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at the meet, which begins Wednesday in Irvine, California. Phelps retired after ...

Mikaela Shiffrin sets lofty goal for 2018 Winter Olympics

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin lived up to her billing Friday evening in Sochi as she smashed the competition to become the youngest slalom gold medalist in Olympic history. The 18-year-old didn't waste any time laying out an ambitious plan for her trip to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Shiffrin ...

Ashley Wagner reacts hilariously to low score again

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

It's official, we love Ashley Wagner. The 22-year-old American figure skater is the queen of fantastic reaction faces and she did it again on Wednesday. After receiving a low score for a near-flawless short program in the team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wagner gave us a priceless reaction. After ...

Gracie Gold: Meet America’s best hope for a figure skating medal

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Regardless of how you feel about figure skating, it's one of the most popular events of the Winter Olympics. And the "Ladies' singles" event is always the highlight of the competition. With the American men unlikely to medal, the United States' best chance for an individual spot on the podium ...

Cross country skiing becoming a Sochi must-watch

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Cross country skiing is not the easiest sell for American audiences. For starters, we're not very good at it, so unless you're into Scandinavian success stories there isn't much rooting interest. And then there's the sport itself -- a bunch of people skiing, but not really quickly down a giant hill. ...

Ashley Wagner reacts to low score in hilarious fashion

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

On Saturday night, American figure skater Ashley Wagner turned in a really nice performance during her short program as a part of the sport's new team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Wagner impressed the crowd, her teammates and herself, as she was clearly happy with her performance. Apparently the ...

Heidi Kloser: Injured moguls skier marches in Opening Ceremony

Friday, February 7th, 2014

U.S. skier Heidi Kloser had her 2014 Winter Olympics end before they started after she suffered a horrific injury during a practice run on Thursday. Despite that, Kloser didn't miss out on marching with fellow American athletes during the Opening Ceremony in Sochi Friday night. In a touching display of defiance and ...