Kerri Walsh Announces she's Pregnant

Kerri Walsh Announces she’s Pregnant

Kerri Walsh (pictured at left), half of the two-time Gold Medal-winning beach volleyball duo of Walsh and Misty May-Traenor, announced this week that she and husband, Casey Jennings are expecting their first child in the spring. What’s more: she told … More »

Michael Phelps on Jimmy Kimmel

Michael Phelps on Jimmy Kimmel

…more Michael Phelps silliness. This time Phleps is on comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s “Big Night of Stars,” a pre-Emmy special slated for Sunday night on ABC at 7pm. As always, Kimmel asks the hard-hitting questions. Take a look:

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh on Letterman

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh on Letterman

All of the United States Gold Medalists from the Beijing Olympics are making the rounds of the late night talk shows this week. Last night it was Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh on David Letterman, talking about the Gold Medals, … More »

Beijing Olympians Arrive Back Home

Beijing Olympians Arrive Back Home

The athletes of the XXIX Olympiad started arriving back to their homes around the world today, many to a hero’s welcome. Here are some scenes: Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar (L) and boxer, Vijender Singh (R) meet with Indian President Pratibha … More »

Michael Phelps - The Early Years

Michael Phelps – The Early Years

Check out this cute picture of Michael Phelps who has now earned more gold medals than any other Olympian in history.  He was just eight years old in this picture which was taken at the North Baltimore Aquatic club in … More »

Who is Kirsty Coventry?

Who is Kirsty Coventry?

It seems that with all of the publicity being heaped on the stars of the Olympics, like Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff, that there are dozens of noteworthy athletes from another the world that are not being talked about. One … More »

Carlos and Smith Win Ashe Award at Espys

Carlos and Smith Win Ashe Award at Espys

John Carlos and Tommie Smith were honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2008 Espy Awards.  The pair received recognition for their gloved-fist salute showing “Black Power” at Mexico’s 1968 Olympic Games.  That definitely took some courage! served … More »

IOC Athletes' Commission Election, 31 Olympian Candidates

IOC Athletes’ Commission Election, 31 Olympian Candidates

11 December 2007 – Thirty-one athletes are candidates for the IOC Athletes’ Commission elections, which will be held during the Games in Beijing in 2008. Four places will be available, replacing Sergey Bubka, Robert Ctvrtlik, Barbara Kendall and Alexander Popov. … More »

Doping, Medal-stripping and Marion Jones

Doping, Medal-stripping and Marion Jones

Washington (dpa) – Former sprint star Marion Jones has reportedly finally ended years of doping denials and could be stripped of Olympic and world championship gold medals as a result. The International Olympic Committee and the ruling athletics body IAAF … More »