IOC inspectors have concluded their second visit to Pyeongchang by praising organizers for making good progress on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games.
Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
The U.S. Women's National Team captured its second consecutive gold medal at the 2013 Pan American Cup, held June 10-16 in Lima, Peru. Team USA lived up to its world No. 1 ranking after defeating Dominican Republic, 25-12, 25-20, 25-18, in the final match to cap its impressive showing with a 5-0 record. Nicole Fawcett (Zanesfield, Ohio) accumulated 15 points in the gold-medal match to earn the tournament's most valuable player award.
From blockbuster movies to hit TV shows to greater Olympic exposure, archery seems to be hitting all the right targets.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams (Saginaw, Mich.) claimed her second French Open singles title and 16th Grand Slam title at the 2013 French Open, held May 26-June 6 in Paris. No. 1-ranked Williams overcame defending champion Maria Sharapova of Russia, 6-4, 6-4, to win her second French Open since 2002. Olympic gold medalists and top-seeded brothers Mike and Bob Bryan (Camarillo, Calif.) secured their 14th Grand Slam trophy by defeating Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of France, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in the men's doubles final. The duo last won a French Open title in 2006.
U.S. Olympic Committee leaders are playing the role of interested observers in the bidding process for the 2020 Games, hoping they can learn something from Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo as they try to land the Olympics.
Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast - Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to make sure the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi will be "the safest Olympics in history."
USA Basketball has added NBA coaches Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams to Mike Krzyzewski's staff for the men's national team, while Jim Boeheim will return for a third time as an assistant.
As Jacques Rogge called the executive board meeting to order, signs of change were staring him right in the face.
It's officially a six-man race to succeed Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president.
International Olympic Committee vice presidents Thomas Bach of Germany and Ser Miang Ng of Singapore are among the six candidates to succeed outgoing president Jacques Rogge.
The International Olympic Committee opened the bidding process for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022 on Thursday.
2012 Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) claimed the title of 2012-13 Arena Grand Prix Series women's champion with wins in the 200-meter backstroke (2:08.24) and 200 freestyle (1:58.26) at the 2013 Arena Grand Prix, held May 30-June 2 in Santa Clara, Calif. Meanwhile, Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) earned four victories to take home the men's crown, including a meet record in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:11.36.
A number of U.S. Olympians finished atop the podium at the 2013 adidas Grand Prix, held May 25 in New York. Tyson Gay (Lexington, Ky.) won the 100-meter in 10.02 seconds. In just two attempts, 2012 Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr cleared 4.63 meters to win the event. Against stiff competition, Janay DeLoach Soukup (Fort Collins, Colo.) set a meet record and won the long jump with a distance of 6.79 meters. In other events, Ryan Whiting (Harrisburg, Pa.) led a U.S. sweep over the top four spots in the men's shot put and Michael Tinsley (Little Rock, Ark.) won the 400 hurdles.
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee recommended the sports of baseball/softball, squash and wrestling for possible inclusion on the Olympic program for the 2020 Olympic Games.
It appears Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has decided to remain at the helm of the U.S. men's Olympic basketball squad.
The U.S. Men's National Ice Hockey Team captured bronze at the 2013 IIHF Men's World Championship, held May 3-19 in Stockholm. In a fitting finale, Team USA prevailed in a thrilling 3-2 shootout victory over Finland. Alex Galchenyuk (Milwaukee, Wis.) notched goals on back-to-back attempts, including the game-winner, while goaltender John Gibson (Pittsburgh, Pa.) stopped three out of four attempts from Finland during the three-round shootout. Gibson tallied 36 saves throughout the nail-biter to deliver the U.S. its first medal since 2004.