Orji sets meet record in the triple jump at USATF Outdoors

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Keturah Orji set a meet record in the triple jump with a leap of 47 feet, 10 1/2 inches, highlighting the opening session Thursday at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championsh...

Dutch skipper Bekking seeks elusive Volvo Ocean Race victory

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bouwe Bekking has sailed more than 300,000 nautical miles during the last 33 years and circled the globe nearly eight times trying to win the Volvo Ocean Race. After...

USATF outdoor meet to highlight American track season

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For American track and field fans, this weekend's USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines will be the pinnacle of the 2018 season with no Olympics and no world championships....

Olympic Gold Medalists to Serve as Ambassadors and Spokespeople for Comcast Corporate Values Initiatives

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Comcast today announced a multi-year partnership with 2018 Olympic gold medalists Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando to serve as amb...

The Search is on! 24 Hour Fitness Hosts in-Person Tryouts to Find Team USA’s Next Olympic Hopeful

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--24 Hour Fitness will host in-person tryouts across the country to find Team USA’s Next Olympic Hopefuls, a first-of-its-kind program led by the United...

Egan Bernal Becomes First Colombian Amgen Tour of California Champion; Countryman Fernando Gaviria Sweeps Sprint Stages at Sacramento Race Conclusion

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2018--Egan Bernal, Team Sky’s 21-year-old Colombian rider, defended his lead from yesterday to claim the 2018 championship by the second largest margin in...

Gaviria Outsprints the Pack to Stage 1 Victory as 2018 Amgen Tour of California Gets Underway in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2018--It was an all-star dash to the finish as the 2018 got underway in Long Beach, with Quick-Step Floors’ Fernando Gaviria (COL) outsprinting the world-...

Gaviria Outsprints the Pack to Stage 1 Victory as 2018 Amgen Tour of California Gets Underway in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2018--It was an all-star dash to the finish as the 2018 got underway in Long Beach, with Quick-Step Floors’ Fernando Gaviria (COL) outsprinting the world-...

Trump welcomes Olympic athletes to the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming Team USA Olympic athletes to the White House. Trump applauded the athletes gathered Friday morning on the north portico and cong...

Olympic Gold Medalist & 9-Time National Champion Jessie Diggins to Collaborate with America’s Favorite Jeweler, Ross-Simons

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2018--“GOLD!” – a call heard around the world in South Korea earlier this year has rarely been more enthusiastic than for US cross-country skier, Jessie Digg...

Team USA confirms April visit to White House

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic team has been invited to the White House for a visit April 27, leaving the 244 members about four weeks to decide if they'll attend. F...

Landeskog helps Avs beat Golden Knights in shootout 2-1

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog beat Marc Andre-Fleury with a nifty move in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche kept expansion Vegas from clinching a playoff spot by beating the Golden Knights 2-1...

America's Cup skipper Spithill joins Italy's Luna Rossa

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jimmy Spithill, who skippered Oracle Team USA to two landmark victories in the America's Cup, has joined Italian syndicate Luna Rossa. Luna Rossa, backed by the Prad...

Trocheck scores winner in SO, Panthers beat Rangers 4-3

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night for their franchise-record eigh...

Paralympic snowboarder designs innovative gear _ for rivals

Adaptive snowboarder Mike Schultz could very well have the winning formula at the Paralympics — whether or not he even crosses the finish line in first. He is the architect behind so...