The Olympics tend to be out of sight, out of mind in off years, but when I came across John Woodruff’s name in a larger piece about Jesse Owens last...
Ryan Lochte lied. That's no longer a suspicion. It's not even an accusation. It's now fact. With a string of evidence that could stretch down to the tip of Argentina.
If the Olympics should introduce the sport of fugitive swimming for the Tokyo Games in 2020, I'll have to make room for an 11th event in the reporter's decathlon.
It seemed like a good idea at the time. The reporter's decathlon was the brain child of Tom Reed from the Akron Beacon-Journal, a coverage blur of 10 events over...
Finally had a chance to catch the NBA guys here. No, not those NBA guys. The Americans were off Monday after sweeping through the round-robin portion of the Olympics.
Maybe the single most mind-blowing part of Usain Bolt's sizzling 100-meter sprint into Olympic history was that he found a few seconds to partake in the thing.
Christa Dietzen was back on the court for the U.S. women's volleyball team she captains, and she helped the Americans to a 3-1 victory Sunday over China.
Michael Phelps is really, really done. "This is how I wanted to finish my career," he repeated for maybe the millionth time at these Olympics late Saturday night.
No an hour had gone by since a big chunk of this planet had just watched Eleanor Logan, Emily Regan and the U.S. women's eight crew take Olympic gold.
Meghan Klingenberg is out of the Olympics, Leah Smith failed to medal for the first time, and Christa Dietzen can't get on the court.
Mt. Lebanon's Leah Smith finished sixth in the 800-meter freestyle swim, her final event of these Olympics, with a time of 8:24.50 Friday.
Gibsonia's Meghan Klingenberg and the U.S. women's soccer team, a heavy favorite for Olympic gold, were stunned by Sweden.
It's not track and field. It's athletics. That's the formal title used by the Olympics, and it's as accurate as it is unapologetic.
These hardly could be called the Surprise Olympics. I mean, sure, the Australian basketball team took the NBA guys deep into the fourth quarter
Leah Smith of Mt. Lebanon qualified for the 800-meter freestyle in swimming Thursday, the event that's expected to be her last of these Olympics.
At an ordinary Olympics, one at which the sky wasn't expected to be falling on a daily basis, the biggest story might be ... well, the sky actually falling.
Leah Smith has a bronze, and now a gold as of Wednesday night's U.S. victory in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay.
Leah Smith of Mt. Lebanon and the United States won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay Wednesday night.
The greatest swimmer in human history got even greater, and the next great swimmer did likewise. Michael Phelps won his record 20th and 21st Olympic golds.
All four of the Olympians with the closest ties to the Pittsburgh area are women. Big deal, right? Well, yeah, exactly.
A dozen years ago, when the Olympics returned to their ancestral home of Athens, they quickly went from being the Host Games to the Ghost Games.
If this is goodbye for Michael Phelps, and he's adamant it is, he clearly aims embrace all that Brazil and these Olympics have to offer.
Amanda Polk of Bloomfield and the U.S. women's eight put up the fastest time in the Olympic rowing qualifying heats Monday morning at Lagoa Stadium.
The tallest task of Leah Smith's soaring swimming career will continue to be the same one she stared down Sunday night in claiming her first Olympic medal, a bronze in...
When Amanda Polk was rowing in my back yard, it was no big deal. Oh, she did, for real.