USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

By: The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the...

An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped...

WATCH: Taking down Bolt not easy, but cameraman on scooter gives it a try

By: The Associated Press

BEIJING — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.

Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th...

Ex-Olympian pens memoir on track career, stint as escort

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Suzy Favor Hamilton said Wednesday that she will release a memoir next month that will touch on the mental health issues that compelled the former U.S. Olympian and University of Wisconsin...

No autograph, selfie seekers at Champs Camp, but Jason Brown still smiling

By: KEVIN CARMODY sports@gazette.com

He doesn't mind getting stopped in a grocery store or restaurant for an autograph, picture or selfie.

For Jason Brown, that's been a regular occurrence since winning Olympic silver at the Sochi Winter Games...

Former USOC leader Jim Scherr takes new job

By: The Associated Press

Jim Scherr, the former CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been hired as interim executive director of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

The NWBA is the governing body for the U.S....

While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the 200 meters.

Justin Gatlin also cruised, doing nothing...

Former coach of US Olympic gymnasts arrested on suspicion of child molestation

By: The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities have arrested the head of an Indianapolis gymnastics academy who coached two members of the 2008 U.S. women's Olympic team.

Marion County Jail records say 48-year-old Marvin Sharp...