More Olympics Articles

  • BC-SWM--Phelps Comeback, SWM

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist will swim the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday, his first...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The supervisor is Pat Horne. The day supervisor will be Fred Lief. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from...

  • BC-SWM--Phelps Comeback,2nd Ld-Writethru, SWM

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life. The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf and high-stakes poker in a quest to satisfy his competitive drives....

  • BC-ATH--Drake Relays,1st Ld-Writethru, ATH

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lolo Jones has decided to run the Drake Relays after waffling on a return to her hometown meet a year ago. But rather than compete in the high-profile 100-meter hurdles, Jones will make her transition from the bobsled back to the blue oval in a much more...

  • BC-SWM--Phelps Comeback,1st Ld-Writethru, SWM

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life. The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf and high-stakes poker in a quest to satisfy his competitive drives....

  • Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley stresses Colorado Springs and Olympic movement intertwined at luncheon

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    The Olympic movement is felt in Colorado Springs in ways big and small. There are the large celebrations, the recent new downtown headquarters for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the athletes' memorable successes and failures on TV. But for Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley the effect is felt...

  • NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on, the network said Wednesday. NBC closely studies how Americans follow the action partly...

  • BC-US--TV-NBC-Olympics, US

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on. The network said Wednesday that this year's games proved how the second-screen experience is...

  • Ramsey: Michael Phelps can't outrace time in his comeback

    by DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Michael Phelps has nothing left to prove in the pool. He's won 22 Olympic medals, including a beyond-belief collection of 18 golds. At this moment, some 5-year-old is moving fast in a pool while his mom shouts, "He's going to be another Michael Phelps!" His name is known by your...

  • BC-ATH--Mt SAC Relays,2nd Ld-Writethru, ATH

    Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    WALNUT, Calif. (AP) — Ashton Eaton learned the hard way that experience often trumps talent and athleticism. The reigning Olympic Gold medalist and current world record holder in the decathlon competed in the 400-meter hurdles for the first time in his life at the Mount SAC Relays...

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