With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.
Wust claimed a speedskating gold medal at her third straight Winter Olympics, knocking off defending champion Martina Sablikova in the 3,000 meters Sunday. That made the Netherlands 2-for-2 at Adler Arena, the world’s dominant speedskating nation living up to his billing through the first weekend in Sochi. Wust became the first openly gay athlete to win a medal at the Sochi Games.
Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month’s Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.
Russia’s slide from democratic reforms and its relationships with international peers threaten to undercut the spirit of the Olympic Games it hosts next month, failed presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday.
Ken Berger of CBSsports.com joined ‘Holden and Danny’ on Tuesday morning to discuss his interview with NBA commissioner David Stern about a possible NBA sponsored world cup.
The U.S. team didn’t fare so well this year in Olympic boxing, which certainly goes against our illustrious history of success in the sport internationally. But one of it’s most memorable breakout stars, Sugar Ray Leonard, never even planned on being a boxer.
Being a sportswriter teaches objectivity early, ripping the fanfare out of you at the jump. But when it comes to the Summer Olympics and a slew of local athletes are competing, we can make an exception.