Olympic Games

Warcraft Creator: Video Games Should Be Played In OlympicsThe creator of the immensely popular multiplayer online game, World of Warcraft, says that competitive video game playing should be featured in the Olympic Games.
Former NFL Commissioner, Under Armour Founder Back D.C.'s 2024 Olympics Bid Former District of Columbia mayor Anthony Williams and former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue are among the leaders of a group vying to bring the Olympics to Washington in 2024.
Temperatures in Sochi Warm Enough to be Summer OlympicsWith temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.
Gold For Speedskater Is First Openly Gay Athlete To Medal In SochiWust 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.
U.S. Lawmakers Demand Russia Give 'Full Story' on Olympic Safety ThreatsMembers 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.
Romney: Olympics in Russia a 'Very Frightening' Event Following AttacksRussia'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.
Holden & Danny: Ken Berger Thinks NBA Players Will Eventually Back A Basketball World CupKen 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.
Elfin: Now 57, Sugar Ray Leonard Says He Never Planned On Being A BoxerThe 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.
Elfin: No Room For Rooting Interest In A Sportswriter Unless It's The OlympicsBeing 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.