May 23, 2016

Australian shooting champ charged over drink-driving, firearms

Australia’s dual Olympic shooting champion Michael Diamond has been charged with drink-driving and firearms offenses, jeopardizing his chances of a seventh games in Rio this year, reports said Monday. The 44-year-old, a trap shooting gold medalist at the Atlanta and Sydney Olympics, was arrested ...

IOC says Beijing '08 retests snare 31 dope cheats

May 18, 2016

IOC says Beijing '08 retests snare 31 dope cheats

In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports could be barred from competing in the Olympics after they were caught in retesting of drug samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, and other positive cases could emerge from the ...

May 10, 2016

Tirico joins NBC's Olympic team

Mike Tirico called the NFL, NBA, college basketball, golf and tennis among other sports in a quarter-century at ESPN to establish himself as one of TV’s most versatile announcers. One of the few events not on ESPN: the Olympics. NBC owns those rights through ...