Oscar Pistorius

Prosecutor Says Pistorius was Portrayed as Victim

Oscar Pistorius was being portrayed as a “poor victim” ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said Tuesday. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel was cross-examining Pistorius’ agent, Peet van Zyl, on the second day of a

Oscar Pistorius

Medical Experts: Oscar Pistorius Did Not Suffer from Mental Illness

During the trial involving Oscar Pistorius and the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, he claimed he was mentally ill when the shooting happened. According to NBC News, psychiatrists found that Pistorius did not suffer from any type of


IOC: NBC Secures Rights To Olympics

NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75B LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — NBC has secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 in a record six-games deal worth $7.75 billion. NBC already holds the rights through the

Oscar Pistorius

Judgment Day Approaches for Oscar Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At the beginning of last year, Oscar Pistorius was a globally admired athlete, the first double-amputee to run at the world championships and the Olympics. That sparkling image dissolved on Feb. 14, 2013, a year ago

Rebecca Soni

Olympic Champion Swimmer Retires

Six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni has retired from swimming. Soni made the announcement Thursday, saying she plans to launch a new lifestyle company and blog. The 26-year-old Soni won the 200-meter breaststroke at the last two Olympics while taking

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period

Team Canada Olympic Men’s Hockey Roster Likely Unveiled Jan 7th

Hockey fans may want to circle Jan. 7 on their calendars


IOC Dismisses Concerns About Laws Banning Gays In Russia

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has dismissed concerns over Russia’s law banning gay propaganda. The chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission, Jean-Claude Killy (zhawn klawd KEE’-lee), said the IOC doesn’t have the right to discuss the


2020 Summer Olympics Host City to be Announced on Saturday

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria as he is leading Istanbul 2020's delegation and heading to Buenos Aires, Argentina where he can genuflect before a real


Sidney Crosby Opposes Russia Anti-Gay Law

The NHL's top player didn't shy away Sunday when asked about Russia's anti-gay law being adopted for the Olympics in February.


No More Olympics For LeBron James?

James, 28, will not play for USA Basketball during the 2013 world championships in Spain and is doubtful to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, a source close to the Miami Heat forward told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday.