Olympic Sports

Shiffrin’s giant slalom victory broke a tie on the all-time women’s list with former American teammate Lindsey Vonn.
Thousands of spectators used to cheer on skaters during the competition’s heyday in the 1920s and ’30s. This year, the attendance was sparse but no less enthusiastic.
Mittermaier won West Germany’s only two gold medals at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
The bill had earlier passed the Senate with unanimous support. It now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk.
She began her coaching career as an assistant at Southern Illinois before going on to win national titles at UCLA and Cal State Fullerton.
Griner was transferred to a penal colony in Mordovia, about 210 miles east of Moscow, after a Russian court last month rejected her appeal of her sentence.
With a new nonbinary division and a strong draw of international and local participants, the Chicago Marathon united a diverse group through athletic accomplishment.
Emily Sisson finished second and set a record for an American woman.
In exhilarating Netflix documentary, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony and others share memories of rebuilding Team USA.
Here’s how you can watch in person or from your couch, track a runner, plus tips on how to successfully maneuver around the city during the marathon Sunday.
The move to include a nonbinary race division in the Chicago marathon has been hailed as major progress, but some worry the changes, made without public announcements, are only superficial.
Copper is one of eight players making their World Cup debut, along with her Rutgers teammate Betnijah Laney, the 2015 17th overall pick by the Sky who plays for the New York Liberty.
Nonbinary athletes can submit entry applications if they’ve completed a marathon as a nonbinary participant during the current qualifying window.
He received a belated medal from son Chris in 2009, but the Munich travesty against the Soviet Union still haunts him.
U.S. players continue to refuse the medals because of the controversial finish against the Soviet Union in the gold-medal game.
“Promoting diversity and inclusivity is at the heart of FINA’s work,” executive director Brent Nowicki said in a statement, “and it is very important that all aquatic athletes have access to the appropriate swimwear.”
In his last season on the AVP Tour, charismatic Patterson, 42, is still a legitimate title threat. The Chicago AVP Gold Series event will take over Oak Street Beach on Friday through Sunday.
Alex Morgan converted a penalty in the 78th minute, and the USWNT won the CONCACAF W Championship 1-0 over Canada.
The United States beat Costa Rica 3-0 in the semifinals Thursday night on goals from Emily Sonnett, Mallory Pugh and Ashley Sanchez.
Thorpe had been stripped of those gold medals for violations of strict amateurism rules of the time.
In a new documentary, Farah says his real name is Hussein Abdi Kahin and that he was taken from the East African nation of Djibouti.
Mayor, first lady Eshleman announced Chicago Title IX week is coming in July.
Bird’s announcement ended any speculation about her future, though she acknowledged in February when she re-signed with Seattle that this would likely be her final season.