Hacktivists have released files claiming that top US athletes, including Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Elena Delle Donne and Simone Biles, received a green light from WADA to take banned substances. The US anti-doping agency, sports federations and athletes themselves have gone public to deny any wrongdoing. [See Simone Biles' Twitter
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Here is one of the eight athletes you probably don’t know who haven’t yet shown their skills on the gigantic Olympics stage. They will. Don’t say we didn’t give you the heads-up! [See below for the others on our list.]
Adeline traveled to the London Olympics four years
In the biggest “name” hire for a Long Beach sports team since George Allen came to Cal State Long Beach a quarter century ago, Long Beach City College confirmed Thursday that the Vikings’ new director of volleyball operations will be three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor.
May-Treanor will start in the
England’s 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill will fly to Rio de Janeiro at the last possible moment before she attempts to defend her Olympic heptathlon title.
The 30-year-old confirmed she will skip the official Team GB holding camp in Belo Horizonte partly because of fears over the Zika virus, as
2012 Olympian Aly Raisman wanted to put together a strong meet for U.S. national team coordinator Martha Karolyi before the upcoming competitions that will determine whether she makes a second straight Olympic gymnastics team.
The 22-year-old from Massachusetts, who took gold in the 2012 Olympics held in London in the
Trio-to-Rio! Twins competing in the same event is not uncommon at the Olympic level. But the Luik sisters -Leila, Liina and Lily - will be the first identical triplets to compete in the Olympics when they run the marathon at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The blond, blued-eyed sisters from
Simone Biles, 19, has never competed in the Olympics, yet she’s already considered one of the best gymnasts of all time.
A top-notch performance at the Rio Olympics might cement her legacy as the greatest female gymnast ever. Her 10 world championship gold medals are a record.
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Picabo Street (born April 3, 1971) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from the United States. She won the super G at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the downhill at 1996 World Championships, along with three other Olympic and World Championship medals. Street also
Lori "Lolo" Jones (born August 5, 1982) is an American track & field and bobsled athlete who specializes in the 60 and 100 meter hurdles. She won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at LSU. She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 in the
Listen and watch below as Coach Cheryl Dickens and Janet TV on the Radio have an exclusive Interview with Olympic Biathlete Tracy Barnes as she shares why she gave her spot on the Sochi 2014 Olympic team to her twin sister Lanny. Click the Screen to see the video/audio.