Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the USOC on the hook to deliver an annual report, as a way of measuring itself more frequently against its own reform-minded goals.
“I have dreams of representing the U.S. for the 2024 Olympic Games,” said Honor Johnson. She is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in the cadet women’s sabre under-17 age group. See photos and video of how she competed in Poland.
Catlin won a silver medal as part of the US women’s pursuit team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Break dancing is one of four sports suggested for inclusion in the Games — alongside surfing, climbing and skateboarding.
The measure is named after Grigory Rodchenkov, the Moscow lab director who blew the whistle on Russian cheating.
“Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling is the exactly the same sort of symbolic protest as the black power salute from the 1968 Olympics,” said Leland Ware, the Louis L. Redding Chair for the study of law and public policy at the University of Delaware.
Rhonda Faehn, the former senior vice president of USA Gymnastics, said she first reported an allegation against Nassar to Steve Penny, her then-boss, on June 17, 2015. Nassar was not arrested until more than a year later.
Haley Skarupa, a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team and a Rockville native, was congratulated by the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday in Rockville, Maryland. See photos.
Ledecky made the announcement after helping Stanford University’s women’s swim team to its second straight national championship earlier this month.
Here are some photos from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Taking a break from the pool for a bit, Bethesda’s Olympic hometown hero Katie Ledecky stopped by WTOP with her coach Bruce Gemmell to chat with WTOP reporter Megan Cloherty about Bruce Springsteen, what she still needs to buy for college and more.
Newborns in D.C. are celebrating their birthdays with brand-new Nike shoes thanks to a local Olympian.
Disappointed that he didn’t win a medal in Rio, Gary Antuanne Russell’s friends and family made sure to lift his spirits with a raucous welcome home Wednesday night.
Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa has not returned to his home country since making anti-government demonstrations after he won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, ABC News has learned.
Katie Ledecky will throw the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday’s Nationals-Orioles game. The Bethesda, Maryland, native, 19, won four gold medals and a silver medal in Rio.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.