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.
Swimmer Katie Ledecky, who calls Bethesda home, stopped by WTOP on Monday to show off her four gold medals and one silver medal from the Rio Olympics and to talk about what’s next for the 19-year-old.
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.
He knows a bit about being an underdog in the pool. But can Ryan Lochte learn how to come back after a self-inflicted fall?
U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun announced Sunday that further action is coming in the case of four swimmers whose story of a robbery at gunpoint grabbed headlines around the world.
Jack Conger, the swimmer from Rockville involved in the vandalism of a gas station in Rio de Janeiro along with fellow swimmer Ryan Lochte, issued a statement Saturday apologizing for his actions, but said he has told the truth from the beginning.
Katie Ledecky, who won four gold medals and one silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, was greeted by a crush of friends and fans Wednesday at Dulles International Airport.
Olympic superstar Michael Phelps may be bringing home the medals, but his son Boomer was the one winning hearts at the Rio Games. Can’t get enough of Boomer? Browse through these photos of the little guy who stole the spotlight without saying a word.
See photos from the Rio Olympics from Aug. 7-9.
Ronda Rousey has helped to boost the popularity of judo after her bronze-medal win in Beijing in 2008. Fairfax Hackley breaks down what you need to know about the sport and this year’s Olympic competitors.
Photos from the Rio Olympics opening ceremony.
Photos from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Photos from the Olympics Games in Rio.
Three times is a charm for a local Olympic kayaker, but can she overcome the contaminated waters in Rio?
The U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team is ready for Rio. Veterans and new members will need to work together to beat some tough competitors.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.