African-American sprinter Wilma Rudolph's talent made her a sports legend when she won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics. Friends recall how her character made her an American icon.
Softball and baseball's failed bids for reinstatement in the Olympic Games should serve as a wake-up call, and the sports can learn valuable lessons from wrestling's successful pitch back to the international spotlight.
George F. Haines, who coached three U.S. Olympic swim teams and guided such 1960s and '70s stars as Mark Spitz, Don Schollander and Donna de Varona, died at 82.
Women's sports advocates said Tuesday they fear a Bush administration panel will try to weaken Title IX, the 31-year-old gender equity law that greatly increased female participation in sports.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Emmy Award-winner to serve as commentator/reporter and will assist in dealings with the USOC and IOC.
Donna de Varona withdrew as a candidate for the U.S. Olympic Committee presidency on Friday, less than a week after submitting her nomination.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Donna de Varona said she is interested in running for U.S. Olympic Committee president.