Russia's law banning gay "propaganda" for minors won't infringe on the private lives of athletes and spectators at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, the country's sports minister said Sunday.
After another disappointing end at the Summer Games, Lolo Jones needed a distraction. Her answer? Bobsled. Now, the track star is eyeing a new goal: making a Winter Olympic team.
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones has made the U.S. bobsled team, essentially three weeks after trying the sport for the first time.
Lolo Jones led an American sweep of the podium while breaking the 19-year record in the 60-meter hurdles at the Russian Winter indoor meet.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will race in Birmingham in February as part of his winter indoor season ahead of the Olympics in London.
Aiming for his first individual Olympic gold medal, Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will run a winter indoor season for the first time in eight years to prepare for the London Games.