John Woodruff, a Connellsville native and University of Pittsburgh graduate, was a black athletes from the 1936 Olympics.
The U.S. is 88-1 in its past 89 games and won’t be slowing down any time soon.
Kevin Durant led the way with 30 points as the Americans crushed Serbia, 96-66.
American Stacy Lewis makes a late push for a medal, but falls short.
The Americans outscored their opponents by an average of 31.5 points in the tournament.
The Americans lost to Serbia in the semifinal and are trying to regroup ahead of Saturday’s bronze medal game.
Smith returned to her hometown with two medals in tow and an eye toward the next Summer Games in 2020 in Toyko.
The Guardian newspaper reported a team member had been held up at gunpoint while returning from a night out.
Silver medalist Will Claye put an exclamation point on one of his greatest moments by proposing to Queen Harrison, an Olympic hurdler in
Simone Biles became the fifth female gymnast to win four golds in a single Olympic meet.
Bolt beat American Justin Gatlin, who was greeted by the fans with raucous boos, by 0.08 seconds. Andre de Grasse of Canada took the bronze.
The U.S. team were the favorite of the event and Great Britain was widely reported to be their only threat.
U.S. national team coordinator Martha Karolyi’s Final Five team brought home gold in women’s gymnastics.
Martha Karolyi works from her Texas complex to shape the U.S. gymnastics team into world-class competitors.
Katie Ledecky of the United States has set a world record in the women’s 400-meter freestyle to win gold at the Rio Olympics.
Hope Solo was unaffected by the Brazilian boos as she made her 200th international appearance.
Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky.
Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium.
Olympic Committee members gave approval to allow individual sports federations to determine which Russians could compete in the games.
Peace, love, brotherhood are no longer the bywords of the Games. They have been replaced by security and terrorism.
Franklin Regional’s all-world wrestler Spencer Lee is headed to the Olympics to be a workout partner for the USA Wrestling Team.
Goals by Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan early in each half enough to carve out win against New Zealand.
First-time international players have been sprinkled into the roster since last year’s World Cup win.
Polo Ralph Lauren, Christian Louboutin, Stella McCartney and Lacoste are among the designers who’ve created uniforms for the Olympics.
The retailer has worked out a deal to hire Olympic and Paralympic athletes to work in their stores to help defray costs as they train.
Four Pittsburgh-area women are among the 555 athletes heading to Rio for the Olympics this week.
Fred Lenn’s life, accomplishments reads, sounds like a Hollywood script.
Olympic leaders gave individual global sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in the Rio Games.
John Carlos and Tommie Smith said something to a tense America at the 1968 games in Mexico City.
Suspects considered to be “complete amateurs,” but were being taken seriously because of discussion about use of weapons, guerilla tactics.
Still no decision on whether Russian athletes will be banned.
John Carlos, known for his Black Power salute alongside Tommie Smith in the 1968 Olympics, was one of the speakers at the panel.
A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation’s entire team to be
Carli Lloyd joins fellow three-time Olympians midfielder Tobin Heath and goalkeeper Hope Solo as the U.S. national team heads to the Rio
Led by Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky, the USA still boasts the most powerful swim team in the world.
The Virginia swimmer has punched two tickets to Rio — with a third at stake tonight in the 800 freestyle final.
Phelps is first male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics.
Eleven swimmers from the Pittsburgh area made the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, where they will compete against 1,700 other swimmers.
The IOC says it has opened disciplinary proceedings against the unidentified athletes from 12 countries.
He began to lift weights while his Japanese American family was held in a detention camp during World War II.
Several Pennsylvania wrestlers bow out at Olympic trials in Iowa City, Iowa, ... some for a final time.
Nittany Lion Wrestling Club’s Frank Molinaro has a shot to qualify for the Olympics after winning the Olympic Team Trials at 65 kilograms.
Coleman Scott and Jake Hebert are looking to return to the Olympic stage.
Three local runners to compete Saturday in U.S. Olympic team trials for the marathon.
Buy your tickets and talk some smack: 2016 figures to be a busy, exciting year in sports. Here’s what you should know about what’s ahead.
The former Olympian will now have to go back to court for resentencing for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The accusations, detailed in a 323-page report, said Russian officials directed labs to hide telltale signs of performance-enhancing drugs.
The commission recommended that WADA immediately declare the Russian federation "non-compliant" with the global anti-doping code.
David Angle told police the couple had a dispute and he kneeled on his wife’s chest and pulled her arms.
Former Olympians and national champions will skate at Robert Morris Island Sports Center for the collegiate national championship.