You wouldn’t know it with all of the hype surrounding the Olympics right now, but there are things more important than winning a gold medal. Just ask these athletes, who had good reason to sell their hard-earned precious metal.... READ ON
Little Mikey may not like it, but Wheaties has got game... READ ON
With the Sochi Olympics underway in Russia, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the Winter Games' wildest and most unpredictable moments. Each of these wins gold for insanity.... READ ON
The Olympic rings are everywhere this month, from the Athletes' Village in Sochi to cereal boxes in the U.S. Here's a look at what they're supposed to symbolize.... READ ON
Here's a quick, stripped-down primer on everyone's favorite icy alternative to shuffleboard.... READ ON
Although Innsbruck has a well-deserved reputation as a winter sports mecca, it was dangerously low on snow and ice in the weeks leading up the 1964 Games. So the organizers called in the troops.... READ ON
These additions bring the total number of events to 98 overall in 15 disciplines in 7 separate sports. Here are 12 new events that the International Olympic Committee approved for the XXII Olympic Winter Games.... READ ON
Between 1912 and 1948, art competitions were a part of the Olympics. Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting and sculpture. Here are some notable medalists in those categories.... READ ON
Before Sochi was selected as the host of the 2014 winter Olympics, not many people had heard of it, so it didn't have a widely known English pronunciation. ... READ ON
Last week we looked at what the U.S. Olympic team will have on in Sochi. Here's what the rest of the world will be wearing.... READ ON
What could be cooler than spending two weeks as the center of the world's attention? If you lived in Denver in the 1970s, your answer would have been "all kinds of things."... READ ON
Good sportsmen (and women) play by the rules. Even the rules you've never heard of.... READ ON
A few weeks ago, we gave you 21 countries that have only won a single Olympic medal. Now that the London Games are through, it's time to update our list with the countries that netted their first-ever medal this summer, and the two countries that have now moved into multiple medal territory.
First-time medals... READ ON
In honor of today's Olympic marathon, here's a look back at the origin of the race, plus an explanation of the whole ".2"... READ ON
The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.