Local Olympians made memories to last a lifetime in Rio

Local Olympians made memories to last a lifetime in Rio

Brushing shoulders with some of the world’s greatest sports stars left Kat Sharkey a bit star-struck.It struck Casey Eichfeld that such Olympic ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Russian Paralympics ban upheld

Russian Paralympics ban upheld

GENEVA — Two days after Russia finished fourth in the Olympic medal table, its Paralympic team was barred from the next big games in Rio de Jane...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Rio throws final party to say goodbye to 2016 Olympics

Rio throws final party to say goodbye to 2016 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil and the world bid farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games in South America, a 16-day spectacle that combined numerous...

August 21st, 2016 updated: August 21st, 2016. |  


Usain Bolt stays perfect with gold in 4×100 relay

Usain Bolt stays perfect with gold in 4×100 relay

RIO DE JANEIRO — Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best.Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics — ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold

Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles put the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast, capturing her fourth gold of the games wit...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Simone Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze in beam

Simone Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze in beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


US women eliminated in Olympic field hockey with controversial loss

US women eliminated in Olympic field hockey with controversial loss

Late in the first quarter, Wyoming Seminary graduate Kat Sharkey got her stick on a shot that couldn’t quite find the cage.In the third quarter,...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


Kelsey Kolojejchick and Kat Sharkey vow Team USA will recover quickly from first Olympic defeat

Kelsey Kolojejchick and Kat Sharkey vow Team USA will recover quickly from first Olympic defeat

Oh, well, there’s always the quarterfinals for Team USA.For Great Britain, there’s now a target on its back.Former Wyoming Seminary stars ...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Former Wyoming Seminary stars Kelsey Kolojejchick and Kat Sharkey help Team USA to fast women’s field hockey start

Former Wyoming Seminary stars Kelsey Kolojejchick and Kat Sharkey help Team USA to fast women’s field hockey start

They endured a change in their style of play.They played on a dripping-wet day.And they faced two teams predicted to be in the running to go all the w...

August 12th, 2016 |  


US women’s soccer upset by Sweden in Olympic quarterfinals

US women’s soccer upset by Sweden in Olympic quarterfinals

BRASILIA, Brazil — For the first time, the United States won’t win an Olympic medal in women’s soccer.The three-time defending champ...

August 12th, 2016 |