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 little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.