BANGKOK (AP) — A celebratory occasion for a Thai Olympic bronze medal winner’s family turned somber as the athlete’s grandmother collapsed and died minutes before he won third place in the 56-kilogram weightlifting category. A mourning ritual was held Aug. 8 at the home of Sinphet Kruithong, whose grandmother was among scores of family and […]
Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.
Joseph Schooling was working on a school essay one morning in 2008 when Michael Phelps showed up to train at his club in Singapore ahead of the Beijing Olympics.
Ichiro Suzuki defined his career with speed and sharp hits. It was only fitting he flashed both in his historic moment.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This time, we take a look at those participating in the Summer Olympics, Jeremy Lin playing for another team, and Manny Pacquiao’s retirement from boxing being over.
Closing in on 3,000 hits, Ichiro Suzuki isn’t inclined to stop there. He’s 42, and for some time has said — in Japanese and English — he wants to play until at least 50.
By W. G. RAMIREZ Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA’s first Chinese owner said July 13 that he hopes to use his ties in China to help the Minnesota Timberwolves become a global brand along the lines of the Los Angeles Lakers or New York Knicks. “Since I’ve been a fan of the […]
The University of Washington (UW)’s women’s golf team won its first national championship this May in Eugene, Ore. Senior Ying Luo and freshmen Wenyung Keh and Sarah Rhee helped lead the team to a memorable victory.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition, we cover the University of Washington (UW)’s Women’s Golf Team winning a national title, a new class of members inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame, a new Spelling Bee champ crowned, and a Chinese prospect eyeing the NBA draft.
Writing in an op-ed in the Seattle Times last week, the five women on Seattle’s mostly female City Council responded to sexist attacks against them after a recent council vote sidetracked an arena proposal aimed at bringing the NBA back to the city.