SOCHI, Russia (AP) - U.S. Olympians will have to make do without the team's official yogurt - depriving them of a source of protein and potentially disturbing their daily routines as they prepare for the biggest competition of their lives. Some 5,000 cups of Greek yogurt from Team USA sponsor... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Chef John Folse is taking a taste of Louisiana and the "Spirit of the Gulf Coast" to what he calls the "ultimate" stage. Folse is leading the "Team USA" of the culinary world - eight chefs from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida - to the... more »
Multiple gold medal winner in the junior Olympics, Emily Lebert, fights her type 1 diabetes so that she can do what she loves-gymnastics.
Her Olympic training started 4 years ago.
"A coach at another school saw me doing cartwheels and told my mom she should put me in... more »
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Special Olympics summer games will be held Saturday and Sunday at Southeastern Louisiana University, with opening ceremonies Friday. More than 700 athletes will participate. As part of the program, athletes can get free vision, physical therapy and dental screenings on Saturday. Vision and physical therapy... more »
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast, with that women's team medal now going to the United States. The International Olympic Committee acted after investigations by the sport's governing body determined that... more »
The 2010 Olympics are ending, but local ice skaters and hockey players are just getting started.
The LA Hockeyplex is seeing the biggest spike in business ever.
The ice rink is a second home for children like 13-year-old Chris and 11-year-old Linzi, who were inspired by the athletes... more »
The REC Class at Cathedral-Carmel School is thrilled to announce that CCS raised $2,538.00 for Acadiana Special Olympics! Congratulations to the Top Winning class Mrs. Nichols 3rd Grade!
(photo - Mary Martina and Kyle Mosing (REC students) collect money raised from the 1st graders to benefit Acadiana... more »
UPDATE: Chicago was the first city eliminated in the competition for the 2016 games. About 10,000 people gathered in Chicago's Daley Plaza, hoping for the best.The International Olympic Committee voted between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Madrid, Spain in the final vote. Rio de Janeiro was ultimately chosen to host... more »