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Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Summer Olympics

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 08:00pm EDT

Tags: Olympics

#DCOlympicEvents: D.C.-unique ‘Olympic events' trend on Twitter

Who needs the 100-meter dash, when you can participate in the "100-meter intern dash"?

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 01:22pm EDT

Tags: DCOlympicEvents, Olympics, Twitter

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas splits with coach

Gabby Douglas, the Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, has left her coach Liang Chow's gym in West Des Moines, Iowa, to join her family in California.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Tags: Olympics, gymnastics, Gabby Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va.

D.C. mayor weighs 2024 Olympics offer

The District recently received a letter from the U.S. Olympic Committee seeking to gauge the District's interest and ability in hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. And Mayor Vincent Gray says he'd have to consider careful whether to move ahead with a bid.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 03:56pm EST

Tags: Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, vincent gray, Olympics, US Olympic Committee, Events D.C., D.C. Chamber of Commerce


Local wrestlers' Olympic dreams crushed

The season is ending for a lot of young local wrestlers, and their dreams of Olympic fame may be ending, too.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 07:19am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, wrestling, Olympics

Va. legislature honors Olympic gold medalist

Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has been recognized by the Virginia General Assembly.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 02:57pm EST

Tags: Gabrielle Douglas, Olympics

Phelps coach takes Olympic consulting job

Michael Phelps' longtime coach has a new job - consultant.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: Olympics, Michael Phelps

Baltimore to fete Phelps at Olympic celebration

Baltimore plans to celebrate the Olympic achievements of Michael Phelps and other Marylanders in the Inner Harbor.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 01:04pm EDT

Tags: Olympics, Michael Phelps, Inner Harbor

Bethesda welcomes Olympians home with a party

Three Olympians from Bethesda who competed in London this summer were warmly received Friday evening outside the Bethesda Metro station.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 10:47pm EDT

Tags: Bethesda, Olympics, Katie Ledecky, michelle basch

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