Figure skater Brian Boitano has publicly come out as gay, days after being named to President Obama's official Olympic delegation for the upcoming winter games in Sochi.
Nine days after injuring her knee, Lindsey Vonn is back on the ski slopes.
"I went skiing today!" Vonn posted on Instagram Thursday, along with the hashtags progress and thankful.
The U.S. Olympic bobsled team is getting some help from track stars Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams, The Associated Press reports.
Jones, who specialized in hurdling, and Williams, a gold medal sprinter, were among the nine women chosen for the national team on Saturday. Theaccomplishment is particularly notable for Williams, who had never touched a bobsled until July.
Out figure skater Johnny Weir says he won't let Russia's anti-gay laws stop him from competing in Sochi if he qualifies for the 2014 Olympic team.
"Like anyone, I'm afraid of being arrested, but also I'm not afraid of being arrested," Weir told CBS News last week, referring to Russia's anti-gay laws banning any homosexual "propaganda" or behavior.
Figure skating icon Michelle Kwan will return to the Olympics as an analyst for Fox Sports, the network announced.
Kwan will report on the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, joining Olympic skier Picabo Street as a correspondent for Fox Sports.
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Russia will not suspend its anti-gay laws during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, The Los Angeles Times reports.
On Thursday, Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko told R-Sport that, "An athlete of nontraditional sexual orientation isn't banned from coming to Sochi. But if he goes out into the streets and starts to propagandize, then of course he will be held accountable."
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NBC's panel for the 2014 Sochi Olympics at the Television Critics Association's fall TV previews on Saturday was an opportunity for the network to explain how it will address Russia's recent anti-gay climate in its coverage. Instead, NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus stated simply that the network will address it if it becomes an issue.
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Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics
The third time's the charm for Pyeongchang, South Korea: The city was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics Wednesday after two unsuccessful bids.
Pyeongchang defeated Munich and Annecy, France, after only one round of voting at the International Olympic Committee session in Durban, South Africa. It's the first time a city has obtained a majority vote ...
Anne Hathaway and James Franco
Anne Hathaway and James Franco's first foray into hosting the Oscars was a little rocky, but there were still plenty of top moments to be had from the ceremony:
Most Awkward Host Introduction: Ouch. Anne Hathaway and James Franco's requisite montage of fake clips from the Best-Picture nominees fell flat, but at least we got a small giggle from seeing Franco in a white, full-body leotard for their Black Swan spoof. Can we get him and Justin Timberlake doing "Single Ladies"?
Is Dancing with the Stars' Mirrorball trophy more prestigious than an Olympic gold medal? "It's hard to say. Olympic gold has been my goal for my whole life," newly crowned Olympic champion Evan Lysacek tells TVGuide.com. "But the Mirrorball is very prestigious. I first came into this saying, 'I just want to have fun. I really want to learn to dance because I think it can help my skating.' But as I started rehearsing and the competitive fire is going, I want to win." History is on the figure skater's side: Fellow Olympic gold medalists Shawn Johnson, Apolo Anton Ohno and Kristi Yamaguchi have all won Dancing. Lysacek thinks he has his work cut out for him. "I'm not graceful at all, so it's going to be hard, but I'm ready to put in the time," he says. See what else he has to say about his Dancing experience so far, why he thought his partner would resent him and more.