2018 Winter Olympics: AJ Edelman, an Orthodox Jew, is Israel’s first skeleton athlete

He wants to send a message to all Jews that they, too, can accomplish their dreams.

2018 Winter Olympics: Puerto Rico skier Charles Flaherty breaks the territory’s 20-year dry spell

The alpine skier is the first athlete to compete for Puerto Rico in the Winter Olympics since 1998.

2018 Winter Olympics: Maame Biney is the first African-American woman on the USA speedskating team

At 18 years old, she's the youngest woman on the U.S. short track team.

Beauty tips, bobsledding trips and black girl magic: A Q&A with Olympians Aja Evans and Kehri Jones

Evans and Jones are two black women who’ll be representing the USA Women’s Bobsled Team at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Donald Trump Jr.‘s emails, LA 2024 Olympics, Mo Brooks’ Bible filibuster

Important stories to know for your Wednesday.


Trump wants LA to host the 2024 Olympics. Here’s how his travel ban could affect that.

When asked how the ban will impact LA's chance of hosting, Trump said "I don't know."

Can Ice Cube's The Big 3 league help fuel a new kind of basketball video game?

Three-on-three basketball is hot, so why doesn't someone make a video game?

'Overwatch' Summer Games 2017: Reddit data-miners find icons, but no sign of Lucio Ball

Fun costumes might be back, but what about Lucio Ball?

Muslim teen Amaiya Zafar can now compete in USA Boxing matches while wearing her hijab

Amaiya Zafar won her biggest fight and she hasn't even stepped in the ring yet.

Kristi Yamaguchi told Nancy Kerrigan to "break a leg" and the internet can't take it

Kristi Yamaguchi had a poor choice of words for Nancy Kerrigan.


Nico Hines breaks silence on controversial 'Daily Beast' Grindr story: "I am deeply sorry"

After seven months of intense reflection, Hines has his job back and issued an apology.

Special Olympics 2017: 4 athletes with incredible stories who you need to watch

The 2017 Special Olympics World Games run from March 14 to 25.

Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad said she was detained for 2 hours by US customs

The Olympic fencer suggested that she was detained at the airport because of her religious faith.

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman will appear in the 2017 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit issue

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman just keep on winning.

Because we want you to cry, here is a catalogue of beautiful Obama moments

Don't cry out loud. Or do! Really, how could you not?

Simone Biles has no time for your body shaming — she's got records to break

"You can judge my body all you want, but at the end of the day it's MY body."

Colin Kaepernick, the Cubs and all the biggest sports moments of 2016

Here are the stories that dominated the sports world in 2016.

Russia doped over 1,000 of its Olympic athletes, new WADA report finds

It's a doping scandal of unprecedented scale.

What does the 'Dancing With the Stars' season 23 winner get? More than just a trophy.

Plus the lifelong bragging rights of winning a show about dancing with other people who are, in fact, stars.

USA Gymnastics physician arrested, charged with sexual assault of minor

Dr. Larry Nassar allegedly abused patients throughout his decades as a doctor for various sports teams.


This is the flying car that could light the 2020 Tokyo Olympics torch

The 2020 Olympics is shaping up to be the most futuristic games yet.

Emma Watson creates moving short film on gender equality called "Hurdles"

"Women and girls have always faced hurdles. But that's never stopped us."

4 incredible moments you missed from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

The athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are outstanding.

Ryan Lochte's debut 'Dancing With the Stars' performance was interrupted by protesters

Ryan Lochte's debut 'DWTS' performance didn't go as planned.


These 4 Paralympic runners would have beaten every Olympic runner in the 1500m final

The race's four fastest runners bested 1500m Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz Jr. with ease.

World-class athletes take part in epic opening ceremony for Paralympic Games in Rio

Incredible photos from the Paralympic Games opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Simone Biles took a selfie with a lucky fan named Kim Kardashian West at the 2016 MTV VMAs

Biles was kind enough to give Kardashian West a shoutout on Twitter, which will surely help lend her some much-needed exposure.

Michael Phelps says he was listening to Future's "Stick Talk" during viral Olympics meme

The gold medalist was jamming to the Atlanta rapper while getting in the zone.