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Hood To Coast Runners Told To 'Take It Easy' In The Heat

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 12:53 p.m. | Portland

Runners in the Hood To Coast relay race started at Timberline Lodge Friday morning. They’ve been told to take it easy because of high temperatures.

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Speedo Cancels Its Sponsorship Deal With Ryan Lochte

NPR | Aug. 22, 2016 8:41 a.m.

Saying it can't condone Ryan Lochte's behavior in Rio, swimwear company Speedo says it's donating part of Lochte's fee — $50,000 – to Save the Children, earmarked for children in Brazil.

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Northwest Athletes Bring Home Bunches Of Medals From The Rio Games

Northwest News Network | Aug. 21, 2016 9:33 p.m.

Eight more Olympic medalists with ties to our region stood on the podium this weekend before Brazilian music brought the Summer Games to a close in Rio.

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US Women Are The Biggest Winners At The Rio Olympics

NPR | Aug. 21, 2016 4:34 p.m.

As in London four years ago, American women are taking home more medals than their male counterparts. It's a trend that's likely to continue.

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US Men Waltz To Gold In Basketball

NPR | Aug. 21, 2016 1:48 p.m.

After several close games in the tournament, including one with Serbia, the Americans trounced the Serbs, 96-66, for the gold medal on Sunday.

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After Latest Gold, Decathlon Champ Ashton Eaton Ponders His Future

AP | Aug. 21, 2016 8:58 a.m. | Rio De Janeiro

The two-time Olympic decathlon champion is thinking about what's next for him and his career, but he has already decided he won't compete in the next Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

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Matt Centrowitz Becomes First American To Win Gold In 1,500M Since 1908

NPR | Aug. 20, 2016 8:23 p.m.

In an action packed night on the track, Mo Farah completed a tough distance running double, winning the 5,000 meters to go with his earlier victory in the 10,000 meters.

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An Olympic Double: Portland's Galen Rupp Attempts Marathon Sunday After 10K

Northwest News Network | Aug. 19, 2016 2:19 p.m.

Portland runner Galen Rupp will race in the men's marathon just a week after he finished fifth in the 10,000-meter run.

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Coaches, Teen Dead In Hermiston; Woman Shot

East Oregonian | Aug. 19, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Jason E. Huston, who volunteered alongside Valdez as an assistant wrestling coach at Hermiston High School, was found dead at the home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

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Usain Bolt Wins 8th Olympic Gold Medal In The 200M Sprint

NPR | Aug. 18, 2016 7 p.m.

Coming into this event, Usain Bolt held both the world record, at 19.19 seconds, and the Olympic record, at 19.30. He faces a field that includes U.S. runner Lashawn Merritt.