: Olympics


Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Two Northern Virginians, Ashley Caldwell and Ashley Wagner, to compete in Winter Olympics

Both are underdogs trying to overcome adversity, injury to win medals in Sochi.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashburn, Ashley Caldwell, Ashley Wagner, Fairfax County, Sochi, West Potomac High School, Winter Olympics

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 08/30/2013

The Summer Olympics in Fairfax? Officials want to be part of D.C.’s 2024 bid

Fairfax believes hosting the 2015 World Police and Fire Games will showcase its ability to help D.C.'s Olympic bid.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2024 Olympics, Fairfax County, sports, World Police and Fire Games

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 08/27/2013

A brief look at U.S. cities hoping to host the Summer Olympics

Since the Atlanta games in 1996, a number of U.S. cities have hoped to lure the Summer Games. Here's a look at some of these recent attempts.

By Mark Berman  |  05:11 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Pitching events for the D.C. Olympics

After news broke that a group was pushing D.C. for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Twitter users offered their best ideas for events.

By Mark Berman  |  11:48 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics