After topping the field in her return to competition, the gymnastics GOAT appears to have her sights set on next summer’s Olympics.
After a two-year layoff, the gymnastics GOAT returns to elite competition at Saturday's U.S. Classic. Watch out, 2024 Olympics.
The seven-time Olympic medalist will return to competition this summer, according to USA Gymnastics.
With a little luck, the Longhorns senior and Team Canada Olympic hero could be playing pro soccer in Austin someday.
The Houston prodigy’s Olympic dreams didn’t pan out, but a silver lining is the state could become a new hub for ollies, nosegrinds, and kickflips.
With an uplifting life story and a megawatt smile, the Longhorns senior could make a splash at the Tokyo Olympics.
Stepping away from competition at the Tokyo Olympics was as tough as any dismount in the Texas gymnast's career—and she stuck the landing.
The gymnastics GOAT withdrew from competition at the Olympics, but she’s already accomplished enough to deserve a lifetime of gratitude.
The three-time Olympian from North Texas and daughter of Super Bowl champ Michael Carter reminds us that greatness comes from within.
These Olympians are worth the midnight coffee.
Four decades on the job and 15 national championships apparently weren't enough for 80-year-old Eddie Reese.
The Olympic champion has attracted some of the country’s top gymnasts to her family-owned facility near Houston.
The fencing duo from San Antonio took bronze in 2012, and this summer in Tokyo, they’re seeking even greater Olympic glory.
The 17-year-old from Houston is one of only a handful of women who've ever successfully landed a 540-degree aerial spin during competition.
The Houston swimmer finished just short of the medal stand in 2012 and 2016, but her greatest challenge has been adjusting to normal life.
The flyweight from Houston talks about fighting for her country and for mental health awareness in the first of a four-part video series.
The Texan athlete, who famously raised his fist on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, is the subject of a new film premiering this week on Starz.
A Rio Grande Valley native, Morrow returned to a quiet life of farming after winning three gold medals at the 1956 Olympics.
‘White Lightning’: This Houston Kid Might Be the Youngest Person to Ever Break the Ten-Second Barrier
And his performance isn't even expected to peak until the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
The dangers of an unfortunate local paper headline in the viral era.
After losing out on another Olympics bid, it's time for a little bit of soul-searching in Big D.
Plus, floundering J.C. Penney hired Sergio Zyman, the man who introduced one of Coca-Cola's most successful products (Diet Coke)—and one of its least successful (New Coke).
Texan Olympians brought home some 26 medals from the 2012 London Games.
The San Antonio-native's star performance for the silver medal-winning U.S. Olympics volleyball team was accompanied by two weeks of cheap Twitter jokes.
Here are ten more Texan athletes who deserve your attention during the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games kick off today, and our state will be well represented in London. Here are ten of the Texan athletes you should be watching.
On Friday, viewers across the world watched the spectacular opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. And even though the celebration of the Olympics is taking place across the pond, there are a few Texas bars and restaurants that are managing to bring the “spirit” of the Olympics to
Amateur athletes from across the state will have a chance to dream big at the Winter Games of Texas.
Meet a diver, a high-jumper, and five other Texas athletes who hope to put the pedal to the medal at the 2004 Olympics.
Three years after her Olympic glory, the gymnast is once again in competition—only this time, it’s with her parents.
Houston and Dallas go for the gold.
When twenty-year-old Kristen Link, a junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, asked eighteen-year-old freshman Lindsay Long to be her synchronized diving partner in the spring of 1997, Long wasn’t sure she wanted to take the plunge. “It’s scary enough to dive by yourself, and in synchronized diving you have
The running man.
When he took up fencing as a seventh-grader at St. Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas to satisfy his physical education requirement, Ryan Shams informed his mother that he intended to master the sport—and he would not be foiled. At sixteen, after dueling for several hours a day at Dallas’
IF MULTIMEDIA were a competitive sport, Archimedia Interactive would have a shot at the gold. The Dallas company recently released 1996 U.S. Olympic Team ($29.95), the official CD-ROM of the summer games, which can be purchased in stores or on the World Wide Web (www.olympiccdrom.com). The disc features extensive profiles
MAKING A SPLASH—so to speak—is what Cheril Santini does best. As a member of Southern Methodist University’s diving team in the early nineties, the Dallas native made All-American ten times, was a finalist for NCAA woman of the year, and was named one of the nation’s top ten college women
One of the state’s strongest contenders for a gold medal at the Summer Olympics will be San Marcos high jumper Charles Austin. That’s assuming that the 24-year-old Austin, the reigning world champion in the high jump, makes the team at the Olympic trials in late June. He is one of
A salute to Texas athletes trying young: seven hearts set on the Summer Olympics.
Bobby Morrow was America’s most celebrated Olympic athlete in 1956. Today he wishes he’d never left the starting blocks.