Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation Friday after pleading guilty to drunken driving, his second drunken driving charge since 2004.
After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday — Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington — USOC board members voted to join the race, but not until they have a chance to mull over the candidates during the holidays.
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The devastating hollow-point bullets fired by Oscar Pistorius from his powerful handgun “ripped” through Reeva Steenkamp’s body, the chief prosecutor said Friday at the end of the athlete’s sentencing hearing, urging a judge to send him to prison for at least 10 years.
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps tweeted Sunday that he is taking a break from the sport to attend a treatment program after he was arrested for the second time on DUI charges in Maryland last week.