Connor Fields, who went to Green Valley High School and UNLV, is the only American to win an Olympic gold medal in BMX.
The U.S. men’s basketball team will play Uruguay at Cox Pavilion, and the women’s team will have a scrimmage there.
Vashti Cunningham, who went to Bishop Gorman High School, is the nation’s top high jumper. She is ranked sixth in the world and competes in the World Championships on Saturday.
Two Sandpipers of Nevada swimmers were on the record-setting gold medal relay team, and teammate Katie Grimes finished second in two individual events.
Administrators, coaches and players with Las Vegas ties offered their thoughts on Thursday’s 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark Title IX bill.
Four current Sandpipers of Nevada and two alumni will compete at the swimming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Sandpipers coach Ron Aitken also is on the staff.
Former Olympic gymnast Tasha Schwikert Moser’s four-year term on the USA Gym board began Wednesday.
The Beijing Winter Olympics closed in February and the focus now turns to awarding a host city for the 2030 Winter Games. The candidates: Sapporo, Japan; Salt Lake City and Vancouver.
The 2022 class of the Southern Nevada Sports of Hall originally was going to be inducted in June 2020 before COVID-19 ceremony wiped out the ceremony.
Connor Fields, a Green Valley High School and UNLV graduate, was involved in a scary BMX crash in last year’s Olympics in Japan and is recovering from a brain injury.
Shaun White’s brilliant and transcendent Olympic career is over. It ended with a fall on his final run down the halfpipe, a heartfelt ovation from the crowd and then a tearful farewell to a sport he helped define.
Even though he’s an alternate, former UNLV running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence hopes to compete in the Winter Olympics in the four-man bobsled events.
Right wing Brendan Brisson, a first-round pick of the Golden Knights in 2020, was one of 25 players named to the U.S. Olympic hockey roster this month.
Kaysha Love made the transition from track to bobsledding and is part of the U.S. team at the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Shaquille Murray-Lawrence, a running back on the Rebels’ football team in 2013 and 2014, is one of two alternates for Canada in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.