They're in great shape and play sports for a leading university, but a new survey finds nearly one in five college athletes is depressed.
Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center surveyed current and former division one athletes.
Contrary to their belief, they found athletes still in school were two... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The anti-doping police are sending out a new message to the AARP crowd: We're keeping an eye on you, too.
Looking more skeptically at events outside of elite and Olympic circles, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has suspended nine masters athletes for positive tests so... more »
The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes is working with 15 veterans who are blind and visually impaired so they can participate in the 2011 Rocky Mountain State Games.
The association provides sports clinics with instruction in judo, wrestling, track and field, swimming and other sports.
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Kathy Rex knows the importance of exercising the body. As an athlete, she honed her handball skills to the point that she was Co-Captain of the 1988 US Olympic Handball Team. She finished 7th in the games.
As every athlete knows, sports are as much mental as they are... more »
Fans of Colorado Springs' Rachael Flatt have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the Olympic figure skater this Saturday. She'll appear at the annual Monte Vista Potato Harvest Festival in the San Luis Valley.
"I'm looking forward to being part of this year's celebration." Said Flatt; "I've had the... more »
A man from Pueblo is out to prove disabilities can't get in the way of your dreams. Jeremy Rodriguez struggles with certain basic skills like reading, but when it comes to lifting weights, his coaches say he's in a league of his own. "Jeremy is a machine," said his coach... more »
There's word this week that American skier Lindsey Vonn might have to sit out of the Olympics because of an injury.
That's the bad news. The gouda news is that Vonn is aggressively treating her bruised shin in hopes of making it to the slopes. "Gouda" news because the... more »
At Willoughby South High School home games in northeast Ohio, 5th grader Erik Knotts gets to stand this close to the action. Erik is a water boy, welcomed as part of the team.
"We've kind of embraced him as our own", said Willoughby football coach Kevin Mateosky. "We can... more »