Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Look out London. The 16-year-old whose “Flying Squirrel” nickname might be the only thing more appealing than her personality or her high-flying uneven bars routine is ready to take on a new continent after upsetting world champion Jordyn Wieber to win the Olympic trials Sunday night.
Nastia Liukin posted a score of 14.050 on her signature event, better than the national championships three weeks ago but nowhere near where it needs to be to nab one of the coveted five Olympic spots.
Sam Mikulak solidified his spot on the five-man Olympic team with a score of 91.80 on Thursday, just ahead of Danell Leyva at 91.70 and national champion John Orozco.
Alexander Massiallas was following a family tradition when he took up foil fencing. His father competed in the Olympics three times, and now the young man has himself been named to the U.S. men’s team for 2012.
As KCBS’ Mike Sugerman learned during his travels, About the Bay, 20-something Ali Chiang is a budding fashion star – and a star skeet shooter, too.
A day of heavy rain and lightning resulted in 60 flight cancellations in and out of San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, including one flight bound for London that was struck by lightning, an airport duty manager said.
Fans of singer Amy Winehouse, who was found dead in her north London home on Saturday, gathered at Amoeba Records in San Francisco to remember her life and music.
A pair of trialists powered the San Jose Earthquakes past Colchester United 3-0 on Wednesday at Spurs Lodge for San Jose’s second win in as many days.
The San Jose Earthquakes have announced their 2011 training camp and preseason schedule.