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 By Zane    Sports    May 15, 2017

International Cheer Union Receives Provisional Recognition by International Olympic Committee

The International Cheer Union (ICU) today expressed its appreciation to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its decision this week providing provisional recognition...

 
 By Grace Smith    Sports    May 8, 2017

Jordan Herrera and Sharieff Reed of SMC Finish First, Second in Conference Finals

Results of the SMC Corsairs Men's Track and Field Team as well as the Women's Track and Field Team in the Western State Conference Championships held this weekend at Moorpark College. The Santa...

 
 By Observer Staff    Sports    April 1, 2017

Oakland Raiders Will Move to Las Vegas, Despite NFL Opposition to Gambling

Despite traditional opposition to sports gambling, the owners of NFL teams have approved a proposed merger of hte Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas NV. Monday at a Phoenix resort for the annual league...

 

25,000 runners Finish the Los Angeles Marathon

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – The Sketchers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is this Sunday, March 19. Santa Monica will welcome runners and spectators to the finish line. Here's what you need to know to b...

 

Lightning Strikes, Tree Falls Unto Genesis Open Golf Tournament. Course closed for the day

The wind toppled a large eucalyptus tree onto a pathway at the golf course at the Genesis just before noon. The tree appears to have fallen on no one but startled onlookers. The annual tournament,...

 

Tiger Woods Pulls back, Pulls Out of Genesis Open Golf Tournament

Tiger Woods’ much-anticipated return to the Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Open took a disappointing turn Friday, as the former top-ranked player announced his withdrawal from the event due...

 

Four-Time Super Bowl Champion Adam Vinatieri Sets A New Guinness World Records Title

"Mr. Clutch" is OFFICIALLY AMAZING. Four-time Super Bowl champion and Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri just set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for "Most American football field goals made...

 

Latest photos from the Genesis Open golf tournament.

Justin Thomas, that Perez, Brandon steel, John ram, McKenzie use, Charles how old are third, Hudson swapper....

 

Tiger Woods is back at the Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Open Golf Tournament

Riviera Country Club is bringing back Tiger Woods for the first time in ten years and introducing a raft of changes for Westside golf fans. When the newly-renamed Genesis Open tees off on February...

 

Jonathon D. Fischer Foundation to Donate $700,000 to Charities after World Marathon Challenge

Toronto native Jonathon Fischer, will be one of the first Canadians to compete in the grueling World Marathon Challenge which commences Monday, January 23rd in Antarctica. Competitors in the World...

 

Brits And Americans Join Forces to Break Records and Cross The Pond in The World's Toughest Row

American and British rowers have combined efforts to break the world record for the fastest four-man crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, known as the world's...

 

NCAA Boycotts North Carolina to Protest State's Transgender Bathroom Laws

Two college athletic associations have stated they will boycott North Carolina to protest the state's transgender bathroom laws. North Carolina is among 29 states that will not recognize "sexual...

 
 By Stan Greene    Sports    August 24, 2016

Speedo, Ralph Lauren end Sponsorship of Ryan Lochte

Breaking news, August 22 2016: Sports apparel manufacturer Speedo has ended its sponsorship of Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. Lochte, 31, has now lost all four of his endorsement deals. The decision to...

 

Kate Grace Finishes 8th in the Olympic 800 Meter Finals Behind Caster Semenya

Santa Monica resident Kate Grace has finished 8th in the finals of the 800 Meters. Her time was 159.59 seconds, a very respectable time and only 4.29 seconds behind the winner, muscular South African...

 

Kate Grace Advances to the Olympic 800 Meter Finals Behind Intersex Runner Caster Semenya

In her first Olympic appearance, Kate Grace advanced to the Olympic 800 Meter finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, by finishing third in her section behind Caster Semenya and Lynsey Sharp with a new...

 

Rio Police Pull US Swimmers Off Plane Home for Lying to Rio Police

Update 8/19: Jimmy Feigen, one of the U.S. Olympic swimmers caught up in Ryan Lochte's fabricated tale of robbery in Rio reached a deal with authorities to donate $11,000 in order to leave Brazil,...

 

American Chiropractor David Pascal Helps Athletes in Rio

I've known David Pascal for 40 years. He is now a Chiropractor focusing on sports medicine and neurologic injuries. David attended University High School in West LA, where he was the individual City...

 

Santa Monica's Kate Grace to Compete in 800 Meters in Rio Games

Kate Grace to Compete in 800 Meters in Rio Santa Monica Resident Kate Grace, 27, earned a berth on the Rio Olympic team by winning the 800-meter race at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials July 15...

 
 By Stan Greene    Sports    August 8, 2016

Twitter Abuzz with Fake Olympic History

As the 2016 Rio Olympics stumble on; Twitter, that 140 character protocol for testing our ability to amuse total strangers, is ablaze this week with false Olympic history. Newspaper editors searching...

 
 By Stan Greene    Sports    August 7, 2016

"It's a Giant Vagina!" Exclaims World Watching Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Did you catch last night's Olympic opening ceremony? Michael Phelps was the US Flag Bearer, at his first opening ceremony in 5 Olympics (his sleep schedule conflicted with the other 4 games). It was...

 

Tragic French Gymnast's Dreams Are Broken In Bone Snapping Accident....

The fist day of the Rio Summer Olympics just got off to a tragically tough start for a French gymnast. He just lived the nightmare that all athletes fear, a freak accident that will send him...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Sports    July 13, 2016

Isaiah Crowell Regrets Instagram Post, But Police Still Sore About It

Isaiah Crowell apologized Monday for posting an Instagram illustration of a police officer having his throat slit by a hooded figure. The Cleveland Browns running back's post includes a caption which...

 

Sheriffs play LA Police in a Friendly Game of Rivalrous Baseball

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department "Hooks" baseball team was established in 2009 when the Department hosted the Western States Police and Fire Games, one of the largest multi-sport athletic...

 
 By Amanda Ball    Sports    June 25, 2016

Queen of the Beach Invitational set to serve up top high school and college beach volleyball competition this weekend

Hermosa Beach, Calif. (June 24, 2016) ---- A new beach volleyball tournament is set to bring together the top female college and high school players this weekend and crown a "Queen of the Beach" at bo...

 
 By Observer Staff    Sports    June 24, 2016

Olympic Drug Lab Itself is Suspended

The Brazilian medical laboratory responsible for processing Olympic drug test samples, instead has been suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency, a division of the International Olympic Committee....

 

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