Stories tagged: medals
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016, 11:07 P.M.
Team USA takes Rio Olympics medal race with ease
The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio. The British, they had a Games to savor as well.
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Probe shows different medal count for ‘American Sniper’
HOUSTON – The number of medals slain Navy Seal and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle received has been corrected following a military investigation, a Navy spokeswoman said Sunday. Lt. Jackie …
SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
Still standing tall: Honors finally awarded to Vietnam-era Army sergeant
In August 1969, a lanky and bushy-haired Army Sgt. Leon Strigotte stooped to inspect makeshift booby traps laid by Viet Cong near Bong Son, a village near the coast in …
MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012
USA reigns supreme
LONDON – Most medals, most gold medals. The U.S. got what it wanted from these Olympics. So did Britain, riding the wave of home-field advantage for its best Olympic showing …
TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012, 1:35 P.M.
Phelps takes record 19th Olympic medal
LONDON — Michael Phelps broke the Olympic medals record today with his 19th as the United States romped to a dominating win in 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the London Games.
MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012, 7:58 A.M.
US study: Britain could win 62 Olympic medals
LONDON — A U.S. study is predicting that Britain will easily beat its goal of winning at least 48 medals including 25 golds at the London Olympics.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2010, 5:34 P.M.
Olympic medals forged from humble beginnings
More than 6,000 pounds of metal went into the medallions that will be awarded to top athletes during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic games. The metals were provided by …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 1995
3 Awards For Valor Revoked By Army
The Army has revoked decorations for valor awarded to three servicemen involved in the accidental killing of an American soldier during the 1991 Persian Gulf War after congressional investigators had …