Bobsled in Sochi

Bobsled 101: Rules

Two-Man The sled is pushed and ridden in by two athletes: a driver and a brakeman. The event consists of four runs, with the final rankings …

Jamaica bobsled

Bobsled 101: Origins and Olympic history

Origins Bobsled was invented in Switzerland in the late 19th century. According to legend, Switzerland citizens constructed the first sled b…

Bobsled helmet

Bobsled 101: Glossary

Brakeman The last person to enter the sled at the start. Known as the brakeman because he or she is responsible for pulling the brake to sto…

Drones to fly over Boston Marathon race

Drones will be hovering overhead of this year’s start line at the Boston Marathon as a new level of security for runners and spectators.

NBA Capsules

ATLANTA (AP) — Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the resurgent Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game, routing the listle…