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World Championships

The Burden of Expectation: Another Lesson from an Olympic Champion

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.29.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

The bottom line is that, unless you do something to change your perspective on expectations or to help you let go of those expectations, you have very little chance of doing your best and getting the results you want.

Alaska Snowboarder Ryan Stassel Dazzles in Gold-Medal Slopestyle Run

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.24.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage snowboarder Ryan Stassel struggled for words Wednesday after becoming the first American to win a world championship in slopestyle.

Dr. JoAnn's Mental Training Workouts: Positive Visualization for World Champs and for You

Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter

How can we translate that champion mentality that we see at the World Championships into a powerful mindset that can help us on a daily basis? Here's how you can apply this mental training to your fitness and your life.

Merritt Wins Men's 400 At Worlds

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

MOSCOW -- LaShawn Merritt of the United States reclaimed the world title in the men's 400 meters Tuesday, pulling away from the pack early and winning...

Big Night For Lochte, 'The Missile,' U.S. Girls

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

BARCELONA, Spain — Ryan Lochte feels like himself again. Looks more like himself, too, with that gold medal around his neck. Missy Franklin and...

The 10 Craziest Honeymoon Ideas Ever

Mike Chidzey | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weddings
Mike Chidzey

Forget a low-key holiday at the beach, why not try wife-carrying or competitive air guitar on your honeymoon?

The Finals of the Super Six World Boxing Classic

Gordon Marino | Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports
Gordon Marino

The sport of boxing has always been adept at putting itself on the canvas. Some of the self-inflicted blows derive from the fact that promoters have boxers under extended contracts.

WATCH:Elite Triathlete Wins Race For Sick Teammate

AP | Danielle Cadet | Posted 09.16.2011 | Impact

Lucas Verzbicas put his own long-distance running ambitions on hold to win a gold medal for a friend who was diagnosed with cancer, the Associated Pre...

Phelps' Teammate Locks Up Another Gold

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.28.2011 | Sports

SHANGHAI — Ryan Lochte rescued the United States from impending defeat in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the world championships with a gutt...

Phelps Finally Gets Gold

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.26.2011 | Sports

SHANGHAI — Michael Phelps took another small step toward next year's Olympics, and this time it was a winning one. After losses in his first tw...

Michael Phelps Stunned By Teammate At World Championships

AP | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

ANDREW DAMPF / AP SHANGHAI -- Ryan Lochte overtook Michael Phelps on the final turn of the 200-meter freestyle to win one of the most highly awaite...

Phelps Advances At World Championships

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

SHANGHAI — Michael Phelps got through the preliminaries of the 200-meter butterfly at the world championships on Tuesday, going just fast enough...

WATCH: Lacrosse-Style Hockey Goal Is One For The Ages

Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

You have to see this one to believe it. It's already been dubbed a "goal for the ages," "the goal of the year" and the "lacrosse goal" you can't miss....

Laura Gottesdiener

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Is On Top Of The World | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.25.2011 | Sports

The U.S. women’s ice hockey team beat Canada 3-2 in overtime on Monday in Switzerland, taking their third-straight world championship. The tourna...

Laura Gottesdiener

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Heads Into Semifinals at Worlds, With Eyes On Canada | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

At the ongoing Women’s World Hockey Championship in Switzerland, the U.S. women’s hockey team is racking up some formidable statistics: 27 goals s...

Laura Gottesdiener

High School Star Kendall Coyne Scores First Goal For U.S. In Women's Hockey World Championships | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

When the United States women’s national hockey team faced off against Slovakia in Zurich on Sunday night at the first round of the World Championshi...

Semenya's Struggle Teaches Us About Understanding Gender Identity

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Emma Ruby-Sachs

A South African runner whose gender identity stirred up huge controversy will be permitted to keep her title and prize money. But how do we define what is too male to compete in a women's sport?