Summer Olympics

The Olympic Torch Makes Its Final Journey Across London Towards The Opening Ceremony

Detroit Passes On Bid For 2024 Olympics

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is passing on the idea of making a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Claressa Shields of the USA (R) celebrates defeating Nadezda Torlopova of Russia to win gold during the women's boxing Middleweight of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 9, 2012 in London.  (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Claressa Shields Is Olympic Champion

Flint’s Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women’s boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: U.S. Olympian Allison Schmitt visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)

Canton Olympian’s Dad: ‘We Never Expected This To Happen’

After watching his daughter, Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt, compete in the London games, Canton resident Ralph Schmitt is still in awe of the experience.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Olympics Dashboard

IDashboards Creates Tracking Dashboard For Olympics

The Summer Olympics are under way and iDashboards, the Troy-based business intelligence dashboard software developer, is letting all of us track all the action.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13:   Dai Greene (3rdR) finishes behind 400m Men's Hurdles winner Javier Culson during day one of the Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace on July 13, 2012 in London, England.  (credit: Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Detroit History: Going For Olympic Gold On Woodward Ave.

“Detroit is the center of a great sports community. We are anxious to open our doors to you all,” said President John F. Kennedy in 1968.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

Torch bearer Amber Charles stands under giant Olympic rings next to Tower Bridge on the final day of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Handful Of Metro Detroit Athletes Compete In London Olympic Games

A handful of sports stars from Metro Detroit will be among the thousands of athletes from all over the world who will compete in the Olympic Games over the next two weeks in London, England.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2012