1. Ledecky Set to Chase Olympic History

    BETHESDA, Md. – The workout was a grinder – a succession of freestyle efforts with scant rest in between, taxing the lungs, muscles and mind. And the competition only made it tougher...

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  2. Walsh Jennings, Ross Withdraw from Grand Slam

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross withdrew from the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Moscow Grand Slam on Thursday, unable to continue playing due to Walsh Jennings' right shoulder injury suffered Wednesday...

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  3. Walsh Jennings Injures Shoulder in FIVB Opener

    Three-time Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings suffered a right shoulder injury during a match on her opening day of the first FIVB World Tour Grand Slam of the season and, with partner April Ross, forfeited the match...

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  4. Franklin Speaks About Sexualization of Female Athletes

    DENVER — Missy Franklin just turned pro a few weeks ago, but she's already quite aware at how quickly her life could change now. Or how she could keep much of it the same...

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  5. Olympic Winter Sports Body Suspends Ties with SportAccord

    The association of Olympic winter sports has joined the exodus from umbrella organization SportAccord following Marius Vizer's attacks on the IOC...

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  6. Usain Bolt at Golden Spike 2015: Race Results, Times and Twitter Reaction

    Usain Bolt easily beat out the field to win the 200 meters at the 2015 Golden Spike in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Tuesday, finishing in 20.13 seconds on a wet and slippery track...

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  7. Denny Morrison, Olympic Speed Skater, Not Facing Criminal Charges...

    Four-time Olympic speedskating medallist Denny Morrison will not face criminal charges after a motorcycle crash.....

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  8. Franklin to Compete at Santa Clara Pro Series

    Olympic champ and world record-holder Missy Franklin has been quiet on the competition front since her huge NCAA Championships, but she will be jumping into long course season headfirst at next month's Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, her agent says...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  9. How American Olympians Beat Axis Powers

    They were early aerialists, twisting and spinning and knifing in free fall. They had a sixth sense for midair navigation, knew tricks to outwit gravity—or at least suspend it for a while...

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  10. Marty Sheets, Special Olympics Pioneer, Dies at Age 62

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 5 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  11. Rulon Gardner on Returning to Wrestling Training, Getting His Gold Medal Back

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 6 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  12. Rome Mayor Wants 2024 Olympic Medal Ceremonies in Colosseum

    If Rome hosts the 2024 Olympics, the medal ceremonies could be held at the Colosseum, its mayor said Friday...

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  13. Franklin Ranked as 4th Most Marketable Athlete

    Just a few months into her professional career, Missy Franklin has earned distinction as the world's 4th-most-marketable athlete in SportsPro's annual rankings...

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  14. Russian Olympic Boss: Britain Is Our Main Rival

    Russia sees Team Great Britain as its main rival at the London Olympics. The country's Olympic Committee is targeting 25 gold medals at the Games and third place in the medal table...

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  15. Semenya: Gender Issues Won't Stop Me

    In the last two years, South African runner Caster Semenya hasn't shown the 800m form that made her famous, when she took gold at the 2009 World Championships and silver at the 2011 Worlds and 2012 Olympics, and led to a gender-test controversy...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Celtics Owner Taking over Boston's 2024 Bid

    BOSTON -- The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games...

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  17. Olympians Honor Letterman on Social Media

    Many Olympians grew nostalgic as David Letterman said goodbye Wednesday night. Here are some of their social media posts looking back on appearing on “The Late Show...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  18. Brazil Suspends 3 Gymnasts for Comments Made to Black Teammate

    The Brazilian gymnastics confederation has suspended three athletes for comments made to a black teammate that were caught on video...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 8 days ago 209 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Cyclist Dies After Stabbing Near Rio Venue

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mayor Eduardo Paes said Wednesday he was confident in security arrangements for next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a day after a cyclist was stabbed to death ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  20. Phelps Calls His Worst Performance Since 2000 'Garbage

    Michael Phelps turned in his worst performance since the 2000 Olympics over the weekend. He placed third, seventh, ninth, ninth, and 11th in his five events at a Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte, North Carolina...

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  21. Letterman's Legacy with the Olympics

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  22. Deadspin: Why Gatlin Was Kicked out of Beijing

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin claims he was told “you better leave” Beijing by organizers of the Beijing World Challenge track meet on Monday night, ahead of today's event...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 8 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  23. Raisman: Why Gymnastics Needs More 'Team'

    Aly Raisman was the captain of the 2012 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympics women's gymnastics team. She individually won a gold medal on the floor and a bronze medal on the balance beam...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 9 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  24. Rio Workers' Strike Affects Olympic Sites

    Heavy-construction workers in Rio de Janeiro, many involved in work for the 2016 Olympic Games, have begun a strike, the union representing the workers said, threatening to slow completion ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 9 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  25. Gatlin Leaves Beijing, Slams 'Disrespectful' Organizers

    Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin ran into a new row on Tuesday when he flew home on the eve of the Beijing World Challenge meeting, claiming organizers had told him they did not want him to compete...

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