1. Phelps Wins 100m Fly in 1st Competition Back Back

    Olympian gold medalist @MichaelPhelps wins the 100m FL in 52.38. @RyanLochte takes 2nd with 53.11 and 3rd @beefyTshields in 53.18...

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  2. TrackTown USA Bypasses Bidding Process, Wins 2021 IAAF World Championships

    American track and field fans woke up to an unexpected, pleasant surprise on Thursday. Track's world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, in an impromptu ...

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  3. Olympic Champ Kyla Ross Commits to UCLA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyla Ross, a member of the "Fierce Five" gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics team at the 2012 Olympics, has committed to UCLA but will defer enrollment until after the 2016 Olympics...

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  4. 37 Tons of Dead Fish Removed at Rowing Venue

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Fish continued to die by the ton Thursday in a Rio de Janeiro lake that's slated to host Olympic rowing events, while city authorities and biologists argued about the cause of the die-off...

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  5. Phelps on Return: 'It Was Weird Racing Again'

    In the span of 52.92 seconds, the drama of the past seven months became just another chapter in Michael Phelps' life...

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  6. Video: Phelps Takes Top Time in 100m Fly Prelims

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  7. Katie Ledecky Becoming Face of USA Swimming

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  8. Poll Shows Slight Uptick in Support for Boston 2024

    Support for the Boston Olympics has inched upward, but the city's bid for the 2024 Summer Games remains unpopular and residents are deeply worried about cost overruns, according to a new poll...

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  9. Wiggins to Play for Canada in Olympic Qualifying

    NBA Rookie of the Year favorite Andrew Wiggins said Wednesday he will play for Canada at FIBA Americas in August and September, hoping to help the nation qualify for Olympic men's basketball for the first time since 2000...

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  10. Phelps Fastest in Prelims in 1st Race Back

    Michael Phelps qualified fastest into the 100m butterfly final in his first race since August at the Pro Swim Series at Mesa, Ariz., on Thursday...

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  11. Gold Leads U.S. to 1st at World Team Trophy

    TOKYO (AP) — Gracie Gold won the women's short program at the World Team Trophy on Thursday to give the United States a five-point lead over Japan and Russia on the first day of competition...

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  12. Eugene Picked to Host IAAF World Championships

    BEIJING -- The IAAF's crown jewel of track and field, the World Championships, will be held in the United States for the first time in 2021...

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  13. Michael Phelps Insists He's Learned from Mistakes

    The Michael Phelps redemption, forgiveness and understanding tour began in a small tent behind the grandstand of a high school aquatics center here Wednesday, where the 29-year-old ...

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  14. Phelps Shares Details on His Engagement

    MESA, Ariz. — After years and years of dating Nicole Johnson off and on, and off and on again, Michael Phelps turned to his close friends and shared something important...

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  15. Rio Olympics Tickets Now Available to Public

    Though there continues to be debate over the late start for swimming finals at next year's Olympic Games, fans around the world can now begin to order their tickets to watch the best athletes in the world compete for swimming's ultimate prize...

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  16. Phelps Rules Himself out for World Championships

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  17. Phelps Enters 5 Events at Comeback Meet

    April 14 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps is entered in five events at this week's Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Arizona, which will be his first meet since serving a six-month ban following a drunk-driving conviction...

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  18. Michael Phelps Announces He Hopes to Compete in 2016 Rio Olympics

    Michael Phelps is using this week's Arena Pro Swim Series in Arizona as the first step on his road back to the Olympics in 2016, he told reporters Wednesday...

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  19. Phelps: 'You Heard It Here First, Like It's a Big Surprise'

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  20. Phelps Announces He'll Try for Spot at Rio Games

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  21. Top South African Sprinter Banned 2 Years

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa -- Top South African sprinter and former African 100-meter champion Simon Magakwe has been banned two years for refusing to undergo an out-of-competition doping test...

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  22. Rio Waterways Filled with Dead Fish, Trash

    Two Rio de Janeiro waterways that are scheduled to host 2016 Olympic events are in rough shape with 16 months until the games begin...

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  23. Why Katie Ledecky Is the World's Best Swimmer

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  24. Rolling Stone: Wagner Becoming a Grown Woman

    After the career she's had, Ashley Wagner probably could have benefited from a hospital stay and a well-chaperoned mental breakdown. But that's not her style...

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  25. Who Is the Most Dominant U.S. Woman Headed to Rio Olympics?

    U.S. women outnumbered the U.S. men in total athletes, total medals and gold medals at the London 2012 Games, all firsts for an Olympics...

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