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  1. Katie Ledecky would qualify for Olympic Trials in men’s events

    Sep 23, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    Katie Ledecky

    USA Swimming Olympic Trials time standards reveal Ledecky’s greatness.

  2. Washington 2024 names Olympic silver medalist gymnast to board

    Sep 23, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Jair Lynch

    Board already included former NFL commissioner.

  3. Livestrong CEO to step down

    Sep 23, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Doug Ulman, Lance Armstrong

    Doug Ulman calls last two years “most stressful” period of his life.

  4. Yuzuru Hanyu (back) pulls out of first event this season

    Sep 23, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

    Yuzuru Hanyu

    Olympic champion’s scheduled Grand Prix events are in November.

  5. Sun Yang beats Kosuke Hagino (linked video), Ye Shiwen wins at Asian Games

    Sep 23, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT

    Sun Yang

    Chinese Olympic champion evens head to head with Japan’s rising star in Incheon.

  6. Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir to sit out season

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT

    Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir

    Canadians not ruling out return to ice dancing.

  7. Noora Raty plays men’s hockey in Finland; Shannon Szabados set to return to Columbus

    Sep 22, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

    Noora Raty

    Raty nearly did something two Canadian Olympic women’s goalies couldn’t do against the men.

  8. Skylar Diggins, 2 others cut after Team USA’s first loss since 2011

    Sep 22, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

    Skylar Diggins

    U.S. women must cut one more player before FIBA World Championships.

  9. Carolina Kostner called in for doping hearing again Friday

    Sep 22, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

    Carolina Kostner

    Figure skater to be questioned over doping by her ex-boyfriend, Olympic champ race walker.

  10. Kosuke Hagino: I’m trying to become like Michael Phelps

    Sep 22, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps, Kosuke Hagino

    World’s greatest swimmer on display at Asian Games.

  11. Scary crash at World Road Cycling Championships (video)

    Sep 22, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

    Anna Van der Breggen

    Lead cyclist hits fence, trailing cyclist breaks pelvis.

  12. Poland wins World Volleyball Championship at home, pandemonium (photos, videos)

    Sep 22, 2014, 8:35 AM EDT

    World Volleyball Championship Poland

    Upset of dynastic Brazil sets off bedlam inside arena, outside streets for host nation.

  13. Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross complete perfect AVP season after wardrobe malfunction

    Sep 22, 2014, 7:35 AM EDT

    April Ross, Kerri Walsh Jennings

    Walsh Jennings, Ross played with interesting keys looped through chains Sunday.

  14. Oksana Chusovitina, 39, eyes all-around at World Gymnastics Championships

    Sep 22, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

    Oksana Chusovitina

    Uzbekistan gymnast has competed at World Championships since 1991.

  15. Australia swim star Grant Hackett returns to training, dismisses Rio

    Sep 21, 2014, 8:31 AM EDT

    Grant Hackett

    “I would be 36 for Rio. That’s probably just getting on a bit too much.”

  16. Wallace Spearmon fails drug test, banned 3 months

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT

    Wallace Spearmon

    Spearmon lost a 2008 Olympic medal due to disqualification and finished fourth in the 2012 Olympic 200m.

  17. Viktoria Komova out of World Gymnastics Championships, report says

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

    Viktoria Komova

    Komova won Olympic all-around silver behind Gabby Douglas.

  18. South Korea hockey teams given spots in 2018 Olympics

    Sep 19, 2014, 8:49 AM EDT

    South Korea hockey

    There was concern Olympic host nation wouldn’t be able to qualify in hockey.

  19. Carolina Kostner skips hearing in ex-boyfriend’s doping case

    Sep 19, 2014, 8:02 AM EDT

    Carolina Kostner

    Olympic medalist skater could be called in for later hearing.

  20. Jens Voigt bikes 31.7 miles in 1 hour, breaks record

    Sep 18, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Jens Voigt

    Three-time Olympian rides into retirement by entering history books.

  21. Rio Olympic Village more than 50 percent complete

    Sep 18, 2014, 3:06 PM EDT

    Rio Olympic Village

    Work expected to finish in the first half of 2016.

  22. Ato Boldon’s track and field season awards

    Sep 18, 2014, 1:39 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    NBC Olympics analyst hands out athlete of the year honors and more.

  23. Yelena Isinbayeva set to return to pole vault training, report says

    Sep 18, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Yelena Isinbayeva

    Russian Olympic champion gave birth to daughter in June.

  24. Analyzing the U.S. gymnastics women’s World Championships team

    Sep 18, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Simone Biles, Kyla Ross

    Can U.S. win second straight team title despite injuries, absences?

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