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  1. Dara Torres picks greatest female swimmer(s) of all time, recalls teenage Michael Phelps, more in Q&A

    May 28, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Torres’ daughter now swims and looks up her mom’s races on YouTube.

  2. Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross withdraw from Moscow Grand Slam

    May 28, 2015, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Ross spoke with FIVB about the pair’s prospects for the near future.

  3. Prefontaine Classic preview, schedule, broadcast info

    May 27, 2015, 4:01 PM EDT

    AP

    Several of the top U.S. contenders for World Championships medals will be in action.

  4. Mary Cain leaves Oregon, returns home to New York

    May 27, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

    Mary Cain

    Cain must be in top shape one month from now for the biggest domestic meet of the season.

  5. Kerri Walsh Jennings injures shoulder, forfeits match

    May 27, 2015, 11:51 AM EDT

    FUZHOU, CHINA - APRIL 25:  Kerri Walsh of USA reacts during the match against Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden of Australia during the Fuzhou Open 2015 on April 25, 2015 in Fuzhou, China.  (Photo by Kevin Lee/Getty Images)

    Walsh Jennings has a history of shoulder problems.

  6. Katie Uhlaender, skeleton World champion, becomes track cyclist

    May 27, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    Katie Uhlaender

    Uhlaender isn’t finished with her sliding career, though.

  7. Missy Franklin returns to Colorado, coach Todd Schmitz

    May 26, 2015, 8:13 AM EDT

    Missy Franklin

    She may change coaches after the World Championships.

  8. Rulon Gardner on returning to wrestling training, getting his gold medal back

    May 22, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT

    Rulon Gardner

    The 2000 Olympic champion continues to struggle with weight loss.

  9. Rome mayor wants 2024 Olympic medal ceremonies in Colosseum

    May 22, 2015, 9:57 AM EDT

    Rome Colosseum

    “We want to rebuild the arena of the Colosseum so that the athletes can be lifted in like the gladiators in the Roman times.”

  10. U.S.-Cuba wrestling in Times Square (photos)

    May 22, 2015, 9:25 AM EDT

    Square wrestling match in New York

    The U.S. won “Beat the Streets” 9-4.

  11. Olympians recall David Letterman appearances

    May 21, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    David Letterman, Tara Lipinski

    Skaters, skiers, gymnasts, track and field athletes and more.

  12. Russian Olympic boss sets Rio 2016 medal standings target

    May 21, 2015, 9:18 AM EDT

    Russia

    Russia ceded its place as top challenger to the U.S. in recent Olympics.

  13. First set of Olympic rings unveiled in Rio de Janeiro

    May 20, 2015, 8:10 PM EDT

    Rio Olympic rings

    They were a gift from a previous Olympic host city.

  14. Missy Franklin, more Olympians lead most marketable athletes list

    May 20, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT

    Missy Franklin

    Usain Bolt dropped on the list and is no longer the top track and field athlete.

  15. German amputee keeps rivaling top long jumpers, eyes Olympics

    May 20, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

    Markus Rehm

    Markus Rehm jumped another personal best on Saturday, moving up the list of top active jumpers.

  16. David Letterman and the Olympics

    May 20, 2015, 1:09 PM EDT

    David Letterman

    Letterman had a special correspondent at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

  17. Caster Semenya: I can’t stop running because of gender controversy

    May 20, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT

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    The Olympic silver medalist has been off the elite competition radar for nearly two years.

  18. Gwen Jorgensen’s triathlon bike helmet includes Paul Bunyan, Bucky Badger

    May 20, 2015, 11:56 AM EDT

    Gwen Jorgensen

    The World champion explained the origin of her design.

  19. Justin Gatlin: ‘All is fine’ with Beijing meet organizers

    May 20, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Gatlin’s agent also called the sprinter “misunderstood.”

  20. Roger Bannister’s shoes from 4-minute mile set for auction

    May 20, 2015, 8:21 AM EDT

    AP

    A stopwatch used to time Bannister’s feat was also recently auctioned.

  21. Emily Seebohm, top rival to Missy Franklin, dislocates knee

    May 19, 2015, 12:41 PM EDT

    Emily Seebohm

    Seebohm took silver behind Franklin in 2012 and 2013 but was faster last year.

  22. Justin Gatlin ‘kicked out’ of Beijing track meet

    May 19, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    “They didn’t have any respect for me.”

  23. Michael Phelps self-assessment: ‘horrendous,’ ‘garbage’ after winless Charlotte meet

    May 18, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

    AP

    The 22-time Olympic medalist finished first or second in zero events at a meet for the first time since the Sydney 2000 Olympics.