Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim 2018-08-21T10:09:23Z 2018-08-20T11:23:56Z 2018-08-21T10:09:21Z In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.
Biles dresses "for the survivors" while winning 5th US title 2018-08-20T19:13:33Z 2018-08-20T02:27:33Z 2018-08-20T19:13:32Z Olympic champion Simone Biles won captured her fifth US women's gymnastics title, winning all four events as well as the all-around in a dominant performance that showcased the ever-widening chasm between Biles and the rest of her sport.
Sam Mikulak cruises to 5th US gymnastics title 2018-08-19T14:47:36Z 2018-08-18T22:06:01Z 2018-08-19T14:47:36Z Sam Mikulak soared to his fifth US men's gymnastics title, rebounding from a sluggish performance in the opening round to leave little doubt that he's back following an Achilles injury 18 months ago.
Biles electrifies on 1st day of US gymnastics championships 2018-08-18T19:21:35Z 2018-08-18T02:35:02Z 2018-08-18T19:21:34Z Simone Biles hardly looks like someone who took two years off.
Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project 2018-08-17T20:54:54Z 2018-08-17T19:01:30Z 2018-08-17T20:54:51Z Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics. Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games 2018-08-17T06:55:30Z 2018-08-16T16:31:06Z 2018-08-17T06:55:22Z The International Olympic Committee says it has provisionally lifted Kuwait's suspension which had been in place for nearly three years. Olympic gymnasts Ross and Kocian: we were abused by Nassar 2018-08-16T21:53:53Z 2018-08-16T12:35:16Z 2018-08-16T21:53:48Z Olympic gold-medal winning gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian say they are among the sexual abuse victims of disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal 2018-08-16T18:46:54Z 2018-08-16T00:04:00Z 2018-08-16T18:45:10Z Reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles says it's time for new USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry to speak up.
UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying 2018-08-14T07:42:09Z 2018-08-13T15:27:13Z 2018-08-14T07:42:08Z British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport 2018-08-14T02:36:41Z 2018-08-14T02:11:40Z 2018-08-14T02:36:41Z Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors.
US beats Japan 7-6 in final of softball world championship 2018-08-12T20:54:53Z 2018-08-12T10:06:24Z 2018-08-12T20:54:53Z The United States has qualified for the softball tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after Japan beat Canada 3-0 at the women's world softball championship.
Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans 2018-08-11T16:26:10Z 2018-08-11T13:55:19Z 2018-08-11T16:25:57Z Americans Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel had a better day at the Pan Pacific Championships after unexpected losses during the first two days of the four-day event.
Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks 2018-08-11T12:15:31Z 2018-08-11T07:01:48Z 2018-08-11T12:15:30Z Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League.
Ruck wins 200 at Pan Pacific, Ledecky gets 3rd 2018-08-09T19:37:57Z 2018-08-09T13:08:07Z 2018-08-09T19:37:58Z Taylor Ruck almost psyched herself out before the race even started, but she still managed to win the 200 freestyle ahead of Katie Ledecky at the Pan Pacific Championships.
4 golds from 4 events: Peaty displays breaststroke dominance 2018-08-09T19:28:30Z 2018-08-09T19:26:26Z 2018-08-09T19:28:30Z Olympic champion Adam Peaty displayed his untouchable dominance in breaststroke one more time at the European Championships to help Britain's swimmers win the men's 4x100-meter relay on Thursday. Survey: Athletes feel pressure of win-at-all-costs culture 2018-08-08T05:07:46Z 2018-08-07T16:20:59Z 2018-08-08T05:07:47Z Anti-doping survey: Athletes feel pressures of win-at-all-costs culture. Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security 2018-08-07T22:09:04Z 2018-08-07T04:47:43Z 2018-08-07T22:08:57Z A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. US overpowers South Africa 7-0 at women's softball worlds 2018-08-07T15:19:36Z 2018-08-07T13:28:16Z 2018-08-07T15:19:31Z Kristi Merritt and Sahvanna Jaquish homer as the United States beats South Africa 7-0 in five innings to remain undefeated at the women's softball world championship in Ichigara.
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