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2 former Olympic taekwondo coaches accused of sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:31pm

Separate federal lawsuits claim that two brothers who were prominent taekwondo coaches at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado engaged in sexual abuse.

Near-perfect conditions expected for Drake Relays

Luke Meredith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:07pm

Because of its place on the calendar, the Drake Relays has always been at the mercy of the weather.

Decorated Canadian pairs skaters Duhamel, Radford retire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:03am

Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, who teamed up for two pairs world championship titles and three Olympic medals, are retiring from competitive figure skating.

Shields to fight Gabriels for vacant middleweight title

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:37pm

Two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields is looking to take over another division.

IOC to Tokyo organizers: Be 'forthright' about preparations

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:02am

The head of an IOC inspection team urged organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be more direct answering questions about progress and planning on Tuesday.

Tokyo organizers warned: Get set for more tough questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:43am

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics are getting a warning: Get set for some tough questions.

Martha Karolyi sidesteps responsibility in Nassar scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:43am

Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she feels for the sexual abuse victims of a former national team doctor serving decades in prison but added she doesn't feel she should be held responsible for his actions.

Kipchoge, Cheruiyot of Kenya win at hottest London Marathon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:01am

The hottest-ever London Marathon featured a Kenyan double as Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third victory in front of Buckingham Palace joining Vivian Cheruiyot who won the women's race on Sunday.

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:17pm

Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.

Russia blames official negligence for Olympic doping case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:34am

A Russian state medical official says "fecklessness" by bureaucrats was to blame for a bobsledder failing a doping test at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Ukraine backs down on sports boycott of Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 7:58am

Ukraine has backed down on a sports boycott of neighboring Russia, a month after banning its athletes from competing there.

Oregon plans new stadium to replace Hayward Field

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 10:40pm

The University of Oregon will replace historic Hayward Field with a new track and field stadium to open in 2020.

Olympic medalist Wieber sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 4:11pm

Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber is the latest gymnast to sue Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee over former sports doctor Larry Nasssar's sexual abuse.

Olympian, Nassar victim McKayla Maroney trying to move on

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 3:47pm

McKayla Maroney's gymnastics career brought her a pair of Olympic medals and widespread fame.

Canadian figure skating star Chan announces retirement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 10:28am

In Patrick Chan's perfect future, he's running a skating school in Vancouver with girlfriend Liz Putnam. The two are living in a million-dollar apartment in the city's lovely Kitsilano neighborhood. And he's enjoying a wildly successful career in commercial real estate.

Samsung denies Pyeongchang Olympic lobbying allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 1:39am

Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Russia, Iran to lose Olympic weightlifting spots for doping

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 3:51am

Russia and Iran are among several nations who will lose places in the next Olympic weightlifting competition because of years of doping.

Russia's Olympic winning hockey coach Znarok steps down

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 10:24am

Oleg Znarok has stepped down as coach of Russia's hockey team less than two months after it captured a first Olympic title in 26 years.

Shark bait? Surfing great Fanning gives le Clos some lessons

John Pye, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 1:26am

Going surfing with Mick Fanning made Chad le Clos a little nervous.