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Olympic favorite? Sha’Carri Richardson ‘sends shockwaves’ with 100m time
It's been 25 years since the last U.S. Olympic gold medalist in the women's 100m. Sha'Carri Richardson looks like the sprinter who can end that drought.
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Katie Ledecky swims her fastest 400m freestyle in years, while rival recovers
Katie Ledecky had her second sizzling swim in as many days, scorching her fastest 400m freestyle since August 2018 at a Pro Series meet in Mission Viejo.
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Fratus edges Dressel for men's 50m freestyle win
Bruno Fratus pushes past Caleb Dressel by 0.03 seconds to earn the men's 50m freestyle win at the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series at Marguerite Aquatics Center.
Ledecky rockets to fastest 400m free since 2018
Katie Ledecky's fastest 400m freestyle since 2018 was more than enough to send her to victory at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo.
King’s fast start earns 200m breaststroke win
After jumping out to a quick lead, Lilly King held off Annie Lazor to earn the victory in the women’s 200m breaststroke at the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo.
Men’s curling world championship playoffs on hold due to coronavirus
The world men's curling championship was put on hold during the playoff round due to positive coronavirus tests within the Calgary bubble.
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Aimee Boorman, who coached Simone Biles through Rio, joins Dutch gymnastics staff
Aimee Boorman, who coached Simone Biles from age 7 through the Rio Olympics, is now an assistant coach with the Netherlands women's gymnastics team.
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Laurenne Ross, Resi Stiegler, Alice McKennis Duran end ski careers defined by comebacks
Laurenne Ross, Resi Stiegler and Alice McKennis Duran, U.S. Alpine skiers who combined for seven Olympic appearances, retired from World Cup racing.
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Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel and an Alaskan post statement swims
Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel won the 200m freestyles at a Pro Series meet in Mission Viejo, portending big things at Olympic Trials and in Tokyo.
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Dressel takes 200m freestyle by .12 seconds
Watch the full men's 200m freestyle at the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, where Caeleb Dressel comes from behind to catch Andrew Seliskar to win by .12 seconds.
Ledecky ties U.S. Open record in 200m freestyle
Watch the full women's 200m freestyle at the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, where Katie Ledecky tied Allison Schmitt's U.S. Open record with a 1:54.40 to secure an easy win.
FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo rescheduled
The FINA Diving World Cup, an April Olympic qualifier in Tokyo that was canceled last week, has been rescheduled for May 1-6 in the Japanese capital.
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A champion figure skater’s new pursuit: fighting racism
Michelle K. Hanabusa, a former competitive figure skater, was a co-founder of Hate Is A Virus, a nonprofit started to dismantle racism and hate.
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Perry Baker, World Rugby Player of the Year, broke fibula 5 months before Tokyo
Perry Baker, twice the world's top male rugby sevens player, suffered a broken fibula and is rehabbing in hopes of returning for the Tokyo Olympics.
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Yulia Efimova in line to miss her primary event at Olympics
Yulia Efimova finished a distant third in the Russian Olympic Trials 200m breaststroke and might not swim her best event at the Olympics.
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French Open pushed back one week
The French Open tennis tournament will be delayed by one week because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rikako Ikee wins again at Japan Swim Trials, set to compete on first day of Tokyo Olympics
Rikako Ikee, who spent 10 months hospitalized for leukemia in 2019, won her second event of Japan's Olympic Swimming Trials.
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Simone Biles has 4 gymnastics meets left … or maybe another Olympic run
Simone Biles has four gymnastics meets left this year, but isn't ruling out the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
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Russian Olympic track and field champions banned for doping
Russian Olympic champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offenses.
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Petra Vlhova, coach issue statement: ‘Our doors are different’
Petra Vlhova and coach Livio Magoni issued a joint statement that appears to signal the end of their working relationship.
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U.S. swim stars prep for Tokyo with morning finals meet this week; TV, stream schedule
Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte headline a Pro Series swim meet in Mission Viejo, California, this week, with finals in the morning.
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Mike Scioscia named U.S. baseball manager ahead of Olympic qualifying
Mike Scioscia will manage the U.S. baseball team in Olympic qualifying in June ahead of the sport's return to the Olympic program in Tokyo.
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Michael Phelps series on Peacock to premiere April 14
“Michael Phelps: Medals, Memories & More" will premiere exclusively for free on Peacock, NBC Universal's new streaming service, on April 14.
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North Korea will not go to Tokyo Olympics, cites coronavirus concerns, report says
North Korea will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus pandemic safety concerns, according to South Korean media reports.
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Death of Miracle on Ice standout Mark Pavelich ruled a suicide
Last month’s death of Miracle on Ice Olympic hockey standout Mark Pavelich was ruled a suicide, a Minnesota medical examiner said.
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Rikako Ikee qualifies for Tokyo Olympics swimming after leukemia
Rikako Ikee, the Japanese swim star who spent 10 months hospitalized for leukemia in 2019, qualified for the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
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Jordan Burroughs misses Olympics, swept by Kyle Dake at wrestling trials
Jordan Burroughs lost to Kyle Dake at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials and will miss the Olympics for the first time in his decade-long career.
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Which U.S. athletes are qualified for the Tokyo Olympics?
A list of Team USA athletes qualified for the Tokyo Olympics that open on July 23, 2021.
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U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials results
U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials results for the Tokyo Games from Fort Worth, Texas.
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J’den Cox says Olympic Wrestling Trials removal due to miscommunication
J'den Cox said he was removed from the Olympic Wrestling Trials after his coach told him the wrong time window for Friday weigh-ins.
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WATCH LIVE: U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials finals
The U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials finals determine spots on the team for Tokyo, live on NBC Sports in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday night.
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FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo canceled
The FINA Diving World Cup, an Olympic qualifier in Tokyo in late April, has been canceled due to the coronavius pandemic.
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Grant Hill named next USA Basketball men’s national team director
Grant Hill will be USA Basketball men's national team director after the Tokyo Olympics, succeeding Jerry Colangelo.
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Olympic Wrestling Trials: Kyle Dake reaches finals with Jordan Burroughs
World champions Kyle Dake and David Taylor advanced to Saturday's U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials freestyle finals.
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J’den Cox out of U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials, appeals
J'den Cox, a 2016 Olympic wrestling bronze medalist and two-time world champion, is out of the U.S. Olympic Trials after not making weight.
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Olympic wrestler Frank Molinaro retires at Trials by leaving shoes on mat
Frank Molinaro took off his shoes and placed them on the center of a U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials mat, the sport's symbolic act of retirement.
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U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials TV, live stream schedule
Every match of the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials for the Tokyo Games airs live on NBC Sports and Peacock from Fort Worth, Texas, this week.
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No World Cup bobsled, skeleton races in North America on tentative schedule
The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation released its tentative World Cup schedule for next season with no races in the U.S. or Canada.
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Rulon Gardner documentary to premiere on NBCSN
"Rulon," a docmentary film on Rulon Gardner, tells the life story of the surprise 2000 U.S. Olympic wrestling champion.
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Jordan Burroughs, Kyle Dake set to resume rivalry at U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials
Jordan Burroughs likely faces Kyle Dake at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials for a spot on the team for the Tokyo Games.
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South Korea, North Korea still eye 2032 Olympic bid
A joint South Korea-North Korea 2032 Olympic bid proposal was submitted to the International Olympic Committee Future Host Commission.
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Nathan Chen leads U.S. team looking to defend at World Team Trophy
Nathan Chen leads the U.S. squad that will go up against a stacked Russian team at World Team Trophy, April 15-17 in Osaka, Japan.
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J’den Cox’s test awaits at U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials: Kyle Snyder
J'den Cox surprised the wrestling world a year ago. Now, he is likely days away from the test he craved: Kyle Snyder at the Olympic Trials.
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Olympic skeleton gold medalist charged with child sex abuse
Jim Shea, the 2002 Olympic skeleton gold medalist, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child in Utah, authorities said.
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Racial and social justice demonstrations allowed at U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Trials
Racial and social justice demonstrations, including raising a fist or kneeling on a podium, will be allowed at upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials.
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U.S. women’s hockey roster named for world championship
Hilary Knight, Kendall Coyne Schofield and Brianna Decker headline the U.S. women's hockey roster for the world championship.
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Helen Maroulis, trailblazing Olympic wrestling champion, back at trials after briefly retiring
Helen Maroulis, the first U.S. woman to win an Olympic wrestling title, is back from retirement, concussions and post-traumatic stress disorder for trials.
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Bibian Mentel, Paralympic champion snowboarder in 2014, 2018, dies at 48
Bibian Mentel, who became the first Paralympic snowboarding champion in 2014, died Monday at age 48 from the effects of widespread bone cancer.
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Jordan Burroughs documentary premieres on Peacock
"My Pursuit: Life, Legacy & Jordan Burroughs," a documentary on Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs, streams for free on Peacock.
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Seven takeaways from the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships
Highlighted by Nathan Chen’s brilliant free skate to win his third straight world title, learn the skating headlines as we approach the Olympic season.
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