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A “new” Alysa Liu in a good place for a transformative season
Liu, now 16, is in the best headspace of her career and displaying a more mature style of skating just in time for the Olympic season.
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Carissa Moore becomes first surfer to win Olympic and world titles in same year
This is the Hawaiian's fifth world title, making her the first non-Australian woman to reach that mark; Gabriel Medina won his third for the men.
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Yuri Sedykh, one of track and field’s longest-standing world record holders, dies at 66
The Russian's 1986 world record is the second-longest standing men’s outdoor world record in the sport of track and field.
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Kathy Carter promoted to CEO of LA28 Olympic organizing committee
Carter, who was a founder of Major League Soccer, previously served as the organizing committee's chief revenue officer since 2018.
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Ukraine says it is “determined” to host Winter Olympics, begins conversations with IOC
Ukraine could become just the second eastern European nation to host the Olympic Games, behind Russia.
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Squaw Valley, the 1960 Winter Olympic host resort, has been renamed
The longstanding name included a derogatory term for Native American women and was changed amid a recknoning over racial injustice.
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China cancels as host of figure skating’s Four Continents Championships
This is the second time in less than a month that China canceled a major international figure skating competition.
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Jordan Burroughs, J’den Cox make wrestling world team months after missing Olympic team
They will be joined by fellow Olympic medalists Dake, Gilman, Gray, Hildebrandt, Maroulis, Mensah-Stock, Snyder and Taylor on the U.S. team.
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De Groot, Alcott complete the first-ever Golden Slams in wheelchair tennis
Dutchwoman Diede de Groot and Australian Dylan Alcott became the first wheelchair tennis players to win all four Grand Slams plus Paralympic gold.
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Medvedev wins U.S. Open in straight sets, denying Djokovic the calendar-year Slam
Russian Daniil Medvedev earned his first Grand Slam win, ending Serbian Novak Djokovic's hopes at the first completed men's Grand Slam in 52 years.
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With U.S. Open win, Emma Raducanu is first tennis pro to go from qualifying rounds to champion
In the first final of unseeded women, Raducanu is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam trophy since Virginia Wade in 1977.
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Highlights: Budinger, Patterson win Chicago Open
Chase Budinger and Casey Patterson sink Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb in straight sets to win the 2021 AVP Chicago Open.
Highlights: Ross, Klineman clinch AVP Chicago win
April Ross and Alix Klineman continue to dominate women's beach volleyball, defeating Larissa Maestrini and Liliane Maestrini in two sets at the 2021 AVP Chicago Open.
North Korea banned from Beijing Winter Olympics, other IOC benefits
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea violated the Olympic Charter by withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics and has been suspended by the IOC.
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18-year-old Emma Raducanu joins 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in U.S. Open semis
Great Britain's Emma Raducanu became only the third woman ranked outside the top 100 to advance to the U.S. Open semifinals.
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Americans Ryan Crouser, Maggie Ewen crowned Diamond League champions
In shot put events, Maggie Ewen scored her first Diamond League win while Ryan Crouser had the ninth of his career to kick off the Zurch final.
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Suni Lee’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competitors revealed
The Olympic gymnastics champion will dance against a Spice Girl, NBA player, reality television personalities and more.
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Canada’s Leylah Fernandez youngest U.S. Open semifinalist in 16 years
Barely 19, Fernandez has taken out former No. 1s Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber in New York.
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Alysa Liu to compete abroad as a senior for first time this weekend
Alysa Liu first won the U.S. senior title at 13 years old. Now 16, she is able to compete as a senior internationally just in time for Olympic season.
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Reigning world champs Kaillie Humphries, Lolo Jones lead bobsled national team
Olympians Meyers Taylor, Evans, Gibbs, Abdul-Saboor, Valdes, Uhlaender and Daly are also on the U.S. bobsled and skeleton teams.
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A month after Olympic gold, Bencic and Zverev both reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
Both Tokyo Olympic champions have had their best result at a tennis major at past U.S. Opens.
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U.S. ends Tokyo Paralympics with best gold-medal rank in 13 years and bevy of highlights
Led by Jessica Long, Nick Mayhugh and others, the U.S. won 104 medals across 15 sports.
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After 28-year drought, U.S. wins back-to-back men’s wheelchair basketball golds
Host nation Japan earned its first men's wheelchair basketball medal in Paralympic or world championship history on the final day.
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43rd-ranked Shelby Rogers takes world No. 1 Ash Barty out of U.S. Open
American Shelby Rogers beat the Australian for the first time in her career after going winless in five meetings this year alone.
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United States medal tracker for Tokyo Paralympics
A sport-by-sport list of medals won by the United States during the Tokyo Paralympics, Aug. 24-Sept. 5.
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U.S. women successfully defend sitting volleyball Paralympic gold over rival China
The sitting volleyball team's victory meant the U.S. has won all three women's volleyball golds awarded at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
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Kimi Goetz getting up to speed for Beijing 2022 as long track speed skating season begins
Just a year and a half after switching from short to long track, Goetz finished top-five in two distances at the 2020 Worlds.
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American Evan Medell medals in the Paralympic debut of taekwondo
The world No. 1, Medell was one of two Americans to compete in the first Paralympic appearance of taekwondo.
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Breaking down 29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long’s accomplishments in Tokyo
The 29-year-old added six medals to her career total in Tokyo and is the most decorated female athlete at these Paralympic Games.
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NHL reaches agreement for players to compete at Beijing Winter Olympics
Active NHL players skipped the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang because the NHL and IIHF/IOC officials could not reach an agreement.
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U.S. breaks world record in Paralympic debut of universal relay, McFadden gets first Tokyo gold
The universal relay includes two men and two women per team, each with a significantly different classification.
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Sprinter Cheri Madsen wins third 100m Paralympic medal – 25 years after her first
Madsen, who turns 45 this month, made her Paralympic debut in Atlanta in 1996 and now owns nine Paralympic medals in wheelchair racing.
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Canada takes down rival U.S. for first women’s hockey world title in 9 years
Five of the last seven world finals between Canada and the U.S. have gone to extra time, including 2011, ’12, ’16, and ’17.
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Breanna Clark breaks own world record to defend 400m Paralympic title
Americans won six medals in track and field at the Tokyo Paralympics on Tuesday, while Tatyana McFadden was unable to defend a title.
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Maxime Cressy upsets Olympic medalist Pablo Carreno Busta at U.S. Open
The unseeded American took down Spain's No. 9 in the first round in New York.
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Jessica Long five-peats with 400m freestyle medal, out-touched by teammate Morgan Stickney
Long added career medal No. 26, which includes ones in the 400m freestyle at every Paralympics since 2004.
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Oksana Masters dominates to medal in her fourth sport, win first summer Paralympic gold
The five-time Paralympian and now nine-time medalist had surgery to remove a tumor from her femur just three months before Tokyo.
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Alysa Liu, Vincent Zhou to compete for U.S.’ maximum Olympic figure skating spots
Liu and Zhou are aiming to help the U.S. confirm the maximum three women's and three men's figure skating spots for Beijing.
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‘Seeing is believing’ as Oksana Masters readies to race for Paralympic medal in fourth sport
After having a tumor removed from her femur three months ago, Oksana Masters is ready to add a cycling medal to her resume.
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U.S. equestrian team ends historic Paralympic performance with most medals in 25 years
The U.S. team earned its most medals since 1996, while Roxanne Trunnell took home the country's first gold since then and tied for most medals ever.
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Jennifer Brady, Jelena Ostapenko withdraw from U.S. Open
Jelena Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open champion, also pulled out for medical reasons.
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U.S. women take down defending Paralympic goalball champion Turkey to end group play
The goalball tournament continues in Tokyo with the men's quarterfinals on Tuesday and women's quarterfinals Wednesday.
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Swimmer Mallory Weggemann sets second Paralympic record for second gold of Tokyo Games
Weggemann's second gold medal in as many races came on a seven-medal day for U.S. Paralympic swimmers in Tokyo.
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Six-time major marathon winner Daniel Romanchuk grabs first Paralympic medal
The 23-year-old is the only U.S. man to win the World Marathon Majors series title, and now a Paralympic champion in the 800m.
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Former IOC president Jacques Rogge dies at 79
The three-time Olympic sailor for Belgium led the Olympic movement from 2001 to 2013.
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Great Britain denies U.S. in gold-medal game for its first wheelchair rugby medal
The U.S. remains the most decorated country in the sport as the only one to medal at all seven Paralympic Games.
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Kendall Gretsch becomes just the fifth American to win gold at both summer and winter Paralympics
Kendall Gretsch became the first American biathlete to win an Olympic or Paralympic medal, and now adds paratriathlon gold to her resume.
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Jessica Long scores first four-peat with 200m IM gold – her 25th Paralympic medal
Jessica Long, the oldest athlete in the Tokyo final, has medaled in this event at every Paralympics she's competed it.
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Navy veteran Brad Snyder adds historic paratriathlon gold to his seven Paralympic swimming medals
Brad Snyder won the first medal in paratriathlon by a U.S. man, while Allysa Seely and Hailey Danz repeated their medals from Rio.
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Debut Grand Prix of Italy replaces Cup of China on figure skating schedule
The field in Italy includes 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova and the Grand Prix return of ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron.
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