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Bryan brothers to retire at 2020 U.S. Open
Bob and Mike Bryan earned doubles gold at the 2012 London Olympics.
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A century later, Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori can bring Japan Olympic tennis to forefront
Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori, already among Japan's biggest sports stars, could team up in Tokyo.
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Another Jesse Owens Olympic gold medal being sold
Jesse Owens gifted a gold medal to an Olympic teammate from 1936.
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USOPC seeks to revoke USA Badminton’s status
USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote an open letter to the badminton community regarding her complaint.
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Sun Yang should get lengthy ban if he loses doping hearing, WADA says
Sun Yang's fate for the Tokyo Olympics hinges on a Friday hearing.
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Yevgenia Medvedeva’s long shot is Rostelecom Cup; TV, live stream schedule
Yevgenia Medvedeva must fend off Russia's newest star for a shot at the Grand Prix Final.
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U.S. beats Japan in Olympic baseball qualifier, may still need help
The U.S. is trying to qualify for the first Olympic baseball tournament since 2008.
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College gymnast dies after practice accident
Melanie Coleman was injured training Friday and died Sunday in Connecticut.
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Japan Olympic legends to start Tokyo 2020 torch relay in Greece
Three of Japan's recent Olympic icons will carry the Olympic Flame before it heads to Tokyo.
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Alistair Brownlee, after Ironman, leans toward Olympic return
Alistair Brownlee changed his stance since saying he was "50-50" on the Olympics.
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Alberto Salazar appeals doping ban
Alberto Salazar, a famed track coach and marathon champion, was banned four years in a USADA case.
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Hannah Roberts, U.S. star in new Olympic event, claims another world title
Hannah Roberts returned from a broken back to dominate her sport.
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U.S. women’s basketball team loses to college program for first time since 1999
Sabrina Ionescu and Oregon handed the U.S. women their second-ever loss to a college basketball team.
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Ryan Lochte edged by swimmer half his age in Olympic trials preview
Ryan Lochte is coming back from two suspensions for a fifth Olympic bid.
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Foster wins 200m medley at TYR Pro Swim Series
Carson Foster beats out Ryan Lochte to win the men's 200m individual medley at the TYR Pro Swim Series.
Manuel easily wins 50m free at TYR Pro Swim Series
Simone Manuel gets a good start and never looks back as she dominated the 50m freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series.
Anna Shcherbakova extends Russian teen figure skating reign at Cup of China
Anna Shcherbakova won Cup of China with a pair of quadruple jumps.
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Anna Shcherbakova's Grand Prix China free skate
Anna Shcherbakova won Cup of China by 14.86 points, landing two quad Lutzes in her free skate.
Ledecky cruises past Manuel in 200m freestyle
Katie Ledecky breezes to a win in the 200m freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series opener over fellow Olympian Simone Manuel.
Ledecky excited for new season after fall prep
Katie Ledecky discusses her fall training ahead of her win in the 200m freestyle at the first TYR Pro Swim Series meet of the season.
Katie Ledecky wins freestyle duel with Simone Manuel, takes third in medley
Katie Ledecky beat Simone Manuel in a rare matchup between the two former Stanford swimmers Friday in Greensboro, N.C.
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Alberto Salazar, Mary Cain and Nike issue statements after Cain revelations
After Mary Cain alleged physical and emotional abuse during her time working with coach Alberto Salazar at the Nike Oregon Project, Salazar and Nike released statements saying Cain had not raised such...
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Rick Pitino takes over Greek basketball’s Olympic quest
Former Kentucky, Louisville and NBA coach Rick Pitino will coach Greece's basketball team, featuring NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, in its effort to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.
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Gus Kenworthy open to switching from U.S. to Great Britain
Gus Kenworthy could go for a third Olympics in 2022 with another country.
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Anna Shcherbakova's Grand Prix China short program
Anna Shcherbakova leads the ladies' field at Cup of China, where a win would earn her a berth to the Grand Prix Final in her first season as a senior skater.
Anna Shcherbakova one step closer to Grand Prix Final
Despite an edge call on the triple Lutz in her jump combination, Anna Shcherbakova scored 73.51 points to out-distance Japan's Satoko Miyahara by 4.6 points.
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Simone Manuel, Katie Ledecky win first TYR Pro Swim Series races
Simone Manuel, Katie Ledecky, Hali Flickinger and Zane Grothe grabbed wins in the first TYR Pro Swim Series meet of the season.
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Mary Cain raises women’s health issues in harrowing account of her time with Alberto Salazar
In 2013, Mary Cain was the talk of the track and field world. The teenager with flowing hair and an irrepressible smile shattered high school records and became the youngest woman to qualify for a world...
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U.S. table tennis teams advance to World Cup quarterfinals; men lose to China
The U.S. became one of four countries to advance both its men's and women's teams to the quarterfinals of the table tennis Team World Cup on Thursday in Tokyo. The U.S. men lost their quarterfinal matchup;...
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Ashley Twichell, Zane Grothe cruise to wins at TYR Pro Swim Series
Ashley Twichell and Zane Grothe won the 1,500-meter freestyle races on the first night of the TYR Pro Swim Series opener in Greensboro, N.C.
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Madison Chock, Evan Bates back on Grand Prix circuit with ‘new power’
The 2015 U.S. ice dance champions moved to Montreal to train following a ninth place finish at the PyeongChang Olympics.
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Athletes to watch in the World Para Track and Field Championships
The athletes competing include the first autistic runner to break the four-minute mile, the daughter of a 1976 Olympic silver medalist, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering who holds multiple...
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10 things we’ve learned halfway through the Grand Prix figure skating season
The senior Grand Prix series is at its halfway point and skaters are heading for Chonqing, China for the fourth of six “regular season” events.
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Pioneering women’s boxer Nicola Adams retires due to eye concern
Boxer Nicola Adams, a two-time Olympic champion who has earned multiple national honors in Britain, is retiring from professional boxing due to concern over potential eye damage.
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Olympic table tennis tables suit Tokyo to a T
Japanese company San-Ei has designed a new table tennis table with a distinctive T-shaped undercarriage for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, though the tables are not in use at the current Team World Cup in Tokyo.
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Cup of China TV, live stream schedule
Anna Shcherbakova can lock up a spot at the Grand Prix Final this weekend at Cup of China, streaming live for NBC Sports Gold subscribers on Friday and Saturday.
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Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel face off twice at TYR Pro Swim Series opener
Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky will have rare head-to-head showdowns when Manuel tries the 200-meter freestyle and Ledecky goes for the 100m free.
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Will Nathan Chen return to six quad jumps in his free skate?
Two-time world champion Nathan Chen made history in PyeongChang with six quads in his free skate. With the rule changes, is he leaning towards that again?
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Gene testing to catch months-old doping may be available for 2020 Olympics
A new test to catch blood doping long after it happens might be ready in time for the Olympics in Tokyo, IOC president Thomas Bach said Tuesday. “With research on genetic sequencing progressing well,...
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Nneka Ogwumike, A’ja Wilson help U.S. women wear down college hoops opponents
Nneka Ogwumike and A'ja Wilson led the U.S. women's basketball team in scoring in a pair of exhibition wins against Stanford and Oregon State.
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IOC pledges $10 million to help World Anti-Doping Agency
IOC president Thomas Bach has pledged $10 million to the World Anti-Doping Agency, half of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years and the other half toward...
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U.S. baseball team blasts its way to Premier12 final round
The U.S. baseball team advanced in the Premier12 and kept open its chances of claiming an early Olympic qualifying berth with a 10-8 win over the Dominican Republic on Monday.
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World and U.S. short track speedskating records fall on fast Utah ice
Canadian short track speedskater Kim Boutin set a world record in the 500 meters and Kristen Santos set a U.S. record at 1,000m at the first World Cup stop of the season over the weekend at Utah Olympic...
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Dawn Harper Nelson calls off retirement after one year off
Dawn Harper Nelson, who won the 2008 Olympic gold in the 100m hurdles and added medals in the Olympics and world championships, has announced she will return to the track after a one-year retirement to have...
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2019 U.S. and world marathon rankings
Brigid Kosgei set a world record and Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour mark to highlight 2019 in marathons, while Sara Hall and Leonard Korir posted the fastest times among U.S. runners.
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Kristen Santos overcomes injury and returns to ice to lead U.S. women’s short track
Since that dark day in late September, Kristen Santos' recovery has been steady and perhaps faster than many would have thought.
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Athlete abuse watchdog starts series of hearings on Larry Nassar case and beyond
Sexual abuse survivors, survivor advocates and journalists are speaking at the first of a set of public hearings by an independent commission, called Game Over, that will put forth a set of recommendations...
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U.S. baseball team faces must-win Premier12 game after loss to Mexico
The U.S. baseball team dropped an 8-2 decision to Mexico at the Premier12 on Sunday, setting up a must-win game against the Dominican Republic to advance to the final round and have a chance to nail down an...
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Olympic champion Kikkan Randall, cancer survivor, beats NYC Marathon goal
The Olympic cross-country skiing champion clocked 2:55:12, easily beating her three-hour goal, just one year after her final round of chemotherapy for stage 2 breast cancer.
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Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworor, Joyciline Jepkosgei win New York City Marathon
Kenyans swept the New York City Marathon with the top Americans finishing sixth in each race.
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