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  1. espnW -- After her husband's death, Alicia Shay opened her home a...

    Cristina Goyanes

    Since her husband's death, Alicia Shay has welcomed fellow runners at her home, building a community that has helped her get ready to race again.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  2. espnW -- Lolo Jones' Medal Quest

    After making the final roster for the United States' bobsled team, Lolo Jones is heading to her third Olympic Games. We look back at her Olympic journey as she prepares for Sochi.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  3. 2008 Beijing Olympics swimming champion Britta Steffen retires

    Two-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Britta Steffen of Germany has announced her retirement.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  4. espnW -- Former softball great Jennie Finch begins training for A...

    Jennie Finch

    Jennie Finch is no stranger to team sports, but the former softball great has never tackled the intense preparation she's undergoing to compete in her first triathlon.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  5. Happiness is my new priority

    Jessica Hardy

    What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, leading up to the London Games, there was a lot of anxiety in my life. After my suspension just before Beijing, I was afraid I wouldn't get another shot at the Olympics. Even if I did perform we...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  6. W roundtable: Lasting impressions from the 2012 London Olympic Ga...

    espnW

    Women were the unquestionable storyline for the United States at the London Games. The espnW contributors weigh in with the moments that resonated most.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- All these years later, Olympians' stories just a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Has covering the Summer Games changed in the past 16 years? A lot. But one thing has remained the same -- telling these athletes' stories never gets old.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women's volleyball loses in gold-med...

    Wayne Drehs

    The U.S. women's volleyball team knows too well how losing to Brazil in the gold-medal match feels. It happened in Beijing. And it happened again in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  9. 2012 London Summer Games -- Alise Post fights through injury to e...

    Alise Post missed out on the Beijing Games because she didn't meet the age minimum. Fast-forward to 2010: With London on the horizon, she fought through two devastating injuries to make her Olympic dream reality.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  10. Team USA has its hands full at ISF World Championship

    Graham Hays

    The U.S. softball team is gunning for its eighth straight ISF World Championship title but will face strong competition from Japan and Canada.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  11. Olympic gymnastics team set, now takes aim at gold

    Amy Van Deusen

    The U.S. also was the reigning world champion in 2003 and 2007, but followed up with silver in the Olympics -- Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008 -- each time.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- US women bring strongest 1500, long jump ...

    Luke Cyphers

    Watch out, world. U.S. women's team will bring unprecedented depth to London in the 1,500 meters and long jump.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- Checking in with Dara Torres and her ques...

    Luke Cyphers

    Can Dara Torres qualify for her sixth Olympic Games? She knows her age will be a factor, but she's not letting that deter her.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  14. St. Edward's University assistant coach Cat Osterman finds home o...

    Graham Hays

    Arguably softball's most recognizable figure, Cat Osterman has turned up in an unlikely place: as an assistant coach at a Division II school. There, she's helping each player be her best.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  15. Paralympian April Holmes making a name as a winner

    Adena Andrews

    April Holmes may have lost part of her leg, but the Paralympics star refuses to be seen as handicapped. She's on a quest to finish what she started in 2008 and come home with two medals in London.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  16. I'm getting better, not bitter

    Jessica Hardy

    Jessica Hardy will be blogging for espnW in the lead-up to this summer's London Olympics. Check back in April for more on her journey. I was at an Olympic team training camp in Palo Alto, Calif., two weeks before Beijing, when my whole world fell ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012