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  1. espnW -- USWNT shuts out Canada in friendly among new soccer riva...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    More than 22,000 fans attended, booing U.S. star Abby Wambach and hounding British Columbian-born Sydney Leroux.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's boxing a huge success

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  3. Serena Williams nearly perfect in final

    Bonnie D. Ford

    LONDON -- The Olympic women's singles final provided a double dose of something you don't see every day: namely, a championship match in which a player wins only one game and a medal ceremony in which a flag takes flight. Serena Williams continue...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Roger Federer survives Juan Martin del Potro ons...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro fought and fought and fought all the way into the record books. But only the Swiss has a chance for gold.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  5. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. men's gymnastics stumbles in team co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. men's gymnastics team couldn't recover from early errors Monday, stumbling to fifth with medals on the line after a promising first-place finish in qualifying.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Jordyn Wieber falls victim to a very deep U.S. g...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Jordyn Wieber failing to qualify for the Olympic all-around has less to do with her overall ability and work ethic and more to do with Team USA's depth in talent.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  7. espnW -- Natalie Coughlin earns 12th Olympic medal from poolside

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Natalie Coughlin was held out of the 4x100 final in a "tough" decision by coaches. But by swimming in the preliminary race and sharing the bronze, she joined Dara Torres and Jenny Thompson as the most decorated female U.S. Olympians.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- With controversy behind her, Allyson Feli...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With the U.S. trials controversy behind her, Allyson Felix is still motivated by one thing heading into London -- winning that elusive 200 meters gold.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Fans pay tribute to Janet Evans in her tr...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Janet Evans dove into Tuesday's 400 free prelims knowing she had no chance to make the Olympic team, or even come close to advancing to the final, but that didn't stop the crowd from showing appreciation for a swimmer who doesn't need to be announced.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Swimmer Janet Evans embracing the comebac...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Since she took her comeback to a new level by qualifying for the U.S. Olympic trials, Janet Evans' life has been a bit of a whirlwind. But, knowing this will be the final chapter of her competitive life, the swimmer wouldn't have it any other way.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  11. Lolo Jones starting from scratch

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Hurdler Lolo Jones doesn't want her stumble in the 100 meters final at the 2008 Olympics to be the defining moment of her career, and she intends to run the race of her life in London next August. But she has another kind of obstacle course to naviga...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  12. Amanda McGrory sets sights on another Paralympics

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Wheelchair racer Amanda McGrory knew she'd won her second London Marathon, but she didn't see the visual evidence until the press conference. After watching herself hold off Great Britain's Shelly Woods in the final sprint in a near-photo finish (and...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  13. Lindsey Vonn or Maria Riesch? World Cup crown up for grabs in fin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four days, two women, one trophy. If this were a movie script, it might have been sent back for tweaks because it's a little too perfect, especially since Lindsey Vonn and Maria Riesch also happen to be good friends. The forecast in Lenzerheide, S...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  14. Lance Armstrong statements to media contradict earlier sworn test...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lance Armstrong's statements -- made before the start of Stage 10 of the Tour -- appear to contradict his sworn testimony in a deposition taken in 2005 during the course of a lawsuit against SCA Promotions.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  15. 500 race delayed by resurfacing snafu

    Bonnie D. Ford

    VANCOUVER -- Weather delays have plagued the Alpine venues here. Monday, rain fell indoors at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Figuratively, that is. The final 10 pairs of the men's 500-meter speedskating event had to cool their clapskates for more than a...

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  16. Lance Armstrong has stronger team around him for Comeback 1.2, bu...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    If 2010 is truly it for Lance Armstrong, he has planned his finale well. He'll have a base that is perfect for him with Team Radio Shack. But he'll have the same nemesis come July -- defending Tour champion Alberto Contador.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2009