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  1. 2012 London Olympics -- Egyptian wrestlers Abdou Omar Abdou Ahmed...

    A pair of Egyptian wrestlers forfeited their Olympic matches on Sunday after failing to show up at ExCel.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  2. American teams advance in badminton championships

    Doubles teams from the United States won first-round matches Monday at the International Badminton Federation's world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2005
  3. Sixth Algarve final for U.S. women

    The U.S. women's national team will face the top-ranked team in the world according to FIFA's Women's World Rankings when they meet Germany in the Algarve Cup championship game.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2005
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings r...

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor lost the first set of their preliminary round match against Austria, the first lost set in three Olympics. But they came back to win the second set and took the third to remain unbeaten in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- Andy Roddick tops Martin Klizan, advances...

    Andy Roddick quickly took to Olympic grass Monday, winning his first-round match at Wimbledon over Martin Klizan of Slovakia, 7-5, 6-4.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Novak Djokovic rallies to win rain-interr...

    Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-2 Sunday in a rain-interrupted first-round Olympic match at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  7. Varvara Lepchenko handles Nicole Gibbs in opener at Carlsbad

    U.S. Olympian Varvara Lepchenko cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 win over NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs in a first-round match at the Mercury Insurance Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  8. Anna Tunnicliffe, Sally Barkow to race for spot in Olympics

    Skippers Anna Tunnicliffe of Plantation, Fla., and Sally Barkow of Nashotah, Wis., have advanced to the final round of the U.S. Olympic team qualifying regatta in women's match racing.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  9. Brazil hands Argentina first loss of Olympic basketball qualifyin...

    Brazil handed Argentina its first loss of the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for the Americas, beating the host team 73-71 on Wednesday behind 19 points from Rafael Hettsheimer.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  10. 2011 Women's World Cup -- Norway, Brazil struggling to find form ...

    Beau Dure

    Traditional powers Norway and Brazil will do battle in a Group D match after each failed to impress in the first round of games, writes Beau Dure.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  11. Yemen qualifier vs. Singapore postponed again

    FIFA has postponed Yemen's home qualifying match for the 2012 Olympics against Singapore for a second time because of pro-democracy protests in the capital.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  12. Mirza out of U.S. Open with wrist injury suffered in Olympics

    Sania Mirza of India pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a right wrist injury that flared up at the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  13. Not so dandy Andy

    To put it bluntly, Andy Roddick is hardly a clay-court specialist and Roland Garros hasn't been particularly kind to him. With the 23-year-old retiring on Tuesday from his first-round match with Alberto Martin because of an ankle injury, Roddick cont...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2006
  14. Scots finish first in round robin at curling worlds

    Scotland finished in first place after round-robin play at the Curling World Championships, beating Ireland 7-6 in the teams' final match Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2006
  15. U.S. beat Canada earlier in day

    The United States lost for the first time at the world curling championship, falling to Finland 7-5 in the last round of matches on Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2005
  16. Roddick works quickly; Safin exits early

    His back aching, fifth-seeded Tim Henman asked U.S. Open organizers for a one-day delay of his first-round match at the final Grand Slam of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2004