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  1. espnw -- NYC wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden completes maratho...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After collecting wins in Boston and London last spring and taking the Chicago title last month, 24-year-old Tatyana McFadden was favored Sunday. Her winning time was almost four minutes better than the second-place finisher.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  2. London Marathon a key successful step for future races

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some 35,000 people ran the London Marathon without incident Sunday. After a week of shock and sorrow over bombings at the Boston Marathon, the exuberance in London helps pave the way for the rest of the racing season.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2013
  3. London Marathon plans solidarity in wake of Boston bombings

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Runners will observe 30 seconds of silence before the London Marathon. Many will wear a black ribbon in memory of those who died and in solidarity with the more than 170 wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  4. espnW -- Paula Radcliffe talks about racing, records, recuperatin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It's been 10 years since Paula Radcliffe set a world record with her performance in the London Marathon. The racing legend talks about that day and how she's recuperating from injuries that forced her out of the 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  5. 2013 World Championships -- Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold set Olympi...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    For one night, not having an American on the podium at the World Figure Skating Championships was all right. Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold did something more important Saturday -- secure three berths for the 2014 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  6. 2013 World Championships -- Patrick Chan wins, but new men's star...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The world championship three-peat may belong to Canada's Patrick Chan, but the Friday night spotlights illuminated two men who are out to upset the established order.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  7. For U.S. pairs teams, longevity is key

    Bonnie D. Ford

    LONDON, Ontario -- American pairs skaters are surely tired of being asked when U.S. pairs are going to pull out of their long tailspin on the international scene -- a slide at least partly attributable to the musical-chairs transiency among teams in ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. 2013 World Championships -- Kim Yu-na shows no rust in return to ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Skaters who want to come close to South Korea's Kim Yu-na at the 2014 Sochi Olympics were put on notice Thursday at the world championships -- they have 11 months and counting.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  9. 2013 World Championships -- Patrick Chan leaves no doubt after me...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Two-time defending champ Patrick Chan added to his worlds lore after Wednesday night's short program.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  10. American pairs teams make worlds debut

    Bonnie D. Ford

    LONDON, Ontario -- Dizzying best describes the past year for U.S. pair Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim, whose impressive unison spins helped them keep their equilibrium in the short program at the world figure skating championships Wednesday. They fi...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  11. Sarah Groff moving forward after London disappointment

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The months since the London Olympics have been an endurance event in and of themselves for triathlete Sarah Groff, the 2011 world championships series bronze medalist who just missed placing in the top three at the Summer Games. She struggled for ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  12. Bobby Lea looking ahead to Rio 2016

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Two-time track cycling Olympian Bobby Lea of Topton, Pa., recommitted to a third bid in his mind before he even got home from the London Games, where he finished 12th in the demanding two-day, six-event omnium. The 29-year-old trains with Philadelphi...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  13. Desiree Davila on road back after London letdown

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Unlike most of the distance runners who traveled to New York last week, marathoner Desiree Davila arrived knowing she wouldn't be hitting the famous 26.2-mile course. Davila has been off her feet almost entirely since Aug. 5, when a mysterious an...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  14. White House visit one more chance for Team USA to bask

    Bonnie D. Ford

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Welcoming sporting champions to the White House is a ritual that goes on no matter what -- a rare, unequivocally happy moment in the life of both athletes and the president who serves at the time of their success. Fri...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  15. 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
  16. 2012 Olympics -- Sanya Richards-Ross, Allyson Felix lead U.S. wom...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Led by its two supernovas, Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix, the U.S. women's track team put an exclamation point on its stellar Olympics with a win in the 4x400 relay.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012