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  1. espnW -- Mountain biker Erica Tingey sets sights on Rio Olympics ...

    Kim Cross

    Professional mountain biker Erica Tingey discovered new life -- and a new career -- when she made a snap decision to take up serious riding after giving birth.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
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  3. Demus, Richards-Ross follow moms' lead

    Luke Cyphers

    DALLAS -- Mother's Day carried added meaning on the first morning of the U.S. Olympic Media Summit, thanks to U.S. track stars Lashinda Demus and Sanya Richards-Ross. Demus just missed qualifying for Beijing in 2008 in her specialty, the 400-meter hu...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  4. espnW -- Procter & Gamble's new ad campaign celebrates Olympians'...

    Abigail Lorge

    Procter & Gamble's powerful new ad campaign tells the story of four aspiring Olympians through the eyes of their mothers. Get your tissues ready.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  5. espnW -- Olympian Diana Lopez gets her kicks from family

    Amanda Rykoff

    In a family of Olympians, Diana Lopez has learned plenty from her older brothers in their sport of taekwondo. But it's her mother, Ondina, who taught her to be strong and independent.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  6. Happy Mother's Day, Can We Get You Some Chunky Soup?

    Wilma McNabb's going to need a new jersey. It's Mother's Day, and you know what that means. No, not lots and lots of Mother's Day giveaways and promotions at Major League ballparks (although today women 15 and older going to the Phillies game will...

    Blog | May 09, 2010
  7. These athletes balancing motherhood and Olympic dreams

    Amy Rosewater

    This Mother's Day, some moms will be spending time with their kids. Others will be training for a shot at Olympic glory. And, as Amy Rosewater found out, the balancing act between "mommy" and "athlete" is no easy task.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2008
  8. Honoring the six ultimate soccer moms

    Mary Buckheit

    Six women have given birth and kept on playing for the U.S. women's soccer team -- and what better day than Mother's Day to celebrate them?

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2008
  9. espnW -- Sarah Spain on Mama Gronk and other outspoken athlete mo...

    Sarah Spain

    In honor of Mama Gronk, Sarah Spain ranks headline-grabbing athlete moms -- from least embarrassing ("Aw geez, Ma") to most mortifying ("Mooooooom!") -- in this week's That's What She Said.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  10. Dicey start for Novak Djokovic

    Ravi Ubha

    It's like Mother Nature said, "We won't spoil the party on Day 1, but I ain't holding back on Day 2." Rain took up a large chunk of the Olympic tennis event Sunday, leaving organizers with some catching up to do in an already packed week at Wimbl...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Malaysian Olympian to compete 8 months pr...

    A Malaysian woman who is eight months pregnant will compete in 10-meter air rifle at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  12. Balancing pro sports and motherhood

    Adena Andrews

    Some professional female athletes open up about the challenges -- and joys -- of combining pro sports with motherhood.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  13. Mark and Nancy Kerrigan's mother retakes stand in son's trial

    The mother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan says her son was crying and begging his father to get up after a struggle that prosecutors say led to his death.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  14. Joannie Rochette has the heart of a champion

    Leslie Goldman

    In the wake of last year's emotional Olympics, the medal-winning Canadian figure skater continues to draw inspiration from her late mother as she works to raise awareness of heart disease.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2011
  15. Joannie Rochette, Vancouver figure skating bronze medalist, won't...

    The toll from skating at the Winter Olympics days after her mother's death finally has worn down bronze medalist Joannie Rochette.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  16. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Canada's Joannie Rochette puts together c...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Skating just days after her mother's sudden death, Canada's Joannie Rochette put together an emotional, courageous performance in Tuesday's short program.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  17. Snow falls on Cypress Mountain three days before ski competition ...

    Vancouver Olympics organizers breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as Mother Nature finally cooperated and snow began to fall on the barren hills of Cypress Mountain three days before moguls competition begins.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2010