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  1. 2012 Summer Olympics -- How Amanda Beard has evolved, in and out ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    As Amanda Beard took one step closer Friday to reaching her fifth Olympic team, Bonnie D. Ford takes a look at the swimmer's evolution, in and out of the pool.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  2. Queen Underwood set for Olympic boxing trials

    Queen Underwood

    Five-time U.S. lightweight boxing champion Queen Underwood was considering turning pro when she learned women's boxing would be added to the 2012 Games. Now, she's focused on this week's Olympic trials, and ready to earn her spot for London.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  3. Rachael Flatt survives college finals

    Michelle Smith

    In our latest Rachael Flatt profile, the U.S. champ talks about her freshman year at Stanford and her vacation plans. On tap: skating shows and a lot of practice.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  4. 2011 Pan Ams -- U.S. faces tough road from Mexico to London

    Dana Beck

    Handball players are among the world's most explosive and exciting athletes, but the sport's low profile in the U.S. puts the American team at a disadvantage.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  5. U.S. pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz leaps to new team

    Sarah Spain

    U.S. pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz hopes switching to the Israeli team will jump-start her Olympic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  6. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Paralympian Allison Jones is fearless

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, the five-time Paralympian tells us about her obsessive packing habits, her love of comfort food and her beloved Death Star Legos.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  7. Power Players -- Lisa Baird sells the Olympic dream

    Amanda Rykoff

    As the chief marketing officer of the USOC, Lisa Baird markets more than sponsorships -- she sells the Olympic movement.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  8. London Calling -- The Devil is my copilot

    Kathryn Bertine

    At the airport, Kathryn Bertine discovers the shockingly high price of her Olympic dream.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  9. London Calling -- Forget the hotties, espnW's got the Watties

    Kathryn Bertine

    When Bicycling Magazine asked who the hottest female cyclist was, Kathryn Bertine decided to offer a much better poll: who's the wattest?

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  10. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad's routine not foiled by Ramadan

    Awista Ayub

    Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, gave an U.S. Olympic hopeful an opportunity to reflect on her faith, but it also presented challenges to her training.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  11. Continent finds unity in 'Africa's Olympics'

    Mo Akiode

    The 10th All Africa Games start Saturday in Mozambique, and Mo Akiode will be there, cheering on team Nigeria.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  12. Pro triathlete Dede Griesbauer favors racing over finance

    Erin Beresini

    Dede Griesbauer left a successful financial career to race the Ironman circuit professionally, proving it's never too late to follow your dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  13. Janet Evans inspires today's swimming stars

    John Molori

    When Janet Evans set the swimming world ablaze in the late 1980s and '90s, the sport's current stars -- Katie Hoff and Kate Ziegler -- were infants.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  14. London Calling -- Sometimes giving back means taking in

    Kathryn Bertine

    Kathryn Bertine is expecting a boy. Who just happens to be 16. Assim Chapman will live with her and her husband while shooting for his dream.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  15. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Life is golden for Susan Francia

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, Olympic rower Susan Francia talks about teamwork, betrayal, getting introspective and the challenges facing her this year.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  16. London Calling -- Answering the dreaded 'what happened?'

    Kathryn Bertine

    It's the question everyone asks a cyclist when a race doesn't go quite as planned. The answer often reveals life lessons, too.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011