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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Are high-tech suits a reason for U.S. spee...

    Wayne Drehs

    U.S. speedskaters have experienced nothing but disappointment at Adler Arena during these Games. So why exactly did 1,000-meter favorites Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe fall out of medal contention? Some think it's gotta be the suits.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. Kaya Turski bouncing back after revolutionary knee surgery

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Six months before the Sochi Olympics and X Games Aspen, Kaya Turski tore her ACL in her left knee. Thanks to a revolutionary surgery, she still plans on competing.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  3. Another first in a great year for women

    Amanda Rykoff

    In all, 2012 has been a pretty great year for women in sports. First, we honored the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the revolutionary legislation that allowed young women to participate in sports in unprecedented numbers. Then, not coincidentally, the...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  4. Brazil police chief Roberto Troncon Filho preparing for 2014 Worl...

    The head of the federal police in Sao Paulo is braced for a high terror threat during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, one of the few times a top security official has addressed such concerns in the South American country.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  5. Revolutionary heroes in sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    In honor of the Fourth of July and its celebration of freedom, espnW takes a look at notable declarations of independence in the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  6. Team denies Fabian Cancellara's bike rigged for speed

    The Leopard Trek team has denied reports that Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara is using a revolutionary system on his bike that gives an advantage over his rivals.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  7. Speedo blasts FINA for its ban on swimsuits

    Speedo, the company that launched the assault on swimming worlds records with its revolutionary LZR Racer suit, blasted the sport's governing body Saturday for its decision to ban high-tech bodysuits.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  8. Olympic hopeful Ellery Hollingsworth has used revolutionary trick...

    Jen A. Miller

    Olympic hopeful Ellery Hollingsworth has used revolutionary tricks to erase old perceptions of girl snowboarders

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  9. Tour expects, but doesn't require, 'Big Three'

    Hein Verbruggen, head of the International Cycling Union (UCI), has reaffirmed that the sport's revolutionary Pro Tour will begin in 2005 as planned -- with or without the big three races.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2004
  10. Security still 'a work in progress'

    Greg Garber

    Officials promise there will be safe Games in Athens this summer.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2004
  11. Appendage gives TNZ multiple advantages

    Gary Jobson

    Team New Zealand figured out a way to solve two problems by adding a revolutionary appendage.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2003
  12. Barker says hula hull has upsides and downsides

    Team New Zealand's revolutionary hula hull won't assure victory in the America's Cup competition, the boat's skipper insists.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2003