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  1. First comeback meet in books for Phelps

    Jim Caple

    MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps finished 42nd in Friday's 50 freestyle heats and did not qualify for the evening final. But that wasn't bad considering he was swimming the butterfly stroke in that event. Why did Phelps swim the fly stroke in a free ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
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  3. Michael Phelps fails to advance to 50-meter freestyle final at Ar...

    Michael Phelps' comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  4. Arnaldo Mesa dies; won 1996 Olympic Games silver

    Cuban authorities say Olympic silver medalist boxer Arnaldo Mesa has died. He was 46.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  5. Germany wins first mixed-gender swim relay

    Stroke by stroke, they were coming after her. Britta Steffen of Germany had the lead, but it was quickly shrinking, with two elite male swimmers in pursuit.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Muffat tops American Schmitt for 400 free...

    Camille Muffat of France edged Allison Schmitt of the United States by less than half a stroke to win the Olympic 400-meter freestyle Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  7. Tennis - Marion Bartoli won't ditch her dad and won't play in th...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Marion Bartoli's decision not to ditch her mysterious father and coach will keep her out of the London Olympics. Evidently some things are greater than the possibility of gold.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Crippen family's ties to swimming will co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    This is the fifth straight time the Crippen family has made their way to the swimming trials. It may almost certainly be the last. But that doesn't mean their ties to the sport will go away -- they have a few powerful reasons to stay involved.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  9. Recalling the work of an iconic sports artist

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Painter and sketch artist LeRoy Neiman, best known for evoking the kinetic energy of the world's biggest sporting and leisure events with bright quick strokes, died Wednesday at age 91. Neiman was the official painter of five Olympiads...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  10. Publicist: Artist LeRoy Neiman dies in NY at 91

    Painter and sketch artist LeRoy Neiman, best known for evoking the kinetic energy of the world's biggest sporting and leisure events with bright quick strokes, died Wednesday at age 91.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  11. Pornanong Phatlum shoots 6-under 67 to win Brazil Cup

    Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum won the LPGA Tour's Brazil Cup exhibition event Sunday, closing with a bogey-free 6-under 67 for a four-stroke victory over Taiwan's Amy Hung.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2012
  12. As 2012 Olympics approach, Janet Evans begins serious push in com...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some may think it is implausible for Janet Evans to earn a spot in the 2012 Olympics. But considering her drive and the United States' history in long-distance events, the idea may not be so crazy.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  13. Party over at the stroke of midnight

    Jim Caple

    Good news for Olympic athletes and viewers. The International Olympic Committee has placed a midnight curfew on the opening ceremony in London next summer. That means it will last only three hours, which is usually about the point in the ceremonies w...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  14. U.S. women's eight crew stays on course

    After falling behind Great Britain in the first few strokes, the U.S. women's eight crew took control and opened up a commanding lead to finish first at the 2011 World Rowing Championships. The U.S. beat Great Britain by almost six seconds with a ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  15. Former Jamaican Olympian Pablo McNeil dies at 71

    Two-time Olympian and sprinting coach Pablo McNeil, who mentored 100- and 200-meter world record-holder Usain Bolt in high school, has died. He was 71.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  16. Gevvie Stone's biggest supporter is her coach: Dad

    Elaine K. Howley

    As she rows her way toward the Olympics, Gevvie Stone's biggest supporter is her coach: Dad.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2011
  17. Colombia's Mariajo Uribe wins LPGA Tour's Brazil Cup by one shot

    Colombia's Mariajo Uribe won the LPGA Tour's Brazil Cup on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 66 in rainy conditions for a one-stroke victory over Lindsey Wright in the 36-hole exhibition tournament.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011