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  1. Simone Biles leads at U.S. women's gymnastics championships

    Simone Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. Missy Franklin to test back in 200-meter freestyle at Pan Pacific...

    World champion Missy Franklin failed to qualify for the 200-meter freestyle final after making a late decision to compete despite a sore back on the opening morning of the Pan Pacific championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  3. Russian biathlete Ekaterina Iourieva banned 8 years for doping

    Former world champion biathlete Ekaterina Iourieva of Russia has been banned for eight years for a repeat doping offense, the International Biathlon Union says.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  4. Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill retires from competitive tria...

    Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  5. Tyson Gay wins 100 meters in pouring rain in Paris

    Former world champion Tyson Gay ran 10.04 seconds in pouring rain to win the 100 meters at the Montreuil meeting on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  6. Endurance sports - Former Olympian Apolo Ohno now taking on triat...

    Doug Williams

    Apolo Ohno was once the best short-track speedskater in the world, but he's now challenging himself with the intricacies and difficulties of triathlons, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  7. Russian world relay champ gets 9-month doping ban

    Russian athlete Kseniya Ryzhova, a world champion in the 4x400 relay, has received a nine-month ban for doping.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  8. WADA won't appeal Tyson Gay's reduced ban

    The World Anti-Doping Agency won't appeal Tyson Gay's reduced one-year ban for doping, saying the American anti-doping authorities properly handled the former world champion's case.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  9. Tyson Gay set to return from one-year doping ban at Lausanne

    Former world champion Tyson Gay says he will return from his one-year ban for doping on July 3 at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  10. Justin Gatlin runs fastest 100 in 2014, wins at Shanghai Diamond ...

    Justin Gatlin cruised to victory in the 100 meters at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday, while Chinese hurdler Xie Wenjun got the loudest cheer of the night by upsetting world champion David Oliver in the 110-meter hurdles.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  11. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Maria Hoefl-Riesch retires from ...

    Three-time Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany is retiring from Alpine skiing.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  12. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Vic Wild wins parallel slalom to claim sec...

    Vic Wild captured his second gold medal in four days when he won the Olympic debut of men's parallel slalom snowboarding.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  13. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Former champ Guilbaut Colas tears ACL, out...

    Former moguls world champion Guilbaut Colas of France is out of the Olympics due to a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  14. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Patrick Chan, Jeremy Abbott out for men's ...

    The path to figure skating gold for Russia has opened wide, with the host nation already holding a big lead in the sport's first team competition at an Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  15. Russia leads team figure skating with 19 points

    Thrilling their countrymen on the first day of competition at the Sochi Olympics, Russia took the lead after the pairs and men's short programs in the new event of team figure skating.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  16. In a good place

    Erin Hamlin

    Heading into a third Olympic Games is something I never expected to be doing. I was a surprise member of the Olympic luge team in 2006 because I was just a junior athlete at the time. Then in 2010, I was the world champion in women's singles going in...

    Blog | February 04, 2014