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Ex-coach wins appeal over defamation claims against ESPN

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court has reinstated a lawsuit by a former college gymnastics coach who claims he was defamed on Twitter by an ESPN reporter linking him to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nass...

USC settles case with men who say campus doctor abused them

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenny Oshita was a first semester law student at the University of Southern California when a visit to a school doctor for a possible sexual disease turned into an invasive procedur...

Cycling champ Wiggins says he was groomed by a coach as boy

LONDON (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins has revealed that he was sexually groomed by a coach when he was 13 years old. The five-time Olympic champion made the al...

Jury acquits former Olympian equestrian rider in shooting

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A jury in New Jersey found a former Olympian equestrian competitor not guilty Thursday in the shooting of a woman at his training center nearly three years ago. ...

Stanford and UConn renew intense rivalry at Final Four

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stanford and UConn have met on the biggest stage in women’s basketball many times over the past 27 years. The rivalry between the two storied programs led by Hall ...

'Beacon of goodness': NCAA women's gymnastics is booming

Sunisa Lee and the rest of the Auburn women's gymnastics team filed out of Stegeman Coliseum on Georgia's campus in mid-February, equal parts exhausted and giddy. A happy three-hour trip home awaited ...

Mark Todd to face disciplinary hearing over hitting a horse

LONDON (AP) — Mark Todd, a two-time Olympic champion in equestrian and now a notable racehorse trainer, will face a disciplinary hearing on Thursday after a video on social media showed him striking a...

Olympic great Todd loses training license for hitting horse

LONDON (AP) — Mark Todd, a two-time Olympic champion in equestrian and now a notable racehorse trainer, has temporarily lost his training license pending an investigation into a video showing him stri...

Winter Olympians champion climate, peace amid muted activism

BEIJING (AP) — After a morning training session at the Winter Olympics’ Big Air Shougang venue, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by the press zone to do a quick interview. The top...

Winter Olympic sports can put athletes on the (literal) edge

BEIJING (AP) — Skiers skidding into safety nets. Snowboarders eating it on the halfpipe. Speedskaters crashing into the barriers — and each other. When Winter Olympians talk about l...

Finishing touch: 16 years later, Jacobellis gets her gold

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — When bad things happen at the Olympics, no one ever lets it go. Nobody’s learned that lesson the hard way more than Lindsey Jacobellis. A ...

Cochran-Siegle skis to US Olympic medal 50 years after Mom

BEIJING (AP) — As Ryan Cochran-Siegle set off at around noon Tuesday for a super-G run that would earn a silver at the Beijing Games — the first Olympic Alpine medal for a U.S. man since 2014 — it was...

Fletcher embracing last shot at Olympics in Nordic combined

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Taylor Fletcher almost ended his Nordic combined career shortly after his third trip to the Olympics in 2018. Fletcher's father died of Lou Gehrig’s disease...

North American-born Chinese Olympians get chance to shine

BEIJING (AP) — NHL great Chris Chelios' son is playing for China at the Olympics, though you won't see the Chelios name on the roster. Like other foreign-born athletes representing C...

Closed steel mill sends Olympic skiers - not smoke - skyward

BEIJING (AP) — Alex Hall is accustomed to a grand mountain vista. The American freestyle skier could get used to the view atop Big Air Shougang, though. “The like, crazy smokestack t...