Cast in many roles, Gus Kenworthy is one tough act to follow

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy hasn't had much time to rehearse and practice new tricks heading into the Winter X Games this weekend. That's no line, either. He's just been too busy m...

'Armless Archer' Stutzman and his disarming sense of humor

TOKYO (AP) — Matt Stutzman has no arms. He was born that way. But he has — pardon the pun — a disarming sense of humor. The American is known as the “Armless Archer,” a silver medali...

Consistent Suter gets 1st World Cup win in foggy downhill

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — Corinne Suter’s consistent year in downhill racing finally earned her a first World Cup win on Saturday. Suter defied poor visibility in a race...

Teenager Evenepoel to make his Grand Tour debut at Giro

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian teenager Remco Evenepoel, one of the most promising cyclists of his generation, will make his Grand Tour debut at the Giro d'Italia. Evenepoel won five races ...

Silver medalist to lead new Danish team in SailGP league

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Jonas Hogh-Christensen will lead a new Danish team in the SailGP global league. Denmark SailGP Team, announced Wednesday, joins the six natio...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2019. There are 22 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 9, 1990...

Taiwan swimmer takes silver at U.S. Open Championships

Wang Kuan-hung (王冠閎) on Saturday became the first Taiwanese to win a medal at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships when he finished second in the men's 200-meter butterfly competition. Wang, 17...

Taiwan students' ASFV device wins silver at international competition

A team of students from National Chung Cheng University won a silver medal for developing a fast screening device that detects the African swine fever virus (ASFV) at the International Genetically Eng...

USA Hockey snub leads Alex Carpenter on Chinese adventure

Once Bobby Carpenter's flight from Beijing touched down in Boston, he raced to the Lawrence Larsen Rink in nearby Winthrop, Massachusetts, to catch his daughter's Canadian Women's Hockey League game. ...

Fentanyl overdose kills Washington state Olympic athlete

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose. KOM...

Paralympic champion Caironi tests positive for steroid

ROME (AP) — Two-time Paralympic gold medalist Martina Caironi has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a steroid. Italy's anti-doping agency says Caironi failed an...

High jumper suspended for doping 1 month after worlds

MONACO (AP) — The Athletics Integrity Unit says Belarusian high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a diuretic that helps hide the use of other drugs. ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2019. There are 66 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On October 2...

4x Olympian, NYC Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan retires

Four-time Olympian and New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. Flanagan made the announcement on social medi...

Nathan Chen wins Skate America in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two-time world champion Nathan Chen of the United States won Skate America for the third straight time, scoring 196.38 in the free skate Saturday night for a total of 299.09 in the fi...