Repilov wins World Cup luge, US ends season with team silver

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Russian world champion Roman Repilov held off Italy’s Dominik Fischnaller to win the World Cup men’s overall luge title Sunday, while the U.S. won a silver medal in the seaso...

Galen Rupp wins 2nd straight US Olympic marathon trials

ATLANTA (AP) — Galen Rupp, Aliphine Tuliamuk and America's other top distance runners have claimed their spots on the U.S. Olympic marathon team. That's only half the battle. Now the...

US rider Dygert breaks world record at track cycling worlds

BERLIN (AP) — Chloe Dygert shattered her individual pursuit world record in qualifying on Saturday. Then she lowered it again. Taking the track at the Berlin Velodr...

Kiwi rider goes from back brace to track cycling world champ

BERLIN (AP) — Corbin Strong was laid up in a back brace two years ago, stitches holding together a gaping wound in his leg. He had been training on a back road when a car crash knocked him out of cycl...

Playful push uncovers childhood disease, propels marathoner

A push. That's what guided Tyler Andrews to Atlanta for the U.S. Olympic marathon trials this weekend. From himself, to rebel against the traditional model of what a distance runner...

US women's pursuit takes gold at track cycling championships

BERLIN (AP) — Once again, the Americans will head to the Olympics as the gold-medal favorite in the women's team pursuit. The question now is whether they can finish the job. ...

Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are...

Laviolette to coach Team USA at world hockey championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Peter Laviolette is returning to the bench after being selected as the coach of the United States men's national team competing at the world hockey championships in May....

Sharapova's time in tennis: teen titles, career Slam, ban

Maria Sharapova, who retired Wednesday at age 32, was a star on and off the tennis court, reaching No. 1 in the rankings, winning five Grand Slam titles and making millions of dollars in endorsement d...

Taiwan grabs five golds in 2020 tug-of-war competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese national tug-of-war team won five gold medals and one silver medal at the 2020 World Indoor Tug of War Championships in Ireland on Sunday (Feb. 23). The c...

Gut-Behrami ends 2-year wait for win in a World Cup downhill

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — In ski-crazy Switzerland, Lara Gut-Behrami's first World Cup victory in more than two years was quickly labeled “a resurrection” by broadcasters. Th...

AP Was There: An Olympic 'Miracle On Ice' as US shocks USSR

EDITOR'S NOTE — The victory by the U.S. men's hockey team over the heavily favored Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics is widely regarded as one of the greatest upsets in sports history. Former A...

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Taiwan flag replaces Chinese Taipei banner at French fencing competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's teenage fencing team competed at the Challenge CEP Marathon Fleuret 2020 in Paris over the weekend and was able to secure second place in the male rankings an...