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  • U.S. Greco wrestlers shut out in finale

    News services
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The U.S. Greco-Roman wrestling team was shut out of medals for the second day in a row when 130-pounder Spenser Mango’s quest for a world bronze medal fell one win short for the second straight year.  Mango dropped a 1-0 decision to two-time Olympian Stig Andre Berge of Norway...

  • BC-Asian Games-Incheon Prepares

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town. Aside from looming potential debt, the games will also double as an expensive rehearsal for the 2018 Winter Olympics at the ski...

  • BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. EDT: — PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius is found guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend but not guilty of murder. His sentencing...

  • OTC wrestlers garner world medals

    News services
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    News Services Elena Pirozkhova captured a silver medal and Andy Bisek earned a bronze medal for the U.S. at the wrestling world championships on Friday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Pirozhkova dropped a 4-2 decision to Ukraine’s Yulia Tkach in the gold-medal match in women’s freestyle...

  • Oscar Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to...

  • First child catalyst for breakout season for American wrestler Andrew Bisek

    By joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Having a newborn is a life-changing moment that could derail an athlete's competitive plans. But for Andrew Bisek, the birth of his son, Jim, now 15 months old, was the catalyst for his best season as a Greco-Roman wrestler. The 165-pounder and Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center...

  • Colorado Springs OTC resident wins second world wrestling championship

    News services
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    The second time was even sweeter for Adeline Gray. The 23-year-old Colorado Springs Olympics Training Center resident capped a memorable performance with a 2-1 win over Brazil’s Aline da Silva to capture a gold medal at the world championships on Thursday. Gray recorded wins in...

  • Judge: Oscar Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa — In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius' trial, the judge said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility he'll be convicted of culpable...

  • Maroulis takes home world wrestling bronze; Lampe places fourth

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Women's freestyle wrestler Helen Maroulis shook off a semifinal setback and came back to wina bronze medal at the World Championships on Wednesday night at the Gymnastics Palace. Maroulis rolled to a 10-0 technical fall over Poland’s Katarzyna Krawczyk in the bronze-medal...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The supervisor is Ira Podell, followed by Rick Freeman at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from...

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