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State Dept. encourages Ryan Lochte to comply with Brazilian authorities

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM 0

The State Department on Thursday encouraged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte to comply with a pending Brazilian request to return to Rio and testify about...

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A 'Thank You' to Rio and the Olympic experience from this dad of young girls

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 12:03 PM 0

As a sports writer raising three adorable, princess-loving daughters with a wife whose interests fall far from the sports world, I’ve had more than a few...

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Should an Olympic medal earn you a tax break?

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM 0

My family and I have been mesmerized by the Summer Olympics. And to be honest, a few times, as we watched Michael Phelps win another gold medal or Simone...

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Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder, a ridiculously wise 20-year-old, wins gold, rules wrestling world

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - The truth was in his eyes. Kyle Snyder was not nervous as he prepared to wrestle for a wrestling gold medal. Dread is not his thing. In...

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time...

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

By: - Yesterday

LANSING, Mich. — A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to...

Russian Olympic hopes in peril after drug agency criticism
Russian Olympic hopes in peril after drug agency criticism

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — The World Anti-Doping Agency placed Russia's fate for the upcoming Winter Olympics on perilous ground, refusing to reinstate the...

Hijab-wearing Barbie doll introduced in honor of Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad
Hijab-wearing Barbie doll introduced in honor of Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Mattel introduced a Barbie doll Monday inspired by U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, that the company said would go on sale next year. It will be...

Popular French skier David Poisson killed in training crash in Canada
Popular French skier David Poisson killed in training crash in Canada

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

David Poisson, a popular French national ski team veteran and former Olympian, was killed Monday morning in a training crash near Calgary, Alberta....

David Ramsey: Russia, the world leader in doping, should be banned from 2018 Olympics
David Ramsey: Russia, the world leader in doping, should be banned from 2018 Olympics

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

The crusade to punish Russia for its long embrace of doping is righteous. This crusade has nothing to do with global politics. Please, pay no...

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 10, 2017

NEW YORK — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells...

Kulchytskyy wins first Dave Schultz wrestling title
Kulchytskyy wins first Dave Schultz wrestling title

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Sat, Nov 4, 2017

He stood on the top step of the podium, hand over his heart as the national anthem played, beaming with pride. Life is good for Nazar Kulchytskyy. A...

Champion wrestler's legacy lives on through international tournament in Colorado Springs
Champion wrestler's legacy lives on through international tournament in Colorado Springs

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Sat, Nov 4, 2017

Nearly 22 years after his death, Dave Schultz’s reach and influence remain as strong as ever. Just make a visit to the tournament named in his honor,...

John Stefanowicz returns to mat, wins title at Dave Schultz Memorial at OTC
John Stefanowicz returns to mat, wins title at Dave Schultz Memorial at OTC

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Fri, Nov 3, 2017

For a little more than two years, John Stefanowicz pondered his career and future as a wrestler. First things first, though. “I’m a Marine first...

Bold, new changes in wrestling get sneak preview at Dave Schultz Memorial at OTC
Bold, new changes in wrestling get sneak preview at Dave Schultz Memorial at OTC

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Almost getting booted from the Olympics gave wrestling a chance to get a reboot. It seems to be working. Not only did the sport earn reinstatement...

David Ramsey: Amy Van Dyken is a gold medalist and, more important, a believer in the human race
David Ramsey: Amy Van Dyken is a gold medalist and, more important, a believer in the human race

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Amy Van Dyken once suffered from being, using her word, “jaded” about her fellow humans. She believed “people were out to get each other.” This is a...

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson shares miscarriage experience in emotional video
Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson shares miscarriage experience in emotional video

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Former Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson, who took her husband’s last name after marrying NFL free agent long snapper Andrew East last year, shared...

David Ramsey: Could Olympics land in Colorado, a state that once rejected the Games?
David Ramsey: Could Olympics land in Colorado, a state that once rejected the Games?

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The International Olympic Committee might forgive Colorado. But is Colorado interested in this massively expensive forgiveness? First, a history...

POLL: Would you be in favor of Colorado hosting the Winter Olympics?
POLL: Would you be in favor of Colorado hosting the Winter Olympics?

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The International Olympic Committee might forgive Colorado. But is Colorado interested in this massively expensive forgiveness? First, a history...

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Russian skeleton gold medalist Aleksandr Tretiakov among 4 banned by IOC for doping at Sochi Olympics

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian skeleton gold medalist Aleksandr Tretiakov among 4 banned by IOC for doping at Sochi Olympics.