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Maame Biney looking like the future of US speedskating

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KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Maame Biney seems like the typical teenager. She giggles with her friends, is making her way through the Harry Potter movies and wants to go to homecoming.

But that's where typical ends for the 17-year-old speedskating...

Former European weightlifting champion Cholakov dies at 35
By: 0 17 hr ago

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Velichko Cholakov, a former European champion who was part of the Bulgarian weightlifting team withdrawn from the 2008 Beijing...

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National champion Moldauer leads US world championship team
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The generational shift is well underway for the U.S. men's Olympic gymnastics program. It's just not completely...

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Mo Farah wins his last track race in Britain
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BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah signed off track racing in Britain by winning the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League...

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Olympic champ Simone Biles back in gym as she weighs options
By: 0 Yesterday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all.

The Olympic gymnastics champion is in no hurry to declare...

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Raisman: Scandal-marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change
By: 0 Yesterday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it's time...

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Cool Yul; Moldauer soars to US gymnastics title
By: 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer is a grease monkey at heart. There's something about having a tool in his hands and a problem to solve that...

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No sweat: Liukin creates upbeat approach at USA Gymnastics
By: 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Italian beach outside their hotel beckoned to the group of American teenage girls, many on their first major international...

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South Korea Pyeongchang Winter Games
By: 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A boy slides down at the 22-meter-high and 300-meter-long water slide during the event called Bobsleigh in the City, in downtown Seoul, South Korea,...

Olympians Celski, Kooreman star in World Cup qualifier
By: 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Three-time Olympic medalist J.R. Celski held back when discussing this stage of his career with the Pyeongchang Games rapidly...

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Smith, Locklear lead wave of new faces at US championships
By: 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Technically, Ragan Smith never stepped foot on the floor as a competitor at the 2016 Summer Olympics as the star-studded U.S....

After doping scandals, Russia touts reformed testing agency
By: 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — After almost two years under suspension, the Russian anti-doping agency wants to show it's capable of cleaning up a tainted sports...

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Moldauer out to early lead at US gymnastics championships
By: 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer always believed the time would come when he would be part of the group at the forefront of the U.S. men's...

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Olympic rowing champion selected in New Zealand cycling team
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two-time Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond has been selected in the New Zealand team to compete at the World Road...

Ex-Aussie Olympian says he's cleared to compete for Russia
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Former Australian Olympian Shane Perkins says he has completed his sporting defection to Russia after President Vladimir Putin signed...

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Shakur Stevenson, Terence Crawford at home training in Colorado Springs
By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

He won his medal at the 2016 Rio Games. He made his pro debut at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. His second fight was at the mecca of...

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New Zealand Cycling Crossover Athlete
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, Hamish Bond of New Zealand celebrate with his gold medal in the men's pair final during the 2016 Summer...

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Golden glow gone amid scandal, USA Gymnastics faces change
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine. Of...

BC-AP Sports Digest
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Vin Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at...

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Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test
By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland — Former Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez was suspended on Thursday after failing an out-of-competition doping test.

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US men's basketball enters a new world _ without its stars
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable.

When the U.S. men's basketball team returns to action later this month,...

Ex-Olympic cycling champ Sanchez fails doping test
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez was suspended on Thursday after failing an out-of-competition doping...

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Overall champion Hirscher breaks ankle, out for 6 weeks
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — Marcel Hirscher's preparations for the upcoming season were hindered Thursday after the six-time overall World Cup champion broke his...

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Thursday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:

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US men's gymnastics team hitting reset at nationals
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The sprawling sleeve of tattoos running down Alex Naddour's left arm is unmissable. The American flag on the shoulder. The...

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US Championships Men Gymnastics
By: 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2016, file photo, United States' Alexander Naddour performs on the pommel horse during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus...

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David Ramsey: Menacing shadow of North Korea threatens health of 2018 Winter Games in South Korea
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Organizers of the South Korea Winter Olympics face a viciously tough sales task as they seek to lure sports fan from across the world to the...

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Pearson, Harper-Nelson lead way in 100 hurdles at worlds
By: 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Besieged by injuries, Sally Pearson missed nearly two years. Beleaguered by some bad results, Dawn Harper-Nelson hasn't been quite the...

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Mo Farah loses in final race on track at worlds
By: 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — It was the familiar "Mobot" celebration on an unfamiliar face.

Muktar Edris put an end to Mo Farah's dominance in the distance...

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The Latest: Jamaican team doctor says Bolt had a cramp
By: 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):

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11:05 p.m.

Jamaican team doctor Kevin Jones said Usain...