A triathlon test event and Olympic qualifier in Tokyo saw sequence of bizarre
events -- a shortening of the race due to extreme heat, a crash taking out a
top U.S. contender, and a double disqualification.
Summer Rappaport is the only U.S. triathlete to qualify for the Olympics from
the women's qualification event in Tokyo, which was shortened due to heat and
saw U.S. favorite Katie Zaferes crash out of the...
Michael Phelps made his first Olympic team at age 15, finishing fifth in the
200-meter butterfly in Sydney. Four years later, the expectations were much
higher. He broke the 200 fly world record in 2001 and...
South African runner Caster Semenya emphatically said Wednesday she does
not plan to retire despite a ruling that she cannot compete in the near
future. In an interview from a women’s conference live-...
MOSCOW (AP) — Five Russian weightlifters, all of them world or European
championship medalists, face doping charges which could herald a new wave of
cases across a range of sports. The International...