• Sammy Lee, 2-time Olympic diving champion, dies at 96
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    Sammy Lee, 2-time Olympic diving champion, dies at 96

    Sammy Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, has died. The University of Southern California said Saturday that Lee died Friday of pneumonia in Newport Beach. The 5-foot Lee, who was of Korean descent, was the first Asian-American

  • IAAF overwhelmingly passes sweeping reforms
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    IAAF overwhelmingly passes sweeping reforms

    By Gene Cherry MONACO (Reuters) - A sweeping reform package that changes how the scandal-hit governing body of world athletics operates was overwhelmingly passed at a special Congress on Saturday. "This is a very important moment in the history of our sport," IAAF President Sebastian Coe

  • Kjetil Jansrud wins first World Cup downhill of season
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    Kjetil Jansrud wins first World Cup downhill of season

    VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) -- Norway dominated, Kjetil Jansrud won, Austria struggled. The first downhill of the men's World Cup season on Saturday traced the same path down the sun-soaked Val d'Isere course as the super-G one day earlier. Jansrud has gone 2-for-2 in the first speed races

  • Cycling: Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes
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    Cycling: Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's track cycling golden girl Laura Kenny says drastic changes to the omnium event she has owned at the past two Olympics have left her scratching her head. A few weeks after marrying six-times Olympic track champion Jason Kenny in September, cycling'