• Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds
    The Associated Press8 minutes ago

    Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds

    Katie Ledecky reached for the wall. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in the 200-meter freestyle Wednesday evening when Italy&

  • US kicking off tournament vs Australia, Brazil faces Japan
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    US kicking off tournament vs Australia, Brazil faces Japan

    Mallory Pugh approaches her opportunities with the U.S. national team pragmatically: It's a chance to get better. ''I think if you talk to anyone that goes into national team camp they'll say it's the most competitive environment that you can be in,'' she said. Pugh is among

  • Turmoil at top of Olympic sports bodies 1 year after Rio
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Turmoil at top of Olympic sports bodies 1 year after Rio

    The Olympic family of sports is in a period of turmoil one year after a troubled Rio de Janeiro Games. A slew of critical headlines for sport's world governing bodies in the past week has tarnished soccer's FIFA, swimming's FINA and boxing's AIBA organizations. Personal enrichment is

  • Ennis-Hill, U.S. relay team to get medals at London worlds
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Ennis-Hill, U.S. relay team to get medals at London worlds

    By Julian Shea LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's former Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will be back on the podium next month as one of the athletes receiving medals reallocated from dopers at the world championships, the IAAF announced on Wednesday. Medals in 11 different events from