Tag: Aquatics

Column: US Olympic movement keeps failing young athletes

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Some advice to all the parents out there, particularly those swept up in the soaring passion and tear-jerking emotion of...
Stars of the Olympics are changing the sponsorship game

NEW YORK — A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements — think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box....
Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black announce impending fatherhood

LONDON — British diver Tom Daley and screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black have announced that they are to become parents. ...
Olympic swimmer says she wants to save others from sex abuse

NEW YORK — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the...
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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — A former youth swim coach in Washington state has pleaded guilty to a lesser crime after a girl reported that...
Olympic biathlon race produces a stunner as favorites falter

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The two-man race between Martin Fourcade and Johannes Thingnes Boe for Olympic gold never materialized. ...
No longer ‘mentally tired,’ Shiffrin eyes ’18 Olympic debut

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — When an athlete succeeds as often as Mikaela Shiffrin does, the slip-ups suddenly seem to get a lot more attention. ...
The Latest: Olympic swimmer pens essay describing abuse

SEATTLE — The Latest on allegations that a U.S. champion swimmer was sexually abused by a coach (all times local): ...
Olympic swimmer: Coach’s manipulation, abuse dulled success

SEATTLE — An Olympic swimmer who accused her former coach of sexually abusing her as a minor described "an extensive, abusive and incredibly manipulative...
USOC wants full investigation before deciding CEO’s future

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — U.S. Olympic Committee leaders defended CEO Scott Blackmun's response to sex-abuse complaints from gymnasts, and said no decision on Blackmun's...

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