Olympics

4:01 PM ET Associated Press EAGAN, Minn. — USA Curling says CEO Jeff Plush “acted in accordance with prioritizing the safety of athletes” during his tenure as leader of the National Women’s Soccer League, where an investigation uncovered years of systemic emotional abuse and sexual misconduct. The curling board met Monday after a report on
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9:37 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Players at this year’s World Cup had a few concerns about the competition, including the compact schedule and the timing of the tournament, and the women took their complaints right to the top. FIBA secretary general Andreas Zagklis talked with many of the players during the course of
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4:02 PM ET A 36-year-old runner who took part in the London Marathon on Sunday has died after he collapsed during the race, organisers said on Monday. The runner from south-east England, who was not named by organisers, collapsed after the 23-mile mark. “Although he received immediate medical treatment and an ambulance was on the
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9:24 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Debutant Amos Kipruto, a world bronze medalist in Doha in 2019, won the men’s race at the London Marathon on Sunday, while Yalemzerf Yehualaw of Ethiopia recovered from a fall to win the women’s race. Kipruto, a 30-year-old Kenyan, pulled away from the rest of the field as
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4:07 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer SYDNEY — A fair amount of uncertainty surrounded USA Basketball as they
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2:25 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer One of the most versatile players on Team USA’s roster, Alyssa Thomas
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Sep 30, 2022 Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer SYDNEY — Team USA wasn’t pleased with how it played at times
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2:49 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer SYDNEY — It had been a minute since Team USA looked a
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7:27 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Two Mali players have apologized for fighting in the mixed zone following their loss to Serbia on Monday at the FIBA women’s World Cup. The scuffle between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou happened while they were walking through the postgame media area and was caught on film
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Sep 27, 2022 Associated Press TOKYO — Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member ensnared a third company that sponsored the Games, as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested” Haruyuki Takahashi for the third time Tuesday. The latest allegations of dubious payments center on 15 million yen ($104,000) Takahashi and another official received from Daiko
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Sep 27, 2022 Associated Press SYDNEY — There’s been a long legacy of success for the U.S. women’s basketball team at the World Cup. The names change over time, but the results don’t seem to. Kelsey Plum scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 16 and the United States routed Bosnia and Herzegovina 121-59 on Tuesday
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2:05 AM ET ESPN News Services SYDNEY — A’ja Wilson and the United States women’s basketball team put on quite a show, breaking the FIBA Women’s World Cup scoring mark in a record rout of South Korea. Brionna Jones scored 24 points, and Wilson added 20 to help the U.S. beat South Korea 145-69 on
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5:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Umar Kremlev will remain the president of the International Boxing Association after the amateur sport’s governing body voted against holding a new election Sunday, a decision that puts the Olympic future of boxing in serious doubt. The International Olympic Committee issued a statement saying it was “extremely
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9:33 AM ET Associated Press WOLLONGONG, Australia — A fortnight after becoming Belgium’s first Grand Tour winner in 44 years, Remco Evenepoel became his country’s first men’s elite road race world champion in a decade to cap his breakthrough season. Evenepoel won the Vuelta a Espana Grand Tour two weeks ago and was again dominant
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1:47 PM ET Associated Press OSLO, Norway — Two-time Olympic skiing champion Aksel Lund Svindal underwent surgery after being diagnosed with testicular cancer, the Norwegian said Saturday. “I felt a change in my body. I wasn’t sure what it was, or if it was anything at all. But I decided to have it checked out.
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