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Winter X daredevils ride fine line between height, happiness, 2023 January 28
Freestyle skier Alex Hall's happy place this winter has been sliding down hand rails outside of offices and schools all over Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and other midwestern spots. The steeper and twistier, the better.
Russia issue looms for Paris Olympics, Volodymyr Zelenskyy rebukes IOC, 2023 January 28
The question of if and how Russia competes at the Olympics hangs over the 2024 Paris Summer Games.
Russia's path to 2024 Olympics takes shape, Ukraine objects, 2023 January 26
Russia's path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine.
Scandal hits another Olympic sport in France -- handball, 2023 January 25
The head of France's professional handball league resigned Wednesday after pleading guilty to child corruption and child pornography charges - the country's latest sports scandal before it hosts next year's Paris Olympics.
Australian Olympic runner Peter Bol tests positive for EPO, 2023 January 20
Australian Olympic middle-distance runner and 2022 Commonwealth Games silver medalist Peter Bol has tested positive to a banned performance-enhancing drug.
Belarus coach who removed sprinter from Olympics charged, 2023 January 19
The Belarusian track coach who tried to force a sprinter to return home from the Tokyo Olympics after she was critical of the team has been charged with breaching the sport's integrity standards.
Olympic skiing champion Rosi Mittermaier dies at 72, 2023 January 5
Rosi Mittermaier, who won downhill and slalom gold medals at the 1976 Winter Olympics and narrowly missed a sweep of all three women's Alpine skiing events at the Games, has died. She was 72.
Reyna family flagged Berhalter incident, 2023 January 4
The family of former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna said it notified the U.S. Soccer Federation of a decades-old incident involving Gregg Berhalter and his wife in response to the U.S. coach's disparagement of Claudio's son, young star Gio Reyna.
3-time Olympic medalist Mahiedine Mekhissi retires, 2023 January 4
Three-time Olympic medalist Mahiedine Mekhissi is ending his decorated career as a middle-distance runner, saying he no longer takes pleasure in training.
Katie Ledecky earns AP female athlete of year for 2nd time, 2022 December 28
A change of scenery worked out just fine for Katie Ledecky.