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Paris awaits for Sha’Carri, Lyles and dozens more, but Olympic spots must be earned at trials

June 21, 2024, 6:05am National Sports

There is one more item to scratch off the list before everyone from Sha’Carri Richardson to Noah Lyles to Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone embark on their trips to Paris for the Olympics.… Read story

Night for familiar names at U.S. swim trials as Ledecky, Murphy, King and Grimes win

June 17, 2024, 7:54pm National Sports

It was a night for familiar names at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Read story

Fraser Bullock, left, president and CEO of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall celebrate at City Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, following the announcement by the International Olympic Committee of Salt Lake City as a "preferred host" of the 2034 Olympic Games following an IOC live broadcast from Paris.

IOC lines up French Alps to host 2030 Winter Olympics and Salt Lake City for 2034 edition

Fraser Bullock, left, president and CEO of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall celebrate at City Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, following the announcement by the International Olympic Committee of Salt Lake City as a "preferred host" of the 2034 Olympic Games following an IOC live broadcast from Paris.

November 29, 2023, 3:41pm Latest News

Salt Lake City being preferred as a shoo-in to host the 2034 Winter Olympics was expected. The surprise was the IOC favoring the French Alps bid for the 2030 edition. Read story

United States' Simone Biles, center and gold medal, Brazil's Rebeca Andrade, left and silver medal and United States' Shilese Jones, right and bronze medal, pose on the podium after the women's all-round final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.

Biles wins 6th all-around title at worlds to become most decorated gymnast in history

United States' Simone Biles, center and gold medal, Brazil's Rebeca Andrade, left and silver medal and United States' Shilese Jones, right and bronze medal, pose on the podium after the women's all-round final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.

October 6, 2023, 2:41pm National Sports

American Simone Biles won the individual all-around title Friday at the world championships for the sixth time to become the most decorated gymnast in history. Read story

United States' Simone Biles competes on the floor during the women's team final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.

Biles leads U.S. women to record 7th straight team title at gymnastics world championships

United States' Simone Biles competes on the floor during the women's team final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023.

October 4, 2023, 3:34pm National Sports

Led by Simone Biles, the U.S. women won a record seventh consecutive team title at the gymnastics world championships. The American team of Biles, Shilese Jones, Skye Blakely and Leanne Wong combined for a total of 167.729 points to edge Brazil and France. Read story

Noah Lyles, of the United States, leads the pack to win the Men's 200-meters final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Aug. 25, 2023.

Lyles makes it 2 for 2 in 200m; Jamaica’s Jackson runs second-fastest women’s time ever in 200

Noah Lyles, of the United States, leads the pack to win the Men's 200-meters final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Aug. 25, 2023.

August 25, 2023, 3:07pm National Sports

Noah Lyles won the 200-meter world title Friday in 19.52 seconds, becoming the first man to complete the 100-200 sprint double at worlds since Usain Bolt did it for the third and final time back in 2015. Read story

Jordan Chiles, right, and Simone Biles react during 2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships' training at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug.

Return of stars has created gymnastics logjam for U.S. women

Jordan Chiles, right, and Simone Biles react during 2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships' training at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug.

August 24, 2023, 5:35pm National Sports

Olympic champions Simone Biles and Sunisa Lee are among six American women who made the 2021 Tokyo Olympic team or served as alternates hoping to compete in the 2024 Games in Paris. The return of so many gymnasts with Olympic experience could make it more difficult for others to make… Read story

FILE - Ryan Crouser competes in the men's shot put during the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, July 9, 2023. To gain a little more distance, shot put world-record holder Ryan Crouser overhauled his mechanics in the offseason.

World champ holder Ryan Crouser dials in new shot-put technique

FILE - Ryan Crouser competes in the men's shot put during the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, July 9, 2023. To gain a little more distance, shot put world-record holder Ryan Crouser overhauled his mechanics in the offseason.

August 18, 2023, 3:23am National Sports

Shot put world record holder Ryan Crouser overhauled his mechanics in the offseason to gain a little more distance. It led to the creation of what’s been called the “Crouser Slide.” Read story

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 file photo, USA Gymnastics president and CEO Li Li Leung speaks during the Winter Cup gymnastics competition in Indianapolis. USA Gymnastics and athletic apparel giant Nike announced a new partnership agreement on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, what will run through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

USA Gymnastics to expand its partnership with Nike, a sign it’s gaining trust in the post-Nassar era

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 file photo, USA Gymnastics president and CEO Li Li Leung speaks during the Winter Cup gymnastics competition in Indianapolis. USA Gymnastics and athletic apparel giant Nike announced a new partnership agreement on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, what will run through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

August 3, 2023, 7:39am Business

USA Gymnastics and Nike have reached an agreement on a sponsorship deal that will make the athletic giant the exclusive apparel and footwear provider for the men’s and women’s national teams. Read story

Mollie O'Callaghan of Australia reacts after winning the women's 200m freestyle swimming final at the World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

O’Callaghan sets world record at swimming worlds

Mollie O'Callaghan of Australia reacts after winning the women's 200m freestyle swimming final at the World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

July 26, 2023, 10:05am National Sports

Australian swimmer Mollie O’Callaghan set a world record in in the women’s 200-meter freestyle at the world championships. Read story