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Carey, Chiles go 1-2 on vault at world gymnastics

November 5, 2022, 2:44pm National Sports

Jade Carey’s rebound from Olympic disappointment in her best event ended with a gold medal at the world championships. Read story

Vancouver’s Chiles helps U.S. women earn record sixth straight world gymnastics title

November 1, 2022, 3:15pm Latest News

The U.S. women’s gymnastics team won its record sixth straight world gymnastics team title on Tuesday, taking the lead in the first rotation to win going away. Read story

A memorial plaque for the eleven athletes from Israel and one German police officer were killed in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games 1972, stands at the former accommodation of the Israeli team in the Olympic village in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. The families of 11 Israeli athletes killed by Palestinian attackers at the 1972 Summer Olympics and the German government are close to reaching a deal over the long-disputed amount of the compensation.

Column: 50 years later, the pain from Munich lingers

A memorial plaque for the eleven athletes from Israel and one German police officer were killed in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games 1972, stands at the former accommodation of the Israeli team in the Olympic village in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. The families of 11 Israeli athletes killed by Palestinian attackers at the 1972 Summer Olympics and the German government are close to reaching a deal over the long-disputed amount of the compensation.

September 4, 2022, 5:55am National Sports

“They’re all gone.” With those three chilling words from ABC sportscaster Jim McKay, the worst possible news was delivered on the fate of 11 Israeli hostages at the Munich Olympics. Read story

Jim Thorpe, famous all-around athlete who died on March 28, 1953 at Lomita, Calif., is shown during peak of his career in 1911-1912. Location unknown.

Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds

Jim Thorpe, famous all-around athlete who died on March 28, 1953 at Lomita, Calif., is shown during peak of his career in 1911-1912. Location unknown.

July 15, 2022, 10:00am National Sports

Jim Thorpe has been reinstated as the sole winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm — nearly 110 years after being stripped of those gold medals for violations of strict amateurism rules of the time. Read story

Julie Grant of Seattle, left, competes with Ellen Geddes of Aiken, S.C., during a minicamp for the U.S. parafencing team at Orion Fencing in Orchards.

Orchards coach works with U.S. parafencing team, aims to grow sport

Julie Grant of Seattle, left, competes with Ellen Geddes of Aiken, S.C., during a minicamp for the U.S. parafencing team at Orion Fencing in Orchards.

June 27, 2022, 5:37pm Clark County Sports

Justin Meehan likes to say there is no one who can’t fence. Read story

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after the women's free skate program during the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

Once savvy, NBC’s Olympics deal is shakier after Beijing

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after the women's free skate program during the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

February 20, 2022, 5:30am National Sports

There were many reasons to think NBC made a savvy business deal in 2014 when it locked up the American media rights to the Olympics through 2032 for $7.75 billion. As the Beijing winter games come to a close, it's harder to see them now. Read story

Silver medal winner China's Eileen Gu celebrates during the venue award ceremony for the women's slopestyle finals Tuesday in Zhangjiakou, China.

Skier Eileen Gu navigates 2 cultures

Silver medal winner China's Eileen Gu celebrates during the venue award ceremony for the women's slopestyle finals Tuesday in Zhangjiakou, China.

February 17, 2022, 6:05am Entertainment

She is an exceptional athlete who has already won medals in the Beijing Olympics. But the deep fascination with Eileen Gu’s origin story has threatened to overshadow anything she does on the slopes. Read story

Canada poses after defeating the United States in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

Poulin leads Canada women to Olympic hockey gold in 3-2 win over U.S.

Canada poses after defeating the United States in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing.

February 16, 2022, 11:20pm National Sports

Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice, including her third gold-medal clinching goal, and Canada reclaimed its place atop the women’s hockey world by capping its run through the Beijing Games with a 3-2 win over the defending champion United States on Thursday. Read story

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's short program during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

Valieva skates into first place after Olympic short program

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's short program during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J.

February 15, 2022, 9:23am National Sports

Kamila Valieva skated off the Olympic ice with the lead in the women's short program and tears in her eyes. Read story

From left, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama of Japan, gold medalist Nathan Chen of the United States and bronze medalist Shoma Uno of Japan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the men's free skate figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Chen’s near-perfect skate wins long-sought Olympic gold

From left, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama of Japan, gold medalist Nathan Chen of the United States and bronze medalist Shoma Uno of Japan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the men's free skate figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Jae C.

February 10, 2022, 8:32am National Sports

With a nearly perfect free skate on the heels of a record-setting short program, 22-year-old Nathan Chen walked away with the gold medal at the Beijing Games on Thursday (Wednesday night Pacific time). Read story