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Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 07:07 PM EDT

US Swimmers Using Therapy Dogs to Relax Before Races

US Swimmers Using Therapy Dogs to Relax Before Races

USA Swimming, in an effort to ease some of the anxiety accompanying such a major meet, has partnered with Domesti-PUPS — a nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Nebraska, that is providing four-legged...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 06:50 AM EDT

Crowdfunding Olympic Dreams Has Its Limits

Crowdfunding Olympic Dreams Has Its Limits

Like a lot of Olympic hopefuls, Korey Thieleke needed a way to pay help for his training. Things as basic as shoes add up for track athletes who don't have endorsement deals. Thieleke, a promising sprinter who...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 08:21 PM EDT

Olympic Swim Team Hopefuls Train at GMU

Olympic Swim Team Hopefuls Train at GMU

Two members of a northern Virginia swim team are competing in Omaha, Nebraska, this week hoping to make Team USA.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 07:58 PM EDT

After Overcoming Injuries, Bromell Doesn't Fear Bolt

After Overcoming Injuries, Bromell Doesn't Fear Bolt

Trayvon Bromell swore off sprinting — all sports, really — after taking his third ride to the hospital in as many years. On his way to the doctor after hurting his hip, he told his mom, "Let's just stop...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 06:08 PM EDT

In Sync: Local Swimmers Make a Splash in New York

In Sync: Local Swimmers Make a Splash in New York

Synchronized swimmers from Annandale compete in the Junior Olympic Championships in New York.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 03:41 PM EDT
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Model Olympian: Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan is a forward for Team USA. She won a gold medal in her Olympic debut... View gallery

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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:59 PM EDT

Serena Williams 'Sad' Some Athletes Skipping Rio Over Zika

Serena Williams 'Sad' Some Athletes Skipping Rio Over Zika

Tennis star Serena Williams said she will be attending the Olympics in Rio despite concerns about the spread of Zika and is "sad" some have pulled out because of the virus. “[That’s] something that's been on my...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 01:02 PM EDT

Nike Tennis Dress Courts Controversy at Wimbledon

Nike Tennis Dress Courts Controversy at Wimbledon

Nike has come under fire over the tennis dress it designed for its sponsored female athletes at this year's Wimbledon tournament. The Championships at the All-England Club started Monday, and the dress...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:33 PM EDT

Michael Phelps Headed to Rio for Record 5th Olympics

Michael Phelps Headed to Rio for Record 5th Olympics

Michael Phelps is heading back to the Olympics. So is Missy Franklin. Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, held off a stiff challenge from Tom Shields to win the 200-meter butterfly at...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 07:17 AM EDT

Scottie Pippen Lists Highland Park Mansion

Scottie Pippen Lists Highland Park Mansion

The Hall of Famer and his wife, Larsa, listed the five-bedroom, 10,000 square-foot home on a 2.9-acre lot in Highland Park Monday for just under $3.1 million.

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