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Olympic gold medalist applauds FINA’s new transgender swimming policy: ‘Very definitive’

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"I’m very proud of FINA for spending months and months and months talking to researchers, looking at science-based peer review research on the impact of puberty on male bodies and what impact that would have if you a...

Former Penn swimmer Lia Thomas has Olympic goals, says trans women ‘not a threat to women’s sports’

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Thomas sat down with ABC News' Juju Chang for her first televised interview to talk about her controversial season at the University of Pennsylvania, where she became the first transgender woman to win a Division 1 n...

Olympic champion Chloe Kim is taking a break for her mental health

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Double Olympic snowboarding champion Chloe Kim said she will sit out the 2022-23 season to focus on her mental health after a "draining" year. The American became the youngest woman to claim an Olympic gold in snowb...

5 teenagers shot near Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, police say

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Several teenagers were shot Saturday night near Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, police said. Five people with ages ranging from 15 to 19 were injured but are stable, Atlanta Police Deputy Chief Timothy Peek said ...

Team GB ordered to return Olympic medal from Tokyo 2020 Games

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The British Olympic Association (BOA) announced on Thursday the team was informed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that it must return the silver medals from the 4x100m relay event won during the Tokyo 20...

Seven-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix announces plans to retire after 2022 season

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Allyson Felix -- the most decorated US track and field athlete in Olympics history -- announced that she plans to retire following the conclusion of the 2022 season. During her illustrious career, she won 11 Olympic...

Olympic and NCAA champions demand action to protect women’s swimming, says NCAA’s response is not good enough

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"Since the adoption of Title nine, young mothers like myself…and most of the women from the University of Arizona on our list have small children, for the first time ever we feel like our daughters may not have the s...

Olympic champion Evgeny Rylov pulls out of world championships in support of banned Russian athletes

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Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Evgeny Rylov announced on Wednesday that he is withdrawing from this year's FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary in support of Russian athletes banned from competing unde...

US Ski and Snowboard cuts ties with longtime Olympic coach amid sexual misconduct allegations

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US Ski and Snowboard, the sports' governing body, has cut ties with longtime coach Peter Foley amid allegations of sexual misconduct. "As of March 20, 2022, Peter Foley is no longer employed by U.S. Ski and Snowboa...

Olympic champion Evgeny Rylov loses Speedo deal after attending Putin rally

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Swimwear maker Speedo has ended its sponsorship deal with two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Evgeny Rylov after the Russian attended a rally hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Rylov, who won gold in the 1...

Lia Thomas controversy: Former Olympic swimmer says NCAA caused ‘bigger problems for themselves’

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Responses to Thomas' win poured in from across platforms following the event. While some praised the athlete for breaking barriers, others criticized her for claiming the title as a biological male. Among the critics...

Emma Weyant: Second-place finisher in Lia Thomas’ NCAA championship race won Olympic medal in 2021

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Still, the crowd cheered for the second-place finisher, Virginia freshman Emma Weyant, who clocked a time of 4:34.99, falling behind Thomas in the final 100 yards of the 500 freestyle event. Texas freshman Erica Sull...

Two-time Olympic medalist Taylor Ruck wins 200 freestyle at NCAA championships, Lia Thomas finishes fifth

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A 21-year-old junior out of Stanford University, Ruck entered the finals with the top time of 1:41.89 in the prelims, just ahead of Thomas’ second-place finish of 1:142.09. But the field looked completely different i...

Olympic medallist who fled Belarus forced into exile again as Ukraine attacked

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(Reuters)After bolting to Ukraine to escape political persecution in her native Belarus, Olympic swimmer Aliaksandra Herasimenia never thought she would again be forced to flee, this time to save her family from Rus...

Olympic gold medalist Steveson looks to repeat as NCAA champ

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . He drew a standing ovation at the Big Ten Tournament after he was announced the heavyweight winner. He didn’t even have a championship match -- he won by injury default. Still, t...

International Olympic Committee calls for ban on Russian and Belarusian flags, anthems at sporting events

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The IOC Executive Board (EB) issued a statement reminding all International Sports Federations that Russia’s recent attacks on Ukraine are a "breach of the Olympic Truce" which was previously agreed on by 193 members...

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