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Criticism mounts on WADA decision in Russia doping case

Criticism of the World Anti-Doping Agency's sanctions against Russia mushroomed Friday with a rebuke from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee coming on the...

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - One Kreps brother uses a wheelchair and the other doesn't, yet they are able to play sports together on...

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps

The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep...

USOPC to add athlete reps in wake of Nassar sex abuse

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will add athletes to its board and enhance its oversight of individual sports organizations in a package of...

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life.That day came Tuesday...

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life.That day came Tuesday...

Climate change activist climbs on BA plane in London

LONDON (AP) - A climate change activist has climbed atop a British Airways plane at London City Airport as demonstrations aiming to alert the...

US Olympic Hall of Fame welcomes Liukin, Smith, Carlos

When she was a kid, Nastia Liukin watched the Olympics on TV and thought how cool it might be to one day meet some...

US Olympic Hall of Fame welcomes Tommie Smith, John Carlos

Tommie Smith and John Carlos are part of the 2019 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame class that will be inducted later this...

Trump targets Pell Grant money for NASA’s budget boost

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is hoping to shift money for Pell Grants for college education to fund new spending, including a $1.6...