MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soraya Jimenez, the weightlifter who a gold medal in 2000 in Sydney to become Mexico's first female Olympic champion, has died of a heart attack. She was 35. The Mexican Olympic Committee released a statement Thursday saying it was "in mourning" following Jimenez's death. After retiring from weightlifting because of various injuries, Jimenez became a...
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More than 900 people cheered Sunday in Rapid City as they watched distance runner Billy Mills win an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo in 1964 — and again as Mills took the podium at the Catholic So…
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Although she's now retired from gymnastics, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson hasn't given up her focus on staying fit and fabulous. She hosts the Nike Women 10K in Chicago on March 10, and will run the...
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Lisa Dobriskey has revealed how sickening it was to watch a drug cheat ‘prance around’ London’s Olympic Stadium after winning the women’s 1500 metres last summer.
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DES MOINES, Iowa — Jordan Burroughs has one Olympic wrestling gold medal to his name. He wants to win another one and maybe a third.Click to Continue »
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Russian Olympic champion Sagid Murtazaliyev announces he is returning his gold medal in protest at the IOC's recommendation to exclude wrestling from Olympic core sports
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Elise Christie admits 'nerves' as she targets Olympic gold after World Championship Speed Skating bronze.
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SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Top Bulgarian wrestler Valentin Yordanov said he will return his Olympic gold medal to protest the IOC decision to drop wrestling from the Olympic program.
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The 2011 World Champion in Modern Pentathlon had already been part of two Olympic Games, got married, had a son, then decided to give it a try once again in London. However, her third Olympic trip was not what she expected, so it was time to decide.
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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Sammy Lee has been found more than 24 hours after he went missing from his Huntington Beach home.Click to Continue »
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