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146d ago

Olympic champion runner Mo Farah says he was trafficked to U.K. as a child

Farah, who became the first British track and field athlete to win four Olympic golds, said he was born in Somaliland as Hussein Abdi Kahin.
Olympics Day 15 - Athletics
Olympics Day 15 - Athletics
153d ago

Ryan Lochte auctions off 6 Olympic medals for charity

The lot includes three of the swimmer's bronze medals and three of his silver medals, which have already racked up dozens of bids for thousands of dollars.
Ryan Lochte stands on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Individual Medley final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on Aug. 2, 2012.
Ryan Lochte stands on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Individual Medley final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on Aug. 2, 2012.
158d ago

Stolen 2020 Olympic gold medal found behind California barbershop

The medal was taken from the car of U.S. women’s volleyball starting setter Jordyn Poulter in Anaheim. It was found discarded in a plastic bag.
USA's Jordyn Poulter and Michelle Bartsch-Hackley pose with their gold medals during the women's volleyball victory ceremony during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 8, 2021.
USA's Jordyn Poulter and Michelle Bartsch-Hackley pose with their gold medals during the women's volleyball victory ceremony during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 8, 2021.

Raisman, Biles, Maroney among 90 women asking FBI for $1 billion for mishandling Larry Nassar sex abuse case

The majority of the claimants say Nassar abused them after his abuse was reported to the FBI in 2015.
Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and NCAA and world champion gymnast Maggie Nichols leave after testifying during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector General's report on the FBI handling of the Larry Nassar investigation on Capitol Hill on Sept. 15 2021.
Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and NCAA and world champion gymnast Maggie Nichols leave after testifying during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector General's report on the FBI handling of the Larry Nassar investigation on Capitol Hill on Sept. 15 2021.
181d ago

Figure skating minimum age raised to 17 in 'historic' decision ahead of 2026 Olympics

Gradually increasing the age limit from 15 to 17 is necessary "for the sake of protecting the physical and mental health, and emotional well-being of Skaters," officials said.
Image: Kamila Valieva
Image: Kamila Valieva
223d ago

Snowboarding Olympian Chloe Kim takes mental health break after 'draining' year

The 22-year-old gold medalist said she'll take a break for the 2022-23 competition season but will compete in the 2026 Olympics in Italy.
Winter Olympic Games-Beijing 2022
Winter Olympic Games-Beijing 2022
235d ago

Olympian Allyson Felix says she will retire after 2022 track and field season

Felix said on Instagram that this final season will be about joy and empowering women.
Image: Allyson Felix competes
Image: Allyson Felix competes
236d ago

Tunisian teen who sailed in Tokyo Olympics dies in training accident

Eya Guezguez, 17, competed alongside her twin sister — who was also in the accident and survived — in the women’s sailing 49er FX event at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
Image: Eya Guezguez.
Image: Eya Guezguez.

Olympic figure skater Alysa Liu, 16, announces retirement on Instagram

Liu said she has had ups and downs with the sport but that she is proud of her time on the ice.
Alysa Liu performs in the women's free skating event at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Montpellier, France, on March 25, 2022.
Alysa Liu performs in the women's free skating event at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Montpellier, France, on March 25, 2022.
251d ago

Simone Biles on future of her pro career: ‘I might push it a little bit more to see’

“I want to see how much I’m capable of, how talented I can be,” the Olympic great said in a new interview.
Simone Biles reacts after performing on the vault during the apparatus finals at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on Oct. 12, 2019.
Simone Biles reacts after performing on the vault during the apparatus finals at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on Oct. 12, 2019.
263d ago

Olympic champion Nathan Chen withdraws from figure skating world championships

Chen was planning to vie for a fourth consecutive world title — a feat achieved by just six men in the event’s 126-year history.
Figure Skating - Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 6
Figure Skating - Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 6