Olympic trials

October 14, 2017 - 8:13 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Brittany Reinbolt won her second consecutive USA Bobsled women's national team trials race Saturday, making her the driver of the USA-3 sled on the national team going into this Olympic season. Reinbolt joins USA-1 pilot Elana Meyers Taylor and USA-2 pilot Jamie Greubel...
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October 13, 2017 - 3:51 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Codie Bascue drove to a victory, and Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock broke a 5-year-old start record Friday to highlight the first day of the USA Bobsled National Team Trials. Bascue and brakeman Carlo Valdes won the men's race in 1 minute, 52.46 seconds. Olsen and...
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October 08, 2017 - 10:40 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Greg West and Kendall Wesenberg were winners Sunday night in the second of the four U.S. skeleton national team trials races, furthering their chances of opening the Olympic season on the World Cup circuit. West got his second straight men's win, with Olympic bronze medalist...
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October 07, 2017 - 10:40 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Katie Uhlaender's bid for a fourth Olympic berth is off to a strong start. Uhlaender had the fastest combined two-run time Saturday on the opening night of the U.S. women's skeleton national team trials, finishing in 1 minute, 55.24 seconds to hold off Kendall Wesenberg (1:...
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October 06, 2017 - 3:51 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Warm weather has forced the postponement of the first U.S. bobsled national team trials race of the Olympic season until at least Sunday. Racing was scheduled to start Saturday at Mount Van Hoevenberg, where high temperatures this weekend are expected to be around 70...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Health problems forced Brittany Bowe to step away from the speedskating oval, a decision that the former world champion described as one of the toughest that she's had to make in her life. Concussion symptoms that started after a crash on the ice last summer are becoming less...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Health problems forced Brittany Bowe to step away from the speedskating oval, a decision that the former world champion described as one of the toughest that she's had to make in her life. Concussion symptoms that started after a crash on the ice last summer are becoming less...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 file photo United States' Aries Merritt competes in a men's 110m hurdles round one heat at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Merritt is back at the world championships two years after winning a bronze medal with a failing kidney. He received a new kidney thanks to a transplant from his sister and feels almost as good as in 2012 when he won Olympic gold in London and set the 110-meter hurdles world record. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
August 05, 2017 - 2:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Looking back, American hurdler Aries Merritt realizes he probably shouldn't have competed with a failing kidney at the 2015 world championships when he captured a bronze medal. "But in my heart of hearts, I thought that was my last championships," Merritt said. He's back. Even more,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012, file photo, United State's Trey Hardee competes in the men's decathlon discus throw event at the London 2012 Olympic Games, in London. Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he's not retired. Never has been. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He's 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries and did some broadcasting work for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (AP Photo/Pawel Kopczynski, Pool, File)
August 02, 2017 - 5:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Trey Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he's not retired. Never has been. The thought really never crossed his mind. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He's 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012, file photo, United State's Trey Hardee competes in the men's decathlon discus throw event at the London 2012 Olympic Games, in London. Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he's not retired. Never has been. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He's 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries and did some broadcasting work for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (AP Photo/Pawel Kopczynski, Pool, File)
August 02, 2017 - 4:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Trey Hardee wants to set the record straight: No, he's not retired. Never has been. The thought really never crossed his mind. The two-time world champion decathlete understands why everyone may have jumped to that conclusion. He's 33, has been sidelined by an assortment of injuries...
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