Women's aquatics

February 23, 2018 - 4:37 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A top official for USA Swimming who was part of an investigation of a coach for sexual misconduct has resigned for not disclosing that she once kissed the coach. Susan Woessner was the senior director of Safe Sport for the national governing body. She says "on a...
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February 22, 2018 - 2:19 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The new head of USA Swimming has sent a letter to members of the national governing body saying the organization doesn't tolerate sexual abuse or misconduct. The letter signed by president and CEO Tim Hinchey went out to member clubs and individuals Thursday. "Let me...
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February 13, 2018 - 8:32 am
OLYMPICS-DAY 4 Kim gets women's halfpipe gold PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Snowboarder Chloe Kim has delivered the third gold medal for the United States at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 17-year-old Californian dominated the field in winning the halfpipe, posting a score of 93.75 during the...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Chloe Kim put on a dominant display in winning the women's halfpipe and giving the U.S. its third gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olmpics. The 17-year-old Californian put up a score of 93.75 on the first of her three finals runs and then bettered it with a near-perfect...
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Former Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors cries during an interview, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 in New York. Kukors says her former coach, Sean Hutchison, “stole so much” from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. Hutchison has denied the allegations, saying that they were in a consensual relationship after 2012 Olympics, when she was 23. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 12, 2018 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. Kukors, 28, told The Associated Press that she can't get the time back but she can speak...
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February 10, 2018 - 8:49 am
KOREAS-OLYMPICS Day One of Olympic competition PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Koreans managed all of three shots in the first 20 minutes of their historic women's hockey game in the Olympics, and a North Korean had one of them. Fans roared encouragement and approval each time the Koreans...
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February 10, 2018 - 3:01 am
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February 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
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Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, speaks during a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 10, 2018 - 1:09 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When an athlete succeeds as often as Mikaela Shiffrin does, the slip-ups suddenly seem to get a lot more attention. So when Shiffrin held a pre-Olympics news conference Saturday, 48 hours before the first of what could be five events for the American skiing star at...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2011, file photo, Ariana Kukors, of the United States, holds her bronze medal for the women's 200-meter Individual Medley final at the FINA 2011 Swimming World Championships in Shanghai, China. The U.S. Olympic champion swimmer has accused a team coach of sexually abusing her starting when she was 16, the latest misconduct allegations against those charged with caring for young athletes. Ariana Kukors, now 28, told authorities that Sean Hutchison sexually abused her as a minor and took thousands of sexually explicit photographs of her. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
February 09, 2018 - 11:43 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — An Olympic swimmer who accused her former coach of sexually abusing her as a minor described "an extensive, abusive and incredibly manipulative relationship" that spanned a decade in an emotional essay Friday. Ariana Kukors wrote online that Sean Hutchison meticulously controlled and...
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