Women's aquatics

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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FILE - In this July 30, 2012, file photo, United States' Ariana Kukors competes in a women's 200-meter individual medley swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the Summer Olympics in London. Investigators have searched the Seattle home of a former U.S. Olympic Team swimming coach amid allegations that he sexually abused and took explicit photos of Kukors when she was underage.Homeland Security taskforce investigators along with police in Washington state served a search warrant at 46-year-old Sean Hutchison’s Seattle apartment Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, recovering electronic devices they say may contain evidence, the SeattlePI reported. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 09, 2018 - 2:35 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on allegations that a U.S. champion swimmer was sexually abused by a coach (all times local): 11:35 a.m. An Olympic swimmer who accused her coach of sexually abusing her as a minor says he controlled and manipulated her from a young age. In a first-person essay posted...
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February 09, 2018 - 9:49 am
OLYMPICS Winter Olympics open with parade, fireworks PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Games are officially underway in Pyeongchang (PYUHNG'-chahng), South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-In has declared the games open, and South Korean figure skating gold medalist Yuna Kim has...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2012, file photo, United States' Ariana Kukors competes in a women's 200-meter individual medley swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the Summer Olympics in London. Investigators have searched the Seattle home of a former U.S. Olympic Team swimming coach amid allegations that he sexually abused and took explicit photos of Kukors when she was underage.Homeland Security taskforce investigators along with police in Washington state served a search warrant at 46-year-old Sean Hutchison’s Seattle apartment Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, recovering electronic devices they say may contain evidence, the SeattlePI reported. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 08, 2018 - 7:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on sex abuse allegations against a former Olympic swim coach (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A former teammate of a U.S. Olympic swimmer who accused a coach of underage sexual abuse says she wasn't aware of any misconduct but that rumors were rampant that the two were in a...
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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 08, 2018 - 5:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A 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, also told authorities that Sean Hutchison took thousands of...
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FILE -In this June 4, 2016, file photo, Missy Franklin competes in the finals of the women's 200-meter freestyle at the Longhorn Aquatics Elite Invite swimming event in Austin, Texas. The five-time Olympic gold medalist has relocated to Athens, Ga., where she is pursuing a psychology degree and mounting a comeback in the pool. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
January 11, 2018 - 8:17 pm
Missy Franklin has gone to the dogs, as in the Georgia Bulldogs. The five-time Olympic gold medalist has relocated to Athens, Georgia, where she is pursuing a psychology degree and mounting a comeback in the pool. Starting the new year with a cross-country move from Northern California, where she...
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January 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Jan. 11 1970 — The AFL wins its second straight Super Bowl as the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 behind Len Dawson's superb quarterbacking and Jan Stenerud's three field goals. 1973 — The American League adopts the designated hitter rule. 1981 — Jim Plunkett completes 14 of 18...
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January 06, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Jan. 7 1920 — Joe Malone of Quebec scores two goals to become the NHL's career leader with 59 and leads the Bulldogs to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Arenas. 1925 — Harry Broadbent of the Montreal Maroons scores five goals in a 6-2 triumph over Hamilton. 1972 — The Los...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2107, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Stephen Piscotty falls after being hit on the head with the ball while scoring during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in St. Louis. In a bruising, battering tour around the bases, Piscotty could not stay out of harm's way. He was hit three times in one inning, as if being tracked by a GPS. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
December 30, 2017 - 12:50 pm
It was less like baseball and more like archery practice. And wherever Stephen Piscotty went he had a bull's-eye on him. In a bruising, battering tour around the bases , the St. Louis Cardinals outfielder could not stay out of harm's way. He was hit three times in one inning, as if being tracked by...
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