Ryan Lochte returns to competition with fast 200 IM

More Sports / Swimming Aug 1, 2019

Ryan Lochte returns to competition with fast 200 IM

Olympic champion Ryan Lochte made an emphatic return to competition Wednesday, swimming the fourth-fastest time by an American in the 200-meter individual medley during a time trial at the Phillips 66 National Championships at Stanford University. "I'm back, Woo!" Lochte proclaimed in his opening remarks ...

Ikee triumphs in 50-meter freestyle race in France

More Sports / Swimming Mar 4, 2017

Ikee triumphs in 50-meter freestyle race in France

Teenager Rikako Ikee won the women's 50-meter butterfly at an international swimming meet on Friday. The 16-year-old Rio Olympian swam the 50 butterfly without taking a breath for the first time to win in 26.09 seconds, well short of the Japanese record of 25.50 she ...

Solo talks about future, fights for equal pay

Soccer Dec 23, 2016

Solo talks about future, fights for equal pay

Hope Solo says she hopes that someday she can return to the U.S. women's national team, but in the meantime she vows to keep fighting for equal pay for the players. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated ...

Japan sweeps judo middleweight golds at Rio

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Judo Aug 11, 2016

Japan sweeps judo middleweight golds at Rio

Japan swept the judo gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday, taking the top spot in both men's and women's middleweight divisions. Haruka Tachimoto struck gold first by defeating triple world champion Yuri Alvear in the women's 70-kg division. Despite being penalized for ...