Aquatics

Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 23, 2018 - 12:16 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony. Russian Bobsled Federation President Alexander Zubkov...
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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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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 - 11:13 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 June 30, 2015 file photo, U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst speaks during a news conference in Redwood City, Calif. Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee said they have no plans to part ways with CEO Scott Blackmun and will wait for results from an independent investigation into the federation's handling of sex-abuse complaints from gymnasts before making any major moves. Probst used the USOC's traditional pre-Olympics news conference Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, to apologize to the hundreds of gymnasts abused by Larry Nassar, who served as a doctor for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 4:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Olympic Committee leaders defended CEO Scott Blackmun's response to sex-abuse complaints from gymnasts, and said no decision on Blackmun's future would be made until an independent investigation spells out how he, and the USOC as a whole, handled the matter...
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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 - 9:16 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on sex abuse allegations against a former Olympic swim coach (all times local): 6 p.m. An official with a Seattle-area swimming program says CEO Sean Hutchison has left the post amid sexual abuse allegations. King Aquatic Club head coach Michael Brooks said in a statement...
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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 - 1:39 am
SEATTLE (AP) — 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 an Olympic swimmer when she was underage. Homeland Security taskforce investigators along with police in Washington state...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017, file photo, Russia's Sergei Plotnikov challenges for the puck against Finland during their Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal match in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players, including Plotnikov, are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:41 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There was an offseason where U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender got a knock on her door from drug-testers 19 times in the span of a few weeks. Sometimes they wanted blood. Sometimes they wanted urine. Often, they wanted both. The process is annoying. It's also...
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February 07, 2018 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON, Mo. (AP) — A volunteer gymnastics coach in Missouri is accused of inappropriately touching three young female gymnasts, and police are concerned there are more victims. David Schneider, 41, of Washington, Missouri, was charged Tuesday with three counts of child molestation. The children...
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December 23, 2017 - 11:50 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say a swim coach in North Carolina has been arrested after having sex with a 15-year-old girl he was coaching. Raleigh Police said 43-year-old Nathan Weddle is charged with four counts of indecent liberties with a child and six counts of statutory rape. Media reports say...
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Former Wake Forest great, Tim Duncan, talks about his career during a National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction event, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
November 20, 2017 - 7:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame. Hard to believe there was a time when a precious few wanted them. Stockton was an...
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