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Sha’Carri Richardson sees a double standard in allowing Kamila Valieva to compete
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Bill Chappell | February 15, 2022
A positive drug test denied U.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson a chance to compete in the Tokyo Games; Russian skater Kamila Valieva had a different experience.Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images; Matthew Stockman/Getty Images U.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson is calling out Olympic and anti-doping officials, after Russian skater Kamila Valieva was allowed to compete ...
Valieva takes No. 1 slot in a figure skating event that’s clouded by doping saga
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Jaclyn Diaz, Brian Mann, Tom Goldman | February 15, 2022
Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during the women's short program at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 15, 2022 in Beijing, China.Justin Setterfield | Getty Images Updated February 15, 2022 at 10:47 AM ET BEIJING — The 30 skaters taking the ice for the women's Olympic figure ...
The Super Bowl’s biggest moments, beyond the touchdowns
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Rachel Treisman | February 14, 2022
Eminem, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg perform during the Super Bowl halftime show at SoFi Stadium on Sunday in Inglewood, Calif.Kevin C. Cox | Getty Images The Los Angeles Rams weren't the only big winners in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Cincinnati Bengals. Other standouts including a ...
Our favorite Winter Olympic photos, so far
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Marco Storel | February 12, 2022
USA's Jaelin Kauf reacts as she sees her score in the freestyle skiing women's moguls final during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the Genting Snow Park A & M Stadium in Zhangjiakou on February 6, 2022.Marco Bertorello | AFP via Getty Images With the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic ...
Meet the first Black skeleton athlete to compete for the U.S. at the Olympics
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Jaclyn Diaz | February 10, 2022
Kelly Curtis stands next to the Olympic rings. She's competing in the skeleton competition at the Beijing Olympics.IBSF Updated February 11, 2022 at 3:45 AM ET BEIJING — Skeleton is a heart-racing, adrenaline-fueled event where a single racer flies face-first down a frozen track, sometimes going more than 80 mph, ...
2 U.S. snowboard champs are in medal contention at Beijing Olympics
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Jaclyn Diaz | February 9, 2022
Returning snowboard halfpipe champ, Chloe Kim, performs a trick during qualification at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.Patrick Smith | Getty Images BEIJING — Two of the United States' top snowboarding superstars, Chloe Kim and Shaun White, are moving on to the medal round of their halfpipe competitions at the ...
Sports fans: Tell us how you feel after your team wins and loses
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Jason Fuller | February 8, 2022
North Carolina Tar Heels fans cheer during the first half of their game against the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C.Grant Halverson | Getty Images For millions of Americans, sports are much more than just a game. Sports bring together people from all walks of life — ...
U.S. Olympic skier River Radamus debuts a wild look in Beijing
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Jaclyn Diaz | February 8, 2022
From left to right: U.S. Olympians River Radamus, Isabella Wright, Thomas Ford.Joe Scarnici | Getty Images for USOPC BEIJING — Before heading to the Olympics, athletes may get a haircut or their highlights retouched to look their best as they compete in front of the entire world. U.S. alpine skier ...
The fight for equality in women’s ski jumping is about more than ski suits
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Emily Russell | February 3, 2022
Logan Sankey jumps during the first round of the ski jumping competition at the U.S. Nordic Combined & Ski Jump Olympic Trials in December in Lake Placid, N.Y.Dustin Satloff | Getty Images Logan Sankey climbs the steep, metal stairs leading up to the top of the Olympic ski jump in ...