ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Lily Yohannes scored in her national team debut and the United States defeated South Korea 3-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday night. Crystal Dunn and Sophia Smith also scored for the U.S., playing its second game under coach Emma Hayes. Hayes was named coach last November but remained in […]

Simone Biles extended her record with another all-around title at the U.S. championships on Sunday night. (Elsa/Getty Images) Simone Biles has done it again. Biles won her ninth national all-around title on Sunday night to close out the U.S. gymnastics championships in Fort Worth, Texas. She won the gold medal on all four apparatuses and […]

Former Billie Jean King Cup captain Kathy Rinaldi and current Davis Cup captain Bob Bryan will coach the U.S. tennis players at the Paris Olympics. Jon Rydberg and John Devorss will coach the country’s teams for the sport at the Paralympics. The U.S. Tennis Association announced the appointments on Monday. The American athletes for tennis […]

If there’s anyone who knows a thing or two about claiming gold at the Olympics, it’s Michael Johnson. Johnson, 56, is a four-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field. His wins include the 4 x 400 meter relay at the 1992 Barcelona Games, the 200m and 400m at the 1996 Atlanta Games and the […]

HARTFORD, Conn. — Jordan Chiles, one of the most accomplished gymnasts in the United States, wasn’t pleased with her performances last year. The Tokyo Olympian and three-time world championships medalist expected more than the up-and-down outings that led her to miss out on a spot at worlds. She returned for 2024 more prepared and with […]

May 18, 2024, 10:50 AM ET Mike Sullivan was selected U.S. coach for the 2026 Milan Olympics on Saturday, an expected move that puts the two-time Stanley Cup champion in charge of the country’s bid for its first gold medal since the “Miracle On Ice” in 1980. USA Hockey also announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins […]

The United States Artistic Swimming Team is making its final push in training as the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics fast-approaches. Artistic swimming, formerly known as synchronized swimming, requires athletes to tap into their best abilities in acrobatics and artistry. As the U.S. Artistic Swimming Team qualified for its first Olympic opportunity since 2008, team members […]

Gabby Douglas is officially back. Whether the gymnastics star’s return to the sport carries all the way to the Paris Olympics remains to be seen. Douglas, who became the first Black woman to win the Olympic all-around title when she triumphed in London in 2012, competed for the first time in eight years on Saturday at the […]

For many years, there was one kind of swim cap. It was ultratight, made of latex or silicone — and it was “one size fits all.” But those swim caps left out large groups of swimmers, adding to structural inequities that often keep people of color out of the pool.

The 2024 Paris Olympics will be a historic one for USA Swimming. Anthony Nesty is set to become the first Black swimming head coach for Team USA in Olympic history. Nesty previously made history in 2022 as the first Black U.S. swimming coach at a world championships. He oversaw . . .

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