AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With every pull of an oar in the water, Gevvie Stone gets closer to a hopeful return to the Olympics and eventually the medical career she has put on hold for nearly three...
Dartmouth College is reinstating five sports that it eliminated and will do an external review of the athletic department’s policies, practices, and governance, after being accused of not offering...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kathleen Heddle, a three-time Olympic rowing champion for Canada, has died. She was 55.
She died Monday at home in Vancouver, Rowing Canada said Wednesday...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's been more than 20 years since Kentuckian Tori Murden McClure became the first woman and first American to row a boat solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi wants to put his dispute with Barcelona behind him and called for the club and its fans to unite.
In only his second interview since unsuccessfully...
Dartmouth College has insisted that eliminating five sports is mostly about saving money but some Asian athletes claim the cuts were possibly discriminatory and serve to “perpetuate anti-Asian...
BOSTON (AP) — “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin must serve two months in prison and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, must serve five months for paying half a million dollars in...
The biggest star of the 1948 Olympics was a 30-year-old mother of two who survived Nazi occupation and was thought to have missed her best chances at gold when two Olympics were...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's rowing coach Jen Sanford said she isn't looking for a villain to blame for the school's cost-cutting decision to eliminate her program.
Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation's largest athletics departments.
The coronavirus pandemic forced a dramatic and painful...
Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by The Associated Press through Wednesday,...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget deficit driven by issues related to the coronavirus pandemic....
MUNICH, Germany (AP) — Organizers of the 2022 European Championships on Thursday added four sports to the program for the games in Munich.
World Cup I in Sabuadia, Italy from April 10-12 canceled.
Asia and Oceania Olympic qualifying regatta in Chungju, South Korea from April 27-30 canceled.
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — For many athletes and teams who have yet to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the global virus outbreak is spoiling plans and ruining hopes.
Bill Beekman became Michigan State athletic director during a turbulent period in the school's history, taking the job two years ago with minimal experience in athletics.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The driver in the crash that resulted in the death of a Massachusetts college student turned left into oncoming traffic before the fatal collision, witnesses said....
LONDON (AP) — For one British prime minister, choosing between the Olympics Games and cricket was a no-brainer.
Archival records released by the U.K. government on Tuesday reveal that aides...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, six men fought for 13 days to make history, becoming the first people to traverse...
LONDON (AP) — Three-time Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed says he has become partially paralyzed from a stroke.
Reed won a gold medal for Britain at each of the last three Olympics before...
KALIBO, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines coast guard said seven rowers drowned and 14 others were rescued when their dragon boat overturned Wednesday after being lashed by strong waves during a...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of rowing says para-rower Dzmitry Ryshkevich died after his boat capsized during training at the world championships in Austria.
TOKYO (AP) — High levels of bacteria forced the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics to be canceled on Saturday.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a $17 million exit fee to the American Athletic Conference, so the school can rejoin the Big East next year.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has fired women's rowing coach Matt Weise.
Athletic department spokesman Matt Larson confirmed Friday that athletic director Bill Beekman told Weise...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a fundraising campaign has raised $4.5 million to dredge Philadelphia's Schuylkill River to remove a silt buildup that raised concerns about possible loss of...
JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jacqui Kapinowski has battled cancer, bacterial meningitis — twice — and a rare neurological disorder that robbed her of the use of her legs.
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Maximilian Reinelt, an Olympic gold medalist rower from Germany who was a long-time member of the country's successful men's eights crew, has died. He was 30.
Police in the Swiss canton (state) of Graubuenden said Reinelt collapsed while cross-country skiing in St. Moritz over the weekend. The cause of death was not announced.
Reinelt won Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games and silver four years later in Rio de Janeiro.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A World War II memorabilia collector in France has found paratrooper gear carried by an American D-Day veteran who went on to become an accomplished athlete before being slain at his Buffalo workplace in the 1970s.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Their paddles slice through the water in perfect rhythm, all 20 of them, guided by a mesmerizing drumbeat and a legendary creature soaring from the bow of their vessel.
Welcome to the world of dragon boat racing, an ancient yet neophyte sport that combines strength, teamwork and even a bit of spirituality.
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LONDON (AP) — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.
Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly, off England's southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes after setting out from St. John's, Newfoundland.
MOTHERWELL, Scotland (AP) — Two years after earning Croatia's first Olympic gold medal in rowing, the Sinkovic brothers have won a major title again — in a different discipline.
Valent and Martin Sinkovic won the men's pair final of the European Championships at Strathclyde Country Park on Saturday, having switched from the double sculls after their Rio de Janeiro triumph to give themselves a new challenge.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event.
Often struggling to gain much interest on a European level, swimming and six other sports have brought their stand-alone continental medal competitions together in the 11-day European Championships, which started Thursday in Glasgow with gymnastics, rowing and track cycling.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As someone who has spent countless hours rowing along the Des Moines River, Tonya Logan appreciates the city's vision to create a whitewater course that would draw kayakers to the Iowa capital.
But there's a dirty secret for Des Moines and many other U.S. cities that want to upgrade their urban waterways into scenic destinations: Much of the water is so polluted with manure that people fear it's not safe to dip their hands in the current, let alone to swim in it.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Olympic Council of Asia says North and South Korea will field combined teams in three sports — canoeing, rowing and women's basketball — at the Asian Games in the latest sign of cooperation between the countries.
The Koreas will also march together at the opening and closing ceremonies at the games in Indonesia from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Syracuse men's rowing team is returning to compete in the famed Henley Royal Regatta.
The Orange men will be making their first appearance in the regatta on the River Thames in 11 years. They are one of nine Division I U.S. teams competing in the Temple Challenge Cup.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A military flight instructor in Mississippi who is recovering from a brain tumor has found success at a sports competition.
The Starkville Daily News reports Air Force Capt. Hunter Barnhill competed in early June at the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy. About 300 wounded or ill military members or veterans participated.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Three University of Delaware students were watching truTV's "Impractical Jokers," the hidden-camera reality series, just for fun, not with the idea that it would change the course of their lives.
RYE, N.H. (AP) — Students in New Hampshire who spent a year building boats in a school workshop are set to race their creations this week in a first-ever regatta.
SEATTLE (AP) — As a member of the University of Washington's elite women's varsity crew, Eliza Dawson honed her athletic skills on the sometimes-choppy waters of Lake Washington.
This summer, she'll test her rowing talent in a far more challenging environment, where small crews of rowers rarely go: the Pacific Ocean.
LONDON (AP) — Favorite Cambridge stormed to victory in the Boat Race to hand coach Steve Trapmore a farewell triumph on the River Thames on Saturday.
Cambridge's three-length win over Oxford in the 164th edition completed a clean sweep in all four Boat Races (men's, women's plus reserve races for both) for the first time since 1997.
Trapmore, a gold medalist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, is rejoining the British Olympic rowing program on April 5.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a renowned rowing coach after he fell from a boat into Northern California's Lake Natoma.
The Sacramento Bee reports rescue crews recovered the body of 66-year-old John Hooten Jr. Tuesday, a day after he suddenly fell overboard while navigating a single rowing shell.
DALLAS (AP) — Members of the SMU women's rowing team have sued the school, alleging gender discrimination and negligence led to hip injuries.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — If you skipped most of your workouts to be more "present" during the holiday festivities and aren't looking forward to getting back on the treadmill, we feel you. We rounded some of the workouts that have fitness fans talking to keep you motivated. Do them at home, in the studio, on a trampoline or a lake (gasp) — whatever it takes to get moving.