TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has named Mikako Kotani as its new sports director. She takes over the position on Thursday.
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...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Synchro has hired four-time Olympic medalist Andrea Fuentes of Spain as coach of the U.S. national synchronized swimming team.
Fuentes has coached USA Synchro's Olympic development camp in Spain and helped at other talent camps.
ATLANTA (AP) — A candidate for Georgia governor made his TV debut Sunday night by jumping into the deep end with a splashy 60-second Super Bowl ad .
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — OK, folks, there's a dark cloud hanging over sports, a pressing issue that can't go unchallenged.
No, we're not talking about corrupt officials or doped-up athletes.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — They're the New England Patriots of the pool, two of the greatest dynasties in sports history, both on display this week in an elegant European capital.
When it comes to diving at the world aquatics championships, no one can match the twists and turns of the mighty Chinese.
Over at the synchronized swimming venue, it's the Russians who dominate with their dazzling routines.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Not everyone gets a medal at the world aquatic championships. It only seems that way.
A plethora of titles are being handed out along the banks of Danube, far more than are available at the Olympics, though there are some downright puzzling events.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Italy provided a brief distraction from Chinese domination of diving at the world championships when Giorgio Minisini and Manila Flamini claimed a gold medal in synchronized swimming on Monday.
China repeated its feat of Sunday when it won both finals, making the disappointment of 'only' one medal on Saturday an aberration.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After double-disappointment the day before, China bounced back with two golds and a silver medal in diving events at the world swimming championships on Sunday.
Chinese twins Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting also claimed a silver medal in synchronized swimming, bringing China's championships tally after two days of finals to three golds and three silver medals.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday celebrated its latest missile launch, which foreign experts were analyzing for evidence of advancement in the country's missile capabilities.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Goodbye green. It's back to clear water in the pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, allowing synchronized swimmers to see underwater on the first day of Olympic competition.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It looks as if the water polo pool is turning green with envy.
The men's Olympic tournament resumed Wednesday in green-tinged water after the diving pool at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre turned a dark green the previous day. There was no sign of any water quality issues with the water polo pool during the first day of the women's competition Tuesday.
A decrease in the alkaline level in the diving well Tuesday afternoon led to the green color,...