Aquatics

Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, speaks during a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 09, 2018 - 9:57 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin can't help but laugh when a reporter asks what her reaction is to being compared to Michael Phelps, the U.S. swimmer who is the most decorated Olympian in history. "You're crazy,"...
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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 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 - 3:33 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Another national sports governing body is facing scrutiny over how it dealt with sexual misconduct allegations after a U.S. champion swimmer said a team coach sexually abused her when she was 16. Ariana Kukors, now 28, also told authorities that former assistant swim coach Sean...
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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 - 3:17 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Another national sports governing body is facing scrutiny over how it dealt with sexual misconduct allegations after a U.S. champion swimmer said a team coach sexually abused her when she was 16. Ariana Kukors, now 28, also told authorities that former assistant swim coach Sean...
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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 - 7:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on sex abuse allegations against a former Olympic swim coach (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A former teammate of a U.S. Olympic swimmer who accused a coach of underage sexual abuse says she wasn't aware of any misconduct but that rumors were rampant that the two were in a...
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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 - 5:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There was an offseason when 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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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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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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