USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...development actions."Phelps can still train with his North Baltimore club, but he had already qualified for the world championships in Russia next August, which is the biggest international meet leading up to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

US women's team routs France in world championship

...couldn't stop them," said Sandrine Gruda, who led France with 18 points.The U.S. has won 30 straight games at the world championship and Olympics since falling to Russia in the semifinals of the 2006 worlds. The Americans also improved to 7-1...

US women capture second consecutive world gold medal

...Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans lost...

William Ford

...the Georgia High School Association for over 30 years. Mr. Ford also coached the 1968 Biddy Basketball team to the World Championship. He loved hunting, fishing, and his Georgia Bulldogs. In addition to his loving wife, Mr. Ford is survived...

US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

...courses, including three at this park," he said. "We've hosted a lot of major tournament here including the world championships, both the amateur and professional, as well as the collegiate championship every year."Graham's sister...


...not compete this season but aren't yet retiring. The Canadians won silver in Sochi in February and skipped the world championships the in October, with their retirement widely expected. Skate Canada said in a statement Monday that "they are...

Michael Phelps wins individual gold in Pan Pacific championships ; Katie Ledecky breaks 400-meter freestyle world record

GOLD COAST, Australia - The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record.

Rangers beat Flyers in Game 7, advance to second round

...season with 24 goals and 43 assists.The 42-year-old Jagr is currently playing for the Czech Republic at the World Championships in Belarus.A two-time winner of the Stanley Cup when he played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Jagr begins next...


...11-18-1 SEC. HockeyRussians go to 5-0 in BelarusIn Minsk, Belarus, Russia secured a quarterfinals berth at the world championship with a 4-1 win over Latvia to remain unbeaten.Russia won for the fifth consecutive time.

US Olympic ski team is selected with no real surprises

...get back to the slopes in time for Sochi after tearing two ligaments in her knee during a high-speed crash at the world championships last February.She was ahead of schedule, too, before re-injuring her surgically repaired ACL in a crash...