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Shaun White qualified for slopestyle finals at the U.S. Grand Prix on Thursday, guaranteeing himself the top-30 finish he needed to be eligible for the Sochi Olympics.
Speeding up return, Vonn 2nd in training run
Lindsey Vonn had the second-fastest run in World Cup downhill training Thursday as she increased the pace in her comeback from injury.
Figure skating champ Boitano says he's gay
Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.
USA Cycling unveils sites for future nationals
USA Cycling has announced the locations for several of championships for 2015 and 2016, which includes taking the cross country mountain bike nationals to Bend, Ore.
Air bag system tested on World Cup skiers
An air bag worn around the neck for improved safety while skiing is being tested on the World Cup circuit for the first time this week.
Olympic champ Alptekin cleared of doping
The Turkish Athletics Federation cleared Olympic champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of doping violations on Thursday.
Canada's Guay leads downhill run, Miller 16th
Erik Guay of Canada led World Cup downhill training on Thursday, while Bode Miller was 16th.
Putin vows equal conditions for all athletes
President Vladimir Putin says Russia's top responsibility as host of the Winter Olympics is to ensure equal conditions for all the athletes.
Mills accused of abusing Paralympic official
The former wife of Beatles star Paul McCartney was accused Thursday of lunging at a Paralympic official in a fit of rage and screaming insults after being forced to abandon her attempt to qualify for the British skiing team for next year's games.
Australia wants max ban if Rogers is guilty
Cycling Australia says it will seek a maximum two-year ban for Michael Rogers if the 2004 Athens Olympic bronze medalist is found guilty of doping.
Johnson, Taylor take lead in diving semifinals
Steele Johnson led the men's 10-meter competition and Maren Taylor was first in the women's 3-meter at the U.S. Diving Winter Nationals on Thursday.
Obama picks gay athletes for Sochi delegation
President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.
Bretz leads qualifying for Grand Prix halfpipe
In search of his second straight win on the halfpipe, Greg Bretz led all riders in qualifying Wednesday at the U.S. Grand Prix.
Boudia leads after 3-meter U.S. diving semis
David Boudia led two fellow Olympians after two rounds of the men's 3-meter competition at the U.S. Diving Winter Nationals.
Runner Akor given two-year ban for doping
Pittsburgh Marathon winner Mary Akor has accepted a two-year ban from USADA after testing positive for a prohibited substance.
JOC: Focused after Tokyo governor resigns
Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda says Tokyo's 2020 Olympic preparations remain focused despite the resignation of the city's governor, Naoki Inose.
Worley out for Sochi, season after WCup crash
Another French skiing world champion has been ruled out of the Sochi Olympics with a knee injury after Tessa Worley crashed during a World Cup slalom race on Tuesday.
Figure skating to air live on TV from Sochi
The first full day of February's Sochi Olympics, American television viewers can watch a marquee event live from Russia -- in the morning.
Snowboarder White to skip halfpipe at qualifier
Shaun White will only compete in slopestyle at this week's World Cup snowboarding event.
Team USA fundraising mittens made in China
The outside of the mittens say "Go USA." The insides say "Made in China."
Canadian team hires ex-Panthers coach Dineen
Kevin Dineen has been hired as coach of Canada's women's hockey team following his firing last month as coach of the Florida Panthers.
Wrestling to drop 2 weight classes before Rio
Wrestling's international governing body says the men's freestyle and Greco-Roman disciplines will each lose a weight class between light and heavyweight ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.
Marlies Schild beats sister, wins Cup slalom
Marlies Schild of Austria joked that her younger sister wouldn't have received any Christmas presents if she had prevented her from tying the record for World Cup slalom wins on Tuesday.
UCI: Team Sky cyclist faces doping hearing
The UCI says Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke is facing a doping hearing after discrepancies in his biological passport.
Coach dies after participation in torch relay
Officials in a Siberian province say a veteran wrestling coach has died of a heart attack after taking part in the Sochi Olympics torch relay.