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Phelps' comeback wins 100 free, 2nd meet title

Michael Phelps roared from last to first on the final lap to win the 100-meter freestyle against rival Ryan Lochte on Saturday night in the Arena Pro Swim Series. Lochte won the 200 IM.

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USA Cycling eyes Pan Am team; Armstrong at risk

USA Cycling is reconsidering its selections for next month's Pan Am Championships, a decision that could keep reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong from beginning her comeback.

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Britain's Peaty sets 100 breaststroke record

Adam Peaty of Britain has broken the men's 100-meter breaststroke world record, clocking 57.92 seconds Friday at the British championships at the London Aquatic Centre.

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U.S. holds on to capture World Team Trophy

World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women's free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy.

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Ford: Marathon organizations present united front on doping

After high-profile doping scandals rocked the long-distance circuit, national and world officials have responded with assertive action. And new protocols begin in earnest at the Boston Marathon.

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Boston pays tribute on bombings anniversary

Boston is marking the second anniversary of the marathon bombings with a day of tribute Wednesday. Mayor Marty Walsh decided to declare April 15 as "One Boston Day."


MacMullan hopes Tsarnaev verdict gives closure

ESPNBoston.com columnist Jackie MacMullan discusses a federal jury's verdict that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty on all 30 counts for his participation in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Oregon to host '21 track world championships

After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field's marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.

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Silva expresses interest in Olympics

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva has expressed a desire to represent Brazil in taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics.

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Olympic champ gymnast Ross commits to UCLA

Kyla Ross, a member of the "Fierce Five" gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics team at the 2012 Olympics, has committed to UCLA but will defer enrollment until after the 2016 Olympics.

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Hightower steps down as USATF chairwoman

Stephanie Hightower has stepped down as chair of USA Track and Field, to be replaced by board member Steve Miller. She will remain USATF president and focus on the international track federation.


Many Rio 2016 events will end after midnight

Rio de Janeiro is a late-night town, and the schedule for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil will cater to those who like to be up and about after dark.