Kyle Dake wins fourth straight wrestling world title, U.S. breaks gold medals record

Kyle Dake became the second American wrestler to win four consecutive world titles, pushing the U.S. to its most gold medals ever at a single world championships with one day left in Belgrade. Dake notched the U.S.’ sixth gold medal this week, breaking the nation’s previous record of five golds in a single year, with … Read more

Athing Mu wins 800m thriller, world records fall, U.S. wins most track worlds medals ever

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Athing Mu‘s victory by eight hundredths of a second in the 800m highlighted a three-gold-medal final day of the world track and field championships for the U.S., which broke the record for most total medals at a worlds. … Read more

Canadian triathletes win 2 medals in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Two of Canada’s development triathletes climbed on the podium of the America’s Cup on Sunday in Long Beach, Calif. Prince Edward Island’s Martin Sobey got comfortable on the silver-medal step of the podium, while Pavlos Antoniades of Montreal grabbed the bronze. “I am really happy to put together a solid race … Read more

IOC reinstates Jim Thorpe’s sole possession of 1912 Olympic gold medals

For the first time in 110 years, Jim Thorpe stands alone atop the Olympic podium. The International Olympic Committee reinstated Jim Thorpe as the sole winner of the gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics, . The decision fully reverses a controversy that had lingered for more than a century. Thorpe … Read more

Simone Biles, Denzel Washington to Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom

President Joe Biden announced this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday morning. Among the honorees are athletes, actors and many – including Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Olympian Simone Biles. As always, the list of recipients will be honored for their achievements in their respective fields and their work for the … Read more

U.S. finishes swimming worlds with most medals in history

BUDAPEST — The U.S. shattered the record for world swimming championships medals, winning eight more on the final day to finish with 45. It held the previous record of 38 from 2017. The U.S. closed out competition Saturday with gold in the men’s 50m backstroke (Justin Ress, who was disqualified, then had it overturned on … Read more