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2016 Summer Olympics

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Top 2016 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Her ultimate finish line is Rio

    Her ultimate finish line is Rio
    Katie Hursey went to Syracuse to compete in track, but she was a triathlete by the time she left. The North Carroll alumna had known how to swim since she was young; all that remained was learning to race a bike. "From the start, the goal was to get...
  • Michael Phelps looks to regain winning form at Pan Pacific Championships

    Michael Phelps looks to regain winning form at Pan Pacific Championships
    It's not the Olympics or world championships, but Michael Phelps would like to regain his winning form against world-class competition, and he'll have that chance this week in Australia at the Pan Pacific Championships. The meet is the most...
  • Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific

    Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific
    Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder of Baltimore won his fourth title of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., winning the men's 100-meter freestyle S11 on Friday, the third day of competition at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center....
  • Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wants to cradle gold in his 'baby,' the 400 IM

    Bel Air's Chase Kalisz wants to cradle gold in his 'baby,' the 400 IM
    Swimmers describe the race as a snarling beast that will rob them of the energy needed for other endeavors. The greatest of all time, Michael Phelps, says he'll never swim it again. Too painful. You'll hear no such talk, however, from Bel Air native...
  • Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals

    Michael Phelps to test comeback form this week at U.S. Nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Though he has swum four meets since his return to competition, Michael Phelps will gain a truer gauge of his form this week at U.S. Nationals. The event, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday, will bring together the...
  • Michael Phelps finishes behind Dwyer, Fallston's Kalisz in 200-meter individual medley

    Michael Phelps finishes behind Dwyer, Fallston's Kalisz in 200-meter individual medley
    Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with a third-place finish in the men's 200-meter individual-medley final at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday. Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
  • U.S. Taekwondo Academy athletes to compete in California

    Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy, which has two locations in Harford County, have qualified to compete July 1-7 at the 2014 USA Taekwondo National Championships in San Jose, Calif. The Nationals, to be held at the San Jose Convention Center,...
  • Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition

    Boxing card at Gardens Ice House draws amateurs to the competition
    A 23-bout amateur boxing event was held in an ice rink converted to a boxing ring at The Gardens Ice House in West Laurel last month. The June 28 event, featuring 49 boxers ages 9 to 34, had one match on the card with women boxers, where Amelia Moore...
  • Michael Phelps to continue comeback in Charlotte Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps to continue comeback in Charlotte Grand Prix
    Michael Phelps is expected to continue his return to competitive swimming at the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte May 15-18, USA Swimming announced Tuesday. Phelps began his comeback last month at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., where he finished...
  • Michael Phelps could return to competitive swimming in next few months, coach says

    Michael Phelps could return to competitive swimming in next few months, coach says
    Michael Phelps' comeback inched closer to reality Tuesday when his longtime coach said the record-setting Olympian could swim in a meet “sometime soon.” “He looks like he is definitely in shape,” Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman, said....
  • Michael Phelps to compete again Friday, but not against Ryan Lochte

    Michael Phelps to compete again Friday, but not against Ryan Lochte
    Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival. The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...