Olympic champ Tony Ervin fails to advance at US swim trials

Ervin made history in 2016 as the oldest individual swimming champion in Olympic history. OMAHA, Neb. — Reigning Olympic champion Tony Ervin failed to advance from the preliminaries of the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials Saturday. Ervin, who went by Anthony when he won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, returned for one … Read more

Watch: Annie Lazor’s emotions flow after making Olympic team 2 months after losing dad

Annie Lazor won the women’s 200-meter breaststroke, swimming next to the teammate who has been at her side since the family tragedy. Swimmer Annie Lazor slapped the water with emotion Friday as she qualified for her first Olympics, less than two months after suddenly losing her father. At her side was Lilly King, her training … Read more

World record shattered on Day 1 of US Olympic Track and Field trials

A 31-year-old world record was crushed Friday night as the first American track and field Olympians learned they were headed to Tokyo. EUGENE, Ore — The record was older than he is. When Ryan Crouser broke it, “it felt like it was a huge weight lifted.” The 28-year-old who built a training ring at his … Read more

North Fork Championship is a ‘magical feeling’ for top kayakers in the world

Every year the top paddlers in the world come to the Payette River’s North Fork for a three-day event. And to some, the experience is all they need to be satisfied. BANKS, IDAHO, Idaho — The top competitive Kayakers in the world are dropping into the Payette River this weekend for the North Forks Championship, … Read more

Murphy qualifies to defend Olympics backstroke double-gold; Lochte loses final bid

Several swimmers earned Olympic qualifying bids in second events while another overcame personal tragedy to make her first Olympic team. OMAHA, Neb — Ryan Lochte’s Olympic career is apparently over. He won’t get a chance for one more swim in Tokyo. Looking to make it back to the Summer Games for a fifth time, the … Read more

Olympic trials begin without Shelby Houlihan after emergency injunction denied

American record holder Shelby Houlihan’s request for an emergency injunction was turned down Friday following her 4-year-ban for nandrolone. EUGENE, Ore — Shelby Houlihan’s quest to overturn her doping suspension in time to run at this year’s Olympic trials is over. Houlihan’s request for an emergency injunction from Switzerland’s highest court was turned down Friday … Read more

Daredevil Alex Harvill dies while practicing for a world record motorcycle jump

(CNN) — Daredevil Alex Harvill died Thursday while practicing for a world record motorcycle ramp jump, officials in Washington state said. He was 28 years old. “Our deepest sympathies go out to Alex’s family, friends and loved ones,” Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison said in a written statement Thursday. Harvill, who lived in Ephrata, Washington, … Read more

Boise State football: The 2021 Face of the Broncos

Kekaula Kaniho didn’t have to return as a Boise State “super senior” this year. But the Broncos are glad he did. Kaniho has become the team’s 2021 centerpiece. BOISE, Idaho — Friday, June 18, 2021. Everywhere you look these days, senior nickel Kekaula Kaniho is representing Boise State—and representing well. At the beginning of the … Read more

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