Athletes Headlines

  • S Korean Olympic authorities promise action after sex abuse accusations

    South Korea's Olympic Committee has apologized to athletes who have come forward in recent weeks with abuse claims, rocking the East Asian country's sporting establishment. At a press conference Tuesday, Lee Kee-heung -- president of the Korean Sports and Olympic Committee, KSOC -- bowed in apology as he admitted the organization had allowed individuals to influence its internal procedures and prevent it from investigating assault allegations. "To the athletes who are sweating, enduring arduous...

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  • UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

    Katelyn Ohashi did three backflips, landed into a split and got back up to end her floor routine as though it was easy. Then the crowd went wild as the University of California, Los Angeles, freshman gymnast stood there smiling. Not only did Ohashi stun the audience with her amazing athleticism, but she also wowed judges enough to earn a perfect 10 for her routine Saturday at Under Armor's 2019 Collegiate Challenge. UCLA gymnastics tweeted the video of Ohashi's performance, which has since gone...

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  • Retired NFL players form curling team with Olympic aspirations

    Jared Allen spent 12 years in the NFL terrorizing quarterbacks with 136 career sacks, 11th all-time in league history. A four-time All Pro and five-time Pro Bowler, Allen is likely a Pro Football Hall of Fame candidate when he becomes eligible in 2021. But he has some major plans for 2022. Allen has Olympic aspirations in curling. His teammates are three former NFL players in quarterback Marc Bulger, linebacker Keith Bulluck and offensive tackle Michael Roos. And while they've only been curling...

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  • Domestic violence charge dismissed against NFL player Reuben Foster

    A domestic abuse charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster has been dropped, court records show. The charge stemmed from a November arrest at a Tampa hotel, according to court documents filed by the Florida State Attorney's Office in Hillsborough County. In a notice of termination of prosecution sent to the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court, State Attorney Andrew H. Warren said after reviewing the facts of the case, they decided to dismiss the charge against Foster. It said he...

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