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May 21, 2024 at 3:42 PM

French Olympic fencer Thibus says she has been cleared of any wrongdoing after abnormal doping test

Ysaora Thibus, one of France’s leading fencers, says she will be able to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris after escaping a disciplinary sanction from the International Fencing Federation over an abnormal doping test
May 21, 2024 at 3:42 PM
FILE - Ysaora Thibus of France celebrates defeating Arianna Errigo of Italy and won the women's individual Foil semifinal competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on July 29, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. Ysaora Thibus, one of France’s leading fencers, says she will be able to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris after escaping a disciplinary sanction from the International fencing federation over an abnormal doping test. Thibus had been provisionally suspended in February. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
May 20, 2024 at 3:36 PM

Siblings trying to make US water polo teams for Paris Olympics

The U.S. water polo teams for the Olympics could have a much deeper connection than just a mutual love of their grueling sport
May 20, 2024 at 3:36 PM
Ryder Dodd looks up during a training session Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. The U.S. water polo teams for the Olympics could have a much deeper connection than just a mutual love of their grueling sport. Chase and Ryder Dodd are trying to make the men's roster, alongside another pair of brothers in Dylan and Quinn Woodhead. Ella Woodhead, Dylan and Quinn's sister, is in the mix for the loaded women's squad. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 19, 2024 at 8:24 PM

Simone Biles wins Core Hydration Classic with top score ahead of 2024 Paris Olympics

The athlete also competed against Suni Lee and Gabby Douglas at the event.
May 19, 2024 at 8:24 PM
Simone Biles celebrates after taking first place in the floor routine during the 2024 Core Hydration Classic at XL Center on May 18, 2024 in Hartford, Conn.
May 15, 2024 at 3:58 PM

Paris garbage collectors lift strike threat ahead of Olympic Games

Paris garbage collectors have lifted the strike notice that threatened to leave the French capital facing piles of rubbish during the Olympic Games
May 15, 2024 at 3:58 PM
FILE - A woman walks past a pile of uncollected garbage near Eiffel Tower in Paris, Friday, March 24, 2023. Paris garbage collectors have lifted the strike notice that threatened to leave the French capital city under piles of junk during the Olympic Games after striking a deal that will improve their pay. Paris City Hall said in a statement on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 it sealed a deal with the workers and that the strike notice covering several days in May and a period from July to Sept. 8 had been lifted (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla, File)
May 14, 2024 at 5:26 PM

US downhill skier Breezy Johnson banned for 14 months for breaking anti-doping rules

Downhill skier Breezy Johnson has been banned for 14 months for three violations of anti-doping rules and can't race until December
May 14, 2024 at 5:26 PM
FILE - United States' Breezy Johnson speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Soldeu, Andorra, on March 15, 2023. Downhill skier Breezy Johnson has been banned for 14 months for three violations of anti-doping rules and can return to race in December. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has published its decision for Johnson’s failure to comply with so-called “whereabouts” rules. (AP Photo/Giovanni Zenoni, File)
1 month ago

Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi honored with Barbie doll

Barbie's latest doll celebrates Kristi Yamaguchi's 1992 Olympics Gold Medal moment and AAPI Heritage Month.
1 month ago
Mattel has launched a Barbie doll celebrating Kristi Yamaguchi.
1 month ago

23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for banned substance before Olympics: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
1 month ago
The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
1 month ago

23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for banned substance before 2021 Olympics: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
1 month ago
In this Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, the Olympic flag and the Chinese national flag fly outside the National Stadium in Beijing.
1 month ago

Break dancer set to make Olympic debut in Paris

Victor Montalvo, also known as “Bboy Victor,” is the highest-ranked American male break dancer in the world as the sport makes its debut at the Paris Olympics.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Break dancer set to make Olympic debut in Paris
1 month ago

Simone Biles opens up about mental health battle

Biles talked on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast about her decision to remove herself from the women’s gymnastics all-around final at the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2021 after experiencing the “twisties.”
1 month ago
VIDEO: Simone Biles opens up about mental health battle
1 month ago

Nike's Olympic women's track uniforms criticized by athletes over sexism concerns

The Nike design included a unitard with a high-cut bikini line.
1 month ago
Nike athletes gave a first look at the 2024 national and federation kits at Nike On Air, an immersive experience in Paris.
3 months ago

Olympic skating 101

ABC News’ Will Ganss has everything you need to know about the coolest sport on ice.
3 months ago
VIDEO:  Olympic skating 101
3 months ago

Gymnast Fred Richard talks preparations for 2024 Olympics

The viral teen gymnast discusses his aspirations after his historic wins and rise in popularity on social media.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Gymnast Fred Richard talks preparations for 2024 Olympics
4 months ago

Russian figure skater disqualified 2 years after Winter 2022 Olympics

The 2022 U.S. Olympic figure skating team has officially become a gold medal winning team after the Russian teen skater was disqualified.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Russian figure skater disqualified 2 years after Winter 2022 Olympics
4 months ago

US figure skating team to receive 1st gold medal following Russia disqualification

Despite Russia's disqualification, they will still receive the bronze medal following the IOC ruling.
4 months ago
VIDEO: US figure skating team to receive first gold medal following Russia's disqualification
4 months ago

Kamila Valieva timeline: From failed drug test to stripped Olympic gold medal

The 15-year-old sensation was expected to win gold in women's singles.
4 months ago
Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, trains at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Beijing.
4 months ago

2022 US Olympic figure skating team awarded gold medal

The announcement came after Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was officially disqualified for doping by the International Olympic Committee.
4 months ago
VIDEO: 2022 US Olympic figure skating team awarded gold medal
4 months ago

US to receive gold medals in wake of figure skater Valieva's Olympic DQ

The International Olympic Committee’s decision comes after a Russian athlete’s doping scandal rocked the 2022 Beijing Games. ABC News’ Lionel Moise reports.
4 months ago
VIDEO:  US strikes gold in figure skating
7 months ago

Mary Lou Retton suffers 'scary setback' in ICU, daughter says

The gold medal-winning gymnast and mom of four is 55 years old.
7 months ago
In this Oct. 1, 2018 file photo Mary Lou Retton on the red carpet for "Dancing with the Stars."
7 months ago

Anthony Nesty makes history as head coach for US men's swim team at Paris Olympics

The Suriname native, who also serves as head coach of the University of Florida's men's and women's swim teams, is the first Black head coach in U.S. Olympic swim history.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Anthony Nesty makes history as head coach for US men's swim team at Paris Olympics
7 months ago

Olympic idol Mary Lou Retton making ‘remarkable’ progress in health battle

The Olympian’s daughter reported that she is responding successfully to treatment of the rare form of pneumonia she is battling.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Olympic idol Mary Lou Retton making ‘remarkable’ progress in health battle
7 months ago

Olympian Mary Lou Retton battles rare form of pneumonia

The 1984 gold medalist’s daughter says she’s fighting for her life in the intensive care unit with a very rare form of pneumonia.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Olympian Mary Lou Retton battles rare form of pneumonia
8 months ago

Paris battles bedbugs ahead of 2024 Summer Olympics

Bedbugs are not new to Paris, but the issue has become widely publicized in recent weeks as the French capital prepares to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
8 months ago
The Olympic rings display outside Paris city hall in Paris, Sept. 7, 2023.
8 months ago

Simone Biles returns to world stage with historic vault

Simone Biles, 26, made history landing a vault double pike, which will now be named the Biles two.
8 months ago
Simone Biles performs her new vault, the 'Biles II,' during Women's Qualifications on Day Two of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Oct. 1, 2023 in Antwerp, Belgium.
9 months ago

Simone Biles hints at Olympic return

The champion gymnast said Olympic competition would be a "a path I would love to go."
9 months ago
VIDEO: Simone Biles hints at Olympic return
9 months ago

Simone Biles makes gymnastics history as 8-time US national all-around champion

Gymnast Simone Biles made history with her eighth U.S. all-around title and became the oldest woman ever to win the all-around.
9 months ago
Simone Biles celebrates after placing first in the floor exercise competition on day four of the 2023 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at SAP Center, Aug. 27, 2023 in San Jose, Calif.
10 months ago

Simone Biles makes triumphant comeback in 1st competition since Tokyo Olympics

The seven-time Olympic medalist and 2016 Olympic individual all-around champion placed first at the U.S. Classic, held in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Simone Biles makes triumphant comeback in 1st competition since Tokyo Olympics
10 months ago

Katie Ledecky passes Michael Phelps for most individual world swimming titles

Katie Ledecky won the women's 800-meter freestyle to retain her title and surpass Michael Phelps with a record 16th individual gold at the world championships.
10 months ago
Gold medallist USA's Katie Ledecky attends the medals ceremony for the women's 1500m freestyle swimming event during the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka on July 25, 2023.
10 months ago

Gymnast Gabby Douglas confirms she's returning to compete in 2024

Douglas was the first African American to take home Olympics individual all-around gymnastics gold.
10 months ago
In this Aug. 2, 2012, file photo, Gabrielle Douglas of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
1 year ago

Simone Biles set to return to competition for 1st time since Tokyo Olympics

Biles missed much of the Tokyo Games as she dealt with mental health issues.
1 year ago
U.S. gymnast Simone Biles poses with her bronze medal for the artistic gymnastics women's balance beam apparatus at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Tokyo.
1 year ago

French officials looking into possible misuse of public funds for Paris Olympics

The Olympic committee said it is cooperating fully with investigator. The search of the office is complete.
1 year ago
VIDEO: French officials looking into possible misuse of public funds for Paris Olympics
1 year ago

Corruption allegations amid police raid of 2024 Paris Olympics offices

French police raided the offices of the Paris Olympics organizing committee and the public company overseeing construction projects for the games.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Corruption allegations amid police raid of 2024 Paris Olympics offices
1 year ago

Paris Olympic HQ raided in corruption probe

France's National Financial Prosecutor's Office said it is looking into allegations of embezzlement of public funds and other serious crimes.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Paris Olympic HQ raided in corruption probe
1 year ago

Paris Olympics offices searched by police

Police raided the offices associated with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics on Tuesday as part of two financial investigations, French officials said.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Paris Olympics offices searched by police
1 year ago

Investigators search headquarters of the Paris Olympics

French officials tell ABC News the search is part of an investigation into alleged corruption and embezzlement of public funds.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Investigators search headquarters of the Paris Olympics
1 year ago

Paris Olympics offices searched by police amid financial probe, French officials say

Police in Paris searched the Paris 2024 Olympics headquarters on Tuesday.
1 year ago
This photograph taken on June 7, 2023, shows the Olympic Games logo inside the Aquatic Olympic Centre in Saint-Denis, northern suburbs of Paris.
1 year ago

Meet the inspiring US athletes in Berlin for the Special Olympics World Games

Tim Shriver and Loretta Claiborne join Robin Roberts in Berlin ahead of the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics World Games.
1 year ago
Mark Solomeyer, vice president and athlete spokesman for Special Olympics Germany, holds three medals at the kick-off press conference for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 on June 16, 2023.
1 year ago

Robin Roberts previews Special Olympics in Berlin

The “Good Morning America” co-host spotlights some of the athletes who are in Berlin for the games.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Robin Roberts previews Special Olympics in Berlin
1 year ago

Meet the American Special Olympics athletes in Berlin

“GMA” co-anchor Robin Roberts is in Berlin for the Special Olympics and speaks with organization officials Tim Shriver and Loretta Claiborne about this year's games.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Meet the American Special Olympics athletes in Berlin
1 year ago

After winning Olympic gold, 3 teammates die or nearly die in childbirth

Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie suffered eclampsia, according to an autopsy report.
1 year ago
From left, Tori Bowie, Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix and English Gardner of the United States celebrate winning gold in the Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Aug. 19, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro.
1 year ago

US Olympic athlete who competed in 2022 Beijing Games dies in motorcycle accident

A 24-year-old United States Olympic athlete who competed in the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident, police say.
1 year ago
FILE - Patrick Gasienica, of the United States, soars through the air during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping trial round at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. Gasienica died after being involved in a motorcycle accident on Monday night, June 12, 2023, in the village of Bull Valley, located in Chicago???s far northwestern suburbs, according to the Bull Valley Police Department. He was 24.
1 year ago

Tori Bowie, Olympic sprinter, dies at 32

Tori Bowie, an Olympic sprinter from Mississippi, died at the age of 32, according to her management company.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Tori Bowie, Olympic sprinter, dies at 32
1 year ago

Olympian Allyson Felix advocates for mothers on and off the field

Allyson Felix, the most decorated Track and Field Olympian in U.S. history, is getting a collegiate field named after her. ABC News' Melissa Adan reports on Felix's impact on and off the field.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Olympian Allyson Felix advocates for mothers on and off the field
1 year ago

As 2024 Paris Olympics ticketing begins, some buyers raise concerns

As 2024 Paris Olympics ticketing begins, some buyers raise concerns.
1 year ago
In this file photo, Olympic rings to celebrate the IOC official announcement that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid are seen in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Trocadero square in Paris, France, Sep. 16, 2017.
2 years ago

Olympian Tommie Smith discusses new book, 'Victory. Stand!'

Gold medalist Tommie Smith reflects on protesting at the 1968 Olympic Games and more in his new graphic novel memoir, "Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice."
2 years ago
VIDEO: Olympian Tommie Smith discusses new book, 'Victory. Stand!'
2 years ago

Suni Lee to end college gymnastics career, sets sights on 2024 Olympics

Olympian Sunisa Lee announced she is ending her college gymnastics career and returning to professional gymnastics.
2 years ago
Sunisa Lee of Team United States during the Women's Balance Beam Final at the 2020 Olympic Games, Aug. 3, 2020, in Tokyo.
2 years ago

Russia sent warning to resolve doping case for Olympic ice skater

The World Anti-Doping Agency has sent a warning to Russia to resolve the ongoing doping case for teenage ice skater Kamila Valieva.
2 years ago
Russia's figure skater Kamila Valieva brandishes a blue heart pillow as she reacts after competing in the women's short program during the Russian Grand Prix of Figure Skating at the Megasport Arena in Moscow, Oct. 22, 2022.
2 years ago

Olympian Tommie Smith on new memoir: ‘It was necessary to share the story’

ABC News Linsey Davis spoke with Olympian and civil rights activist Tommie Smith about his new graphic novel memoir, “Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice.”
2 years ago
VIDEO: Olympian Tommie Smith on new memoir: ‘It was necessary to share the story’
2 years ago

Meet the swim club and the Olympian trying to close the racial gap in swimming

Black Americans drown at a rate 50% higher than white Americans, according to the CDC. The Nile Swim Club is trying to undo that statistic, teaching hundreds of Black kids to swim and get in pools.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Meet the swim club and the Olympian trying to close the racial gap in swimming
2 years ago

Allyson Felix runs last race of history-making career with daughter by her side

Felix, an Olympic gold medalist, is set to retire from running in August. She earned a bronze medal at the 2022 World Athletics Championships on Friday.
2 years ago
Allyson Felix celebrates after the Mixed 4x400 Metres Relay on July 15, 2022.
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