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Deja vu for Americans; 5th in team gymnastics again

It was 2012 all over again for the Americans on Monday in the Rio Games.


Douglas proves she belongs, and accepts defeat with grace

RIO DE JANEIRO – Gabby Douglas watched Aly Raisman stick the dismount on the beam, then rose from her seat and gave her American teammate a big hug. Never mind …


French gymnast’s horrific leg break chills gymnastics arena

French gymnast Samir Ait Said landed awkwardly on a vault, and a sickening snap echoed throughout the arena. A split second later, he was clutching his contorted left leg, his …


Newsmakers: NZ Formula One driver Chris Amon dead at 73

New Zealand motor racing driver


In brief: Upstart Coastal Carolina to face Arizona for CWS championship

Tyler Chadwick homered and doubled, Alex Cunningham pitched 6


In a ‘one-and-done’ world, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas try again

The double standard didn’t hit Aly Raisman fully until she found herself talking to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. You know, as one does.


In brief: Marquez, Herrera score late, Mexico beats Uruguay 3-1

Rafa Marquez and Hector Herrera scored late goals to lift Mexico over Uruguay 3-1 in an opening-round Copa America match Sunday night in Glendale, Arizona.


Newsmakers: Villanova’s Jenkins has ‘every intention of returning’

Villanova junior forward Kris Jenkins, who hit the game-winning 3-point basket in the national championship game, said Friday he has “every intention” of returning to school for his senior year …


Digest: Ovechkin has 3 goals, Holtby ties wins record for Capitals

Alex Ovechkin had three goals to reach 50 for the seventh time, Braden Holtby won his 48th game to tie the NHL single-season record and the host Washington Capitals dashed …


Gabby Douglas takes first at American Cup

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Reigning Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas soared to victory in the 2016 American Cup on Saturday, serving notice she’s ready to make another run at the podium …


State gymnastics: Mt. Spokane’s Jade Anderson wins floor exercise

Mt. Spokane senior Jade Anderson arrived here Thursday with an unexpected illness. She left Saturday with a medal and a state title.


State gymnastics: Kamiakin claims third straight state title

Kamiakin won its third straight State 3A/2A gymnastics title Friday night, dominating an eight-team field with a score of 180.475.


Area gymnasts head to state

No Greater Spokane League team qualified for the state gymnastics meets, but 19 individuals will compete when jumping and tumbling begin Friday and conclude Saturday at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition …


Mead’s Zella Conley has potential to soar

Zella Conley was recounting the numerous injuries she’s had in gymnastics. She stopped after listing a handful. The Mead sophomore’s body has taken a toll.


GSL gymnastics: Mead edges Central Valley

Mead edged out Central Valley 166.025 to 163.60 to win a Greater Spokane League five-way gymnastics meet on Thursday night.


GSL gymnastics features plenty of talent

Jenna Schlosser, the State 4A gymnastics all-around champion from Mead, has graduated, but the Greater Spokane League has some talent poised to pick up where Schlosser left off.


Prep roundup: University builds big lead, holds off Mt. Spokane in GSL wrestling

Neftali Lopez (170 pounds) and Levi Meinzinger (182) started the evening with pins and University built a 30-9 lead before holding off host Mt. Spokane 34-32 in Greater Spokane League …


Mead opens GSL gymnastics season with win at five-way meet

Zella Conley took the all-around title to propel the Mead Panthers to a victory in a five-way Greater Spokane League gymnastics opener at Shadle Park High School on Wednesday.


Simone Biles earns record 10th world championship gold medal

The five medals Simone Biles spent the better part of a week so easily collecting at the world gymnastics championships will join the nine others she’s captured in a safe …


Japan’s Kohei Uchimura soars to 6th world gymnastics title

Japan’s Kohei Uchimura breezed to his record sixth world gymnastics championship title Friday, putting together a series of nearly flawless routines to continue his long run of dominance.


Japan, China top world gymnastics championships qualifying

The Japanese easily topped qualifying at the men’s gymnastics world championships Sunday, posting a score of 358.884 to finish well clear of China as the two superpowers spent six rotations …


Gabby Douglas edges teammate Aly Raisman for spot world championship in all-around final

Though Raisman recovered with a solid beam routine, it wasn’t enough to overtake Gabby Douglas, leaving Raisman fifth overall but ineligible for the final as the third American finisher.


In brief: Canadian teen leads LPGA Cambia Portland Classic

Golf: Canadian teen Brooke Henderson opened a five-stroke lead Saturday in the Cambia Portland Classic, shooting a 7-under 65 at Columbia Edgewater in Portland. The 17-year-old Henderson is trying to …


Simone Biles successfully defends all-around title at U.S. Classic gymnastics meet

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion. The …


USA Gymnastics coordinator Martha Karolyi likely done after Rio

Martha Karolyi will likely retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the longtime U.S. women’s gymnastics coach said Friday. Karolyi, 72, officially USA Gymnastics’ national team coordinator, has headed …


In brief: Serena Williams beats Errani in clay tuneup

Tennis: Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season. As it turns out, the top-ranked player still has a long way to go toward finding the form that …


Winter all-league teams

Winter all-league teams for Washington and North Idaho.


Simone Biles rolls to American Cup title in home state

Simone Biles led from the start in a record-setting win Saturday at the American Cup gymnastics event in Arlington, Texas. It was her first competition since taking a second straight …


Biles comes home for American Cup

Simone Biles is coming home. The two-time world champion gymnast headlines the field for today’s American Cup (NBC, 10 a.m.). The invitation-only event will be held at massive AT&T Stadium …


State gymnastics: Jenna Schlosser earns 9.4 on beam to win all-around, Mead finishes third

TACOMA – Jenna Schlosser made her final gymnastics meet a memorable one. The senior from Mead, involved with gymnasts almost as long as she’s been able to walk, posted a …