3x Olympic champion Walsh clears qualifying milestone

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Three-time Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner, reigning silver medalist April Ross, have cleared their last major obstacle before qualifying for the 2016 Summer Games.


Bach: Federations could be banned if Sochi allegations true

LONDON (AP) — Just as Russia's track and field federation was suspended by the IAAF, some of the country's winter sports bodies could be banned if allegations of state-supported doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are proven, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

The AP's Indianapolis 500 All-Star starting lineup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the Indianapolis 500 celebrates its centennial race May 29, The Associated Press has come up with a completely subjective all-star, 33-driver starting field. The list includes multiple winners, innovators, fan favorites and trend-setters. They may not be the best drivers in race history, but all of them have helped shaped the event. The field is listed in the traditional three-car, 11-row starting grid with a synopsis of each row.

  • Written by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer