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  • Chinese babies born during pollution-light Olympics heavier

    Women in the Chinese capital in the final stage of pregnancy during the 2008 Beijing Olympics — when officials strictly controlled air pollution — gave birth to heavier babies than in years when the city was smoggier, a study said Wednesday.
  • Manfred downplays possibility of big leaguers in Olympics

    Don't expect to see big league baseball players at the 2020 Olympics, even if the IOC reinstates the sport for the Tokyo Games. And new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport's international governing body should demand a long-...

    Michael Phelps confirms he's aiming for 5th Olympics in Rio

    Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer. Phelps confirmed his intention to make one last run at the Olympics on Wednesday. "You...

    Tokyo turns focus to delivering 'sustainable' 2020 Games

    Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have promised the most innovative, impeccably run and "sustainable" games ever. With just a little more than five years to go, doubts are growing whether they will deliver on the last pledge. On Tuesday, the World...

    Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year

    Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
    MUNSTER — An all-around wobbly preliminary performance and a failure to qualify for the championship heat in the 100-yard butterfly could have easily squashed the spirits of Munster senior Wilson Beckman. Instead, Beckman took a glass-half-full...