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Atlanta punches ticket to World Series for 1st time since 1999

Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending Atlanta to the World Series for the first time since 1999 with a 4-2 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

Atlanta leads NLCS 2-0 over Dodgers with another walk-off victory

Atlanta won with a walk-off hit for the second night in a row, collecting a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night and a 2-0 NL Championship Series lead.

Dream turns to WNBA player-turned coach Tanisha Wright in search for stability

The Atlanta Dream hired longtime WNBA player Tanisha Wright as its new head coach on Tuesday, looking to bring stability to a team that struggled under two interim coaches this past season.

Olympian aims to become 1st woman to complete gruelling swim in honour of father

When Elizabeth Beisel's dad got the awful news — pancreatic cancer — the Olympic swimming medallist knew she had to do something, anything, that would give him a reason to get up every morning. She decided she would swim to Block Island — nearly 10-½ miles (16.9 kilometres) from the mainland

Caeleb Dressel sets Olympic record with gold medal victory in men's 100m freestyle

American Caeleb Dressel claimed the first individual Olympic gold medal of his career with two furious laps of the pool Thursday morning, winning the 100-metre freestyle in Olympic-record time, over defending champion Kyle Chalmers.

Katie Ledecky bounces back to win 1st-ever gold in women's 1500m freestyle

American star Katie Ledecky bounced back from the worst finish of her brilliant Olympic career to take the first-ever gold medal in the women's 1,500-metre freestyle Wednesday.

Bucks defeat Hawks, advance to 1st NBA Finals since 1974

Khris Middleton scored 32 points to help the shorthanded Milwaukee Bucks secure their spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night.

Hawks romp Bucks who lose Giannis Antetokounmpo to injury

The Atlanta Hawks proved they are more than a one-man team, shaking off Trae Young's absence with a freak injury to even the Eastern Conference finals with a 110-88 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Simone Manuel wins 50-metre freestyle to snatch Olympic spot after missing out in 100 free

When Simone Manuel whipped around to see the "1" beside her name, months of emotions came pouring out.

Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky romp to wins at U.S. Olympic swim trials

Caeleb Dressel added another event to his Tokyo program, powering to a dominating victory in the 100-meter butterfly, while Katie Ledecky blew away the field in the 800 freestyle at the the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Saturday.