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Gwen Jorgensen gives US first Olympic gold in triathlon
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- As she wobbled along on a flat tire four years ago in London, Gwen Jorgensen promised to turn that heartbreak at Hyde Park into a conquering of Copacabana Beach at the Rio Games....

Triathlon's popularity took off with Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The reasons for triathlon's burgeoning appeal are as varied as the sport itself....

Brownlees make men's Olympic triathlon a family affair
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Just like four years ago in London, Alistair Brownlee grabbed a British flag, slowed to a trot and then walked across the finish line to win the gold medal in the men's Olympic triathlon....

Jorgensen's journey included chance meeting in Milwaukee
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Even before he dismounted his bike on that snowy Minnesota morning three years ago to ask Gwen Jorgensen if she'd be his wife, Patrick Lemieux issued an equally unexpected proposal: He would abandon his pro cycling career to be her "house husband."...


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