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Taekwondo: Loss at Trials can't crush Greco's spirit

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Time was up, and Rotterdam’s Sophia Greco fell to her knees, utterly defeated. The 15-year-old, competing at the U.S. Team Trials at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs from Jan. 9-14, had just earned a spot as the alternate for the U.S. team to compete in Taekwondo at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, and she had done so while fighting up three weight divisions. She couldn’t let that accomplishment set in, though. ...

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