Ann Killion

Sports Columnist

The Chronicle

About this Author

Born in San Francisco and raised in Marin County, Ann Killion has covered Bay Area sports for more than two decades. An award-winning columnist and a veteran of 11 Olympics, several World Cups and the Tour de France, Ann joined The Chronicle in 2012. Ann has worked for the San Jose Mercury News, the Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated. She is a New York Times best-selling author, having co-written "Solo: A Memoir of Hope" with soccer star Hope Solo,"Throw Like A Girl" with softball player Jennie Finch and two middle-grade books on soccer, “Champions of Women’s Soccer” and “Champions of Men’s Soccer.” She was named California Sportswriter of the Year in both 2014 and 2017. She has two children and lives in Mill Valley.

Awards & Recognition

Ann Killion was named the 2014 California Sportswriter of the Year.

By This Author

Can coronavirus shutdown lead to equal pay for U.S. women’s soccer?

April 6, 2020

President Trump’s call for sports to resume in August is magical thinking

April 4, 2020

Running in the age of coronavirus: Sidewalk etiquette hot topic in Bay Area

April 2, 2020

A mother’s crisis: Flying daughter to SF from Ecuador during coronavirus pandemic

March 31, 2020

Coronavirus be damned, Roger Goodell says the NFL draft must go on

March 30, 2020

Steph Curry is MVP for his coronavirus outreach, including Dr. Fauci Q&A

March 26, 2020

Steph Curry is MVP for his coronavirus outreach, including Dr. Fauci Q&A

March 26, 2020

Bay Area Olympians feel disappointment, relief after Tokyo Games postponement

March 24, 2020

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