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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 03:45 PM EDT

Fans in Vegas Miss Olympic Hoops Exhibition Due to Glitch

Fans in Vegas Miss Olympic Hoops Exhibition Due to Glitch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of fans expecting to see the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team play against Argentina inside a Las Vegas arena were left outside because of a ticketing snafu.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 02:15 PM EDT

Brazil Police Arrest Man Suspected of Olympics Attack Plans

Brazil Police Arrest Man Suspected of Olympics Attack Plans

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 01:15 PM EDT

Farah Dominant, Fraser-Pryce Sluggish in Final pre-Rio Races

Farah Dominant, Fraser-Pryce Sluggish in Final pre-Rio Races

LONDON (AP) — Mo Farah cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fell short in a sluggish sprint on Saturday in contrasting fortunes for the Olympic champions in their final races before...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 10:15 AM EDT

DeMarcus Cousins Looks to Make Most of Chance With U.S. Basketball Team

DeMarcus Cousins Looks to Make Most of Chance With U.S. Basketball Team

DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 09:15 AM EDT

Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

LONDON (AP) — As the clock ticks down to the Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 09:00 AM EDT

WNBA President Lisa Borders Talks About Fining Players Over Warmup Shirts

WNBA President Lisa Borders Talks About Fining Players Over Warmup Shirts

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:06 AM EDT

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

The Olympics were never something to which Chloe Dygert paid much attention, not when there were pick-up basketball games and a million other things on her mind while growing up near Indianapolis. Not even four...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:15 PM EDT

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New team. Same old result.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:30 PM EDT

U.S. Gymnasts Could Outdo Fierce Five With Six Golds in Rio

U.S. Gymnasts Could Outdo Fierce Five With Six Golds in Rio

After 40 years helping some of the greatest gymnasts of all time soar to Olympic gold — from Nadia Comaneci to Mary Lou Retton to Nastia Liukin — Martha Karolyi is ready to say goodbye. The U.S. women's national

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