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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:49 PM EDT

North Carolina, Duke Basketball Stars Join Forces in Rio

North Carolina, Duke Basketball Stars Join Forces in Rio

University of North Carolina's Harrison Barnes will finally play alongside former Duke star Kyrie Irving under coach Mike Krzyzewski in the Rio Olympics. Krzyzewski had recruited them with the idea they would be...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:49 PM EDT

Ryan Lochte's Expansive Shoe Collection

Ryan Lochte's Expansive Shoe Collection

Over the past four years, he's stood on podiums featuring rainbow wings, tie-dye teddy bears and cheering gorillas.
What will Ryan Lochte wear next?

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:58 AM EDT

Russia's Depleted Olympic Team Heads for Rio De Janeiro

Russia's Depleted Olympic Team Heads for Rio De Janeiro

MOSCOW (AP) — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:45 AM EDT

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic Says She Is Out of Rio Olympics

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic Says She Is Out of Rio Olympics

Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this week, too.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:45 AM EDT

Kirsty Coventry, Africa's Best Olympian, Dives in for the Last Time

Kirsty Coventry, Africa's Best Olympian, Dives in for the Last Time

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:00 AM EDT

Elena Delle Donne Plays in Front of Home Crowd in U.S. Win Over France

Elena Delle Donne Plays in Front of Home Crowd in U.S. Win Over France

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:15 PM EDT

Trinity Coach Headed to Olympics

Trinity Coach Headed to Olympics

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:11 PM EDT

Future Olympic Hopeful in the Pool

Future Olympic Hopeful in the Pool

Carl Bishop, of Cheshire, hopes to one day swim in the Olympics.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:44 PM EDT

Eagles' Nigel Bradham Arrested for Assaulting Miami Hotel Worker: Police

Eagles' Nigel Bradham Arrested for Assaulting Miami Hotel Worker: Police

Bradham, who plays for the Eagles but lives in South Florida during the offseason, turned himself in to Miami Beach police on Monday after allegedly assaulting a worker at the Hilton Bentley hotel last...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:02 AM EDT

Fan Arrested After Touching Justin Timberlake

Fan Arrested After Touching Justin Timberlake

A California man was arrested for disorderly conduct after Justin Timberlake said he got too physical with him last weekend during the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, sheriff's...

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