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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:23 AM CDT

Ready Or Not: Rio Olympics Open Doors at Athletes Village

Ready Or Not: Rio Olympics Open Doors at Athletes Village

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 04:00 AM CDT

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics— the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:01 PM CDT

NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move

NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move

Caving in to mounting pressure to move the annual event, the NBA joined a growing list of high-profile organizations, businesses and celebrities that have canceled events and pulled business out of North...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:59 AM CDT

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of the Zika virus. Their absence could be a setback...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:19 PM CDT

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will be busy in the pool at the Rio Olympics. Just not as busy as they wanted to be. The two popular stars from the U.S. swimming team four years ago in London have just...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 02:45 PM CDT

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 01:15 PM CDT

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 12:15 PM CDT

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 09:15 AM CDT

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 08:15 AM CDT

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.

Countdown to Rio

 

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