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Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:15 PM CDT

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

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 01:35 PM CDT

Tillman Lands New Gig After Retirement

Tillman Lands New Gig After Retirement

Former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been retired for three days, but he's already got a new job lined up.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:45 PM CDT

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Kohei Uchimura has nothing left to prove. The only question surrounding the effortlessly elegant 27-year-old is if he is the greatest male gymnast of all time.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:30 PM CDT

The Greatest: Michael Phelps Returns for Another Olympic Farewell

The Greatest: Michael Phelps Returns for Another Olympic Farewell

Michael Phelps is back for a sequel to his Olympic farewell.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:30 PM CDT

Dong Dong Leads Chinese Trampoline Favorites in Rio

Dong Dong Leads Chinese Trampoline Favorites in Rio

The sport of trampoline, first introduced to the Olympics in Sydney in 2000, is all about high-flying exploits.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM CDT

Russians the Favorites in Rhythmic Gymnastics—if They Compete

Russians the Favorites in Rhythmic Gymnastics—if They Compete

Russia is known for its quick tempo and intricate, crowd-pleasing routines in rhythmic gymnastics. Confidence radiates when the Russian women take the floor.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

Russia Sets Up Anti-doping Commission After Putin Intervenes

Russia Sets Up Anti-doping Commission After Putin Intervenes

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for a new anti-doping commission to be created to shape Russia's future strategy, as the country faces possible exclusion from the Rio de Janeiro...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

IOC Strips Doping Weightlifter of 2008 Olympic Silver Medal

IOC Strips Doping Weightlifter of 2008 Olympic Silver Medal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has disqualified a silver medal-winning Turkish weightlifter from the 2008 Beijing Olympics for doping with an anabolic steroid.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:34 PM CDT

Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears

Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears

After spending 12 of his 13 NFL seasons with the Chicago Bears, cornerback Charles Tillman will officially retire as a member of the team on Thursday.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 09:00 AM CDT

IOC: 45 More Positive Cases in Retests of 2008, '12 Samples

IOC: 45 More Positive Cases in Retests of 2008, '12 Samples

LONDON (AP) — Forty-five more athletes, including 23 medalists from the 2008 Beijing Games, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Olympics, the IOC said Friday.

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