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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

Rewind: Janet Evans Left Stanford's Swim Team to Swim More

Rewind: Janet Evans Left Stanford's Swim Team to Swim More

For former Olympian Janet Evans, the decision to drop out of Stanford in 1991 was borne from ambition.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:23 PM CDT

US Women's Gymnastics Team Hopes to Make History

US Women's Gymnastics Team Hopes to Make History

Only five women have the opportunity to represent the U.S. in the gymnastics competition in Rio. Earning that spot can be like stepping in to a new family.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:19 PM CDT

Simone Biles' Career Soars to Record-Breaking Heights

Simone Biles' Career Soars to Record-Breaking Heights

Three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles has changed the standards in her numbers-driven sport. Her career is adding up to be one of the greatest in gymnastics history.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

In Women's Rowing, the US has a New Great Eight

In Women's Rowing, the US has a New Great Eight

U.S. Women’s Eights Rowing team boasts a dynasty of 10 straight World Championship or Olympic titles heading into the August 8 start of competition in Rio.

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U.S. Swimming Team Wraps Up pre-Rio Training Camp

U.S. Swimming Team Wraps Up pre-Rio Training Camp

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. swimming team has just one practice left before it leaves for the Rio Olympics.

6 hours ago

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.

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Golfer Padraig Harrington Relishes Olympic Opportunity

Golfer Padraig Harrington Relishes Olympic Opportunity

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.

6 hours ago

Padraig Harrington Leads PGA, Relishes Olympic Opportunity

Padraig Harrington Leads PGA, Relishes Olympic Opportunity

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:47 AM CDT

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

American athletes will walk into the Maracana stadium for the Olympic opening ceremony next week following the light on their flag bearer's jacket.

6 hours ago

Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S.

Countdown to Rio

 

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