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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.

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.

4 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.

5 hours ago

After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

Long before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:32 AM CDT

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

Michigan-Ohio State. Auburn-Alabama. USC-UCLA. To sports fans from these schools, the mention of the rivalry gets the blood boiling. And the hatred extends beyond football. This summer, it will extend all...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:15 AM CDT

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

The image of sprightly gymnasts tumbling across a balance beam has always drawn American viewers during the Olympics, just like pictures of bikini-clad beach volleyball players going for gold.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:15 AM CDT

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front.

Countdown to Rio

 

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