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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:44 PM CDT

Chicago Red Stars Player Renews Love for Sport in Sweden

Chicago Red Stars Player Renews Love for Sport in Sweden

Some athletes thrive under pressure. Soccer player Christen Press was one of those athletes.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:25 PM CDT

Olympic Wrestler Fights for Women Recognition in Sport

Olympic Wrestler Fights for Women Recognition in Sport

At the age of 9, Augello picked up on the sport when her brother would come home from wrestling and practice his moves on her. She attended a practice with her brother’s team and instantly fell in love.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 06:14 PM CDT

Father Sold Motorcycle to Buy Olympian Her First Horse

Father Sold Motorcycle to Buy Olympian Her First Horse

Lauren Kieffer's Olympic journey all started more than 20 years ago, when her father sold his BMW F650 motorcycle to buy his daughter her first horse.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 05:55 PM CDT

Suburban Olympian Talks Volleyball Fame

Suburban Olympian Talks Volleyball Fame

As a junior in college at Loyola University, Thomas Jaeschke was doing something most college student athletes could only dream of.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:35 PM CDT
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Ex-Bull Mike Dunleavy Lists Chicago Home for $4.1M

Former Chicago Bulls player Mike Dunleavy has listed his Lincoln Park home for...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:36 PM CDT

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling, one of the nation's most popular participatory sports, is dealing with aging athletes, declining membership and a vast disconnect between amateur riders and their elite counterparts. It has...

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