Cuts haven't been a major concern in Olympic boxing since 1980, but they will be a constant danger in Rio, where the 250 male fighters will box without headgear for the first time since Moscow. Fighters have had
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 02:19 PM CDT
At Least 105 Russian Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics
At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.
International federations in canoeing...
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 05:23 AM CDT
'I'm Not Going to Lose': Usain Bolt Confident Going Into Rio
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer will be sitting out the Rio Olympics and the rest of the 2016 season.
Federer, 34, announced his decision Tuesday on Facebook, citing a knee injury and a long road to recovery.
Justin Gatlin’s training partners tease him about his grey hairs. His biggest rival, Usain Bolt, jokingly calls him “old man.” Critics wonder why, 12 years after winning the 2004 Olympic gold medal, he...
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Russian Olympic Team Holds Rio Send-off, Putin Slams Discrimination
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the...