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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.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 07:45 AM CDT

Golf Returns to the Olympics, Minus Its Best Players

Golf Returns to the Olympics, Minus Its Best Players

A year away from golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence, IOC President Thomas Bach said it would be good if the sport had a wide range of players from as many countries as possible competing for...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:56 AM CDT

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:06 AM CDT

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

The Olympics were never something to which Chloe Dygert paid much attention, not when there were pick-up basketball games and a million other things on her mind while growing up near Indianapolis. Not even four...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:16 AM CDT

Marc Gasol to Miss Olympics for Spain

Marc Gasol to Miss Olympics for Spain

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish basketball federation says that center Marc Gasol will miss the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after failing to recover from a broken foot in time.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:16 AM CDT

Russians Lose Track Appeal; IOC to Weigh Total Ban for Rio

Russians Lose Track Appeal; IOC to Weigh Total Ban for Rio

LONDON (AP) — Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:16 AM CDT

Russia's Track and Field Stars Angered by Rio Olympics Ban

Russia's Track and Field Stars Angered by Rio Olympics Ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) — Russia's top athletes reacted with anger after the news broke Thursday that their track and field team would remain banned from next month's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 06:51 AM CDT

U.S. Star Jordan Burroughs Key to Wrestling's Popularity Push

U.S. Star Jordan Burroughs Key to Wrestling's Popularity Push

Jordan Burroughs used his gold-medal moment at the 2012 Olympics in London to emerge as one of wrestling's biggest stars.

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

China Vows Zero-tolerance on Doping for Olympic Team

China Vows Zero-tolerance on Doping for Olympic Team

BEIJING (AP) — Seeking to dismiss lingering doubts, a top Chinese sports official says the country has committed to a zero-tolerance stance on doping ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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