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US Sailors Look for Redemption in Rio

US Sailors Look for Redemption in Rio

They've had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Rio de Janeiro's tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:35 PM CDT

Who Is... Kayla Harrison

Who Is... Kayla Harrison

In her first Olympic appearance, Harrison won gold at the London Games in 2012. In doing so, she became the first American to ever earn an Olympic gold medal in judo. Harrison also attended the 2008 Beijing...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:41 PM CDT

Serbian Men, U.S. Women Favored for Olympic Water Polo Gold

Serbian Men, U.S. Women Favored for Olympic Water Polo Gold

CHICAGO (AP) — It's Andrija Prlainovic and Serbia on the men's side, and Maggie Steffens and the U.S. for the women's tournament.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:35 PM CDT

20th Anniversary: 'Home Alone' Actress Competes in Olympics

20th Anniversary: 'Home Alone' Actress Competes in Olympics

It’s been 20 years since the Atlanta Olympics, so let’s take a trip back in time.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:16 AM CDT

Fencer to Make History by Wearing Hijab in Rio Games

Fencer to Make History by Wearing Hijab in Rio Games

Athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics share a common goal: to leave Brazil with a medal. But fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad also sees the games as an opportunity to teach Americans about the Muslim faith.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:56 PM CDT

Illinois Gymnasts Score Ticket to 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Illinois Gymnasts Score Ticket to 2016 Rio Olympic Games

In a northern Chicago suburb is a gymnastics center that holds a sisterhood of women headed to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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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