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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:13 AM CDT

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

U.S. Soccer has suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. Women’s National Team for six months for conduct that is "counter to the organization’s principles," according to a release from the organization. T...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 09:58 PM CDT

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates. In a written statement...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 09:16 PM CDT

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

The man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:20 PM CDT

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

The 'Final Five' are taking New York City by storm before they start a nationwide tour. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin a...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:04 AM CDT

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program. CAS announced its urgent verdict Tuesday to dismiss the Russian...

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Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official

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Survey Collects Travelers’ Opinions on Illinois Highways
Survey Collects Travelers’ Opinions on Illinois Highways

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Teen Injured in Police Shootout Released From Hospital
Teen Injured in Police Shootout Released From Hospital

The teen who was mistakenly shot by a police officer during a shootout with a bank robbery suspect in Chicago's Old Irving Park in mid-November was released from the hospital earlier this week, his parents said....