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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 11:47 AM EDT

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

American athletes will walk into the Maracana stadium for the Olympic opening ceremony next week following the light on their flag bearer's jacket.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 08:32 AM EDT

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

Michigan-Ohio State. Auburn-Alabama. USC-UCLA. To sports fans from these schools, the mention of the rivalry gets the blood boiling. And the hatred extends beyond football. This summer, it will extend all...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:20 PM EDT

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Venus Williams Out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match.

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U.S. Swimming Team Wraps Up pre-Rio Training Camp

U.S. Swimming Team Wraps Up pre-Rio Training Camp

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. swimming team has just one practice left before it leaves for the Rio Olympics.

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Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.

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Golfer Padraig Harrington Relishes Olympic Opportunity

Golfer Padraig Harrington Relishes Olympic Opportunity

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.

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Padraig Harrington Leads PGA, Relishes Olympic Opportunity

Padraig Harrington Leads PGA, Relishes Olympic Opportunity

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.

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Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S.

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After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

Long before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:15 AM EDT

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

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