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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.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:15 AM EDT

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

The image of sprightly gymnasts tumbling across a balance beam has always drawn American viewers during the Olympics, just like pictures of bikini-clad beach volleyball players going for gold.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:15 AM EDT

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:36 AM EDT

U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:45 AM EDT

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Erin Phillips scored 20 points and Liz Cambage added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Australia beat France 76-67 on Friday night.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:27 AM EDT

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

US Hoops Partnership Forged by 'Lunch-Bucket' Guys

Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:57 PM EDT

Eagles Long Snapper Advances to 'AGT' Semifinals

Eagles Long Snapper Advances to 'AGT' Semifinals

Veteran Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos will have to juggle training camp and "America's Got Talent" after dazzling the judges and earning enough votes to reach next week’s semifinals.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 01:28 PM EDT

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

The reigning gold Olympic medalist in freestyle wrestling, Jordan Burroughs is likely one of the favorites to win big in Rio. "I want to have exceptional goals," the Olympic wrestler said in a sponsored video...

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Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into "disrepute."

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:56 PM EDT

NCAA Stars Take Their Talents to Rio

NCAA Stars Take Their Talents to Rio

College sports stars have a long history at the Olympics. Some well-known college athletes — and some not so well known — will attempt to add medals to their NCAA championships when the Rio Games get underway.

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