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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 11:05 AM EDT

Olympic Canoe/kayak Slalom Preview: A Guide to Whitewater Racing in Rio

Olympic Canoe/kayak Slalom Preview: A Guide to Whitewater Racing in Rio

Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind milling begins...

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Boos to Cheers: Durant Heads Home to Oakland With Team USA

Boos to Cheers: Durant Heads Home to Oakland With Team USA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT

Martha Karolyi to Sell Training Camp to USA Gymnastics

Martha Karolyi to Sell Training Camp to USA Gymnastics

The face at the top of U.S. women's gymnastics will change next month when longtime national team coordinator Martha Karolyi retires following the Summer Olympics.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:36 PM EDT

GWU Investigating Basketball Coach After Players’ Complaints

GWU Investigating Basketball Coach After Players’ Complaints

George Washington University said it is bringing in outside counsel as part of an investigation into allegations against men's basketball coach Mike Lonergan.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:59 AM EDT

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of the Zika virus. Their absence could be a setback...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:30 AM EDT

IOC Will Not Enforce Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes

IOC Will Not Enforce Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes

The IOC has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:19 PM EDT

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will be busy in the pool at the Rio Olympics. Just not as busy as they wanted to be. The two popular stars from the U.S. swimming team four years ago in London have just...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 10:23 AM EDT

Ready Or Not: Rio Olympics Open Doors at Athletes Village

Ready Or Not: Rio Olympics Open Doors at Athletes Village

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:43 PM EDT

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 05:00 AM EDT

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics— the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country.

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