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Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:30 PM EDT

The Greatest: Michael Phelps Returns for Another Olympic Farewell

The Greatest: Michael Phelps Returns for Another Olympic Farewell

Michael Phelps is back for a sequel to his Olympic farewell.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 02:30 PM EDT

Dong Dong Leads Chinese Trampoline Favorites in Rio

Dong Dong Leads Chinese Trampoline Favorites in Rio

The sport of trampoline, first introduced to the Olympics in Sydney in 2000, is all about high-flying exploits.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 02:00 PM EDT

Russians the Favorites in Rhythmic Gymnastics—if They Compete

Russians the Favorites in Rhythmic Gymnastics—if They Compete

Russia is known for its quick tempo and intricate, crowd-pleasing routines in rhythmic gymnastics. Confidence radiates when the Russian women take the floor.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM EDT

Russia Sets Up Anti-doping Commission After Putin Intervenes

Russia Sets Up Anti-doping Commission After Putin Intervenes

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for a new anti-doping commission to be created to shape Russia's future strategy, as the country faces possible exclusion from the Rio de Janeiro...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM EDT

IOC Strips Doping Weightlifter of 2008 Olympic Silver Medal

IOC Strips Doping Weightlifter of 2008 Olympic Silver Medal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has disqualified a silver medal-winning Turkish weightlifter from the 2008 Beijing Olympics for doping with an anabolic steroid.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT

IOC: 45 More Positive Cases in Retests of 2008, '12 Samples

IOC: 45 More Positive Cases in Retests of 2008, '12 Samples

LONDON (AP) — Forty-five more athletes, including 23 medalists from the 2008 Beijing Games, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Olympics, the IOC said Friday.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 08:45 AM EDT

Golf Returns to the Olympics, Minus Its Best Players

Golf Returns to the Olympics, Minus Its Best Players

A year away from golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence, IOC President Thomas Bach said it would be good if the sport had a wide range of players from as many countries as possible competing for...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:07 AM EDT

PHOTOS: Redskins Fans Mourn Death of DC Icon Chief Zee

PHOTOS: Redskins Fans Mourn Death of DC Icon Chief Zee

"We've lost a true institution here in Washington," fan Tommy Moorcones said at the vigil.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:16 AM EDT

Marc Gasol to Miss Olympics for Spain

Marc Gasol to Miss Olympics for Spain

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish basketball federation says that center Marc Gasol will miss the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after failing to recover from a broken foot in time.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:16 AM EDT

Russians Lose Track Appeal; IOC to Weigh Total Ban for Rio

Russians Lose Track Appeal; IOC to Weigh Total Ban for Rio

LONDON (AP) — Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the...

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