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The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of the Zika virus.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

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...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:18 AM EDT

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

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.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 03:45 PM EDT

Fans in Vegas Miss Olympic Hoops Exhibition Due to Glitch

Fans in Vegas Miss Olympic Hoops Exhibition Due to Glitch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of fans expecting to see the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team play against Argentina inside a Las Vegas arena were left outside because of a ticketing snafu.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 02:15 PM EDT

Brazil Police Arrest Man Suspected of Olympics Attack Plans

Brazil Police Arrest Man Suspected of Olympics Attack Plans

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics.

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