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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...

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

Russia's Track and Field Stars Angered by Rio Olympics Ban

Russia's Track and Field Stars Angered by Rio Olympics Ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) — Russia's top athletes reacted with anger after the news broke Thursday that their track and field team would remain banned from next month's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 07:51 AM EDT

U.S. Star Jordan Burroughs Key to Wrestling's Popularity Push

U.S. Star Jordan Burroughs Key to Wrestling's Popularity Push

Jordan Burroughs used his gold-medal moment at the 2012 Olympics in London to emerge as one of wrestling's biggest stars.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:15 AM EDT

China Vows Zero-tolerance on Doping for Olympic Team

China Vows Zero-tolerance on Doping for Olympic Team

BEIJING (AP) — Seeking to dismiss lingering doubts, a top Chinese sports official says the country has committed to a zero-tolerance stance on doping ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:15 AM EDT

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte Facing More Down Time at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte Facing More Down Time at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will be busy in the pool at the Rio Olympics. Just not as busy as they wanted to be.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:15 AM EDT

Japan Expects Three Golds From Kohei Uchimura in Rio

Japan Expects Three Golds From Kohei Uchimura in Rio

TOKYO (AP) — They've set up the elite academy, set in motion the Gold Plan and expect Kohei Uchimura to deliver three medals of that color in Rio de Janeiro next month, all part of the Japanese Olympic...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 09:15 PM EDT

Filmmaker Needs Help Telling Story of D.C. Divas’ Championship Season

Filmmaker Needs Help Telling Story of D.C. Divas’ Championship Season

A documentary filmmaker who followed the D.C. Divas during their 2015 Women’s Football Alliance championship season is almost done producing his film but is out of money. Prince George's County Bureau Chief...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:30 AM EDT

Ex-Wrestlers, Including Snuka, Sue WWE Over Head Injuries

Ex-Wrestlers, Including Snuka, Sue WWE Over Head Injuries

More than 50 ex-wrestlers say in a Connecticut lawsuit that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is responsible for their long-term neurological damage and failed to care for their injuries.

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