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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:41 PM EDT

Serbian Men, U.S. Women Favored for Olympic Water Polo Gold

Serbian Men, U.S. Women Favored for Olympic Water Polo Gold

CHICAGO (AP) — It's Andrija Prlainovic and Serbia on the men's side, and Maggie Steffens and the U.S. for the women's tournament.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:35 PM EDT

20th Anniversary: 'Home Alone' Actress Competes in Olympics

20th Anniversary: 'Home Alone' Actress Competes in Olympics

It’s been 20 years since the Atlanta Olympics, so let’s take a trip back in time.

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Fencer to Make History by Wearing Hijab in Rio Games

Fencer to Make History by Wearing Hijab in Rio Games

Athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics share a common goal: to leave Brazil with a medal. But fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad also sees the games as an opportunity to teach Americans about the Muslim faith.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:54 PM EDT

AP Source: Coughlin to Join NFL's Operations Staff

AP Source: Coughlin to Join NFL's Operations Staff

Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 03:36 PM EDT

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling, one of the nation's most popular participatory sports, is dealing with aging athletes, declining membership and a vast disconnect between amateur riders and their elite counterparts. It has...

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Russia's Depleted Olympic Team Heads for Rio De Janeiro

Russia's Depleted Olympic Team Heads for Rio De Janeiro

MOSCOW (AP) — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.

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Switzerland's Belinda Bencic Says She Is Out of Rio Olympics

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic Says She Is Out of Rio Olympics

Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this week, too.

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Kirsty Coventry, Africa's Best Olympian, Dives in for the Last Time

Kirsty Coventry, Africa's Best Olympian, Dives in for the Last Time

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?

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Elena Delle Donne Plays in Front of Home Crowd in U.S. Win Over France

Elena Delle Donne Plays in Front of Home Crowd in U.S. Win Over France

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:41 PM EDT

In Rio, Georgia Golfers Are the Ones to Beat

In Rio, Georgia Golfers Are the Ones to Beat

Men’s Olympic golf will tee off Aug. 11 for the first time in 112 years, as a field of 60 led by three Georgia college players vies to bring home the first gold medal since the 1904 games in Saint Louis.

Countdown to Rio

 

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