Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next...
Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.
The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will...
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The Latest: Weightlifting Wants 'clarification' on IOC Rules
The International Weightlifting Federation is seeking "further clarification" from the International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Agency before making a decision on which Russian athletes can...
Giancarlo Stanton homered and had his first four-hit game since 2012, driving in three runs to give Jose Fernandez all the support he needed, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.
Mac Williamson homered in the fifth inning and hit a tiebreaking single in the 12th, lifting San Francisco over the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday for the Giants' first victory since the All-Star break.
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Japanese Buddhist Priest Contemplates Canoe Gold in Rio
Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities.
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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...