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Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:45 PM PDT

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Kohei Uchimura has nothing left to prove. The only question surrounding the effortlessly elegant 27-year-old is if he is the greatest male gymnast of all time.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:30 PM PDT

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 11:30 AM PDT

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 11:00 AM PDT

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 10:00 AM PDT

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 10:00 AM PDT

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.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:56 AM PDT

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...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 07:00 AM PDT

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 05:45 AM PDT

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...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 08:21 PM PDT

Gyorko Continues To Haunt The Padres

Gyorko Continues To Haunt The Padres

The Cardinals handed the Padres two more losses thanks to the impressive hitting of Jedd Gyorko.

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