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Phelps Asks Congress to Ensure Anti-doping System is Fair
WASHINGTON (AP) — Testifying before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, Michael Phelps has expressed frustration over seeing others cheat and says athletes need to believe the system works.
The retired swimmer said Tuesday he has a hard time understanding how athletes get…
U.S. Men Claim Gold in 96-66 Win Over Serbia
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66.
With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games.
After a few close calls earlier in the tournament, this was no contest...
With Sue Bird Sidelined, USA Beats France 86-67
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —The U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women's basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans.
The Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi scored 18 points as the U...
Day 7 Action of the Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — This is the seventh day of the Olympics and for the first time in 112 years, golf is being contested. Today marks the start of play with six of the top 10 players in the world not taking part. For various reasons they withdrew before the start of the Games...

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