Rio Olympics

Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Who Stripped Get 3-year Ban
Two Mongolian wrestling coaches who stripped to protest an officiating call at the Rio Olympics have been suspended for three years.
According to a letter sent to the Mongolian federation by United World Wrestling on Sept. 13 and forwarded to The Associated Press on Wednesday, coaches Tserenbaatar Ts…
Hope Solo Suspended From National Team for 6 Months
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct "counter to the organization's principles."
The suspension is effective immediately.
U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Wednesday …
Speedo USA Becomes the First Major Sponsor to Drop Lochte
Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced it is dropping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.
As part of the decision, Speedo said Monday it will donate $50,000 of Lochte's fee to Save The Children t…
U.S. Women Beat Japan for 47th Straight Win
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. women's basketball team showed off its speed, size and depth in a 110-64 victory over Japan and advanced to the semifinals with another convincing win.
Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi each scored 19 points as the U...
Felix Just Short in 400-meter Final at Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It took a dramatic dive by Shaunae Miller of Bahamas at the finish line to win the women's 400-meter final, preventing American Allyson Felix from capturing a record fifth Olympic gold medal.
Miller clocked 49...
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...
Rio Olympics Action
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps has made up for one of the few losses in his Olympic career. Phelps avenged his defeat at the 2012 London Games by winning the 200-meter butterfly on Tuesday night, holding off Japan's Masato Sakai by a mere four-hundredths of a second...

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