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Russia says at least 8 athletes to miss Rio under IOC rule

Russia says at least 8 athletes to miss Rio under IOC rule

Russia's top Olympic official said Monday that at least eight Russian athletes are set to miss next month's games in Rio de Janeiro under new IOC rules prohibiting former dopers from competing
Updated: 3 hours ago

FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach receives 1-year ban in 2006 World Cup investigation

FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach receives 1-year ban in 2006 World Cup investigation
Updated: 3 hours ago
USA Gymnastics agrees to buy Karolyis'  Texas ranch

USA Gymnastics agrees to buy Karolyis' Texas ranch

USA Gymnastics agrees to buy Karolyis' Texas ranch, with Martha Karolyi retiring after Olympics
Updated: 4 hours ago
Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

Brazilian police say they have arrested the last suspect wanted from a group that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State on social media and shared ideas to attack the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Updated: 4 hours ago
Allardyce will take time to decide if Rooney remains captain

Allardyce will take time to decide if Rooney remains captain

Although new England manager Sam Allardyce will take his time before deciding if Wayne Rooney continues as captain, he already has a clearer idea of how he wants the national to play
Updated: 5 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys staffers' bus involved in fatal Arizona crash

Dallas Cowboys staffers' bus involved in fatal Arizona crash

A van and a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players collided on an Arizona highway, leaving four dead in the van, authorities said
Updated: 7 hours ago

Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weather

The International Champions Cup match between Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City has been canceled after recent extreme weather made the playing surface at Beijing's National Stadium unfit for play
Updated: 7 hours ago
South Korean baseballer under investigation for match-fixing

South Korean baseballer under investigation for match-fixing

South Korean police say they have investigated a baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing
Updated: 7 hours ago
Japanese Buddhist priest contemplates canoe gold in Rio

Japanese Buddhist priest contemplates canoe gold in Rio

When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold
Updated: 9 hours ago
Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA

Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA

Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center
Updated: 9 hours ago