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  1. US cyclist Lea Davison overcomes injuries, heading to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Star Tribune

    In this July 5, 2015, file photo, second-placed Lea Davison, of the United States, celebrates after finishing the women's UCI Cross Country Mountain Bike World Cup in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. There may be no better inspiration for aspiring cyclists than a woman who has bounced back from two hip surgeries to qualify for two Olympic Games.

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  2. Irving helps U.S. to ugly 80-45 win over VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Star Tribune

    Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night. Coming off three straight flashy victories in Las Vegas and California, the United States shot 42.4 percent from the field and committed 13 turnovers in by far its worst offensive performance of its five-city tour in preparation for next week's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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  3. Team USA women's basketball overwhelms Canada 83-43Read the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Star Tribune

    Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court. The five UConn players, who helped the Huskies win 10 of their 11 national championships, received one last rousing ovation from the crowd.

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  4. Irving helps US to ugly 80-45 win over ...Jul 29, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    USA's DeAndre Jordan dunks against Venezuela's Miguel Ruiz during the first half of an exhibition basketball game Friday, July 29, 2016, at the United Center in Chicago. The Associated Press USA's DeAndre Jordan dunks against Venezuela's Miguel Ruiz during the first half of an exhibition basketball game Friday, July 29, 2016, at the United Center in Chicago.

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  5. Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Daily Herald

    South Korea's top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves. "There are way too many good players in China," Jeon said after a pre-Olympics practice session.

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  6. Sailing: Stu McNay, who learned to sail in Marion, is hoping the third time is the charm at OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Eight years ago, McNay was expectedly thrilled just to be on the U.S. Sailing Olympic team in Beijing. Four years ago McNay and partner Graham Biehl were back at the games in London but once again couldn't make much of a mark in the men's 470 two-person dinghy class.

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  7. IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Tomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, poses for a selfie with Ukrainian air pistol athlete Olena Kostevych before moving into the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 28, 2016. less Tomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, poses for a selfie with Ukrainian air pistol athlete Olena Kostevych before moving into the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 28, ... more Tomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, center, Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes, left, and Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee visit the Orla Conde, the place that will hold the Olympic pyre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

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  8. Athletics: S. Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | New Vision

    PIC : South Sudanese refugees living in Kenya arrive at the International Airport Antonio Carlos Jobim airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 29, 2016. AFP PHOTO / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA There will be more South Sudanese competing at the Rio Games in the Olympics refugee team than for the African state that will be taking part for the first time.

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  9. Canoe Kayak Canada sending men's K2 200-metres crew to the Rio 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    The International Canoe Federation announced Friday that Canada will have two additional athlete quota spots for the sprint event following the suspension of an athlete in a Russian crew due to doping infractions. The ICF ruled that the quota spots would be allocated to the next nation that has not yet qualified.

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  10. Injury forces 15-year-old South Korean gymnast out of RioRead the original story

    37 min ago | Washington Times

    South Korean gymnast Lee Go-im will miss next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after fracturing her left arm during training at an Olympic venue. The Korean Olympic Committee said the 15-year-old suffered the injury while practicing her vault routine at the Athlete's Park in Rio de Janeiro Thursday evening, and is scheduled to return to South Korea for surgery.

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  11. Former UConn Stars Shine as USA Women's Basketball Outclasses Canada, 83-43Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The UConn Blog

    Team USA women's basketball continued its impressive run through pre-Olympic warmup games, beating Canada 83-43. Playing in front of a UConn-friendly crowd at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Geno Auriemma went with an all-UConn starting lineup and it worked out pretty well.

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  12. U.S. women's basketball team overwhelms Canada 83-43Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Diana Taurasi of the United States women's basketball team, left, talks with coach Geno Auriemma, her former coach at UConn, during a timeout in the second half of an exhibition game against Canada on Friday in Bridgeport. Bridgeport - Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

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  13. Olympic StorylinesRead the original story

    45 min ago | Times of Wayne County

    I've shared before how much I love the Olympics, so with the 2016 Olympic Games only days away, I thought it was appropriate focus this week's column on what and who to watch over the next two jam-packed weeks. With over 10,000 athletes competing in over 300 events, it may be hard to follow everything unless you're one of those Olympics nuts who watches streaming coverage of all the events.

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  14. Five facts about football at the Rio Olympics Rio de Janeiro (AFP) -...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Yahoo!

    The top two teams from each group go into the knockout stages. There are only 12 teams in the women's tournament forming three groups of four which starts on August 3. That allows the two best third-placed teams to progress to the last eight before quarter-finals and semi-finals will determine the gold medal matchup on August 19. + A gold in the men's football tournament in the final at the historic Maracana stadium is one of Brazil's most wanted as it hosts the games for the first time.

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  15. Hurley Sisters to Conquer Fencing, Sibling Rivalry in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Chicago

    It may be typical for there to be a little sibling rivalry among brothers and sisters, but for fencing Olympians Kelley and Courtney Hurley, they might just be the closest sisters you've ever met. "There was definitely some competitive battles we had, but as soon as we left for college I feel like I really was able to sort of separate myself from Courtney and realize I don't have to compare myself, I am who I am," Kelley Hurley said.

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  16. What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    If there were ever a more "First World problem" for the Zika-plagued, water-polluted Rio Olympics, it's Brazil's lack of access to the hit mobile game, which has united players the world over. Since debuting to wild adulation in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand this month, the game from Google spinoff Niantic Inc. has spread like wildfire, launching in more than 30 countries or territories - but not Brazil.

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  17. Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics for dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into "disrepute." The International Weightlifting Federation said the "integrity of the weightlifting sport has been seriously damaged on multiple times and levels by the Russians."

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  18. Australia's best chances of Olympic medals on the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    The water sports of rowing, sailing and canoeing have provided Australia with a rich harvest of medals at past Olympics - here are some of the best prospects to climb the podium in Rio. Reigning world champion Kim Brennan has set the pace in the single sculls ahead of Rio, with consecutive victories at the World Cup regattas in Lucerne and Poznan.

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  19. USADA says banned Russia swimmer failed drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    An Olympic medal winning swimmer linked to Russia's state-run doping scandal has tested positive for the banned meldonium, the US Anti-Doping Agency announced. US Anti-Doping Agency says Russian Olympic medal winning swimmer Nikita Lobintsev, already banned for using meldonium for the past seven years, has failed a new drug test Nikita Lobintsev was already one of seven Russian swimmers banned from competing in the Rio Olympics by the International Swimming Federation and USADA did not impose a new ban over the case.

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  20. U.S. women rout Canada fueled by former UConn starsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    USA's Breanna Stewart, the former UConn star, looks to block a pass by Canada's Tamara Tatham during USA Women's Basketball Showcase action at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Friday night. USA's Breanna Stewart, the former UConn star, looks to block a pass by Canada's Tamara Tatham during USA Women's Basketball Showcase action at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Friday night.

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