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  1. Olympics: IOC to consider total ban of Russian athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    As the clock ticks down to the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment. With the credibility of the fight against doping on the line and the image of the Olympic movement at stake, the IOC will hold a crucial meeting Sunday to consider whether to ban Russia entirely from the Rio Games because of systematic, state-sponsored cheating.

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  2. US sending record number of women to Rio GamesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics- the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country. The U.S. Olympic Committee officially announced its 555-person team Saturday.

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  3. Top StoryU.S. sending record number of women to Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOV9

    The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics- the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country. The U.S. Olympic Committee officially announced its 555-person team Saturday.

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  4. Olympics: US sending record number of women to Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this March 8, 2016, file photo, double trap and skeet shooter Kim Rhode poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rhode is the first American athlete in an individual sport to earn a medal in five straight Olympics.

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  5. Team USA Announces 555-Member Team for 2016 Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    As the sports world prepares to converge on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics, the United States has finalized its roster. Per the United States Olympic Committee , there are 555 members on this year's U.S. Olympic team, including 263 men and 292 women across 27 sports.

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  6. Lisa Unleashed: 2016 Olympics Equestrians Head To RioRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Newtown Bee

    There are three Olympic equestrian disciplines - Eventing, Dressage, Jumping - and these are the only Olympic sports where men and women compete directly against each other for bronze, silver, and gold medals. The 2016 equestrian venue is at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  7. Nothing can prepare an Olympian like advice from someone who has been thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... U.S. Eventing Coach David O'Connor at Riverdale Stables in the Bronx. (Diane Bondareff/Ap Images For U.S. Olympic Equestrian Teams) Staff's chief takeaway as a two-time Olympian: Worry about only things you can control, which he did far more ...

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  8. A 555-strong U.S. Olympics team includes record 292 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Reuters

    Jul 10, 2016; Eugene, OR, USA; Allyson Felix reacts after placing fourth in the women's 200m in 22.54 during the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Jul 10, 2016; San Jose, CA, USA; Simone Biles from Spring, TX, during the uneven bars in the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials at SAP Center.

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  9. Eventing: Olympic gold a dream for Dorset's Fox-PittRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    HAVING already experienced Olympic podium success, Dorset's William Fox-Pitt is hoping a trouble-free Rio 2016 can lead to more medals for the mantelpiece. Fox-Pitt, back in the saddle after a serious fall last year had put his life in jeopardy, won silver medals in 2004 and 2012 and bronze in 2008, but admitted none of those events had been without their problems.

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  10. Dublin Horse Show: Stress levels high as Italy gets jump on IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Photo: Colin O'Riordan But 'Aga Khan stress' was the biggest complaint among attendees as the best of international show jumpers took to the RDS. Hat designer Julie Campbell with her friends Sharifa al Abri , Lynn Brien, Nicola Potts, Ciara Coleman and Sinead Phipps.

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  11. USEF Substitutes Mighty Nice For Fernhill Cubalawn On Olympic Eventing TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle of the Horse

    The U.S. Equestrian Federation has substituted a horse on the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Phillip Dutton has withdrawn Caroline Moran, Simon Roosevelt and Thomas Tierney's Fernhill Cubalawn, due to veterinary concerns.

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  12. Michael Jung's Rio horse might be La Biosthetique - Sam FBW but it hasn't been decidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Horse and Hound

    German eventing team trainer Chris Bartle has clarified that Michael Jung's Rio horse is still being decided, following the news that FischerTakinou has been ruled out. Michael put on facebook last night that Takinou has suffered an infection so will not be able to go to the Games and that he will be riding La Biosthetique-Sam FBW, instead.

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  13. New Zealand's Golden Olympic moments: Mark Todd in Los Angeles 1984 and Seoul 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    Ahead of the Rio Olympic Games, Stuff counts down New Zealand's top 25 golden Olympic moments. At No 11, Mark Todd's eventing gold medals in 1984 and 1988.

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  14. BREAKING* Injury forces defending Olympic eventing champion to change horse for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Horse and Hound

    Germany's Michael Jung will ride La Biosthetique-Sam FBW in the eventing at the Rio Olympics as his first choice of ride, FischerTakinou, has suffered an injury. Takinou, the reining European champion, won the CIC3* at Aachen on his final prep run last week.

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  15. Jung's FischerTakinou Out Of Rio Contention With A VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Chronicle of the Horse

    Michael Jung will now ride La Biosthetique Sam FBW at the Olympics after fischerTakinou picked up a virus. Photo courtesy Kit Houghton/FEI.

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  16. Road to Rio: Wiltshire-based New Zealand eventers reveal Olympic combinationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Swindon Advertiser

    NEW Zealand's Wiltshire-based eventers have confirmed which horse-rider combinations will bid for Olympic gold in Rio next month. Three county-based riders are included in the Kiwi eventing team, with a fourth - Mildenhall-based Tim Price and his 13-year-old horse Ringwood Sky Boy - travelling as a reserve pairing.

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  17. 20/01/2016 ; Wellington, florida ; Winter Equestrian FestivalRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | SportsNewsIreland

    Cian O'Connor stormed to victory with Aramis 573 in the first International Class of the 2016 Show, the Speed Stakes, clocking a time of 51.92 seconds. The Meathman lead a clean sweep for Ireland with home riders filling the top five positions in the competition.

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  18. Equestrian Sport Gallops Into the Rio LimelightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Horse

    Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth, and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe. The Rio 2016 entries are all in , and a total of 200 horse and rider combinations from 43 countries will compete for Gold in three separate disciplines: dressage, eventing, and jumping.

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  19. Brazil equestrian star, former flag bearer left off Show Jumping teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2012 | Reuters

    Brazil's only Olympic gold medal equestrian and 2012 flag bearer Rodrigo Pessoa criticized a new coach's decision to leave him off the host nation's 2016 show jumping team on Wednesday. Pessoa, 43, who took home individual gold from Athens in 2004, will instead serve as an alternate after switching horses mid-way through the selection process.

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  20. Russian riders' Rio places hang in the balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Horse and Hound

    A decision on whether all Russian athletes - including riders - will be banned from taking part in next month's Olympic Games has been postponed while "legal options" are considered . A call for a ban was made by the World Anti-Doping Agency following the publication of an investigation into doping practices in the country on Monday .

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