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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 05:08 PM EDT

'You Get a Lot of Punches, Obviously': Water Polo Athlete

'You Get a Lot of Punches, Obviously': Water Polo Athlete

Water polo will be one of the toughest, nastiest and brutal sports to witness in next month's Olympics, and that's just based on what goes on above the water. What goes on under the water is even more brutal.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:30 AM EDT

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

LONDON (AP) — Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 04:48 PM EDT

Swimmers Say Official Hot Tub Is Needed, Not a Luxury

Swimmers Say Official Hot Tub Is Needed, Not a Luxury

Olympic athletes can be described as a lot of things: strong, dedicated and passionate, for example. But "pampered" is rarely one of them, until you get to the team with an official hot tub. "People always ask...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 10:40 PM EDT

Yelich Knocks in Winning Run in Tenth, Marlins Top Phillies

Yelich Knocks in Winning Run in Tenth, Marlins Top Phillies

Christian Yelich's RBI single in the tenth inning gave Miami a 2-1 win over Philadelphia

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 04:37 PM EDT

Marlins' Ozuna Named Heart and Hustle Winner

Marlins' Ozuna Named Heart and Hustle Winner

Marcell Ozuna was named the local winner of the Heart and Hustle award on Tuesday

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM EDT

Fabian Cancellara Withdraws From Final Tour to Focus on Olympics

Fabian Cancellara Withdraws From Final Tour to Focus on Olympics

FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) — Fabian Cancellara has withdrawn from the Tour de France to focus on his preparations for next month's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM EDT

19-year-old Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold at Rio Olympics

19-year-old Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold at Rio Olympics

The Olympics were never something to which Chloe Dygert paid much attention, not when there were pick-up basketball games and a million other things on her mind while growing up near Indianapolis.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM EDT

UL Crown First Step on Run-up to Women's Golf at Rio Games

UL Crown First Step on Run-up to Women's Golf at Rio Games

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Women's golf gets off to a running start this week on its return to the Olympics with the UL International Crown, a 32-player, eight-team event that could provide a preview to which...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 03:51 PM EDT

Gymnasts Face Complicated Choice: Olympic Endorsements Or College Careers

Gymnasts Face Complicated Choice: Olympic Endorsements Or College Careers

The end of her gymnastics career hit Jordyn Wieber suddenly. Too far removed from high-intensity training and ineligible to compete in college because she turned pro in high school, the 2011 world champion...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 11:15 AM EDT

Stephens Upset, Querrey Advances at Citi Open

Stephens Upset, Querrey Advances at Citi Open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Querrey advanced despite not having his giant-slaying best. Sloane Stephens didn't have any of her best and is going home.

Countdown to Rio

 

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