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
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
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
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
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...