Wed., July 20, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday
Russia’s top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
Couch Slouch: Give the Olympics a permanent site
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are almost upon us – assuming they don’t get canceled or moved to a safer planet – and is Couch Slouch ever …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe, coming off knee surgery, Carli Lloyd make Olympic roster
Megan Rapinoe, who is coming off December knee surgery, has been named to the national team roster for the Rio Games along with Carli Lloyd, who has scored in the …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Tyson Gay gets chance to recapture relay medal
Consider this a second chance for Tyson Gay. Maybe his last one, too.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Despite injury, Usain Bolt listed on Jamaican Olympic team
Usain Bolt’s quest for more Olympic gold is back on, as expected.
Sun., July 10, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Biles, Douglas headline U.S. women’s gymnastics team
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Simone Biles wouldn’t let herself believe it. Not until she heard from national team coordinator Martha Karolyi, even if the Olympic dream she had been chasing …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Bernard Lagat, Justin Gatlin bull their way into Olympics
A few more kids are on their way to Brazil after Saturday’s racing at the U.S. Track and Field Trials. In this case, they are 41-year-old Bernard Lagat’s son and …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Dustin Johnson will skip Olympics because of concern about Zika
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is withdrawing from the Olympics because he is concerned about the Zika virus.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Alysia Montano suffers different setback at U.S. track trials
The first thing Alysia Montano thought was, “Get up. Get up.”
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
Sports digest: Oil turns white boats to brown in Rio Olympic sailing venue
A new pollution problem has surfaced in Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Sailors complained Monday about an oil slick that turned white boats …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
U.S. swim trials close with no world records; Rio Games next
The U.S. Olympic swim team has a history of improving its times from the trials to the games.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Durant, Anthony lead 12-player U.S. Olympic basketball roster
Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Amid crisis, Rio governor warns Olympics could be ‘big failure’
Rio de Janeiro’s acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a “big failure,” because of budget shortfalls that threaten to compromise security and mobility during the games.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Some Russian Olympians could compete under their own flag
Some Russian track and field athletes could be competing under their own flag at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after all.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Zika: Spain taking 3,000 bottles of insect repellent to Rio
Spain’s Olympic Committee says 3,000 bottles of insect repellent will be available to its athletes to help them avoid the Zika virus during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 12:42 p.m.
Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics
Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Digest: Lightning beat Penguins 4-3, even Eastern Conference finals
Ryan Callahan provided an early spark, Andrei Vasilevskiy made two big saves in the closing minutes to avoid a total third-period collapse and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Newsmakers: Prosecutor delays charging decision against Minnesota player
A prosecutor has delayed a decision on whether to charge Minnesota basketball player
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
IOC will remove itself from doping cases in Rio
In a major change in the handling of positive drug tests at the Olympics, the IOC is set to remove itself from the process and have a group of independent …
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Crystal Dunn scores 5 goals as U.S. routs Puerto Rico 10-0
The U.S. women’s soccer team’s younger reserves not only didn’t disappoint in their Group A finale in CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics, they delivered a record performance.