MOSCOW (AP) - Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Coach Mike Krzyzewski got his first glimpse at the new-look U.S. national team, as the team opened camp at UNLV with just two players back from the 2012 national team that won the gold medal in London.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sydney McLaughlin is running with a fast crowd these days. The 16-year-old sprinter and hurdler heads to the Rio Olympics as the youngest member of the U.S. track and field team. First, though, she wants to get home, hug her dog and eat some junk food before taking on the world.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The girls will come in, often wide-eyed and eager, to get a feel for what the typical day of an elite gymnast looks like. After watching three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman make her way through another energy-sapping, mettle-testing, soul-draining workout, those same girls who dream of following in Raisman's footsteps often leave in tears.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.
OMAHA, Neb. - Sierra High graduate Scott Tolman competed in the 200-meter breaststroke in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Wednesday at CenturyLink Center, finishing third in his heat and 49th overall out of 98 entrants.
MONTREAL (AP) - Together, Russia and Kenya won 27 medals at the last Olympics in track and field. Their total at the next one could be zero.
LONDON (AP) - Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the Olympics and other international events without undergoing sex reassignment surgery, according to new guidelines adopted by the IOC.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A drug-resistant "super bacteria" that's normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro's Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Dubai Championships title with a straight sets victory over Denis Istomin, while second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his first-round match on Tuesday.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - By the busload, the world's athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi's airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success and that the Olympic movement's chief enthusiastically labeled a victory for the region and the host nation. "Yes! We did it!" one Olympic volunteer exulted as she darted into the night.
LONDON (AP) - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games? Here's a look at what some past Summer and Winter Games sites around the world look like post-Olympics.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden's goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net.
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - This is one time Rory McIlroy says he was happy to be mistaken.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics headed her way.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.
NEW YORK (AP) - American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was his "immature ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The U.S. men's basketball team expected this.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Leaning over, hands on her knees and cheering at every chance, injured U.S. star Foluke Akinradewo could only watch. The ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Stacy Lewis made 11 birdies on Thursday to match the low score at Olympic Golf Course with an 8-under 63, putting ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ashton Eaton retained his title as the best all-around athlete in the world by tying the decathlon Olympic record and, within ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It got physical, very physical, and that's just fine with the U.S. women's water polo team.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - John Speraw ran along the sideline about as close as he could to actually being in the action, cheering Aaron Russell ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Devastated. Unable to sleep. Cursing and crying and blaming herself after falling short of her goal to win a fourth consecutive ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Inbee Park could tell right away Wednesday that this was not an ordinary golf tournament.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's no easy thing to push Usain Bolt, even in an Olympic warm-up race.