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.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadn't been done in a while.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - From the top step of the podium, Justin Rose bowed his head as the Olympic gold medal was placed around his ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - He's reserved, she's outgoing. He's from Australia, she's from Minnesota.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who stopped ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Exploding out of the blocks in lane eight, Wayde van Niekerk didn't see another runner during the entire Olympic 400-meter ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Got a bad case of lingering PMPD - Post-Michael Phelps Depression? If you think his retirement from Olympic swimming is a bitter ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Day 10 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, boxing, cycling, wrestling and more. Here are some ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has nothing left to do at the pool.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - If there were any doubts, it took less than 10 seconds - 9.81, to be exact - for Usain Bolt to erase ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered - the first-round lead.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - At some point, Phil Dalhausser just had to laugh.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. women's water polo coach Adam Krikorian shook his head in disgust after an ugly turnover in the third ...