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Brazil judge orders release of IOC member in ticket probe

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 4:20pm

A Brazilian judge ordered on Monday the release of a high-ranking IOC member who was arrested during the Rio de Janeiro Games in a ticket-scalping probe.

Kenyan Olympic officials subjects of criminal investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:10pm

Kenya is risking sanctions from the IOC after the sports minister said he had disbanded the national Olympic body and three of its senior officials were arrested and face a criminal investigation relating to alleged abuse of office during the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:22am

A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page.

AP Interview: Tokyo leader vows Olympics, policy leadership

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:00am

Tokyo's first female governor said Monday she will use her platform to host a cost-efficient and environmentally friendly 2020 Olympics and push a women's rights agenda that she hopes will be a model for Japan's central government.

Gabby Douglas hospitalized, misses MTV Video Music Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:51pm

Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross win in Long Beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:20pm

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross rebounded from a third-place finish in the Olympics to win the Long Beach Grand Slam on Sunday.

Irishman in Rio Games ticket-scalping probe released on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:20am

Brazilian officials say an Irish businessman arrested at the beginning of the Rio Games in a ticket-scalping probe has been released on bail.

Jebet breaks world record to win women's 3,000 steeplechase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:30pm

Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday

Ruth Jebet sets world record in 3,000-meter steeplechase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:50pm

Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday.

North Korean Olympic athletes return to low-key welcome home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:50am

Members of North Korea's Olympic team returned home on Saturday, greeted by a small crowd of family and friends.

Delle Donne scores 34 to lead Sky past Dream 90-82

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:42pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 34 points in the first game after helping the United States win an Olympic gold medal, leading the Chicago Sky to a 90-82 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.

Kenya Olympic officials arrested over alleged mismanagement

Tom Odula and Mutwiri Mutwota, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:30pm

Three officials of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have been arrested in connection with the alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games, police officials said Friday.

Athlete sells Rio medal to help 3-year-old with eye cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:00am

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski has sold the silver medal he won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to help pay for the medication of a 3-year-old boy suffering from eye cancer.

Belarus Olympic weightlifter faces ban over sample tampering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:11am

A Belarusian weightlifter who was mysteriously withdrawn from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been suspended for alleged "urine substitution" in a doping sample.

US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:10pm

Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Fiji rugby coach weighing offers after winning gold in Rio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:20pm

Fiji national rugby coach Ben Ryan says he is weighing almost 20 job offers that have poured in since he guided the country to its first-ever gold medal at the Rio de Janiero Olympics.

Rio police: Irishmen say their top official handled tickets

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:00pm

Two Irish Olympic executives have told Rio police that the head of their national committee, who has been arrested in a Summer Games ticket-scalping probe, was in sole charge of ticketing matters, a chief investigator said Thursday.

Olympic champion Thompson stars as Bolt skips Diamond meet

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:02pm

Olympic 100-meter champion Elaine Thompson took center stage in the absence of her Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt in the first Diamond League meet after the Rio de Janeiro Games on Thursday.

Can Tokyo avoid the curse of the Olympics?

Jethro Mullen, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:46am

Rio has handed over the Olympic flag to Tokyo, but Japan has a tough job on its hands to make an economic success of the 2020 Games.