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Rio CEO: Security, not Zika, is biggest concern for Olympics

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:10pm

The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.

Draw made for 1st Olympic rugby in 92 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:00pm

Pairings are set for the first Olympic rugby competition in 92 years with the draw on Tuesday placing favorites New Zealand, Fiji and South Africa in different groups in the men's tournament.

Phelps, Ledecky cruise into semis at US Olympic swim trials

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:10am

After being on the sideline for two days, Michael Phelps was ready to go and it showed.

NBCUniversal to provide record 6,755 hours from Rio Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:40am

NBCUniversal's TV and digital networks will show a record 6,755 hours of action during this summer's Rio Olympics.

WADA suspends Kazakhstan anti-doping lab, 4 days after Rio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:10am

Four days after shutting down work at the Olympic drug test laboratory in Rio de Janeiro, the World Anti-Doping Agency said it has suspended another lab, this time in Kazakhstan.

Ledecky heading to Rio, wins 400 free at US Olympic trials

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:00pm

Katie Ledecky has set the bar so high, it's a bit of a disappointment when she doesn't set a world record.

Katie Ledecky cruises into 400 free final at US swim trials

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:00pm

After waiting around a day, Katie Ledecky got in her first swim of the U.S. Olympic trials.

Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be 'big failure'

Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:50pm

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.

Stunner at US Olympic swim trials: Lochte beaten in 400 IM

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:40am

Ryan Lochte powered out to a big lead in the event he won four years ago at the London Olympics, his powerful arms churning through the water, looking very much like a lock for another trip to the games.

Simone Biles glides to 4th straight US gymnastics title

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:00am

The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and carry-on cases full of medals.

Phelps drops 200 free at Olympic trials; will swim 4 events

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:50pm

Michael Phelps is dropping the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials, leaving the 18-time Olympic gold medalist with four events.

Boudia, Cook take hard path to earning Olympic diving spots

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 7:30pm

David Boudia and Kassidy Cook couldn't wait to share their Olympic moments Sunday.

IOC official says unclear doping lab will be ready in time

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 3:41pm

A top International Olympic Committee official says it's unclear if the suspended anti-doping laboratory for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics can be re-opened before the games start in just under six weeks.

Delayed velodrome for Rio Olympics almost ready to go

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:00pm

The most troubled venue for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics — the indoor cycling velodrome — is almost ready to go with the games opening in just under six weeks.

Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at US Olympic trials

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 12:00pm

Chase Kalisz qualified fastest in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries Sunday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials with Ryan Lochte trying to shake off the cobwebs on the meet's first day.

British rower Grainger seeks medal at 5th straight Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:40am

British rower Katherine Grainger will attempt to win a medal for a fifth straight Olympics after being selected in her country's team for the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Mikulak and Brooks headline US men's Olympic gymnastics team

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:50pm

Jonathan Horton texted Chris Brooks and Alex Naddour a picture before both rounds of the U.S. men's gymnastics Olympic Trials this week. The image was from London four years ago. In it, Brooks and Naddour were cheering from the stands in the O2 Arena as alternates while their teammates stumbled to a fifth-place finish.

Ipsen, Hixon get Olympic 3-meter spots, Dumais finishes 4th

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:10pm

With one long hug and a few brief words, Troy Dumais asked Kristian Ipsen to carry on the legacy of American diving.

Jamaican sprinter reveals Zika infection but is competing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 3:21pm

Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole says he has been infected with the Zika virus but will participate in his country's Olympic trials next week.