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Ralph Lauren & Speedo USA Drop Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte has lost two majors sponsors after Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren announced they are dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery. 245 more words

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Team USA Men's Basketball Win Third Straight Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn’t always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio and criticisms they lacked the usual big names and bigger wins. 792 more words

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U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte Talks To Matt Lauer About Rio Debacle

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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 behavior” that got him and three teammates into a mess that consumed the final days of the Olympics. 1,559 more words

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Usain Bolt Wins Eighth Gold Medal In 200

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt tilted his head backward and screamed. He plaintively raised his palms to the sky, tugged hard on his shirt, then tore off the No. 768 more words

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2 Lochte Teammates In Robbery Probe Pulled Off Plane

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two American Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting 12-time medalist… 884 more words

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#BlackGirlMagic: Team USA Makes History With Sweep Of 100M Hurdles

American Brianna Rollins started out fast and never looked back.

Rollins lead the U.S. sweep of the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Games on Wednesday night, winning with 12.48 seconds. 71 more words

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Biles Wins Floor Exercise For Record-Tying 4th Olympic Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Simone Show went out in style. And gold. Again.

Simone Biles put the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast, capturing her fourth gold of the games with an electric performance in the floor exercise on Tuesday. 529 more words

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