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Olympics: No blanket ban on Russian athletes, IOC says

The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision up to individual sporting federations, the IOC confirmed in a statement Sunday.

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Record 292 women mark final US Olympic team

The U.S. Olympic team was finalized on Saturday, with a record 292 women part of the 555-person team announced by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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Olympic doping ban unleashes fury in Moscow

Russia is a nation under siege. At least that's how it seems to many Russians.

Rio Olympics athletes village

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Olympic athletes welcomed with condoms, AC

With a record number of condoms allocated and air conditioners in every bedroom, Rio's athletes village starts welcoming Olympians on Sunday.

Usain Bolt, 2015 Worlds

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Usain Bolt: My sport needs me to win Olympic gold

With dark clouds hanging over the Olympic Games, Usain Bolt is ready to light up Rio 2016.

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Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil

Researchers in Brazil announced Thursday the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitoes (the common house mosquito) in the eastern city of Recife.

July 2016 aerial of Rio's Olympic Park

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Brazil: 10 suspected of planning Olympics terror

Brazilian police have arrested 10 people suspected of planning terrorist acts during next month's Rio Olympics, Brazil's Justice Ministry said Thursday.

The group was inspired by ISIS and mostly organized online, Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes ...

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Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

With Russian track and field athletes losing their appeal Thursday to compete in the Rio Games amid allegations of a culture of state-sponsored doping, take a look at some other controversial and shocking moments in Olympic history.

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Russia loses appeal; track team won't compete in Olympics

Russia has reacted with fury after its quest to have a ban on its track and field athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games overturned ended in dramatic failure.

The Court for the Arbitration of Sport rejected the appeal made by the Russian Olympic Commi...

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Rio Olympics: Brazil weighs jihadi threats

Brazil's intelligence agency said it was reviewing all threats against the Rio 2016 Games after a jihadi messaging channel called for its followers to target the Olympics.

Dicks Sporting Goods helps Olympians

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Sporting goods chain helps Olympic contenders clear financial hurdle

The Olympic Games in Rio will be speckled with athletes you may have seen stocking shelves at a Dick's Sporting Goods.

Since last fall, Dick's has hired 200 prospective Olympic and Paralympic qualifiers.

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Reading United advance to conference final

Reading United AC advanced to the PDL Eastern Conference championship game Saturday night with a 2-1 win over Carolina at Exeter's Don Thomas Stadium.

Reading bats silenced by Yard Goats

Marquez Yard Goats silence Reading s bats

The Fightin Phils (67-33) were shutout for the seventh time this season as the Hartford Yard Goats (55-43) won 6-0 on Saturday night. Hartford’s German Marquez (9-5) pitched eight shutout innings for his ninth win of the season. Reading had just eight base runners in the game.

IronPigs bounce back in Louisville

Williams powers IronPigs past Louisville

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (60-41) broke the game open late with a four-run eighth en route to an 8-2 win over the Louisville Bats (50-51) on Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.

Glasnow exits early, but Pirates rally to beat Phillies 7-4

Gregory Polanco and David Freese hit two-run singles during a five-run fifth inning to rally Pittsburgh over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Saturday after top Pirates prospect Tyler Glasnow was removed with shoulder discomfort.

Dusty Wathan sets new Reading wins record as Fightins walk-off

Wathan sets wins record as Fightins walk-off

Jorge Alfaro hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth to give the Fightin Phils (67-32) a 6-5 win over the Hartford Yard Goats (54-43).  Dusty Wathan is now the all-time leader in wins (351) as manager of the Reading Fightin Phils, passing former manager Bill Dancy.   

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2014 Sochi Olympic medal count

COUNTRY
G
S
B
TOTAL
Russia
13
11
9
33
United States
9
7
12
28
Norway
11
5
10
26
Canada
10
10
5
25
Netherlands
8
7
9
24
Germany
8
6
5
19
Austria
4
8
5
17
France
4
4
7
15
Sweden
2
7
6
15
Switzerland
6
3
2
11
China
3
4
2
9
South Korea
3
3
2
8
Czech Republic
2
4
2
8
Slovenia
2
2
4
8
Japan
1
4
3
8
Italy
0
2
6
8
Belarus
5
0
1
6
Poland
4
1
1
6
Finland
1
3
1
5
Great Britain
1
1
2
4
Latvia
0
2
2
4
Australia
0
2
1
3
Ukraine
1
0
1
2
Slovakia
1
0
0
1
Croatia
0
1
0
1
Kazakhstan
0
0
1
1
Medal count will be updated at the conclusion of each day's medal events.
 
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