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Dilma Rousseff lights Olympic torch

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Rio Olympics: Torch arrives in Brazil

The Olympic torch has finally arrived in Brazil -- but the burst of enthusiasm might be short-lived.

President Dilma Rousseff lit the torch at the presidential palace here while school children cheered, Air Force jets looped overhead and a group of so...

Michael Phelps, Nicole Johnson, November 2015

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Father-to-be Michael Phelps to skip Olympic prep meet

Michael Phelps will skip an Olympic prep meet next week in Atlanta as he awaits the birth of his first child.

Venus and Serena Williams, Olympic torch relay

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Famous Olympic torchbearers

With the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay beginning its journey through Brazil on Tuesday, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

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NBC partners with Snapchat for Rio Olympics 'live stories'

Snapchat is going to the Olympics.

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South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.

Michael Phelps, 2008 Olympics, 400-meter individual medley

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Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'

Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use.

teens sitting on Olympics sign in Rio de Janeiro

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Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go

With 100 days until the Summer Olympics begin, Brazil is unraveling fast -- largely overshadowing the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece.

USOC Team USA patch, Olympics

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Team USA to start Olympic countdown in Times Square

Team USA and its sponsors will kick off the 100 day countdown to the August 5 Rio games with a huge event in New York City's Times Square Wednesday.

Rio Olympic bridge collapse

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Rio bike path collapse kills 2, injures 3

The host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics was hit with a setback Thursday when a large portion of a multimillion-dollar seaside bike path collapsed, killing two people and injuring three others.

2016 Olympic torch lighting ceremony

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Olympic torch begins journey to Rio

The Olympic torch has been lit in southern Greece, kicking off the countdown to Rio 2016.

Olympic torch lit

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Olympic torch lit in Greece

The Olympic torch lighting ceremony took place Thursday in Olympia, Greece, the ancient birthplace of the games.

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Steel FC plays to second consecutive scoreless draw

Steel Louisville City settle for scoreless draw

Bethlehem Steel FC and Louisville City FC played to a scoreless draw on a wet Sunday evening at Goodman Stadium. It was the second consecutive scoreless tie for Steel FC.

Velasquez, bullpen help Phillies beat Indians 2-1

So much for rebuilding.

Vince Velasquez tossed two-hit ball over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Reading drops first series of season

Reading Fightin Phils

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IronPigs game with Buffalo postponed due to rain

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Phillies hold on for 5th straight win, beat Indians

Freddy Galvis homered and had the go-ahead single to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their fifth straight win, 4-3 over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.

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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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