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

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- 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....

Phelps drops 200 free at Olympic trials; will swim 4 events
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Michael Phelps is dropping the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials, leaving the 18-time Olympic gold medalist with four events....

Simone Biles glides to 4th straight US gymnastics title

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- 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....

Leyva, Whittenburg and Modi trying to embrace alternate role

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Donnell Whittenburg lay in his hotel room late Saturday night, his body exhausted but his mind unable to turn itself off after a once seemingly assured spot on the U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team slipped away, when his phone rang....

Delayed velodrome for Rio Olympics almost ready to go

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- 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....

Boudia, Cook take hard path to earning Olympic diving spots

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- David Boudia and Kassidy Cook couldn't wait to share their Olympic moments Sunday....

Late blooming Maya DiRado takes last shot at 1st Olympics

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Maya DiRado is peaking at just the right time to make her first - and last - Olympic swimming team....

Phelps goes for 5th Olympics; Ledecky, Lochte in the pool

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Michael Phelps is going for his fifth - and he promises - last Olympics. Katie Ledecky is seeking to extend her dominance. Natalie Coughlin wants to end her career by making history. Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin are back, too....

US rowers get anti-microbial training suits for Rio waters
U.S. Olympic rowers will be given a new, high-tech training suit with anti-microbial features designed to protect them against water pollution in Rio de Janeiro....

AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

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The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio....
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