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Carmelo Anthony gathers athletes, cops, kids in conversation
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore....

Inept but not corrupt: Kenya's doping mess explained
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Never before have Kenya's fabulously successful runners gone to the Olympics in such a negative light....

7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping
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MOSCOW (AP) -- Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday....

Doping whistleblower appeals to IOC, says decision flawed
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Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's hopes of competing in the Summer Olympics are all but over. Her fight to expose doping and corruption is not....

Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on doping
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NEW DELHI (AP) -- Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio....

The Latest: Wrestling works to validate Russian athletes
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The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):...

Analysis: Russia stays, and clean athletes scratch heads
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If this turns out to be Thomas Bach's defining moment, here's what the leader of the International Olympic Committee will be remembered for: keeping Russia as part of the club, but losing the trust of thousands of athletes who thought that, maybe this year, they'd get the answers they've been looking for....

Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation said she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday....

24 Olympians to follow on social media ahead of Rio
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With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro just around the corner, athletes from all over the world will come together with the same goal: to win....

Karolyis' Texas ranch flips to USA Gymnastics after Rio
The face at the top of U.S. women's gymnastics will change next month when longtime national team coordinator Martha Karolyi retires following the Summer Olympics....

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