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  1. Will Abby Wambach play in Rio?

    Jul 6, 2015, 4:08 PM EDT

    Abby Wambach

    After finally becoming World Cup champion, Wambach is unsure about her Olympic future.

  2. Rory McIlroy ruptures ankle ligment

    Jul 6, 2015, 1:18 PM EDT

    U.S. Open - Final Round

    An injury to the world’s top-ranked golfer could threaten his qualification status for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  3. U.S. Women undefeated after opening of indoor volleyball Grand Prix tournament

    Jul 5, 2015, 9:16 PM EDT

    Volleyball: USA vs Italy

    Looking for their sixth Grand Prix title, the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team ended the weekend with three straight wins.

  4. Lucena, Brunner finish fourth while Brazilians claim victory at Beach Volleyball World Championships

    Jul 5, 2015, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Brazilian teams finished on top of the podium in both the men’s and women’s finals.

  5. Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dominate at Paris Diamond League

    Jul 4, 2015, 6:57 PM EDT

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    The two claimed victory in the men’s and women’s 100 meters, while American Evan Jager came heartbreakingly close to making history in the steeplechase.

  6. 2012 Olympic 4x100m relay medals officially reallocated after U.S. team stripped of silver

    Jul 4, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT

    Olympics Day 15 - Athletics

    Trinidad and Tobago have been upgraded to silver and France to bronze.

  7. Bicycle fall takes swimmer Kosuke Hagino out of Worlds

    Jul 4, 2015, 9:11 AM EDT

    Kosuke Hagino

    The Japanese swimmer confirmed that his right elbow is fractured.

  8. Nick Lucena and Theo Brunner final American team in Beach Volleyball World Championships

    Jul 3, 2015, 5:13 PM EDT

    AVP Championships at Huntington Beach

    Three of the four remaining American teams were knocked out in the quarterfinal rounds. Lucena and Brunner will face the Brazilians in semifinals on Saturday.

  9. Jordan Burroughs on Rio: ‘My chances of winning’ are better than in London

    Jul 3, 2015, 2:13 PM EDT

    US' Jordan Ernest Burroughs celebrates a

    In an interview before the July 4th stop of the Road to Rio tour before Philadelphia, the Olympic wrestler explained how his age has become an advantage.

  10. Allyson Felix considering 200-400m double at Worlds

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT

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    Won’t face Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who will forgo 200 meters to focus on 100.

  11. Japanese swim star Kosuke Hagino potentially out of World Championships

    Jul 2, 2015, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Japan's Kosuke Hagino competes in the me

    A suspected elbow fracture may force Hagino to pull out.

  12. Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross historically dominant at World Championships

    Jul 1, 2015, 10:07 AM EDT

    Getty Images

    Walsh Jennings had never been part of such a rout with Misty May-Treanor.

  13. USOC eyes majority support for Boston 2024 ‘relatively soon’

    Jun 30, 2015, 7:33 PM EDT

    Boston 2024

    “We’re not discussing right now the possibility of not submitting a bid.”

  14. Usain Bolt pulls out of July track meets

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:37 PM EDT

    AP

    Bolt flew to Munich to treat an injury.

  15. Brazil’s president offers Barack Obama ‘standing invitation’ to Rio Olympics

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:25 PM EDT

    AP

    Obama has never attended an Olympics as president, and this is his last chance.

  16. Simon Shnapir retires from figure skating

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Shnapir won Olympic bronze in Sochi.

  17. Missy Franklin named top NCAA female athlete

    Jun 30, 2015, 10:37 AM EDT

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    Franklin beat out another Rio 2016 Olympic hopeful for the honor.

  18. Cristiano Ronaldo ‘a possibility’ for Rio 2016 Olympics

    Jun 30, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Ronaldo debuted at the Olympics two years before his first World Cup.

  19. Angela Ruggiero to become fourth women’s player in Hockey Hall of Fame

    Jun 30, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    AP

    The 2015 Hall of Fame class also includes four men’s Olympic medalists.

  20. Michael Phelps’ career in photos on his 30th birthday

    Jun 30, 2015, 8:10 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Most decorated Olympian of all time turned 30 on Tuesday.

  21. Michael Phelps’ potential record chases at Rio Olympics

    Jun 30, 2015, 7:50 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps still trails a legendary gymnast, U.S. track and field champions and one of his 2004 Olympic swimming teammates.

  22. Flashback: Michael Phelps at the Sydney 2000 Olympics

    Jun 30, 2015, 7:43 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps turned 30 on Tuesday, which means his Olympic debut was half a lifetime ago.

  23. Five takeaways from U.S. Track and Field Championships

    Jun 29, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

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    The U.S. appears headed for a historically strong World Championships medal haul.

  24. Boston 2024 releases Olympic bid version 2.0 (photos)

    Jun 29, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT

    Boston 2024 Olympic Stadium

    “The critical issue that everyone asks is, ‘Can we run a privately funded Games with a surplus?'”