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Lochte loses Speedo, other deals

Lochte loses Speedo, other deals

Robbery story fallout intensifies

Olympic wrapup: Lochte episode tarnishes U.S. achievements

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Olympic wrapup: Lochte episode tarnishes U.S. achievements

As the Rio Olympics wrapped up Sunday, with the final statement a third straight gold medal for the U.S. men’s basketball team, the numbers say it was an almost unprecedented success for Team USA.

Olympics: U.S. gives Coach K a golden retirement present

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Olympics: U.S. gives Coach K a golden retirement present

The U.S. basketball team, led by Kevin Durant, was perfect, at least on paper, capping off an 8-0 campaign with a 96-66 thrashing of Serbia in Sunday’s gold medal game at Olympic Park’s Carioca Arena 1.

Coach K heads to final Olympic game

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Coach K heads to final Olympic game

Legacy could come down to gold medal matchup vs. Serbia today

Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

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Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

Fourth gold for Taurasi, Bird, Catchings

Simone Biles USA's Closing Ceremonies flag bearer

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Simone Biles USA's Closing Ceremonies flag bearer

The world's greatest female gymnast, Simone Biles, will lead Team USA during the Closing Ceremonies as the flag bearer after being chosen by fellow American teammates, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Saturday morning.

Olympians gorge on free McDonald's

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Olympians gorge on free McDonald's

The afternoon was blustery, cold and drizzling, and the Samoan freestyle swimmer Brandon Schuster was outside in shorts and flip-flops, looking rather anxious because there were still 53 people in front of him to reach the door of the Olympic Village's most popular restaurant.

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

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USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

Wins 82-76; will face Serbia

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

Former Section II, college sprinter writes about an unexpected chance to be elite again in a new sport

Lochte apologizes ‘for my behavior’ after Rio robbery claim

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Lochte apologizes ‘for my behavior’ after Rio robbery claim

Ryan Lochte issued a statement on Instagram saying he should have been “more careful” when giving a disputed account of an armed robbery.

Bolt enhances reputation as most dominant sprinter in history

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Bolt enhances reputation as most dominant sprinter in history

Usain Bolt spread his arms wide as his name was announced to the Olympic Stadium crowd late Thursday. He flashed a grin toward a television camera and wiggled his eyebrows mischievously.

Olympics: U.S. swimmers' story of assault was fabricated

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Olympics: U.S. swimmers' story of assault was fabricated

A security guard brandished a gun after U.S. swimmers vandalized a gas station bathroom, Brazilian police officials said Thursday, illuminating many aspects of an incident that has spiraled into a thorny legal case testing the relations between Brazil and the United States.

Police say Lochte lied about gunpoint assault

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Police say Lochte lied about gunpoint assault

American swimmers fabricated a story that they were assaulted at gunpoint, investigators said.

Taekwondo: VanAlstyne thinking 2020 Olympics

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Taekwondo: VanAlstyne thinking 2020 Olympics

Stephanie VanAlstyne is heading to the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., later this month for what could be a huge stepping stone in her taekwondo career.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

It was a rough one for Franco, Lull

The Bolton Landing turned into a rough landing for jockey Manny Franco and his mount Lull, the 6-5 favorite, at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

Brazilian officials question U.S. swimmers' robbery story

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Brazilian officials question U.S. swimmers' robbery story

Two U.S. swimmers were pulled off their flights to the United States by Brazilian authorities, U.S. Olympic officials said Wednesday night, the latest indication that law enforcement officials were skeptical of the swimmers’ claims that they were held up at gunpoint here.

U.S. men's basketball romps past Argentina

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U.S. men's basketball romps past Argentina

Mike Krzyzewski, the coach of the U.S. men’s basketball team, was eager to encounter the traveling fans of Argentina, who have made so much noise at these Olympics.

Biles is golden on floor exercise

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Biles is golden on floor exercise

On the night before the floor exercise Olympic final in women’s gymnastics, Aly Raisman banged on Simone Biles’ door at 9:45 p.m. and told her to “keep it down” because Raisman was trying to sleep.

U.S. men's basketball is winning, but not convincingly

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U.S. men's basketball is winning, but not convincingly

The U.S. men’s basketball team began its summer schedule on a roll, hammering Argentina by 37 points in Las Vegas on July 22.

Hamblin, D'Agostino show true spirit of Olympics

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Hamblin, D'Agostino show true spirit of Olympics

They were strangers at the starting line, a 24-year-old Dartmouth graduate who barely qualified for these Olympics and an English-born runner who transplanted to New Zealand seven years ago. Less than 20 minutes later, they found themselves eternally linked–by circumstance, by action, by benevolence.

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