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Column: What would 'Lyin' Ryan' Lochte do? Run away

2016-08-19 10:39

To hear Ryan Lochte tell the story, at least the first time, he unflinchingly stared down the barrel of a gun during a holdup while his teammates cowered on the ground. By the time he was done with the retelling, the fake cops, the gun pointed at his head and the scene of the crime was a gas station instead of a taxi.

Chinese shuttlers suffer triple-strike in badminton as Li out of medal competition

2016-08-19 09:56

The Chinese shuttlers suffered a triple-strike as the defending champion Li Xuerui, women's doubles duo Tang Yuanting/Yu Yang and men's doubles Chai Biao/Hong Wei were defeated by their opponents on Wednesday at 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

US granted re-run to send China out of relay race

2016-08-19 07:58

China unfortunately lost the chance to enter the women's 4x100m final at Rio Olympics with a narrow gap behind the Canadians after the US successfully appealed its second chance to race alone.

China launches investigation into swimmer's positive test

2016-08-19 06:59

The Chinese Swimming Association will launch a thorough investigation into the positive doping result turned in by swimmer Chen Xinyi, who was expeled from the Rio Olympics on Thursday.

Chinese teenagers take gold, silver on 10m platform

2016-08-18 16:34

Chinese teenagers Ren Qian and Si Yajie claimed the gold and silver medals respectively in the women's individual 10 metre platform event.

Police pull 2 US Olympic swimmers from plane

2016-08-19 01:48

Brazilian police pulled two US Olympic swimmers off a US-bound plane in connection with their claim that they were victims of an armed mugging, officials said on Wednesday.

US Olympic swimmers accused of vandalism at Rio gas station

2016-08-19 00:30

Four US Olympic swimmers have been accused of vandalizing a gasoline station as further doubts emerged about their supposed robbery in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil police pull US swimmers from flight amid robbery probe

2016-08-18 14:17

Brazilian police stopped two US Olympic swimmers from boarding a flight home on Wednesday to question them about how they and two team mates were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro.

USA's Rollins wins Olympic 100m hurdles gold

2016-08-18 11:32

Brianna Rollins secured the women's 100m hurdles gold medal at the Rio Olympics as the United States claimed each of the top three places in Wednesday's final.

Zhao Shuai wins China's first gold medal in men's taekwondo

2016-08-18 09:47

Zhao Shuai wins China's first gold medal in men's taekwondo

Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio ticketing probe

2016-08-18 09:12

Brazilian police arrested Europe's top Olympic official in a dawn raid of his Rio beachfront hotel on Wednesday.

Sun Yanan wins freestyle wrestling bronze

2016-08-18 04:47

Women's freestyle 48 kg wrestling Rio 2016

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