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Olympians in action in Rio

2016-08-10 17:14

Olympians in action in Rio

Phelps adds Olympic gold medal haul to historic 21

2016-08-10 09:57

Michael Phelps seized the 20th Olympic gold medal of a swimming career that keeps on giving with a 200 metres butterfly triumph on Tuesday that avenged his stinging 2012 defeat to South African Chad Le Clos.

Chinese weightlifter Shi Zhiyong lifts gold

2016-08-10 08:25

China's Shi Zhiyong celebrates after a lift in the men's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 9, 2016.

Brazilian branching into history

2016-08-11 08:08

Host nation's lone golfer learned to play with clubs fashioned from tree parts

Professionals find they're no longer kings of the ring

2016-08-11 08:08

The three professional boxers that bucked 112 years of amateur competition in the Olympics have all been eliminated from the tournament.

They're making a splash!

2016-08-11 08:08

Swimming is a big draw at the Olympics, but getting wet is all part of the game in several other events

Bolt says athletics on right track

2016-08-10 08:22

Jamaican superstar confident his sport can purge itself of specter of doping

Close contact!

2016-08-10 08:22

Olympians shine in collision events like boxing, rugby, judo and handball

Beautiful places in Brazil

2016-08-09 16:22

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