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Stories with organization: Great Britain Olympic Team
  • Andy Murray won't stay at Olympic Village at Rio Games story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 8:26 pm

    MADRID - Defending champion Andy Murray says he won't be living in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, preferring to stay at an apartment with the British tennis team.

  • Britain's Olympic cycling coach resigns over comments 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:07 pm

    MANCHESTER, England - One of the key figures behind Britain's successful Olympic cycling team resigned on Wednesday, soon after being suspended by the national governing body for allegedly making discriminatory remarks to riders.

  • Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days story has photos
    Updated: Apr-26-16 7:30 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics "the worst" in recent memory.

  • If they build a golf course, will they come to Olympics? 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 6:26 pm

    Building the new golf course in Rio de Janeiro in time for the Olympics once was considered the biggest obstacle.

  • Schwartzel becomes 4th major champion to skip Olympics 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 5:50 pm

    Charl Schwartzel of South Africa is the latest player to drop out of the Olympics, making him the fourth major champion in the last two weeks to decide against being part of golf's return after a 112-year absence.

  • American heavyweight Breazeale to fight Joshua for IBF title 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 10:00 am

    LONDON - Undefeated American heavyweight Dominic Breazeale will challenge Anthony Joshua for his IBF title at London's O2 Arena on June 25.

  • Jenkins, Mola win Gold Coast legs of World Triathlon Series 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 2:20 am

    GOLD COAST, Australia - Helen Jenkins won the World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast on Saturday, extending her duel with Jodie Stimpson for the third and final spot on Britain's team for the Rio Olympics.

  • Mutko: No criminal charges over Russia's doping scandal 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 6:03 pm

    MOSCOW - No one will face criminal charges over the worst doping scandal in Russia's history, the country's sports minister said Friday.

  • Column: Athletes are actors in sports' tragedies 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 7:04 pm

    PARIS - By the fourth round it already was clear - although not to Nick Blackwell himself - that he was going to lose. Chris Eubank Jnr.'s uppercuts were snapping Blackwell's head violently backward, like a crash-test dummy slammed into a wall. But because the British middleweight champion kept coming back for more, the referee allowed the savage beating to continue for another six rounds until Blackwell's left eye was so grotesquely swollen that a ringside doctor ruled he couldn't continue.