• Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov, center, passes through Russia's National Olympic team members during the ceremony before Russian team's departure for Rio Olympics, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo, Russia, Thursday, July 28, 2016.  More than 100 Russians from the 387-strong Olympic team have been banned so far from going to Rio de Janeiro over the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    Russia’s depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

    MOSCOW (AP) — A much-depleted Russian team has departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country’s doping scandal.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, Israeli Dani Dayan speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Jerusalem. For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement’s face to the outside world. Next week, he’ll become the face of Israel to much of North America. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New York

    JERUSALEM (AP) — For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement’s face to the outside world. Next week, he’ll become the face of Israel to much of North America.

  • Formula 1 chief’s mother-in-law missing in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they are investigating the apparent disappearance of the mother-in-law of Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone.

  • UN secretary-general calls for truce during Rio Olympics

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an Olympic truce and urging all warring parties to lay down their weapons and put aside difference during the upcoming summer games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • 2 Brazil warplanes collide while training for Olympics duty

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil say two Brazilian navy jets have collided near Rio de Janeiro while training for protecting the Olympic Games that open in 10 days.

  • Beds stand ready in the bedroom of an apartment of the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 23, 2016. The brand new complex of residential towers are where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games, that will kickoff on Aug. 5(AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    Aussies moving into Rio Olympic village _ a few days late

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two days after describing the housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as “dangerous,” Australian athletes and staff started moving into the massive athletes’ village compound on Tuesday.

  • Australia's delegation head Kitty Chiller, right, and boxer Daniel Lewis listen to questions during a press conference in the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, July 25, 2016. The head of the Australian delegation says that despite a delay of several days she expects her delegation to move into the athletes village on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation said she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday.

  • With Sugar Loaf mountain in the background a soldier patrols near Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 24, 2016. Security has emerged as the top concern during the Olympics, that will kickoff on Aug. 5. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police arrested the last suspect wanted so far in a case of Brazilian sympathizers of the Islamic State who allegedly discussed attacking the Olympic Games next month in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just two games into the U.S. basketball team’s pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big.

  • Johanna Konta, of Britain, returns to Venus Williams, of the United States, during the final in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Johanna Konta tops Venus Williams for first singles crown

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — As Johanna Konta pounded the ball from every spot on the court Sunday and rarely missed, there were moments Venus Williams could do little more than applaud her opponent’s stellar day as winners whipped down the line and drop shots fell perfectly.