• US sending record number of women to Rio Games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics— the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country.

  • Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it is exploring the legal options for a possible ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the country’s repeated doping scandals. Russia finished fourth in the gold medal table at the 2012 Olympics in London and third in the overall medal table. Its absence in Rio would shake up both tables. Here are five Russian stars who could miss out: