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Brazil court tells US swimmers Lochte, Feigen to stay put

Brazil court tells US swimmers Lochte, Feigen to stay put

A USOC spokesperson promised its full cooperation with Brazilian authorities. It is unclear whether the other athletes are in Brazil or not - in a statement, the U.S. That seems to be the extent of the joviality for the foursome, which also included Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, after returning home at 7 a.m. Sunday.


Japan plans to develop missiles to protect islands, says Yomiuri

Japan plans to develop missiles to protect islands, says Yomiuri

Development costs will be part of the Defense Ministry's budget request for the fiscal year ending March 2018, and the weapons are set to be deployed on islands, such as Miyako, in Japan's southernmost Okinawa prefecture by 2023. Both sides agreed to continue to implement the DOC and reaffirmed plans: to solve disputes via negotiation, manage differences with a regional framework of regulations, deepen maritime cooperation, and move forward negotiation on the code of conduct in the South China ...


Rio 2016: Ennis-Hill facing 'tough decision' over potential retirement

Rio 2016: Ennis-Hill facing 'tough decision' over potential retirement

Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill celebrates in a heat of the women's heptathlon high jump during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Friday, Aug. "He said, "10 seconds", and I was like, "oh god that's so much", but I just thought I'm going to run hard like I always do at 800m and see what I can do".



Andy Murray Not Worried About Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

I was repeating myself a lot, saying how honoured I was and humbled and I'll be extremely proud to do it. As soon as I was tipping the flag, I was covering someone's face. "I never thought I'd be able to top that". Murray, however, isn't anxious at all - he said his doctor told him he'd be fine, and that his wife Kim wasn't going to Brazil not because of Zika fears, but because she was never planning to in the first place.


Olympics-Gymnastics-Leyva claims 'redemption' with two silvers

Olympics-Gymnastics-Leyva claims 'redemption' with two silvers

Exactly one month ago, Danell Leyva learned that - after an injury to teammate John Orozco - he was being called up from the Olympic reserves. Danell Leyva won a a silver medal on the parallel bars in men's artistic gymnastics, snagging the first medal on the event for Team USA since 1996.



Mo Farah wins 10000m despite fall

At the Olympic Stadium, Ennis-Hill was in second place before the final event of the heptathlon, the 800m, but despite winning her heat it was not enough to push her to the top of the podium. Tweeting in support and awe of the British champion, U.S. actor Samuel L. Jackson said: "Mo Farah!". Farah returns to the track on Wednesday as he begins the defence of the 5,000m title he also won at London 2012.