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Updated at 5:20 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky. Give the gold to Cate and Bronte Campbell. And a world record, too. The Campbells carried their squad to victory in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay Saturday night at the Rio Olympics, with little sister Bronte snatching the lead from Dana Vollmer on the third leg and big sister Cate pulling away from Ledecky on the final down-and-back for a time...

Updated at 5:04 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Now that his flag-carrying duties are out of the way, Michael Phelps is eager to get started on his fifth Olympics. That will likely come Sunday in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, a title the Americans are looking to...

Updated at 4:37 AM

1. Christoph Martin Meier, Liechtenstein, 4:19.19. 2. Pedro Miguel Pinotes, Angola, 4:25.84. 3. Luis Emigdio Vega, Cuba, 4:27.27. 1. Travis Mahoney, Australia, 4:13.37. 2. Joan Lluis Pons Ramon, Spain, 4:13.55. 3.

Updated at 4:25 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With three small children at home " one for each Olympic gold medal " Kerri Walsh Jennings turned into a morning person whether she wanted to or not. So preparing to play at midnight in the marquee match of the Rio de...

Updated at 4:21 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Serena. Simone. Solo. It shouldn't come as a surprise that some of the best-recognized names on the U.S. Olympic team belong to women. The Americans brought 292 women to Rio de Janeiro, an Olympic record for a single...

Updated at 4:11 AM

BANGKOK (AP) " Thais voted Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution that critics say is tailor-made for the military government to stay in control for several years and entrench a new, quasi-democratic system that gives vast powers to...

Updated Aug 7, 2016 at 4:07 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " The administrator of Prince's estate says it is not planning to sell Paisley Park, one day after asking a judge for permission to offer several Prince properties for sale. A court filing on Friday had included Paisley...

Updated at 3:55 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Mack Horton called Chinese swimmer Sun Yang a drug cheat, and then went out and dethroned the defending Olympic champion in the 400-meter freestyle. Horton won his first Olympic gold medal with a time of 3 minutes,...

Updated at 3:38 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " An estimated 26.5 million people watched NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony, a sharp 35 percent drop from the record-setting viewership of the curtain-lifter in London four years ago. The opening ceremony of the...

Updated at 3:15 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Men and women in skimpy swimsuits frolicked in the surf, sprawled out on towels or kicked around a soccer ball at Copacabana Beach. Others cooled themselves under an umbrella at one of the many open-air kiosks serving food,...

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