Greg Myre

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Rio Highlights: Japan's Uchimura, World's Best Male Gymnast, Shows Why

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Kohei Uchimura, who has been the best in the world for seven years, kept his Olympic title in the all-around. American Kristin Armstrong took a third gold in cycling — a day before turning 43.

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Rio Highlights: U.S. Megastars Shine Bright — Phelps, Ledecky, Biles

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

At 31, Michael Phelps became the oldest swimmer to win an individual event. Katie Ledecky won her second race in Rio. And Simone Biles led the U.S. gymnastics team to a win of historic proportions.

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Rio Highlights: Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps Win Gold; Simone Biles Wows

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Ledecky won her first gold in Rio and is expected to take home more. Phelps added to his Olympic record, winning his 19th gold in the 4x100 relay. Here are Sunday's highlights.

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Russia's Entire Paralympic Team Is Banned In Doping Scandal

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Russia's para-athletes were caught up in the same scandal as the country's Olympic team. "The anti-doping system in Russia is broken," says the head of the International Paralympic Committee.

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Will Russia's Paralympic Team Be Banned In Doping Scandal?

Saturday, August 06, 2016

The International Paralympic Committee will announce its decision Sunday. Some media reports say that the entire Russian squad is likely to be barred.

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U.S. Teenager Ginny Thrasher Wins The First Gold In Rio, In Air Rifle

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Thrasher, 19, topped a field of 50 in the 10-meter air rifle competition on Saturday, winning the first of more than 300 medals that will be awarded at the Summer Olympics.

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How The Olympic Medal Tables Explain The World

Friday, August 05, 2016

They are a concise lesson in world history, reflecting wars won and lost, economic growth and decline and a country's overall standing in the world.

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U.S. Women Will Rule In Rio (You Can Thank Title IX)

Thursday, August 04, 2016

American women are poised to win far more medals than any other women's squad in Rio. As part of their relentless rise, they're also expected to outpace the U.S. men.

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Dubious Olympic Record: More Than 110 Russian Athletes Barred From Rio

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Russians have been banned in a host of sports at the Summer Games, with track and field, rowing and weightlifting hit the hardest.

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Clinton And Trump: The World, In Their Own Words

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Foreign policy is usually a campaign afterthought. But the next president will inherent a raft of global challenges, from ISIS to trade deals to a pivot to Asia.

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The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Know

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

You can't follow everything in Rio, but you want to catch the highlights. Here's a guide to the American athletes and events likely to produce the most memorable performances.

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Now Russia's Paralympic Athletes May Be Banned Amid Signs Of Doping

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Paralympic Committee said it's investigating 35 "disappearing positive samples" among disabled Russian athletes. The committee plans to announce by Aug. 1 whether it will ban Russia.

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Report: Russia Used 'Mouse Hole' To Swap Urine Samples Of Olympic Athletes

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

At the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the Russians traded dirty urine samples for clean ones by passing them through a hole drilled into the wall of the anti-doping lab, according to an official report.

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Why Is A Cleric In The Poconos Accused Of Fomenting Turkey's Coup Attempt?

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Turkey's president named an elderly, reclusive cleric, Fethullah Gulen, as the man behind the uprising. But Gulen, who used to be a close to the president, denied any role.

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Turkish Coup Attempt Unravels After A Wild Night Of Shooting, Arrests

Friday, July 15, 2016

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government appeared to regain control Saturday after rebellious troops occupied parts of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul, the largest city.

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Congress Releases '28 Pages' That Looks For Saudi Links To Sept. 11 Hijackers

Friday, July 15, 2016

The 2002 classified report was a source of speculation for years. It points to possible contact between Saudi officials and the Sept. 11 hijackers, but draws no conclusions.

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Why Did France Become A Leading Target For Extremists?

Friday, July 15, 2016

After three major terror attacks and several near misses since last year, France now appears more vulnerable to extremists than any Western country.

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U.S., Russia Working On A Plan To Coordinate Bombing In Syria

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Americans and Russians are both waging air campaigns against the Islamic State. But the two powers are deeply suspicious of one another and have different goals for Syria's future.

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Why Is Britain Getting A Prime Minister Who'd Like To Stay In The EU?

Monday, July 11, 2016

Theresa May favors remaining in the European Union, but says she respects the will of the voters and will carry out the difficult negotiations of extracting the U.K. from the European grouping.

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Turkey's Debilitating Conflicts On Three Separate Fronts

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Turkey is currently battling Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Islamic State and Kurdish separatists in southeast Turkey. All the battles are draining the country, and none is going well.

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