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Michael Phelps Makes History (Again!) as He Becomes First Male Swimmer to Make 5 Olympics

Michael Phelps Makes History (Again!) as He Becomes First Male Swimmer to Make 5 Olympics

Originally posted 06/30/2016 02:00PM

Michael Phelps has already made history as the most decorated Olympian ever, with 22 all-time medals. And now, the 31-year-old athlete has checked off another record – becoming the first male swimmer to make five Olympic teams.

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Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets Step Up to Donate $10,000 Needed to Fund U.S. Paralympic Trials

Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets Step Up to Donate $10,000 Needed to Fund U.S. Paralympic Trials

Originally posted 06/29/2016 05:10PM

Decades after leading the U.S. Men's basketball team to Olympic gold – twice – Michael Jordan continues to make Olympic dreams come true.

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'Hey Harvard!' Maria Sharapova Attending Business School for 2-Week Program During Tennis Ban

'Hey Harvard!' Maria Sharapova Attending Business School for 2-Week Program During Tennis Ban

Originally posted 06/29/2016 04:10PM

Maria Sharapova is heading to Harvard Business School during her time off the court.

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Rio's Acting Governor Cautions the Olympics Could Be a 'Big Failure'

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Rio's Acting Governor Cautions the Olympics Could Be a 'Big Failure'

Originally posted 06/28/2016 03:00PM

It's the most prestigious sporting competition in the world, but a leading politician in Rio de Janeiro warns the elite worldwide event taking place in the city later this summer could be nothing short of a disaster.

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Caitlyn Jenner's 1976 Olympic Gold: Inside Legendary Decathlon Win – and What Came Next

Originally posted 06/28/2016 01:05PM

Caitlyn Jenner has become a fixture on reality television – first, as a member of one of America's most famous families, and, later, as a transwoman, openly sharing her journey with millions.

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Wisdom, Cheese and Meditation: 5 Things to Know About Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champion Gabby Douglas

Originally posted 06/27/2016 08:00PM

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas was just 16 when she made history at the 2012 London Olympics by becoming the first African-American woman to win the all-around title.

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Gymnast John Orozco Overcomes Injury and Loss to Make It onto Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games

Gymnast John Orozco Overcomes Injury and Loss to Make It onto Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games

Originally posted 06/26/2016 12:15PM

Olympic gymnast John Orozco is going to Rio.

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LeBron James Opts to Skip Rio Olympics: 'I Could Use the Rest'

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LeBron James Opts to Skip Rio Olympics: 'I Could Use the Rest'

Originally posted 06/24/2016 03:50PM

King James will not be going for gold this summer.

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Michael Phelps Looks Back on Past Struggles: 'I Thought the World Would Just Be Better Off Without Me'

Michael Phelps Looks Back on Past Struggles: 'I Thought the World Would Just Be Better Off Without Me'

Originally posted 06/23/2016 03:30PM

It's been nearly two years since 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps finished a 45-day stint in rehab following his second DUI arrest.

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More Russian Athletes Could Face Olympic Doping Ban as Weightlifters Now Under Scrutiny

More Russian Athletes Could Face Olympic Doping Ban as Weightlifters Now Under Scrutiny

Originally posted 06/23/2016 11:25AM

Just one week after Russia's track and field team was barred from competing in the Rio Olympics in August, the country's weightlifting hopefuls might also have to sit out the 2016 Games due to doping concerns.

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