US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teena...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

RIO DE JANEIRO — What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

By Tales AzzoniAP Sports WriterBRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing ...

August 4th, 2016 |  



Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — There were so many questions about their cushy accommodations it seemed the Americans were on vacation.Yes, the U.S. men’...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — It didn’t take long for Tobin Heath to overcome any doubts about her physical condition.Less than 10 minutes into...

August 4th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Statistics on DNC viewership, cost of security

DNC 2016: Statistics on DNC viewership, cost of security

PHILADELPHIA — Here is some statistical information about the Democratic National Convention from throughout the event:• 24.7 million view...

July 28th, 2016 |  


First election a memorable one for Mountain Top woman

First election a memorable one for Mountain Top woman

PHILADELPHIA — The 2016 Democratic National Convention is about Hillary Clinton and her quest to become the first female president in the histor...

July 28th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Pennsylvania delegates tout optimism as DNC comes to a close

DNC 2016: Pennsylvania delegates tout optimism as DNC comes to a close

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania delegates were wondering where all the top Democrats have been, noting that none of them took time to address the de...

July 28th, 2016 |