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US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...both the men's and women's, senior and junior levels. Yet Mike Krzyzewski will prepare as if their opener in Rio de Janeiro is as uncertain as the one in Athens."I think we can lose our next game," Krzyzewski said. "I mean, that's...
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

RIO DE JANEIRO - The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, will have to do play far better in Sunday's final at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium if he is to engineer a win over the powerful German team. The Barcelona star was muted throughout...
Bigger beach volleyball fest

...broadcast Olympic beach volleyball from Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach in 2016...medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil hopes to nearly for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, using increased funding to follow...
Today in sports history

...Stadium, it's the largest grossing fight in history.1950 - Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 to win soccer's World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.1989 - Betsy King birdies three of the first four holes of the final round to win her first U.S. Women's Open...
Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

...Colombia and Mexico rained goals on their opponents, a group of Mexican fans in giant sombreros could be seen on Rio de Janeiro's iconic Copacabana Beach playfully provoking anyone dressed in Argentina's blue and white who crossed their path...
Germany reaches World Cup final

...eighth World Cup final.Germany will face either Argentina or the Netherlands on Sunday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with a chance to win for the fourth time.Brazil was playing without Neymar, the team's key player and the poster...
Neymar says his World Cup dream still alive

...pitches in the city of Teresopolis, about an hour from Rio de Janeiro.Sports channels broadcast live as Neymar - who through social media.Neymar had flown back to Rio de Janeiro with the rest of his Brazil teammates after the match...
Brazil Beat

RIO DE JANEIRO - "I kept getting tripped up and kicked...FRANCE NEEDS TO BUILD ON WORLD CUP SUCCESS RIO DE JANEIRO - With no competitive games for two years...HOOLIGAN LEADER DETAINED AT WORLD CUP RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Justice Ministry says police...
Costa Rica coach learned from Dutch master

RIO DE JANEIRO - At this point in the World Cup, the Dutch know plenty about Costa Rica - once one of the surprise packages of the tournament...


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