RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The first 34 horses that will take part in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have arrived in Brazil.
The International Federation of Equestrian Sports says all the horses arrived Saturday morning aboard a Boeing 777 belonging to Emirates SkyCargo. They are now settled at the Olympic Equestrian Center that will host the sport's three disciplines — eventing, jumping and dressage.
The federation says it was the first of nine such flights...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones insists the apparent foot injury that has limited him the first three days of Atlanta Falcons training camp is no big deal.
Jones took part in individual work but was held out of team drills for the second straight day Saturday. He was pulled out of the first practice on Thursday. The star wide receiver says the injury is "definitely nothing to worry about."
Jones had his left shoe off and was seen rolling his...
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Dutch rider Bauke Mollema broke away on a downhill descent to win the one-day San Sebastian Classic on Saturday.
Tony Gallopin was second, followed by another former winner, Alejandro Valverde, in the Basque costal city.
Mollema, a Trek-Segafredo cyclist, surprised the other race leaders after catching Joaquim Rodriguez on a late uphill attack. Mollema then raced away, opening up a gap that was good enough to win the 220-...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University's sexual assault scandal also has led investigators to question whether the school's student conduct code may have driven some victims into silence.
Investigators with the Pepper Hamilton law firm who dug into Baylor's response to rape claims found the school's approach to drugs, alcohol and premarital sex "created barriers" for women who wanted to report sexual assaults.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Canadian lawyer who accused Russia of operating a state-run doping program is facing "a deluge of requests" for information on individual athletes implicated in his investigation.
Richard McLaren, who was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, issued a report that accused Russia's sports ministry of overseeing doping among Olympic athletes in more than two dozen summer and winter sports.