Russian Olympic Committee pressures track leaders to reform

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Russian Olympic officials have added to the pressure on the country’s track and field federation, calling for entirely new leadership after senior officials were implicated in obstructing an anti-doping investigation. [more]

Team USA strong favorite against Spain in Olympic basketball semifinals

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A Spain-USA matchup is expected in Olympic men’s basketball after gold-medal games in 2008 and 2012, but this time it’s taking place in the semifinal in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. After coming under fire for showing a lack of killer instinct in the group stage, Team USA and Kevin Durant kicked their game up [more]