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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Badminton

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Badminton

Summer Olympics: Complete Badminton Coverage

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 15, 2016

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Will Rodriguez put his collectible cup down just for a second, then — swoosh! — it was swiped.

Aug 10, 2016

Shu Fits: Top Singles Star Aims for 1st US Badminton Medal

Shu Fits: Top Singles Star Aims for 1st US Badminton Medal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Howard Shu was just 10 when he lost a match in his first badminton tournament to the top junior in his class.

Aug 10, 2016

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.

Jul 23, 2016

Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

LONDON (AP) — As the clock ticks down to the Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment.

Jul 25, 2016

Lee and Obanana Win Big at California’s U.S. Open

Lee and Obanana Win Big at California’s U.S. Open

Rio-bound Olympians Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana were just one of three American badminton teams who earned medals at the recent Yonex U.S. Open.

Jul 25, 2016

World Badminton Federation Clears Ratchanok

World Badminton Federation Clears Ratchanok

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former badminton world champion Ratchanok Intanon has been cleared of a doping breach and will be allowed to compete at the Olympics next month.

Jul 21, 2016

What Do Olympic Athletes Eat on ‘cheat Day’?

What Do Olympic Athletes Eat on ‘cheat Day’?

Pizza and wings!

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