- After the sprinters, Jamaica seeking track and field depth
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The most dominant runner at Jamaica's national track and field championships this summer was not a superstar sprinter like Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake or Veronica Campbell-Brown.
- Sonny Bill Williams targets an Olympic gold for New Zealand
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sonny Bill Williams passes for a superstar in this part of the world where rugby holds a rare pre-eminence over all other sports.
- Eight's just enough for Aussie rowers as they head to Rio
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Better late than never for the Australian women's eights rowing team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, even if they'll have to borrow a boat and oars.
- Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors.
- Bouchard earns 3-set victory in Montreal
MONTREAL (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard reconnected with her hometown fans with an impressive first-round victory at the women's Rogers Cup on Tuesday.
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- 10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
- UN secretary-general calls for truce during Rio Olympics
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an Olympic truce and urging all warring parties to lay down their weapons and put aside difference during the upcoming summer games in Rio de Janeiro.
- Olympic shooters thrust into gun-control debate
Kim Rhode sees the news on television or social media. Another mass shooting, in Aurora, San Bernardino, Newtown, Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge.
- Olympics present problem in US qualifying for Ryder Cup
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Olympics has thrown another wrinkle into the golf schedule, this one affecting the American team for the Ryder Cup.
- 2 Brazil warplanes collide while training for Olympics duty
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil say two Brazilian navy jets have collided near Rio de Janeiro while training for protecting the Olympic Games that open in 10 days.
- The Latest: UN calls for Olympic Truce during Rio Games
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
- Stenson's search for perfection doesn't end with a major
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson was baking in the hot sun of Baltusrol, chipping out of the thick grass in the short-game area until the bag of golf balls was nearly empty. One chip dropped into the cup on its last turn.
- Twitter still struggling to grow as rivals race ahead
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.
- Australians move into Rio Olympic village _ a few days late
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two days after describing the housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as "dangerous," Australian athletes and staff started moving into the massive athletes' village compound on Tuesday.