- The Latest: Isinbayeva makes emotional address to athletes
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
- Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open
Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team.
- Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.
- Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess again.
- Amare Stoudemire retires from NBA
NEW YORK (AP) — Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.
- Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'
LONDON (AP) — Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.