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Russia Doping
FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2015 file photo Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko gestures during a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Mutko says Thursday, July 21, 2016, the decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was "political." Under Thursday's ruling in Lausanne, 68 Russian track and field athletes who were applying to compete in Rio will not be going to the Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
Britain
Jaimaica's athlete Usain Bolt shows his arm with a plaster as he speaks during a press conference ahead of the Muller Anniversary Games in London, Thursday, July 21, 2016.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Russian Doping
Canadian law professor Richard McLaren arranges papers after speaking at a news conference to present his findings into allegations of a state-backed doping conspiracy involving the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in Toronto, Monday, July 18, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
US Turning to 2020 Olympics Basketball
FILE - At left, in a Feb. 6, 2016, file photo, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Durham, N.C.At right, in a May 2, 2016, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich reacting to a play against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio. While Krzyzewski readies the Americans for Rio, Popovich is getting an early start on his own Olympic preparations. (AP Photo/File)
Spieth Out Golf
FILE - In this June 16, 2016, file photo, Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf championship at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa. Spieth is out of the Olympics. International Golf Federation president Peter Dawson announced the decision at the British Open. Spieth had been strongly debating whether to go over the last three days before reaching his decision on Monday, July 11, 2016. He will be replaced by Matt Kuchar. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
The Week That Was from Latin America Photo Gallery
In this Sunday, July 3, 2016 photo, fishermen protest the pollution in the Guanabara bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio state officials have acknowledged a real cleanup of Guanabara will take 20 years after organizers promised to do it for the Olympics, with the city still pouring at least half of its untreated sewage into its surrounding waters, including Guanabara. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Spieth Out Golf
FILE - From left are 2016 file photos showing Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Jason Day. Jordan Spieth is out of the Olympics. International Golf Federation president Peter Dawson announced the decision at the British Open. Spieth had been strongly debating whether to go over the last three days before reaching his decision on Monday, July 11, 2016. He will be replaced by Matt Kuchar. That means golf's return to the Olympics after 112-year absence will not include the top four players in the world — Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Spieth, and Rory McIlroy. (AP Photo/File
Le Clos Parents' Cancer
FILE - In this Saturday July 26, 2014 file photo, Chad le Clos of South Africa competes to win the Men's 200m butterfly swimming at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. South African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps at the 2012 London Games, says Monday July 11, 2016, both his parents are fighting cancer. Le Clos says he still plans to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next month, and is "training hard." (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
US Track Trials Issues
Max Siegel, CEO of USA Track & Field, talks during a news conference at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in Eugene Ore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
US Swim Trials Swimming
Michel Phelps' son Boomer, left, is held by Phelps' finance Nicole Johnson at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)