Solo hit with six-month ban over 'cowards' comments 9:20pm EDT

(Reuters) - U.S. Soccer handed goalkeeper Hope Solo a six-month ban from internationals on Wednesday after she branded opponents Sweden "a bunch of cowards" at this month's Rio Olympics.  Full Article

U.S. Olympic swimmer Feigen says he omitted facts to protect teammates 10:34am EDT 

(Reuters) - U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen apologized on Wednesday for omitting key details when he told Rio de Janeiro police this month that he and fellow swimmers had been held up at gunpoint.  Full Article  

Federer plans January return in Australia 2:09pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer, who is sidelined for the rest of the year, said on Wednesday he plans to return to competition in Australia in January at the Hopman Cup and the Australian Open.  Full Article