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Putin to meet depleted Russian team ahead of Rio Games 10:41am EDT

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin will give a personal send-off on Wednesday to a diminished Russian Olympic team who travel to the Rio Games even as global sports bodies mull over the eligibility of Russian competitors.  Full Article

 
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Federer to miss Olympics and rest of season with knee problem 3:06pm EDT 

(Reuters) - Roger Federer has pulled out of the Rio Olympics and will miss the rest of the season, including the U.S. Open, because he needs "more extensive rehabilitation" to prolong his career after knee surgery earlier this year.  Full Article  

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Sale rips White Sox for 'business first' mentality 2:48am EDT 

(Reuters) - Pitcher Chris Sale said on Monday it was the Chicago White Sox putting ‘business first over winning’ that caused him to boil over and led the team to discipline him.  Full Article