Kings All-Star Center DeMarcus says he wants to make sure he’s “playing my part” for Team USA at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He’s averaging 8.6 points and 4.4 rebounds but has struggled with foul trouble in the team’s seven victories. The team plays Serbia on Sunday for the gold medal.
Carlos Nuzman has sent his resignation letter as head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee from a prison where he's been held since last week amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
The Japan labor standard office has determined that the suicide of a 23-year-old man at Tokyo's new Olympic stadium construction site stemmed from overwork, and his family is eligible for government compensation.
Olympic official Carlos Nuzman has been suspended by the IOC, with the decision coming only hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a vote-buying case asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland.