Olympics

Olympics

Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins living his ‘dream’ in Rio

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.

Olympics

Russian sports officials admit to widespread Olympic doping operation

Russian officials are for the first time conceding one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history: a far-reaching doping operation that implicated scores of Russian athletes, tainting not just the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi but also the entire Olympic movement. The officials, however, continue to reject the accusation that the doping program was state-sponsored.

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Elk Grove's Jamie Whitmore, cancer survivor and champion paracylist

Jamie Whitmore's professional athletic career was stunted in March 2008, when she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. In this 2014 interview, she looks forward to going to Rio in 2016.
Paul Kitagaki Jr. The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove's Jamie Whitmore, cancer survivor and champion paracylist 1:42

Elk Grove's Jamie Whitmore, cancer survivor and champion paracylist

Watch the surveillance footage from night U.S. swimmers allege they were robbed in Rio 3:26

Watch the surveillance footage from night U.S. swimmers allege they were robbed in Rio

What is cupping? 1:26

What is cupping?

Sacramento locals competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games 1:57

Sacramento locals competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games