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RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

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RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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On Pistorius Criticizing Fellow Paralympian

  • "Looks like the Paralympics are a lot more like the Olympics than we all thought."

  • "Sadly, this just draws negative attention to an uplifting and inspirational event millions of people around the world aren’t watching."

  • "This really tarnishes his last-place finish during the semifinals of the men's 400-meter race at the Olympics."

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