• The Latest: Patriots' Ebner on leave for Olympic rugby
    The Associated Press22 minutes ago

    The Latest: Patriots' Ebner on leave for Olympic rugby

    ''It's a great opportunity for him to follow his passion, participate in the Olympic Games,'' Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. Ebner played rugby but not football in his first two years at Ohio State before walking onto the football team as a junior. Patriots special teams captain

  • The Canadian Press1 hour ago

    Diplomat incident avoided: Aussies get rooms at Rio Olympics

    A near-diplomatic incident — as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes termed it — came to an end on Wednesday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The Australian delegation gave the mayor a tiny "boxing kangaroo" doll, and now says it's happy with its rooms at Rio's Olympic Athletes Village