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The Latest: Burroughs, Gray highlight Olympic wrestling

The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local):


4:50 p.m.

Three years ago, the wrestling community was forced to contemplate life without the Olympics.

Now back on the program, the world's oldest sport will be showcased again at the Rio Games. American Jordan Burroughs is the favorite in the 74 kilogram freestyle division. Adeline Gray enters with a 37-match winning streak.

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American Gwen Jorgensen big favorite in women's triathlon

Gwen Jorgensen, the first American to win back-to-back world triathlon titles, could have been an accountant.

She gave up on her Olympic dream as a teenager when she realized she couldn't swim fast enough and decided she'd go to college. She spent three years on the swim team at Wisconsin, where she was an All-American and Big Ten track champion, and would parlay her master's degree and CPA into a job at Ernst & Young upon graduation.

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