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U.S. keeper suspended

CHICAGO—U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo yesterday was suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.

Solo called the Swedes “a bunch of cowards” for focusing on defence rather than attacking the three-time defending champion U.S. team.

Speedo USA becomes the first major sponsor to drop Lochte

Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced Monday it was dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

In a brief statement, Speedo USA said it would donate $50,000 of Lochte’s fee to Save The Children to benefit needy youngsters in Brazil.

Kim nabs first title

GREENSBORO, N.C.—Si Woo Kim had a productive week at the Wyndham Championship.

He claimed one tournament record, a share of another, and, most importantly, his first PGA Tour trophy.

The 21-year-old South Korean closed with a three-under 67 yesterday for a five-stroke victory.

2 American swimmers leave Rio, but robbery scandal not over

RIO DE JANEIRO — Twenty-four hours after being pulled off a plane by law enforcement, two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after testifying about an alleged robbery that shocked and then deeply angered Brazilians when police said the story was made up.