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The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO
Updated at 5:54 PM

The goal posts went up at Olympic stadium in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, more than three weeks before the opening U.S. college football game of the season between California and Hawaii. The game will be played Saturday, Aug. 27, which will be Friday on the U.S. West Coast. A spokeswoman for the New South Wales state government on Wednesday said organizers were expecting a crowd "in excess of 65,000" in the 83,500-seat stadium first built for the 2000 Sydney...

Updated at 5:50 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " For months, fears about the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been hogging the spotlight. There are concerns about safety amid a surge of murders in Rio and extremist attacks in Europe and the United States. Polluted...

Updated at 5:48 PM

TOKYO (AP) " A woman who has downplayed Japan's wartime actions and is known for far-right views was named defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle Wednesday, a move that could unsettle Tokyo's relations with Asian neighbors with bitter memories...

Updated at 5:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama on Wednesday cut short the sentences of 214 federal inmates, including 67 life sentences, in what the White House called the largest batch of commutations on a single day in more than a...

Updated at 5:35 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Police arrested 10 suspected criminals on Wednesday in a raid in one of the most violent areas of Rio de Janeiro, only two days before the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games. According to police, an...

Updated at 5:34 PM

BMX seems like a sport added to the Summer Games with American audiences and athletes in mind. Yet, no American has won gold in BMX Olympic cycling's short history. The United States was shut out entirely in 2012 after taking a silver and...

Updated at 5:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 2:25 p.m. Hillary Clinton is officially planning for her White House. In paperwork filed Wednesday, the campaign formed a new non-profit, called the...

Updated at 5:25 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The first Olympics in Brazil are underway " aptly with a game of soccer in the sport's spiritual home. Just not a very memorable one. Sweden's women beat South Africa 1-0 in a drab group-stage game Wednesday in front...

Updated at 5:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Their party in crisis, Republicans' frustration with Donald Trump reached new heights on Wednesday as GOP leaders inside and outside the presidential nominee's campaign contemplated new ways to persuade him to moderate his...

Updated at 5:20 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " No TV? No problem! NBC is making 4,500 hours of Olympics coverage available at NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, starting with preliminary soccer events on Wednesday, two days before Friday's formal start of the...

Updated at 5:07 PM

Sweden 1, South Africa 0 Canada vs. Australia, 2 p.m. Brazil vs. China, 3 p.m. Zimbabwe vs. Germany, 5 p.m. United States vs. New Zealand, 6 p.m. France vs. Colombia, 9 p.m. Canada vs. Zimbabwe, 2...

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