1. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 6

    There will be no shortage of storylines as the United States Olympic swimming trials reaches Day 6. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will battle head to head in the 200-meter individual medley, which will basically become the main event of the night...

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  2. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Thursday Live Results and Analysis

    Some dreams were made and others were shattered in Day 5 of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Josh Prenot and Kevin Cordes earned their spot in Rio after finishing in first and second in the men's 200-meter breaststroke...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 hours ago 1,582 reads 0 comments

  3. Michael Phelps Is the 1st US Male Swimmer to Qualify for 5 Different Olympics

    Fact: Michael Phelps has become the first U.S. male swimmer to qualify for five different Olympics. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  4. Neymar, Douglas Costa, Gabriel Jesus Named in Brazil's 2016 Rio Olympics Squad

    Brazil captain Neymar has been named in the nation's squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer. As reported by BBC Sport , the 24-year-old Barcelona man will lead the Selecao’s quest for gold...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 20 hours ago 5,646 reads 33 comments

  5. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 5

    Michael Phelps turns 31 on Thursday, but there's no rest for the elder statesman. A night after qualifying for his fifth Olympics the legendary swimmer will be back at it, trying to get in position for a second bid via the 200-meter individual medley...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 23 hours ago 1,288 reads 0 comments

  6. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: The Most Exciting Events to Watch

    The USA Track and Field Olympic trials are generally simple—as long as athletes have met the Olympic qualifying standards, then the top three finishers in each event go to Rio...

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  7. Order Restored as Missy Franklin Bounces Back to Qualify for Rio 2016

    Missy Franklin is the incumbent female face of Olympic swimming, but the U.S. Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were getting a bit awkward for her...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 day ago 1,485 reads 1 comments

  8. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: The Top Storylines to Follow

    Teenage phenoms, world records, new kidneys and aging icons—track fandom is about to awaken from its hibernation. If you’re like the vast majority of American sports fans, you do not follow track and field year-round...

    Blake Dorfman Written by Blake Dorfman about 1 day ago 1,548 reads 3 comments

  9. Michael Phelps Becomes 1st American Male Swimmer to Qualify for 5 Olympics

    Michael Phelps is officially on his way to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics, per the United States Olympic team's Twitter feed...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 88,244 reads 5 comments

  10. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Wednesday Live Results and Analysis

    Michael Phelps has become the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics after punching his ticket in the 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska on Wednesday...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 day ago 3,420 reads 0 comments

  11. US Olympic Trials 2016: Track and Field Dates, TV Schedule and Live Stream

    For the United States' track and field team, the run-up to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro begins nearly 7,000 miles away at Hayward Field in the city of Eugene, Oregon...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 day ago 1,504 reads 0 comments

  12. Complete Preview of the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials

    Track and field events are among the most popular competitions in the Summer Olympics, and Americans always fare well in them...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 days ago 3,516 reads 3 comments

  13. As Other US Swimming Stars Fade, Michael Phelps Remains Remarkably Dominant

    OMAHA, Neb. — When we first saw Michael Phelps years ago, he was a blank slate. He was swimming, swimming, swimming with one thought of one thing: winning gold. As time passed, things changed, and he kept winning gold...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 2 days ago 28,858 reads 16 comments

  14. The US Olympic Swimming Trials Are Cruel and Ridiculously Competitive

    Matt Grevers is the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the men's 100-meter backstroke, but to defend his title, he had to earn a trip to Rio via the U.S. Swimming Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, just like everyone else...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 days ago 17,214 reads 4 comments

  15. Does Swimming Need a Katie Ledecky-Missy Franklin Rivalry?

    Swimming has become the most marketable Olympic sport because of its stars, and this summer in Rio de Janeiro should be no different...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 days ago 1,173 reads 0 comments

  16. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 4

    The appearance of Michael Phelps and the rise of Katie Ledecky (pictured above) are the chief storylines for Wednesday's Day 4 of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 days ago 2,085 reads 0 comments

  17. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Tuesday Live Results and Analysis

    Some of the top names in American swimming struggled during the third night of the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 days ago 2,830 reads 0 comments

  18. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 3

    Day 3 of the Olympic swim trials will be the most anticipated of the meet as Michael Phelps , the 18-time gold medalist and 22-time Olympic medalist, makes his debut in the 200-meter butterfly...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 3 days ago 3,660 reads 0 comments

  19. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Monday Live Results and Analysis

    Headlined by 19-year-old phenom Katie Ledecky, six swimmers secured a spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday night during the U.S. Olympic trials. Ledecky flirted with breaking her own 400-meter freestyle world record...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 3 days ago 2,789 reads 1 comments

  20. Kids Can't Believe They Get to Meet Team USA Basketball Players

    Team USA announced its 12-man men's basketball roster on Monday, and the players got right to work making dreams come true...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 days ago 7,885 reads 7 comments

  21. P&G Gymnastics Championships 2016: Women's Results, Qualifying Scores for Sunday

    Simone Biles captured her fourth straight all-around championship in the 2016 P&G Championships Sunday inside Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. According to Chros McDougall of TeamUSA ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 days ago 10,754 reads 0 comments

  22. Ryan Lochte Has 1 Last Chance to Forge a Legacy Separate from Michael Phelps

    Let's say you're Ryan Lochte. When it comes to elite-level swimming in the United States, you're royalty. You've been on more medals stands than 99...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 days ago 2,953 reads 0 comments

  23. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2016: Results, Qualifying Times for Sunday

    The U.S. began its process to select its men's and women's swimming teams for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro at the trials in Omaha, Nebraska, on Sunday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 days ago 12,284 reads 0 comments

  24. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Sunday Live Results and Analysis

    The Swimming Trials were full of excitement on Sunday night. Several young, rising stars stamped their tickets to Rio while other formidable opponents found nothing but disappointment...

    Jessica Paquette Written by Jessica Paquette about 4 days ago 5,861 reads 0 comments

  25. US Olympic Men's Gymnastics Trials 2016: Results, Qualifying Scores for Saturday

    The five-member U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team was announced Saturday after the second day of trials concluded. Sam Mikulak will lead the way in Rio de Janeiro after finishing among the top competitors through the two days...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 5 days ago 3,542 reads 0 comments