1. Can Simone Biles Pull off Another Impossible Feat: Staying Great for 2020?

    The sight of Simone Biles next to Gabby Douglas was a little unsettling. They were the best gymnasts in the world in consecutive Olympics, and yet Biles was nonstop smiles and power and flying high, higher, highest...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 11 months ago 31,081 reads 28 comments

  2. Remembering Usain Bolt's 100M Gold in 2008: The Day He Became a Legend

    Fueled by hundreds of chicken nuggets , and with a shoelace dangling precariously off his left shoe, Usain Bolt strutted into history during the 100-meter final at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games as only he could...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 28,071 reads 9 comments

  3. Hungry for a Year, Wrestler Helen Maroulis Makes a Meal of an All-Time Great

    RIO DE JANEIRO —They stood two feet apart, side by side in a dark entryway, the best female wrestler in Olympic history and the underdog. The Japanese legend and the American who has struggled to cut weight refused to look at each other...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 11 months ago 163,061 reads 26 comments

  4. Jimmy Feigen Avoids Prosecution for Fake Robbery Story at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen is set to return to the United States after making a donation to a Brazilian institution in exchange for his passport. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 33,369 reads 47 comments

  5. Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: Date, Schedule, Performers and Flag-Bearers

    A line will be drawn under what’s been a superb Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, with the closing ceremony set to be held at the Maracana Stadium...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 13,088 reads 0 comments

  6. Olympic Soccer 2016: Brazil vs. Canada Live Stream and Form Guide

    Hosts Brazil are likely still smarting from their penalty shootout loss to Sweden in the semi-final of the women's soccer event at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 11 months ago 2,670 reads 0 comments

  7. Germany Must Unlock Sweden's Defence If They Are to Take Olympic Gold

    On Friday night in the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Olympic women's football will crown only its third gold medal-winning team, which in seven tournaments is quite incredible...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 11 months ago 232 reads 0 comments

  8. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Thursday's Events Results, Updated Standings

    Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games saw Jamaica's Usain Bolt cement his status as the world's fastest man delivered another blistering performance in the men's 200-meter race, ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 11 months ago 255 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic Beach Volleyball 2016: Men's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    Brazil and Italy battled the elements in the men's beach volleyball final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro late Thursday night, but sheets of rain didn't deter Bruno ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 3,847 reads 1 comments

  10. Usain Bolt Unleashes More Lightning While Winning the 200M for the 3rd Time

    On the night that the man with the lightning-bolt pose won yet another historic Olympic gold, let’s remember these appropriate words from famed American author and humorist Mark Twain: “Thunder is good...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 63,001 reads 56 comments

  11. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 13

    Usain Bolt stole the show Thursday night at the Olympics and diverted attention away from Ryan Lochte. These Olympics have been awesome for cementing the legendary status of its ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 49,223 reads 41 comments

  12. Summer Olympics 2016: What to Watch for on Day 14 in Rio

    The defending gold medalists in the women’s 4x100-meter relay suffered a bit of drama in their heat Thursday afternoon at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 11 months ago 6,171 reads 1 comments

  13. Summer Olympics 2016: Predictions for Day 14 Medal Events

    We're really getting near the end of the Games now. Friday is the last day of competition in BMX, equestrian events, women's soccer, field hockey, synchronized swimming and women's water polo...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 11 months ago 20,094 reads 11 comments

  14. Usain Bolt Wins 3rd Straight Gold in 200M, Breaks out LeBron James' Celebration

    After capturing his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the 200-meter race in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night, Usain Bolt paid tribute to a fellow champion. The Jamaican blew away the rest of the field with a time of 19...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 months ago 31,222 reads 8 comments

  15. Olympic Basketball 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds for Day 14

    Team USA finally got its groove back. After stumbling through its last three games of group play at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Americans appeared to wake up about six minutes into Wednesday's quarterfinal against Argentina...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 2,579 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympic 2016 Results: Thursday's Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event

    The United States has been dominating the medal count at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and much of Team USA's success has come in traditional sports like swimming and track and field events...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 11 months ago 624 reads 1 comments

  17. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Twitter Reacts to Standings and Results on Thursday

    Usain Bolt became the first man in history to win three straight gold medals in the 200-meter dash on Thursday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 8,649 reads 2 comments

  18. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 200M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    The men's 200-meter final from Rio de Janeiro saw Usain Bolt take home the 2016 Olympic gold medal with a dazzling time of 19.79 seconds...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 2,098 reads 0 comments

  19. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's Javelin Throw Winners, Scores and Results

    Sara Kolak barely made her way through the initial round of attempts in the women's javelin throw at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 623 reads 0 comments

  20. Olympic Taekwondo 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Thursday

    The women's 57-kilogram and men's 68-kilogram taekwondo competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro concluded on Thursday with a total of eight medals being handed out between the two events...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 1,298 reads 0 comments

  21. Usain Bolt Wins Gold Medal During Men's 200M at 2016 Olympics

    Usain Bolt claimed an unprecedented third consecutive 2 00-metre Olympic gold medal as he stormed to victory in impressive fashion on Thursday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Stadium...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 11 months ago 26,886 reads 49 comments

  22. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 400M Hurdles Winners, Times and Results

    The United States' Dalilah Muhammad entered Thursday night's 400-meter hurdle final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as the heavy favorite after scorching her competition in ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 4,698 reads 4 comments

  23. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Decathlon Medal Winners, Times and Results

    The winner of the men's decathlon is customarily deemed "the world's greatest athlete," and the United States' Ashton Eaton wasn't about to give up the title at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 16,040 reads 6 comments

  24. Ties That Bind Brownlee Brothers Will Be Abiding Image of Rio 2016

    This is what Olympic sport is all about. Just when we thought we had seen it all at Rio 2016, the Brownlee brothers rocked up for the triathlon and wrote their own script for the Olympic Games on Thursday...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 11 months ago 412 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Shot Put Winners, Scores and Results

    Ryan Crouser of the United States took home the gold medal with an Olympic record-setting performance of 22.52 meters in the men's shot put at the 2016 Summer Games from Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 5,475 reads 1 comments