1. 1st Olympic Loss Doesn't Dim the Luster of Kerri Walsh Jennings' Greatness

    So the impossible actually happened. The unbeatable was beaten. Maybe the most dominant U.S. Olympic athlete ever had a bad night. And when it was over, she ran around the beach thanking everyone the way she always does when she wins...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 12 days ago 62,496 reads 45 comments

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

    There are just a handful of days remaining in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but the upsets are still coming in waves, producing plenty of winners and losers in Rio de Janeiro on Day 11...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 12 days ago 13,715 reads 9 comments

  3. Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross Eliminated from Gold Contention at Rio

    For the first time since 2000, Kerri Walsh Jennings won't be competing for an Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball after she and teammate April Ross were eliminated by Brazil's Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas de Freitas on Tuesday night...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 47,655 reads 40 comments

  4. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 12 in Rio

    Women dominate Wednesday's card of finals at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Reigning world champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands destroyed in the women's 200-meter semifinals along with Jamaica's Elaine Thompson and Team USA's Tori Bowie...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 12 days ago 14,678 reads 18 comments

  5. Olympic 2016 Results: Tuesday's Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event

    Medals were handed out all over Rio de Janeiro at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Tuesday. Simone Biles bounced back from her surprising bronze on the balance beam with a gold on the floor...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 12 days ago 1,242 reads 0 comments

  6. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 110M Hurdles Medal Winners, Times and Result

    Although Jamaicans have dominated the sprinting scene in recent years, the country had yet to capture gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles in the Olympics. That changed Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 days ago 12,192 reads 15 comments

  7. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Twitter Reacts to Standings and Results on Tuesday

    The United States hit cruise control Tuesday, continuing to sit comfortably atop the medals race in both gold and overall categories thanks to big performances by names such as Christian Taylor and Simone Biles ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 12 days ago 1,479 reads 0 comments

  8. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 1500M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Kenya's Faith Kipyegon still hasn't lost this year, and now she has an Olympic gold medal on her impressive resume. Kipyegon won the women's 1,500-meter race on Tuesday with a time of four minutes, 8...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 1,772 reads 0 comments

  9. Rio Report Card: Olympics Aren't as Carefree as They Appear on TV

    For anyone watching the Rio de Janeiro Olympics from the comfort of their couch, the Games so far have appeared to be the enthralling spectacle that was promised in all of those NBC promotional ads...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 12 days ago 92,468 reads 32 comments

  10. Jack Laugher's Team GB Diving Success Shows We Should Back Sportsmen, Not Brands

    Even BBC Sport hasn't been embarrassed to admit it. Moments after the highlights package that showed Jack Laugher 's performance in the three-meter springboard final on Tuesday, ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 12 days ago 443 reads 0 comments

  11. Haiti's Jeffrey Julmis Falls on 1st Hurdle, Gets Up and Finishes Race

    That one had to hurt. On the first hurdle in a men's 110-meter semifinal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday night, Haiti's Jeffrey Julmis went down hard. The 28-year-old, who was born in Florida, simply didn't get enough height...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 12 days ago 84,658 reads 45 comments

  12. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's High Jump Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    The field for the men's high jump final on Tuesday night was wide open, and Canada's Derek Drouin seized the day as he bested the competition with a winning jump of 2.38 meters...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 2,307 reads 1 comments

  13. Olympic Weightlifting 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Tuesday's Results

    Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze made history Tuesday in the men's over-105-kilogram weightlifting event at the 2016 Summer Olympics, as he set new Olympic and world records en route to winning the gold medal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 days ago 8,322 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Boxing 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Tuesday's Results

    A wild and noisy crowd greeted the men's light 60-kilogram boxing category final at the 2016 Rio Games on Tuesday as Robson Conceicao of Brazil defeated Sofiane Oumiha of France for the gold medal...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 12 days ago 430 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Diving 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Tuesday

    Cao Yuan put on a clinic at the men's three-meter springboard competition on Tuesday evening, edging out Great Britain's Jack Laugher to earn the gold medal. Patrick Hausding of Germany took home the bronze...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 1,464 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympic Basketball Odds: USA Big Betting Favorite vs. Argentina in Quarterfinals

    Despite some close calls in the group stage, Team USA is an even bigger favorite to take home its third straight gold medal in men’s basketball at the Rio Summer Olympics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 12 days ago 1,126 reads 0 comments

  17. Olympic Cycling 2016: Track Medal Winners and Times After Tuesday's Results

    Laura Trott added a second 2016 Summer Olympics gold medal to her tally on the track on Tuesday, headlining what was once again a fine evening for Great Britain's cycling team...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 12 days ago 393 reads 0 comments

  18. In Testament to U.S. Sports Progress, Women Lead Rio Medal Count for Team USA

    Have you enjoyed seeing so many Americans stand atop the podium at the medals ceremonies during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics? Yes? Then give a big thanks to the American women...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 12 days ago 55,009 reads 195 comments

  19. Olympic Wrestling 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results from Tuesday

    Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia beat Cuban Yasmany Daniel Lugo Cabrera 3-0 to take the gold medal in the men's Greco-Roman 98-kilogram final at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Tuesday. It's his nation's first gold at these Games...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 12 days ago 2,014 reads 1 comments

  20. Aly Raisman Comments on Future in Gymnastics After 2016 Rio Olympics

    American gymnast Aly Raisman wrapped up her stellar 2016 Olympic run on Tuesday with a silver in the women's floor exercise final, and the 22-year-old left the door open for a potential ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 12 days ago 12,521 reads 17 comments

  21. Olympic Basketball 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds for Day 12

    The weaknesses Team USA showed during group play could become real pitfalls as the tournament enters the knockout round on Wednesday. There's no more time to sort out the selfishness on offense or the lack of focus on defense...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 12 days ago 2,039 reads 0 comments

  22. Simone Biles Soars One Final Time in Rio, Her Sacrifices Turn to Gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO — She took one deep breath and then stepped forward onto the mat. Thousands of cameras flashed like lightning down on the girl whose entire athletic life had been building to this moment...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 12 days ago 86,078 reads 75 comments

  23. 2016 Olympic Men's Basketball All-Tournament Team After the Group Stage

    The (imaginary) votes are in, and your 2016 Olympic all-tournament group basketball team is now here. These picks are based purely on what we've seen in Rio thus far; Overseas and NBA reputations were not taken into account...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 12 days ago 1,235 reads 0 comments

  24. Predicting Women's Beach Volleyball: Will Walsh Jennings and Ross Win Gold?

    After defeating Australia's Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden , Team USA's Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross will advance to the beach volleyball semifinals Tuesday night...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 12 days ago 562 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Tuesday's Latest Nation Rankings and Standings

    The United States continue their medal dominance at the 2016 Rio Games as Team USA's golden success gathered pace. Simone Biles secured her fourth gold medal of the Olympics in Brazil as Great Britain continued their medal charge across the board...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 12 days ago 2,001 reads 1 comments