1. Damian Lillard Named 2016 Team USA Olympic Finalist: Latest Details, Reaction

    USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is a finalist for the national team ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 25,999 reads 30 comments

  2. Germany's Chief Olympic Doctor Says Zika Virus Isn't a Threat to 2016 Olympics

    The Zika virus has generated concern leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but Germany's chief Olympic doctor attempted to put athletes at ease Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 2,413 reads 1 comments

  3. Hope Solo Says Zika Virus Would Keep Her from Playing at 2016 Olympics

    United States women's goalkeeper Hope Solo has said the Zika virus spreading across some parts of South America would prevent her from travelling to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 days ago 44,749 reads 9 comments

  4. 2 Teenagers Dead, 6 Injured in Mishap at Canada Olympic Park

    Two teenagers were killed and six others were injured at Canada Olympic Park on Saturday following an accident on the bobsled/luge track...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 days ago 4,039 reads 2 comments

  5. Brazil Warns Pregnant Women Not to Travel to 2016 Olympics Because of Zika Virus

    As a result of the Zika virus outbreak, Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 654 reads 0 comments

  6. US Figure Skating Championships 2016: Results, Latest Schedule After Friday

    The U.S. Figure Skating Championships continued with three events Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but only one ended with a medal ceremony...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 20 days ago 41,463 reads 0 comments

  7. IOC Reportedly to Update Policy on Transgender Athletes: Details, Reaction

    The Olympics are set to become more inclusive than ever before, as the International Olympic Committee reportedly set forth new guidelines for the participation of transgender athletes...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 20 days ago 2,250 reads 0 comments

  8. Team USA Basketball Announces 30-Man Shortlist for 2016 Rio Olympics Roster

    Team USA narrowed down its candidates to represent the nation at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, per USAB.com . The 30 finalists are listed below...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 24 days ago 156,784 reads 355 comments

  9. IAAF Denies Discussing Covering Up Russian Doping Scandal

    Sebastian Coe, president of the International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF), track and field's governing body, denies considering helping Russia cover up part of its ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 1,788 reads 1 comments

  10. Lionel Messi to Be Overlooked for 2016 Rio Olympics by Argentina's Tata Martino

    Lionel Messi will be left out of Argentina's plans for the Rio 2016 Olympics after manager Gerardo Martino admitted he's worried about the player suffering from burnout...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 5,257 reads 18 comments