1. Manny Pacquiao Reportedly Declines 2016 Olympics Offer to Focus on Senate Role

    Manny Pacquiao has declined the opportunity to come out of retirement to fight for the Philippines at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, according to Ryan Songalia of RingTV.com...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 hours ago 2,978 reads 8 comments

  2. Maria Sharapova Named to Russia's Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Team

    Maria Sharapova will be included on the Russian tennis team for the 2016 Summer Olympics, even though her status remains uncertain after being banned from all competition...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 hours ago 3,940 reads 8 comments

  3. Rio Olympics to Offer 3 Times as Many Condoms as 2012 London Games

    Safe sex has been made a high priority at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with three times the number of condoms offered than at the London Olympics four years ago...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 days ago 159,298 reads 0 comments

  4. Summer Olympics 2016: 10 Early Storylines to Watch

    The Olympics, like a good movie, have a set of plot lines that surprise the viewer. They can’t be anticipated before we watch. That's what provides the excitement. We get to see no-name athletes burst into stardom...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 days ago 28,645 reads 14 comments

  5. 31 Athletes from 2008 Beijing Olympics Test Positive for Doping

    Nearly eight years after the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that 31 athletes from six sports tested positive for doping ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 days ago 10,678 reads 8 comments

  6. Kenyan Track Team Permitted to Compete at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

    The IAAF announced Friday that Kenya's track and field team will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, d espite controversy surrounding the nation's drug-testing program...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 14 days ago 1,594 reads 8 comments

  7. New Dad Michael Phelps Shares Photo of Son Boomer on Instagram

    Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his fiancee, Nicole Michele Johnson, have welcomed a son. Young Boomer Robert Phelps is a Cinco de Mayo baby, according to his dad's latest Instagram post, and he's a cutie...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 19 days ago 12,966 reads 11 comments

  8. Russian Gold Medalists Allegedly Used Steroids in Sochi

    Four Russian gold-medal winners are alleged to have used steroids when the country hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 9,097 reads 11 comments

  9. Caitlyn Jenner Reportedly to Pose Nude for SI Cover with Olympic Medal, USA Flag

    Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly set to appear naked on an upcoming cover of Sports Illustrated to honor the 40th anniversary of her 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon gold medal...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 368,991 reads 0 comments

  10. Vyacheslav Oliynyk Arrested: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    (Warning: Contains graphic, bloody imagery) Ukrainian wrestler Vyacheslav Oliynyk, who won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine, ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 24 days ago 58,612 reads 0 comments

  11. Kristaps Porzingis Says He Won't Play for Latvia at Rio 2016 Olympics Qualifier

    New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis will not play for the Latvia national team in the qualifying tournament for the 2016 Rio Olympics, he announced at a Monday press conference...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 25 days ago 9,395 reads 51 comments

  12. NBC, Snapchat Announce Contract to Share 2016 Summer Olympics Highlights

    Snapchat, a photo-sharing mobile application, reached a rare agreement with NBC to showcase highlights from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 27 days ago 3,165 reads 6 comments

  13. Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA's Closing Ceremony Outfits for 2016 Rio Olympics

    With the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympics reaching 100 days, the United States Olympic Committee used Wednesday as an opportunity to showcase the athletes' closing ceremony outfits...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 28 days ago 7,120 reads 16 comments

  14. Procter & Gamble Salutes Mothers Everywhere Ahead of 2016 Rio Olympic Games

    The countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has hit 100 days, and to mark the occasion, Procter & Gamble created a new spot to honor the support system behind the athletes—aka, mom...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 29 days ago 1,138 reads 1 comments

  15. Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne Headline USA's Roster for Rio 2016 Olympics

    Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Breanna Stewart are among the players who will represent the United States in women's basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 29 days ago 7,039 reads 16 comments

  16. Weightlifter Mattie Rogers Poised to Become USA's Badass Olympic Sweetheart

    ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Olympic weightlifter Mattie Rogers holds eight American records, including the all-time female high for both the snatch and the clean and jerk i n her weight class ...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 30 days ago 337,205 reads 51 comments

  17. Summer Olympics 2016: 50 Names You Need to Know for Rio

    If the names of certain Olympians sound as unfamiliar as those of some members of Congress, it’s because many of these athletes live in anonymity until the Olympics begin...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 30 days ago 79,576 reads 76 comments