1. USA Men's Gymnastics Team for 2016 Rio Olympics Announced: Comments, Reaction

    After the second day of trials ended in St. Louis on Saturday, the U.S. men's gymnastics team was announced for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 days ago 6,738 reads 0 comments

  2. US Men's Basketball Team Roster Finalized for 2016 Rio Olympics

    USA Basketball will be missing several key players when it heads to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, but the Red, White and Blue roster is still plenty stacked...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 305,753 reads 283 comments

  3. Men's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials: Saturday Live Results and Analysis

    After the conclusion of Day 2 of the U.S. Olympic Trials, here is your five-man gymnastics team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio in August: Chris Brooks, Jake Dalton, Sam Mikulak, Alex Naddour and John Orozco...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 days ago 4,550 reads 0 comments

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

    The first step toward the Olympics in Rio began Friday for the U.S. women's gymnastics team with Day 1 of the 2016 P&G Championships in St. Louis concluding. U.S...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 5 days ago 16,811 reads 0 comments

  5. Rio Olympics Anti-Doping Lab Suspended by WADA: Details and Reaction

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended the 2016 Summer Olympics' drug testing lab in Rio de Janeiro after discovering technical errors. Caleb Harris of Stuff.co...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 days ago 11,919 reads 5 comments

  6. Complete Preview of the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials

    Swimming is one of the signature events of the Summer Olympic Games. Like its track and field counterparts, the underlying competition—swim the farthest the fastest—is pretty universal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 3,263 reads 0 comments

  7. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2016: Dates, TV Schedule and Live Stream

    There will be no shortage of gold medalists searching for further glory at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 days ago 13,906 reads 0 comments

  8. Upstart Veteran Chris Brooks 1 Step Away from Realizing Unexpected Olympic Dream

    At 29 years old, Chris Brooks is practically a dinosaur in the world of men's gymnastics, but one more strong performance Saturday night in St. Louis could put him on his way to Rio de Janeiro to represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 days ago 3,593 reads 7 comments

  9. US Olympic Men's Gynmastics Trials 2016: Results, Qualifying Scores for Thursday

    Day 1 of the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials began Thursday, with the men hitting the mats first to determine who will represent the country at the upcoming Games in Rio de Janeiro...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 6 days ago 591 reads 0 comments

  10. Burning Questions for Conclusion of the US Men's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials

    A lot can happen between now and the Summer Games, and there are some pressing questions as we look ahead to the U.S. Men's Gymnastics Trials...

    Jessica Paquette Written by Jessica Paquette about 6 days ago 581 reads 0 comments

  11. Men's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials: Thursday Live Results and Analysis

    There's one more night to go before the U.S. Men's gymnastics team is set for Rio. The first night of Olympic Trials got off to a shaky start for Sam Mikulak, but America's top gymnast recovered nicely as the night progressed...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 7 days ago 2,176 reads 0 comments

  12. Kawhi Leonard Declines Invite to Play in Rio 2016 Olympics

    San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard joined a growing number of NBA stars in declining an invite to represent the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 4,047 reads 14 comments

  13. Jaguar Used in 2016 Rio Olympics Torch Ceremony Shot Dead After Escape

    A jaguar that was used as part of the 2016 Olympic torch relay has been shot dead in Manaus, Brazil, after it escaped. As noted by Reuters (via the Guardian ), the animal was shot on Monday at a zoo despite being sedated...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 days ago 49,921 reads 55 comments

  14. Kevin Durant Comments on Playing in Rio 2016 Olympics

    Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant will participate with Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics. "I'm excited about it. I'm looking forward to it," Durant stated Monday, per ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 28,229 reads 39 comments

  15. Rio Government Declares State of 'Public Calamity' Ahead of 2016 Olympics

    The economic turmoil in Brazil continues to wreak havoc on the upcoming Olympics, with the Rio de Janeiro government declaring a state of "public calamity" in a statement Friday (via Alan Gomez of USA Today )...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 53,743 reads 27 comments

  16. Russian Track and Field Ban Upheld by IAAF Ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

    The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) upheld the ban on Russian track and field athletes Friday ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 days ago 2,327 reads 1 comments

  17. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest Details, Comments and Sentence Date

    Former Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius appeared in South African court Wednesday, and on July 6 he will receive sentencing for his conviction of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 15 days ago 32,212 reads 33 comments

  18. Rio 2016 Unveils Olympic and Paralympic Medals

    Pay attention, Usain Bolt, Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps: This is what you're shooting for. The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee released images of the ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 16 days ago 4,665 reads 6 comments

  19. DeMarcus Cousins Selected to USA Basketball Team for 2016 Rio Olympics

    Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins will reportedly play for Team USA at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. According to Marc J. Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated, Cousins was “told he has earned a roster spot...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 21,337 reads 67 comments

  20. Summer Olympics 2016: 10 Inspiring Athletes Everyone Should Root for

    The Olympics typically provide viewers with a sense of national pride —one of the few times fans are given the opportunity to root for their country on an athletic stage. But every Olympics, a few athletes transcend that idea...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 21 days ago 15,145 reads 10 comments

  21. Jerry Colangelo Speaks on Mike Krzyzewski's Future with USA Basketball

    Mike Krzyzewski's time as head coach of the United States basketball team is coming to an end after the 2016 Rio Olympics, but USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo hopes that it isn't the end of Coach K's time with Team USA...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 264 reads 0 comments

  22. 2016 USA Men's Basketball Select Team Roster Announced

    USA Basketball announced the 25-man roster for its men's select team Tuesday, which will scrimmage against the senior national team in preparation for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 2,585 reads 1 comments

  23. LaMarcus Aldridge Declines Invite to Play in 2016 Rio Olympics

    Another marquee star will be unavailable for the United States men's basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 23 days ago 7,805 reads 32 comments

  24. IOC Advanced Money to 2016 Rio Olympics Organizers Due to Financial Troubles

    The troubles in Rio de Janeiro have not yet subsided nearly two months before the 2016 Olympics, as the International Olympic Committee has been providing financial relief to Brazilian organizers to cover some of their financial woes...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 949 reads 2 comments

  25. Tokyo Olympics 2020: Baseball, Softball Among Sports IOC Recommends to Be Added

    Baseball and softball may reportedly be back in the Olympics soon. According to Matt Snyder of CBS Sports on Thursday, “the International Olympics Committee announced that ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 814 reads 0 comments