1. Summer Olympics 2016: Ranking the Biggest Surprises from the 2016 Rio Games

    One of the best things about the Olympics is that they never fail to provide drama. The stories of perseverance and dedication that lead to an athlete or team to achieving their ultimate goal are why we watch, but we're also hoping to see some surprises..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 47,197 reads 78 comments

  2. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Results After Final Events

    After nearly three weeks, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are drawing to a close. The athletic events have wrapped up, with the closing ceremony to come Sunday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 27,932 reads 20 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2016: Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016 Rio Games

    You knew about Simone Biles. You knew about Katie Ledecky. If you didn't remember Ashton Eaton from the 2012 London Games, maybe the series of ads jogged your memory. And you might have heard about Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 9 months ago 45,164 reads 56 comments

  4. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers of the Rio Games

    For the sixth consecutive Summer Olympics, the United States finished with the most overall medals. In most years, it's a nail-biter down to the final weekend. The U.S...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 9 months ago 162,961 reads 85 comments

  5. Team USA Men's Basketball Celebrates Gold-Medal Victory on Snapchat

    From the top of the podium to feeling on top of the world. The United States men's basketball team felt good as gold following its first-place finish over Serbia at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 9 months ago 9,234 reads 4 comments

  6. Rio Medal Count 2016: Twitter Reacts to Final Standings and Results

    The 2016 Olympics don't officially end until after the closing ceremonies on Sunday night, but for all intents and purposes the games from Rio de Janeiro have concluded with the United States easily winning the overall medal count with 121...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 914 reads 0 comments

  7. Team USA's Flawed Style Plenty Enough for Gold; Olympics All-Tournament Team

    Team USA played the perfect version of its imperfect game Sunday, securing a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics with a 96-66 dismantling of Serbia...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 months ago 80,270 reads 88 comments

  8. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Nation Rankings and Latest Standings on Closing Day

    Tony Yoka took gold for France in the men's super heavyweight boxing final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, after being awarded a points decision against Team GB fighter Joe Joyce...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 9 months ago 1,883 reads 0 comments

  9. US Olympic Greats Pass the Torch to Kevin Durant, 2016 Team After Gold Medal

    Another year, another gold. After the United States men's national basketball team knocked off Serbia, 96-66, in the Olympic gold-medal game Sunday, Bleacher Report crafted a visual featuring legends of America's basketball past...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 12,435 reads 13 comments

  10. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights on Final Day

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya may have saved the best for last. The powerful distance runner won the Olympic marathon Sunday in a time of 2:08:44 on the last day of competition in Rio...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 9 months ago 715 reads 0 comments

  11. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Results, Standings and Final Reaction

    The United States have officially clinched global bragging rights after once again topping the overall medal count at the 2016 Rio Olympics, as Sunday brought to a close another edition of the Summer Games...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 19,081 reads 32 comments

  12. USA vs. Serbia: Gold-Medal Game Score, Reaction for 2016 Olympic Basketball

    The United States' run wasn't the pure basketball domination we've come to expect. It was messy, filled with last-minute wins, rotation changes and the near-constant specter of the world waiting to watch the team fail...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 36,089 reads 67 comments

  13. Women's Olympic Football: Team of the Tournament

    Germany’s 2-1 win over Sweden in the final of the Women’s Olympic tournament gave the games the ending it deserved. It has been an excellent tournament...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 9 months ago 810 reads 0 comments

  14. Men's Olympic Soccer: Team of the Tournament in Rio

    Brazil have won Olympic men's soccer gold for the first time, beating Germany 5-4 on penalties after extra time finished 1-1 in Saturday's final...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 9 months ago 34,321 reads 21 comments

  15. Mongolian Olympic Wrestling Coach Strips Down to Underwear to Protest Decision

    Mandakhnaran Ganzorig's Mongolian wrestling coach was so unhappy with a decision that gave Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 65-kilogram division Sunday that he stripped down to his underwear...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 79,685 reads 8 comments

  16. Olympic Boxing 2016: Medal Winners and Scores After Sunday's Results

    Claressa Shields successfully retained her gold medal on Sunday after defeating Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands in the women's middleweight final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 8,127 reads 2 comments

  17. Olympic Wrestling 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Sunday Results

    Russia's Soslan Ramonov needed just over two minutes to maul his way to a technical win over Azerbaijan's Toghrul Asgarov , who had to settle for silver in freestyle wrestling ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 4,077 reads 0 comments

  18. Olympics Closing Ceremony Time 2016: Key USA Viewing Info for Rio's Epic Event

    The party is almost over as the 2016 Rio Olympic Games draw to a close. Sunday night's closing ceremony will officially bring the spectacle to its conclusion...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 2,835 reads 0 comments

  19. 'Sport Climbing' and the New Events That Will Be Added to the Olympics in 2020

    OLYMPIC PARK, RIO DE JANEIRO — And so we prepare to say goodbye to the 31st summer Olympiad. In-between stories of murdered jaguars , green diving pools and athletes who ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 months ago 19,009 reads 14 comments

  20. Rio Report: Why You Need to Start Taking Race Walking Seriously

    OLYMPIC PARK, RIO DE JANEIRO — Upon first glance, race walking is a fairly ridiculous prospect. It consists of grown men and women walking as fast as they can, but they do not move with the gait of someone rushing to catch a bus...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 months ago 1,645 reads 0 comments

  21. Olympic Mountain Biking 2016: Men's Cross-Country Medal Winners, Times, Results

    Switzerland's Nino Schurter won mountain biking gold in the men's cross-country final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 9 months ago 5,320 reads 0 comments

  22. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Tracking Final Tally, List of Winners and Results

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge made good on his status as the favourite to win the gold in the men's marathon on Sunday, the final day of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 months ago 3,692 reads 0 comments

  23. Olympic 2016 Results: Tracker for Each Country's Medal Count on Final Day

    Brazil's soccer team may have put the emotional cap on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night. With the match tied at the end of stoppage time, the men's soccer final between Brazil and Germany went to penalty kicks...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 9 months ago 1,165 reads 0 comments

  24. Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: TV Schedule and Preview for Rio Finale

    A spectacular fortnight of sport will officially reach its end on Sunday evening, and the 2016 Olympics promise to go out with a bang at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 1,594 reads 0 comments

  25. USA Basketball vs. Serbia: Live Score, Highlights for Summer Olympics 2016

    Team USA secured its third straight Olympic gold medal in men's basketball with a 96-66 win over Serbia on Sunday. The Americans were led by Kevin Durant, who scored 24 of his 30 points in the first half...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 9 months ago 82,814 reads 234 comments