1. Magic Outside Maracana: Brazil's Gold Medal Brings Joy to the Streets of Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO — He could hear the rise and fall of the crowd in the distance, the sound of 80,000 fans climbing and spreading into the rainy Brazilian evening...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 8 days ago 68,641 reads 65 comments

  2. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch on Day 16 in Rio

    We're done already? It seems like only yesterday that the 2016 Rio Olympic Games began with preliminary matches in soccer and an exhilarating Olympic opening ceremony, but now we're nearing the finish line...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 days ago 11,488 reads 2 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2016: Predictions for Day 16 Medal Events

    Thank you, Rio de Janeiro. The views have been spectacular, the atmosphere at many events has been lively and the action has been a lot of fun to watch...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 8 days ago 35,235 reads 19 comments

  4. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 4x400M Relay Winners, Times and Results

    After the United States won gold in the women's 4x400-meter relay, the men's relay team did the same Saturday night in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. LaShawn Merritt ran the anchor leg for the U...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 17,338 reads 3 comments

  5. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights on Saturday

    The host country of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro got the gold medal it desperately wanted when Brazil beat Germany in a shootout in the men's soccer tournament. It was the first Olympic gold for Brazil's men's soccer team...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 days ago 1,294 reads 0 comments

  6. Olympic Taekwondo 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Saturday

    After four days of competition, Taekwondo at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro came to a close on Saturday with the medal rounds of the men's 80-plus kg and women's 67-plus kg divisions...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 1,218 reads 0 comments

  7. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's High Jump Winners, Scores and Results

    The women's high jump final at the 2016 Olympics unfolded Saturday evening in Rio de Janeiro, and Spain's Ruth Beitia took home the gold medal after she cleared 1.97 meters on attempt No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 1,459 reads 1 comments

  8. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Javelin Throw Medal Winners, Scores, Results

    Thomas Rohler of Germany won the 2016 Summer Olympics gold medal in the men's javelin Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro . With a top distance of 90.30 meters, Rohler edged out Julius Yego of Kenya, who reached 88...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 1,416 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 4x400M Relay Winners, Times and Results

    The United States has dominated the women's 4x400-meter relay for the last 20 years, and it continued to thrash the competition at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with a stellar gold-medal performance Saturday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 6,767 reads 6 comments

  10. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 5,000M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Great Britain's Mo Farah repeated as the men's 5,000-meter run Olympic champion Saturday night, taking gold in Rio de Janeiro...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 3,762 reads 2 comments

  11. Brazil's King Neymar Leads the Way as Hosts Deliver First Olympic Gold

    Neymar had started Brazil's march towards Olympic gold in the Maracana , and the Barcelona man was also there to finally end their quest...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 8 days ago 9,474 reads 54 comments

  12. Mo Farah Wins Gold Medal During Men's 5,000M at 2016 Olympics

    Great Britain's Mo Farah won a fourth Olympic gold medal, as he successfully defended his 5,000-metre title on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Stadium, just a week on from doing the same in the 10,000...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 8 days ago 901 reads 2 comments

  13. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 1,500M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    After more than a century, the United States returned to the top of the podium in the men's 1,500-meter run Saturday in Rio de Janeiro after Matthew Centrowitz Jr. held off Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria to take gold in the 2016 Olympics...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 6,305 reads 2 comments

  14. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 800M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    South Africa's Caster Semenya was the favorite to take home the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final Saturday night at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and she made good ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 days ago 2,247 reads 1 comments

  15. Nicola Adams' Boxing Gold Medal for Team GB Has Made a Mockery of Olympic Sport

    Has there ever been an easier medal won at an Olympic Games? Nicola Adams successfully defended her flyweight gold medal on Saturday, defeating France's Sarah Ourahmoune by a unanimous points decision...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 8 days ago 666 reads 0 comments

  16. Ryan Lochte Speaks on Rio Incident in Matt Lauer Exclusive Interview

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte broke his silence in an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer on Saturday after a messy ordeal in which he fabricated a story about him and fellow swimmers ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 35,683 reads 90 comments

  17. Brazil vs. Germany: 2016 Olympic Soccer Gold-Medal Game Score and Reaction

    Brazil needed penalty kicks to beat Germany for the men's football gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , beating Die Mannschaft 5-4 in the shootout after playing out a 1-1 draw in regulation and extra time...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 days ago 32,663 reads 154 comments

  18. Jimmy Butler Believes He's Better Than Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown

    Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler apparently thinks highly of his football skills. The NBA player currently representing USA Basketball at the 2016 Olympics told ESPN on Saturday he believes he could play wide receiver in the NFL...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 days ago 20,755 reads 37 comments

  19. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug. 20

    The athletics team from the United States picked up three gold medals and a silver on the final night of track and field competition of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 days ago 18,873 reads 6 comments

  20. Olympic Pentathlon 2016: Men's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    Russia returned to the top of the podium Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon, as Alexander Lesun took gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 days ago 1,090 reads 0 comments

  21. Olympic Basketball Odds: USA Betting Favorite over Serbia in Gold Medal Game

    The United States men’s basketball team will be playing for gold yet again Sunday in Rio de Janeiro when it takes on an upset-minded Serbia squad as 15-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

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  22. Olympic Wrestling 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results from Saturday

    Russia won their third wrestling gold medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday after Abdulrashid Sadulaev dominated Selim Yasar of Turkey to take the grand prize in the men's freestyle 86-kilogram division...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 days ago 4,361 reads 0 comments

  23. Olympic Diving 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Saturday

    China's Chen Aisen took the gold medal in the men's diving 10-meter platform finals on Saturday from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 days ago 6,341 reads 1 comments

  24. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Nation Rankings and Latest Standings on Saturday

    China's Chen Long avenged his semi-final loss against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei from four years ago, winning the gold in badminton during Saturday's 2016 Summer Olympics action...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 days ago 440 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics 2016: Individual All-Around Medal Winners and Scores

    Russia's Margarita Mamun took home the gold in the individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics portion of the 2016 Summer Olympics on Saturday, taking advantage of a key mistake from compatriot Yana Kudryavtseva...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 days ago 1,433 reads 0 comments