1. Lilly King Could Teach the IOC a Lesson About Olympic Courage

    Lilly King won't leave Rio de Janeiro with as many gold medals as Michael Phelps or Katie Ledecky, but she just became the favorite swimmer not only of many Americans but also of people all over the world who've had enough of drug cheats in sports...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 1 month ago 76,075 reads 86 comments

  2. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Results After Each Monday Event

    Katinka "The Iron Lady" Hosszu of Hungary earned her nickname on Day 3 of the 2016 Rio Olympics with a gold-medal performance in the women's 100-meter backstroke...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 1 month ago 3,431 reads 0 comments

  3. Olympic Swimming 2016: Results and Highlights from Monday's Day 3

    The United States had a great night in the pool during Monday night's swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 1 month ago 46,915 reads 36 comments

  4. Michael Phelps Has Now Won a Medal in Each of the Last 4 Olympics

    Fact: On Sunday , Michael Phelps won his 19th career Olympic gold medal and 23rd overall medal. He now has won a medal in each of the last four Olympics, dating back to 2004...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 38,488 reads 57 comments

  5. Lifeguards Present at 2016 Olympic Swimming Pool Because of Brazilian Law

    It must be the easiest job at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro . Due to Brazilian law, four lifeguards must be present at poolside, meaning the finest swimmers on the planet are protected just in case something goes wrong...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 1 month ago 1,323 reads 0 comments

  6. Circular Bruising on Michael Phelps at 2016 Olympics Down to Cupping Therapy

    When Michael Phelps took to the swimming pool to claim a 19th career Olympic gold medal on Sunday, he did so with some bizarre bruising on his back and shoulders...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 1 month ago 11,242 reads 2 comments

  7. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Results After Each Sunday Event

    While the headlines for Day 2 of the 2016 Rio Olympics will be dominated by Michael Phelps ' 19th gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle, there were still 12 other events that handed out medals on the day...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 1 month ago 1,127 reads 0 comments

  8. Olympic Swimming 2016: Women's 400M Freestyle Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Katie Ledecky shattered her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle to earn her first gold medal of the 2016 Summer Olympics ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 934 reads 0 comments

  9. Adam Peaty Sets World Record in 100M Breaststroke at 2016 Rio Games

    Great Britain’s Adam Peaty took home the gold medal in dramatic fashion during the men’s 100-meter breaststroke final at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Peaty turned in a blistering time of 57...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,901 reads 1 comments

  10. Olympic Swimming 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Sunday's Day 2

    The United States picked up two gold medals at the Olympic Aquatics Center during Day 2 of swimming action at the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 60,152 reads 20 comments

  11. Katie Ledecky Sets Olympic Record in 400M Freestyle at 2016 Rio Games

    American swimming star Katie Ledecky broke the women's Olympic record in the 400-meter freestyle on Sunday during the preliminary rounds of the 2016 Rio Games. Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post confirmed her time of three minutes, 58...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 3,066 reads 0 comments

  12. 1st Time Since 1992 Olympics That U.S. Didn't Win Gold in 400m IM

    Fact: Chase Kalisz finished second in the 400-meter individual medley for the U.S. on Saturday . This is the first time since the 1992 Olympics that the U.S. has not won gold in the 400-meter individual medley...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 68,582 reads 41 comments

  13. How Missy Franklin Went from Olympic Darling in 2012 to Olympic Underdog in 2016

    It was the simplicity of the Missy Franklin story that turned her into America's sweetheart four years ago. She was just a 17-year-old kid worried about typical 17-year-old stuff at a small all-girls Jesuit high school in Denver...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 1 month ago 893,774 reads 75 comments

  14. Olympic Swimming 2016: Men's 400M Freestyle Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Australian Mack Horton won the gold medal in the men's 400-meter freestyle on Saturday with a time of three minutes, 41.55 seconds...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 4,805 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Swimming 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Saturday's Day 1

    The United States captured three silver medals in the first four swimming finals held at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Saturday. Day 1 of the 2016 Summer Olympics was a success but not a triumph for Team USA in the pool...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 59,030 reads 16 comments

  16. Canadian Swimmer Santo Condorelli Gives His Dad Middle Finger Before Each Race

    Canadian Santo Condorelli flips off his dad before every race. It's true. According to Donna Spencer of the Canadian Press , Condorelli's father began the tradition ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 51,038 reads 19 comments

  17. Groups of Team USA Swimmers Have Carpool Karaoke Sessions in Atlanta

    Team USA is ready to rock the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Earlier this week, both men's and women's swimmers hit the road and absolutely jammed out to a variety of songs, including some Justin Bieber, the Pokemon theme and "Party in the USA...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 7,048 reads 2 comments

  18. USA Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dyes Hair Silver Before Rio Olympics

    On Sunday, Team USA swimmer Ryan Lochte dyed his hair. The five-time Olympic gold medalist revealed the new 'do after teasing that a change was coming throughout the day: ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 12,682 reads 11 comments

  19. 7 Russian Swimmers Banned from 2016 Olympics by FINA over Doping Allegations

    Swimming’s world governing body, FINA, has banned seven Russian competitors from taking part in the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of doping...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 47,004 reads 6 comments

  20. 2016 US Olympic Swimming: Meet the Men's Team

    The quadrennial celebration of American swimming has come and gone at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, leaving the U.S...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 6,668 reads 0 comments

  21. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Sunday Live Results and Analysis

    Four more American Swimmers punched their tickets for events in the Rio Summer Olympics during Sunday evening's final day of qualifying...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 1,604 reads 0 comments

  22. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 8

    The U.S. Olympic swimming trials come to a dramatic end on Sunday in Omaha, Nebraska Only two events will be held on Sunday, with no morning preliminaries to clutter the proceedings...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 3 months ago 1,828 reads 1 comments

  23. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2016: Finals Schedule and Predictions

    The 2016 United States Olympic Swimming Trials have just one more day of competition left on Sunday to finish filling out the country's roster that will head to the Rio Games this summer...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 858 reads 0 comments

  24. US Olympic Swimming Trials 2016: Results, Qualifying Times for Saturday

    The penultimate night of the United States Olympic Swimming Trials for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro saw some big names take part in four final events and make more Olympic dreams a reality...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 8,857 reads 0 comments

  25. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Saturday's Live Results and Analysis

    The second-to-last night of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska did not disappoint. From start to finish there were thrilling results, with eight more spots clinched for Rio along the way...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,320 reads 1 comments