Tag: Rio Olympics

Olympic Gold Medalist Tori Bowie Makes Spotlight on ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’

For one of the most elite and built-in athletes in recent American history to come around, and rise to the top, that would be...

Photo: Simone Biles next to Dirk Nowitzki will blow your mind

One of the biggest stars to emerge from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was United States gymnast Simone Biles. Biles...

Simone Biles comments on medical information leak

Simone Biles was one of the brightest stars of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. As part of the "Final Five," Biles brought home...

Simone Biles named USA flag-bearer for Rio closing ceremony

United States gymnast Simone Biles has been named the Rio closing ceremony flag-bearer for the United States Saturday afternoon, according to a report by...

Oregon WR Devon Allen may miss first few games after Rio

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen got to achieve his dream of representing the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...

Report: Ryan Lochte, USA swimmers lied about robbery to cover up...

There is an interesting development in the situation regarded the alleged gunpoint robbery of Ryan Lochte and other members of the United States swimming...

Rio 2016: University of Georgia has 10 medals, one less than...

The Georgia Bulldogs have some pretty impressive athletes and if you don't believe that, all you have to do is look at the Rio...

Olympic champ Kayla Harrison not interested in MMA

Since becoming the first ever American woman to win gold medal in judo at the Summer Olympics, Kayla Harrison has faced questions about a...

Olympic diving pool closed, green water ‘smells like a fart’

One of the most bizarre stories to surface during the opening days of the 2016 Rio Olympics is the green water that magically appeared...

Video: USA basketball, Chance the Rapper star in new Nike ad

The United States basketball team has joined forces with Chance the Rapper for a new Nike commercial. In the commercial, which features an original audio...

Photos: Team USA basketball celebrates with Michael Phelps

Tuesday night, Michael Phelps continued to make Olympic history when he took home his 21st Gold medal, his 25th overall. After his dominant performance,...

USA handball coach: LeBron James could be best player in world...

LeBron James is the best basketball player -- and arguably the best athlete -- in the world, but one coach for an international sports...

Video: Travis Stevens reaches judo gold medal match with bow and...

After falling to the eventual gold medalist at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, American judoka Travis Stevens has the chance to win a...

USA basketball team visits Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio

A number of NBA stars are currently in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil representing the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics. But while the...

Rio 2016: WVU’s Ginny Thrasher wins first gold for USA

The United States has won its first gold medal of the Summer Olympics thanks to 19-year-old West Virginia University student Ginny Thrasher's win in the...

Rio Olympics 2016: Uber driver gets to see son compete thanks...

Ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we get a feel-good story thanks to an Uber driver and one of...

Video: USA swimming team releases ‘Olympic Carpool Karaoke’

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the Opening Ceremony taking place on Friday. However, it looks like the United States...

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony live stream: How to watch online

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially kickoff on Friday night with the Opening Ceremony at  Maracanã Stadium. While the games have...