1. Usain Bolt Is the 1st Runner to Win 3 Straight Gold Medals in the 200m

    Fact: Usain Bolt won the men's 200-meter race on Thursday. He is the first runner to win three straight gold medals in the event...

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  2. Olympic Soccer 2016: Brazil vs. Germany Live Stream, Odds and Prediction

    The Brazil football team will be roared on by a raucous home crowd on Saturday evening when they take to the field at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro , knowing a win over Germany would be enough to clinch Olympic gold...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 5,323 reads 0 comments

  3. USA Basketball vs. Spain: Live Score, Highlights for Summer Olympics 2016

    After beating Spain 82-76, Team USA is heading to the gold-medal game to face the winner of the second semifinal between Australia and Serbia. USA was led by Klay Thompson, who had 22 points on 8-of-16 shooting...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 66,192 reads 144 comments

  4. Olympic Race Walker Yohann Diniz Passes Out, Appears to Defecate, Finishes 8th

    Nothing stopped Yohann Diniz on Friday. During the men's 50-kilometer event, the French race walker—who has dealt with stomach issues in the past, as relayed by Brian ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 248,398 reads 100 comments

  5. Olympic Field Hockey 2016: Women's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    Great Britain beat the Netherlands in a shoot-out for the women's hockey gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics after a thrilling contest. The match ended 3-3, and in the shoot-out, only Helen Richardson-Walsh and Hollie Webb managed to score...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 1,622 reads 0 comments

  6. Olympic Synchronized Swimming 2016: Team Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    Russia sealed a fifth successive gold in the final of the synchronised swimming team routine at the Rio 2016 Olympics on Friday, where China clinched the silver medal and Japan took the bronze...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 2,530 reads 0 comments

  7. Olympic Water Polo 2016: Women's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    The United States became the first women's water polo team to successfully defend an Olympic gold medal on Friday after they decimated Italy 12-5 to retain their title at the Rio 2016 Olympics...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 3,060 reads 3 comments

  8. Olympic 2016 Results: Friday's Live Updating Medal Count and Standings

    Jamaica's Usain Bolt made more Olympic history at Rio 2016 on Thursday, as he won gold in the 200 metres to leave him just a 4x100-metre triumph away from an extraordinary third successive sprint treble...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 8 months ago 1,032 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic Badminton 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Friday's Results

    Carolina Marin took the individual gold in the women's badminton tournament during Friday's 2016 Summer Olympics action in Rio de Janeiro, beating Sindhu Pusarla of India 2-1 in the final...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 764 reads 0 comments

  10. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Updates on Friday's Medal Standings for Each Nation

    Team USA looked to continue its dominance in the medal standings Friday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, entering Day 19 of the competition with 100 medals to its credit and a huge lead over second place...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 5,119 reads 0 comments

  11. Ryan Lochte Apologizes for Incident at 2016 Rio Olympics

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte posted an apology Friday morning for his role in the highly publicized incident at a local gas station during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last weekend...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 7,806 reads 24 comments

  12. Summer Olympics 2016 Schedule: Rio TV, Live-Stream Coverage for Friday Events

    The Rio 2016 Olympics are nearing the home stretch, and Friday's schedule at the Summer Games promises to see a flutter of high-octane action unfold both on and off the track...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 2,784 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Friday's Updated Tally, List of Winners and Results

    Slovakia's Matej Toth won the first gold medal of Friday’s Olympic schedule, as he battled to victory in the men’s 50-kilometre walk...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 468 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 50KM Walk Winners, Times and Results

    Slovakia's Matej Toth strode to a dramatic victory in the men’s 50-kilometre walk at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 1,945 reads 0 comments

  15. Neymar vs. Ginter and 5 Key Battles in the Olympic Games Football Final

    Brazil have only gotten better as this Olympic men's football tournament has progressed, and the hosts will play on Saturday for the chance to win their first-ever gold medal...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 8 months ago 4,343 reads 24 comments

  16. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Friday's Easy-to-View Nation Rankings and Results

    Usain Bolt was not about to be denied in the 200-meter dash Thursday night at the 2016 Rio Olympics. After getting out of the blocks in brilliant fashion, Bolt built a sizable ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 8 months ago 569 reads 0 comments

  17. Olympic 2016 Results: How to View Friday's Live Medal Tally Updates

    The Summer Olympics ' one-man show will need help from his teammates to make history on Friday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 1,014 reads 0 comments

  18. Men's Basketball Semifinal Preview: Positions 'Critical' for USA vs. Spain

    Spain and the United States will face off in the semifinals for the right to play in the gold-medal game on August 21...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 months ago 21,439 reads 30 comments

  19. Why You Need to Watch Team USA and the Men's Olympic Basketball Semis

    We've got four teams and roughly 10 times that many intriguing storylines left in the men's basketball portion of the Rio Olympics. It's elimination time now...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 months ago 13,245 reads 18 comments

  20. Can Simone Biles Pull off Another Impossible Feat: Staying Great for 2020?

    The sight of Simone Biles next to Gabby Douglas was a little unsettling. They were the best gymnasts in the world in consecutive Olympics, and yet Biles was nonstop smiles and power and flying high, higher, highest...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 8 months ago 31,071 reads 28 comments

  21. Remembering Usain Bolt's 100M Gold in 2008: The Day He Became a Legend

    Fueled by hundreds of chicken nuggets , and with a shoelace dangling precariously off his left shoe, Usain Bolt strutted into history during the 100-meter final at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games as only he could...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 27,985 reads 9 comments

  22. Hungry for a Year, Wrestler Helen Maroulis Makes a Meal of an All-Time Great

    RIO DE JANEIRO —They stood two feet apart, side by side in a dark entryway, the best female wrestler in Olympic history and the underdog. The Japanese legend and the American who has struggled to cut weight refused to look at each other...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 8 months ago 163,008 reads 26 comments

  23. Jimmy Feigen Avoids Prosecution for Fake Robbery Story at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen is set to return to the United States after making a donation to a Brazilian institution in exchange for his passport. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 33,360 reads 47 comments

  24. Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: Date, Schedule, Performers and Flag-Bearers

    A line will be drawn under what’s been a superb Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, with the closing ceremony set to be held at the Maracana Stadium...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 13,074 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Soccer 2016: Brazil vs. Canada Live Stream and Form Guide

    Hosts Brazil are likely still smarting from their penalty shootout loss to Sweden in the semi-final of the women's soccer event at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 8 months ago 2,664 reads 0 comments