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

    Kenya’s Conseslus Kipruto won the first gold medal on Wednesday at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, as he triumphed in the men’s 3,000-metre steeplechase final in an Olympic record time...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 3,330 reads 0 comments

  2. Summer Olympics 2016 Schedule: Rio TV, Live-Stream Coverage for Wednesday Events

    The 2016 Summer Olympics continues Wednesday with the pressure rising in many noteworthy sports. While medals have been given out in various events for almost two weeks, we are finally starting to see some of the team sports come to a close...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 3,351 reads 1 comments

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

    Great Britain's unparalleled success in track cycling continued at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday as Laura Trott and Jason Kenny claimed gold medals in the women's omnium and men's keirin ...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 6 months ago 1,372 reads 0 comments

  4. Simone Biles, 'Final 5' Gymnasts Get Dream Meeting with Zac Efron

    Team USA gymnast Simone Biles has let it be known that she has a crush on actor Zac Efron . As it turns out, he's a pretty big fan of Biles and Co...

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  5. Olympic 2016 Results: How to View Wednesday's Live Medal Tally Updates

    Another star is done accumulating Olympic gold medals for the United States, but the damage is already done. On Tuesday, Simone Biles picked up her fourth gold of the 2016 Rio Games in the individual floor exercise...

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  6. Sweden's Defensive Tactics Sink Brazil and Pave Path to Gold Medal

    Football is known as the beautiful game, but on Tuesday evening, Sweden's women's national team proved that beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder as they booked a place in the final of the Rio 2016 women's football tournament...

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  7. Olympic Soccer 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Men's Semifinal Times

    The men's soccer tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics has featured plenty of surprises to this point, but there are four teams remaining, and they all have their sights on a gold medal...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 9,691 reads 12 comments

  8. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug. 17

    With some of the biggest stars in athletics on display, the Wednesday evening session at the 2016 Rio Olympics was an absolute show. Usain Bolt (Jamaica) strolled to a victory in his 200-meter semifinal heat, continuing his quest for career gold No...

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  9. Olympics Men's Football Semi-Finals: Key Battles and Players to Watch

    Four teams from four different continents remain in the hunt for an Olympic Games medal as the men's football competition reaches its decisive stage...

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  10. Summer Olympics 2016: Predictions for Day 12 Medal Events

    This is the portion of the Olympics that belongs to track and field, and Wednesday could be a big night for the Americans. The U.S...

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  11. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Tuesday's Updated Standings, Results After Each Event

    The 11th day of competition at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro has drawn to a close after 27 sets of medals were handed out...

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  12. 1st Olympic Loss Doesn't Dim the Luster of Kerri Walsh Jennings' Greatness

    So the impossible actually happened. The unbeatable was beaten. Maybe the most dominant U.S. Olympic athlete ever had a bad night. And when it was over, she ran around the beach thanking everyone the way she always does when she wins...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 6 months ago 62,592 reads 44 comments

  13. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 11

    There are just a handful of days remaining in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but the upsets are still coming in waves, producing plenty of winners and losers in Rio de Janeiro on Day 11...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 months ago 14,004 reads 9 comments

  14. Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross Eliminated from Gold Contention at Rio

    For the first time since 2000, Kerri Walsh Jennings won't be competing for an Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball after she and teammate April Ross were eliminated by Brazil's Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas de Freitas on Tuesday night...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 48,245 reads 40 comments

  15. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 12 in Rio

    Women dominate Wednesday's card of finals at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Reigning world champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands destroyed in the women's 200-meter semifinals along with Jamaica's Elaine Thompson and Team USA's Tori Bowie...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 6 months ago 14,713 reads 18 comments

  16. Olympic 2016 Results: Tuesday's Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event

    Medals were handed out all over Rio de Janeiro at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Tuesday. Simone Biles bounced back from her surprising bronze on the balance beam with a gold on the floor...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 6 months ago 1,395 reads 0 comments

  17. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 110M Hurdles Medal Winners, Times and Result

    Although Jamaicans have dominated the sprinting scene in recent years, the country had yet to capture gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles in the Olympics. That changed Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro...

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  18. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Twitter Reacts to Standings and Results on Tuesday

    The United States hit cruise control Tuesday, continuing to sit comfortably atop the medals race in both gold and overall categories thanks to big performances by names such as Christian Taylor and Simone Biles ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 1,501 reads 0 comments

  19. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 1500M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Kenya's Faith Kipyegon still hasn't lost this year, and now she has an Olympic gold medal on her impressive resume. Kipyegon won the women's 1,500-meter race on Tuesday with a time of four minutes, 8...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 2,157 reads 0 comments

  20. Rio Report Card: Olympics Aren't as Carefree as They Appear on TV

    For anyone watching the Rio de Janeiro Olympics from the comfort of their couch, the Games so far have appeared to be the enthralling spectacle that was promised in all of those NBC promotional ads...

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  21. Jack Laugher's Team GB Diving Success Shows We Should Back Sportsmen, Not Brands

    Even BBC Sport hasn't been embarrassed to admit it. Moments after the highlights package that showed Jack Laugher 's performance in the three-meter springboard final on Tuesday, ...

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  22. Haiti's Jeffrey Julmis Falls on 1st Hurdle, Gets Up and Finishes Race

    That one had to hurt. On the first hurdle in a men's 110-meter semifinal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday night, Haiti's Jeffrey Julmis went down hard. The 28-year-old, who was born in Florida, simply didn't get enough height...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 84,925 reads 45 comments

  23. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's High Jump Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    The field for the men's high jump final on Tuesday night was wide open, and Canada's Derek Drouin seized the day as he bested the competition with a winning jump of 2.38 meters...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 2,375 reads 1 comments

  24. Olympic Weightlifting 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Tuesday's Results

    Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze made history Tuesday in the men's over-105-kilogram weightlifting event at the 2016 Summer Olympics, as he set new Olympic and world records en route to winning the gold medal...

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  25. Olympic Boxing 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Tuesday's Results

    A wild and noisy crowd greeted the men's light 60-kilogram boxing category final at the 2016 Rio Games on Tuesday as Robson Conceicao of Brazil defeated Sofiane Oumiha of France for the gold medal...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 6 months ago 449 reads 0 comments