1. DeAndre Jordan Says Olympic Gold Medals Are 'Above NBA Rings'

    Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan stated ahead of Team USA's quarterfinal clash with Argentina at the 2016 Summer Olympics that capturing a gold medal is a bigger achievement than winning an NBA championship...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 16,915 reads 90 comments

  2. Olympic 2016 Results: Wednesday's Live Updating Medal Count and Standings

    The action was all over the place on Day 11 at the 2016 Summer Olympics with winners coming from seemingly every corner of the globe...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 1,791 reads 0 comments

  3. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 3,000M Steeplechase Medal Winners, Results

    Conseslus Kipruto continued Kenya's dominance in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase Wednesday at the 2016 Summer Olympics by beating out American Evan Jager by one second to take the gold...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 3,434 reads 0 comments

  4. Simone Biles Joins List of US Women to Win 4 or More Golds in Single Olympics

    Fact: Simone Biles won her fourth gold medal on Tuesday night, joining Katie Ledecky (2016), Missy Franklin (2012) and Amy Van Dyken (1996) as the only U.S. women to win four or more golds in a single Olympic Games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 7 months ago 5,104 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 3,335 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 3,376 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 1,372 reads 0 comments

  8. 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...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 months ago 15,248 reads 13 comments

  9. 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...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 455 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 7 months ago 1,210 reads 3 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 9,691 reads 12 comments

  12. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report Olympics Staff about 7 months ago 26,175 reads 15 comments

  13. 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...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 7 months ago 2,693 reads 6 comments

  14. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report Olympics Staff about 7 months ago 1,417 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 1,001 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 62,601 reads 44 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 14,022 reads 9 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 48,265 reads 40 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 14,715 reads 18 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 1,400 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 12,431 reads 15 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 1,504 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  24. 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...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 7 months ago 93,391 reads 32 comments

  25. 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, ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 7 months ago 462 reads 0 comments