1. Who's the Greater Olympian, Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt?

    Michael Phelps vs. Usain Bolt. It’s a matchup we’ll never see in the pool or on the track, but it makes for an Olympian battle in the court of public opinion...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 6 months ago 98,456 reads 338 comments

  2. Olympics Men's Football Final & Bronze Match: Key Battles and Players to Watch

    Honduras vs. Nigeria 5 p.m. BST/1 p.m. local time/12 p.m. ET, Mineirao, Belo Horizonte The third-place play-off in any major football tournament is usually a big anti-climax...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 1,676 reads 2 comments

  3. Goodbye, Usain Bolt: What Are We Going to Do Without You?

    Usain Bolt took the baton without a lead and had his 100 meters to run to the finish line, his final 100 meters as an Olympian and... You already know what happened...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 6 months ago 78,199 reads 101 comments

  4. Olympic Soccer Men's Final 2016: Live Results, Analysis for Brazil vs. Germany

    Brazilian captain Neymar was the hero of the day as the home team captured its first-ever gold medal in Olympic men's soccer by a score of 2-1 in penalty kicks in front of a rapturous crowd at Maracana Stadium on Saturday...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 51,171 reads 175 comments

  5. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers from Day 14 in Rio

    Superstar finales. Heartbreaking disappointments. Off-the-field ridiculousness. Another day at the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 6 months ago 32,561 reads 26 comments

  6. Summer Olympics 2016: Predictions and Results for Medal Events on Day 15

    If you thought the first 14 days of the Olympics were jam-packed, buckle up and settle in with your thumb on the remote control for the 30 gold medals that will be awarded across 17 different sports on Day 15...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 months ago 5,129 reads 0 comments

  7. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Friday's Updated Standings, Results After Each Event

    The third-to-last day of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games saw 12 sports give out medals in 26 different events in Rio de Janeiro on Friday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 1,908 reads 0 comments

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

    Put your most comfortable TV-watching chair in perfect position for Olympic viewing because the penultimate day of the 2016 Olympics is a Saturday, filled with intriguing events with gold medals on the line...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 6 months ago 8,219 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic 2016 Results: Friday's Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event

    The United States was hoping for a repeat gold medal in the women's 4x100 race, and the Americans dominated rival Jamaica, winning with ease. Tori Bowie had a huge lead when she took the baton on the anchor leg, and she sprinted home for the win...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 4,295 reads 0 comments

  10. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's Pole-Vault Winners, Scores and Results

    The women's pole-vault final at the 2016 Olympics packed a dramatic conclusion in Rio de Janeiro on Friday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 5,546 reads 3 comments

  11. Rio Medal Count 2016: Twitter Reacts to Standings and Results on Friday

    Once the United States was eliminated from the women's soccer competition at the Rio Olympics, the tournament became a wide-open affair...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 6 months ago 2,815 reads 0 comments

  12. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 5,000M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Ethiopia has historically dominated the grueling women's 5,000-meter run at the Olympics, but Friday turned out to be Kenya's day to shine...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 523 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 4x100M Relay Medal Winners, Times, Results

    Behind the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, Jamaica took the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay on Friday night at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, defeating Japan by 0...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 102,287 reads 32 comments

  14. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Hammer Throw Winners, Scores and Results

    The 2016 Olympics rolled on Friday with Tajikistan's Dilshod Nazarov taking home the gold medal in the men's hammer throw with a distance of 78.68 meters...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 1,297 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Taekwondo 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Friday

    For the third straight day on Friday, taekwondo at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro handed out eight medals in two events, which were the women's 67 kilogram and men's 80 kilogram...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 1,124 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 4x100m Relay Winners, Times and Results

    The United States women's 4x100-meter relay team encountered a scare when it dropped the baton in qualifying heats Thursday, but a successful appeal opened the door for the Red, White and Blue to defend its gold medal Friday evening...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 15,885 reads 8 comments

  17. Gunnar Bentz Releases Statement Detailing Incident at 2016 Rio Olympics

    United States swimmer Gunnar Bentz issued an apologetic and detailed statement through the University of Georgia on Friday night that explained what transpired the night he, Ryan ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 33,925 reads 48 comments

  18. Team GB's Hockey Success at Rio 2016 Has Helped Redefine British Sport

    Eight games, eight wins. Team GB's women proved themselves deserved winners of the gold medal in the hockey at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when they defeated the Netherlands on Friday...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 6 months ago 520 reads 1 comments

  19. Australia vs. Serbia: Score and Reaction from 2016 Olympic Men's Basketball

    Serbia advanced to the men's basketball gold-medal match for a dance with the United States after Friday's 87-61 triumph over Australia at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 10,232 reads 18 comments

  20. Sweden vs. Germany: 2016 Olympic Soccer Gold-Medal Game Score and Reaction

    Germany won the gold medal by beating Sweden 2-1 in the women's soccer final at the iconic Maracana Stadium at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 6 months ago 5,358 reads 21 comments

  21. Olympic Pentathlon 2016: Women's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

    Australia's Chloe Esposito captured the gold medal in the women's modern pentathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday after finishing second in the final event to jump from fourth place to first...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 924 reads 0 comments

  22. In Rio Debacle, Ryan Lochte Reveals a Thoughtlessness of Olympic Proportions

    A few days ago, the image of Ryan Lochte was of a silver-haired dude keeping his cool while an armed robber pressed a gun to his forehead. Now, it's of Lochte sitting at home in the U...

    Greg Couch Written by Greg Couch about 6 months ago 61,990 reads 126 comments

  23. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug 19

    Usain Bolt closed the show and his Olympic career in style. Bolt pulled away in the anchor leg of the men’s 4x100-meter relay on Friday night at the Summer Olympics in Rio ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 34,688 reads 23 comments

  24. Olympic Wrestling 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results from Friday

    Vladimer Khinchegashvili clinched gold for Georgia on Friday after he defeated Japan's Rei Higuchi in the final of the men's freestyle wrestling 57-kilogram weight class at the 2016 Rio Games...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 2,485 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Friday's Latest Nation Rankings and Standings

    There were more gold medals awarded to Team USA at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Top prizes were claimed in the water polo and BMX cycling finals...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 6 months ago 1,992 reads 0 comments