One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics sat in the hands of the reigning National League MVP.
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Inbee Park of South Korea won the gold medal in women’s golf Saturday with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory at the Rio Olympics.
There are just a handful of days left of the Rio Olympics and just about all of the events are wrapping up.
Usain Bolt bid goodbye with another gold medal. Ryan Lochte apologized on Instagram.
Usain Bolt kneeled down and gave the track one final kiss, then flattened his hand, reached down and slapped the white number “3” painted at the starting line. Three Olympics, three races at each, three gold medals every time.
Vashti Cunningham cleared her first obstacle at the Rio Olympics. Saturday, she’ll see how high she can go.
Connor Fields took the lead on the second turn and became the first U.S. gold medalist in BMX history. He’s also believed to be just the second Southern Nevadan to win an individual Olympic gold, after Andre Agassi in tennis in 1996.
The International Olympic Committee has set up a disciplinary commission to investigate the incident involving Ryan Lochte and three of his U.S. swimming teammates at a Rio de Janeiro gas station.
The Bishop Gorman product holds a two-stroke lead heading into Saturday’s final round in Rio de Janeiro.
Ashleigh Johnson made nine saves, Kiley Neushul scored three goals on four shots and the United States routed Italy 12-5 on Friday for its second straight Olympic gold medal in women’s water polo.
Three Russian athletes, including a relay silver medalist, have been disqualified from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a retesting of their doping samples.
Rowing, shooting and judo — the U.S. might have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn’t even bother with them.
There are just a few more days of the Rio Olympics, but there’s still a lot to watch.
Twenty-four hours after being pulled off a plane by law enforcement, two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after testifying about an alleged robbery that shocked and then deeply angered Brazilians when police said the story was made up.
Usain Bolt and Ryan Lochte commanded the Olympic spotlight Thursday for drastically different reasons.
Usain Bolt romped in what he says is likely his last Olympic individual race Thursday night, but finished in 19.78 seconds, .59 short of his own world record — the one he said he really wanted to break.
Bishop Gorman product Inbee Park birdied three of her last four holes Thursday to shoot a second consecutive 5-under 66 and take a one-shot lead over American Stacy Lewis after the second round of the women’s golf Olympic competition.
Vashti Cunningham, the daughter of former UNLV standout quarterback Randall Cunningham, qualified for the high jump finals at the Rio Olympics Thursday after clearing 1.94 meters.
Connor Fields rode more conservatively in the next two heats, finishing fourth and third to advance easily to Friday’s semis at 9:39 a.m. PDT. The final is scheduled for 11:10 a.m.
We’re 13 days into the Rio Olympic Games and they are far from over.
Jim Reitz, the former longtime UNLV swimming coach, recruited Whitney Phelps, sister of the Olympic legend. There never will be another one like Michael Phelps, Reitz says.
Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his teammates.
Maybe Neymar and his teammates can make the Olympics a success for Brazil after all.