U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen apologized on Wednesday for omitting key details when he told Rio de Janeiro police this month that he and fellow swimmers had been held up at gunpoint.
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Usain Bolt just won an unprecedented third Olympic gold in 100 meters, defeating Justin Gatlin of the US by .08 seconds.
Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa has won the Olympic 400-meter title in a world record 43.03 seconds.
Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadn’t been done in a while. Or ever.
Love is in the air at the Olympic diving pool. He Zi of China settled for silver in women’s 3-meter springboard on Sunday before accepting an even bigger prize: an engagement ring.
All-around champion Simone Biles scooped her third gold medal at the Olympics when she soared to victory in the vault final on Sunday.
Ryan Lochte and three other Olympic swimmers were robbed by fake police officers in Rio de Janiero, Lochte confirmed after conflicting reports surfaced on Sunday morning.
Day Nine of the Rio Olympics will feature a lot of track and field, some more gymnastics, beach volleyball, the men’s golf final round, synchronized swimming, women’s diving and much more.
When Simone Manuel touched the wall to clinch a gold medal Saturday night, it was a moment 120 years in the making.
The Las Vegas resident and Palo Verde High School product won gold swimming the breaststroke leg of the United States’4x100 medley relay, in what might have been the final Olympic race of Michael Phelps’ storied career.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, has earned his 23rd career gold.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. dropped in to see the next generation of Olympic boxers in Rio.
Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Olympics determined to show the world that Muslim-American women can excel in sports.
Olympic officials have given up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, so they’ll drain it and transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming.
The IAAF said Saturday it has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and that she is appealing the ruling.
Usain Bolt finally got his party started at the Olympics on Saturday. He put his finger to his lips to ask for quiet at the starting block, rubbed his closely shaved head, crouched down for the start, then grinded through an opening round in the 100 that was routine as making the bed.
We’re already one week into the Rio Olympics, but there’s still plenty of competition and action ahead.
We’ve reached the track and field portion of the 2016 Rio Olympics. And that means the world’s fastest man is ready to take over the games. Here’s his schedule.
Katie Ledecky even upstaged Michael Phelps at the Olympics on Friday.
Despite all the “black people can’t swim” jokes that comedians use to bring down the house, these are dangerous facts. Black children ages 5 to 19 die from drowning at a rate 5 1/2 times higher than white children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Kyrie Irving scored 15 points and the U.S. men’s basketball team survived its second straight strong challenge in the Rio Games, edging Serbia 94-91 on Friday.
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Sweden for the way they played Friday in beating the Americans in a penalty shootout — a result that means the world’s top-ranked team will miss out on a medal in women’s soccer for the first time.
You might assume that the world’s most finely tuned athletes would be eating something healthy — egg white omelets, kale salads — as they strive to reach the pinnacle of their sporting lives. And you would be wrong.