Italy suspended Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, forced to pull the plug because of the staunch opposition of the city’s mayor.
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Inbee Park came to the Rio Olympics as the subject of doubt. She hadn’t competed since June, and some wondered if she should, for the good of her country’s Olympic hopes, decline to play.
The US won relay races, women’s basketball, triathlon, and golf, Lochte apologized, China won women’s volleyball gold, Brazil won soccer gold
The Rio Games will go down as the best ever on foreign soil for the Americans, who topped their mark of 110 medals at a road Olympics set in Beijing eight years ago.
Allyson Felix won a women’s track record sixth Olympic gold medal, helping the United States win the 4x400-meter relay.
LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. 4x400-meter relay team to win an Olympic gold medal and regain control of the event at the games.
American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station.
Never bashful, Matthew Centrowitz always believed he could win at the Olympics.
The five-time World Cup champion won the only championship it was still missing on Saturday, defeating Germany 5-4 in a penalty shootout and winning a soccer gold medal for the first time.
As she wobbled along on a flat tire four years ago in London, Gwen Jorgensen promised to turn that heartbreak at Hyde Park into a conquering of Copacabana Beach at the Rio Games.