Mandatory Credit: Photo by Petr David Josek/AP/Shutterstock (5835471ag) Brazil’s Larissa Franca wipes off sand while playing the United States during the women’s beach volleyball bronze medal match of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball, Brazil – 17 Aug 2016 When someone mentions the Olympics to me, three words come to mind: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer. (His name is Pita Taufatofua and he’s a Tongan taekwondo practitioner and skier. You’re
Biles shared a snap of herself and teammates Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, Grace McCallum, Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner in their Team USA opening ceremony outfits
Kohei Uchimura slipped on the horizontal bars at the Tokyo Olympics and didn't qualify for the final, likely ending his Olympic career.
"All I can think of are negative thoughts right now, but what's done is done," Kohei Uchimura told reporters afterward
With the opening ceremony over, 23 sports began Saturday. A look at how Team USA fared after Day 1 at the Tokyo Olympics.
Twitter users didn't miss the boat in mocking the Team USA preppy "yacht" vibe.
With the 2021 Summer Olympics officially underway, we're feeling a bit nostalgic about past Games and the athletes who keep us coming back for more. One of the questions on our minds lately: which country has the most Summer Olympic medals of all time?
Here's the 411 on when Simone Biles and her teammates will take the floor by storm.
The looks received mixed responses from Twitter.
A USA Gymnastics spokesperson said the team is “focused on preparation” for the competions.
An administrative error cost a pair of athletes a chance to live their Olympic dream.
Is it even an Olympics ceremony now without Pita Taufatofua and his oiled-up torso?
Tonga's Pita Taufatofua was feeling the love on Saturday after oiling up to cause an online sensation at a third straight Olympic opening ceremony, but this time he was challenged by an equally ripped rower from Vanuatu.
Twitter users went to bat for the Cleveland Guardians over the Texas Republican's post.
A teen athlete claims the U.S. Olympic Committee is trying to stop her from representing Haiti for the Tokyo Olympics. Taking a dream away: Taekwondo athlete Aliyah Shipman, who has been fighting and winning medals for the Haitian Taekwondo Federation for the last two years, said that U.S. Olympic officials are now questioning her eligibility and background, reported WRLN. Born to a Haitian father and an Indian mother, the 18-year-old welterweight fighter qualified to represent Haiti last March, after winning the Pan American Olympic Qualifier.
As the Big 12 falls apart with the loss of Texas and Oklahoma for the SEC, TCU is trying to secure its Power 5 status by moving to the Pac-12.
The Brazilian men's and women's teams got their Olympic beach volleyball campaigns off to strong starts on Saturday by winning their opening pool encounters against South American rivals Argentina in straight sets at Tokyo's Shiokaze Park. Olympic debutant Alvaro Filho overcame nerves before teaming up with 2016 gold medallist Alison Cerutti to beat the Argentine duo of Nicolas Capogrosso and Julian Azaad 21-16 21-17. While Cerutti, who also won silver in 2012, scored the bulk of the attacking points he proved equally adept at the net with five points from blocks while Filho successfully dug the ball out five times.
Tonga's flag bearer was a hit. The U.S. outfits less so...
Cate Campbell was a 17-year-old swimming phenomenon when she learned the dangers of warmup at major competitions the hard way. Campbell came away with three vertebrae compacted in her neck — which was rendered practically immobile — and a big lump on her head. Now entering her fourth Olympics with five medals to her name, Campbell knows the most important rule of warmup.
"We are beyond proud of each other for living out our dreams and loving every second of getting to experience this together!" Amanda Chidester said before the game