Mo Farah overcomes mid-race fall to win third Olympic gold medal

The day had got off to a good start for Team GB as the men's eight powered their way to a rowing gold. The men's eight of Scott Durant, Tom Ransley, Andrew Hodge, Matt Gotrel, Pete Reed, Paul Bennett, Matt Langridge, William Satch and cox Phelan Hi... More..

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US women win gold in 4x100-meter medley relay
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

US women win gold in 4x100-meter medley relay

In the relay, backstroker Kathleen Baker, breaststroker Lilly King and butterfly veteran Dana Vollmer delivered a lead of almost two seconds to Manuel, who brought home the gold with a solid freestyle leg. Amer...More..

Tori Bowie Surges To 100-Meter Silver
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Tori Bowie Surges To 100-Meter Silver

Dafne Schippers, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson are among Bowie's rivals over the shortest sprint distance. I was so anxious to get that gold medal. Bowie has also overcome difficulties in her pers...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Ethiopia's Ayana shatters 10K world record

Rio 2016 announced the arrival of its athletics events in style on Friday, and supporters can only hope the remaining track finals hold quite as much drama as Ayana's classy finish. On Friday, it was good onl...More..

Who Is Karina Vetrano? Jogger Murdered In Howard Beach Suffered Brutal Death
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Who Is Karina Vetrano? Jogger Murdered In Howard Beach Suffered Brutal Death

Strangulation, asphyxiation. Reporter: A vigil for Karina Vetrano who went out for a jog around 5:00 Tuesday and never came home. Vetrano's phone revealed that her father had called her while looking for he...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Mystery over cause of Emirates flight crash landing

Only one runway is now in operation, with passengers facing delays due to the restricted capacity. In its statement, IndiGo said, "Due to unavailability of runway at Dubai airport, all IndiGo flights operat...More..

Katie Ledecky, Olympic gold medalist swimmer, lost family members in the Holocaust
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Katie Ledecky, Olympic gold medalist swimmer, lost family members in the Holocaust

Along with her brother, who was a swimmer, Ledecky's mother swam for the University of New Mexico and her uncle, Jon Ledecky, is the owner of the New York Islanders. And so they sang, Smith on a lower rung as t...More..

How Brazil's Lula Conned the World
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

How Brazil's Lula Conned the World

A total of 43 refugee athletes sought to qualify for the Olympic Games but only 10 were able to make it, coming from Syria, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The situation wasn't bett...More..

US,China To Top Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Table According To Predictions
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

US,China To Top Rio Olympics 2016 Medal Table According To Predictions

Cypriot weightlifter Antonis Martasidis and an unnamed Greek competitor have tested positive for banned substances and have been expelled from the Rio Olympics, their teams said on Friday. Poland will be repr...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Team Ghana at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rosie MacLennan, Canada's flag-bearer and its only gold medallist from the 2012 London Olympics, wore a wide grin as she waved the Maple Leaf. Comcast's NBCUniversal, which has the exclusive long-term rights ...More..

After whirlwind buildup, Team USA settles down in luxurious 'boatel' in Rio
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

After whirlwind buildup, Team USA settles down in luxurious 'boatel' in Rio

Numerious articles and documentaries have tried to offered an insider's look at the 1992 Dream Team . "So this has kind of nearly been like normal for my Olympic experience". Sato finished third in April's Asi...More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Colleges Sending the Most US Olympians to Rio

The NBC Sports app will stream events in real time , along with providing highlights and replays, the app includes a schedule and the option to receive alerts to ensure you don't miss your favorite events....More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Hope Solo Gets Booed at Rio Olympics 2016 for Zika Comments

Spectators loudly shouted "Zi-ka!" as she cut loose the last several of her goal kicks. But still an awkward, uncomfortable chant from the fans. Solo might be cheering for Brazil this month, but the feeling...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

'Campus carry' law passes in Texas

The UT Austin clock tower shooting is one of the bloodiest mass shootings in the history of America. Claire Wilson James did not utter the words " campus carry " during her speech Monday. Gov. Abbott signed c...More..

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky named to relay teams for Rio Olympics
by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky named to relay teams for Rio Olympics

Phelps will swim in the final of the men's freestyle relay Sunday night, while Ledecky will swim in the preliminary heats of the women's freestyle relay Saturday afternoon, according to a person with direct kno...More..

Former Celtic star completes move to Bristol City FC
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Former Celtic star completes move to Bristol City FC

The player has failed to impress three different managers at the Premier League club and Sunderland's latest boss David Moyes has already signalled that the player is unlikely to feature for the club under his ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Olympics: Russian swimmer Efimova to appeal Rio ban to CAS

The IOC executive board decided against a complete ban on Sunday, giving the global federations the task of vetting Russian athletes in their own sports. "Others like swimming have said that they oppose a blank...More..

Sports betting business in New Zealand
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Sports betting business in New Zealand

Locals and visitors are trying their luck in best online casinos and sports betting with the hope of winning some money. One of the fastest growing domains of gambling industry in New Zealand is the latter. So...More..

WWE Universal Title Match Announced for SummerSlam
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

WWE Universal Title Match Announced for SummerSlam

After a tense showdown backstage, and facing a crowd who'd been electrified by Sasha Banks and Charlotte minutes earlier, Finn and Roman headed into their second match of the night, and the first main event of ...More..

Australian Team Blast Olympic Village Living Conditions
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Australian Team Blast Olympic Village Living Conditions

Paes responded by saying adjustments would be made. Buildings in the Olympic Village photographed during a media tour last month. The village consists of 31 apartment buildings with 3,604 apartments, which ...More..