Rio 2016: Briton Max Whitlock claims double gold; Alexander Naddour wins bronze on pommel horse

Rio 2016: Briton Max Whitlock claims double gold; Alexander Naddour wins bronze on pommel horse

By Tom Hiscott
Great Britain's Max Whitlock claimed two golds as individual finals got underway at the Rio Gymnastics Arena...
Rio 2016: Men's 400-meter final preview

Rio 2016: Men's 400-meter final preview

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
An interesting Men’s 400-meters final takes place on Monday evening, with the likes of Kirani James, LaShawn Merritt and Wayde Van Niekerk all going for gold....
Rio 2016: Nafissatou Thiam wins hepatathlon; defending champion Ennis-Hill finishes second

Rio 2016: Nafissatou Thiam wins hepatathlon; defending champion Ennis-Hill finishes second

By John Lupo
A wrap-up of day two of the heptathlon that saw the Belgian overhaul the defending champion to take the gold medal....

Rio 2016: The United States comes out on top once more in the medley relay in Michael Phelps' last Olympic race

It was going to be an emotional day in all of swimming as Michael Phelps was set to swim his final race of his decorated Olympic career. This was a race that the United States had dominated this 4x100 medley relay for years. The United States team of Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller, Phelps, and Nathan Adrian won gold to continue their streak of going unbeaten in this relay, making it 14 for 14 in medley relays in which they have swum in. Phelps' final tally after this race gives him 23 golds and 28 medals all-time. The United States set a new Olympic Record of 3:27.95 in the relay. US' Main Threats Great Britain had the fastest time in qualifying but put out their big guns with breaststroker Adam Peaty as their top leg along with James Guy and Scott Duncan. Their team was led off by Chris-Walker Hebborn. Australia was another threat if they kept it close...
Rio 2016: Dana Vollmer's big third leg propels United States to gold in the medley relay

Rio 2016: Dana Vollmer's big third leg propels United States to gold in the medley relay ByNoel John Alberto

Despite falling behind to Russia halfway through the medley relay, the United States cruised to another title and their second to last gold in the pool of the Games....
Rio 2016: Elaine Thompson's dominant 100-meter run gives her gold; US' Tori Bowie takes home silver

Rio 2016: Elaine Thompson's dominant 100-meter run gives her gold; US' Tori Bowie takes home silver ByNoel John Alberto

Thompson's victory ensures Jamaica's stranglehold in the 100-meter dash, winning every major event from 2008 on....
Rio 2016: Jeff Henderson wins gold in high-quality Long Jump final

Rio 2016: Jeff Henderson wins gold in high-quality Long Jump final

By Pathik Gamana
In a thrilling Long Jump final, Jeff Henderson of the USA came away with the gold. Luvo Manyonga took the silver with Greg Rutherford taking the bronze....
Rio 2016: Austria and Great Britain pull upsets in Men's Table Tennis Team Round 1

Rio 2016: Austria and Great Britain pull upsets in Men's Table Tennis Team Round 1

By Aidan Thomas
A day after their women's team pulled a Round 1 upset, the Austrian men's team earned a shocker of their own, while Great Britain was the lowest seed to advance to the quarterfinals....
Rio 2016: China dominant in victory against DPR Korea

Rio 2016: China dominant in victory against DPR Korea

By Pavitra Ganesan
It turned out to be a one-sided contest as China rout the People’s Republic of Korea to advance to the semifinals in the women’s table tennis team event....
Rio 2016: Elis Ligtlee storms to Women's Keirin gold

Rio 2016: Elis Ligtlee storms to Women's Keirin gold ByOliver Dickson Jefford

In a clean Women’s Keirin final, Elis Ligtlee of the Netherlands stormed to gold ahead of Becky James in second and Anna Meares in third....
Rio 2016: Women's Triple Jump final preview

Rio 2016: Women's Triple Jump final preview ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The final of the Women’s Triple Jump takes place on Sunday night. Caterine Ibarguen is the favorite for the title, though will have to see off some stiff competition if she wants to take the title....
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