Rio 2016: Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin safely through 100-meter heats

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin safely through 100-meter heats

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The marquee event of the Athletics programme, the Men’s 100 meters, began today, with the likes of Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin making it through to the semifinals safely....
Rio 2016: Singapore paddlers come from behind to edge Korea in a thrilling battle

Rio 2016: Singapore paddlers come from behind to edge Korea in a thrilling battle

By Pavitra Ganesan
Trailing 1-2 to the Republic of Korea, the Singapore women showed their grit and fight to eventually triumph in the women’s table tennis team event to set up a clash with the mighty China....
Rio 2016: Mahe Drysdale wins Men's Single Sculls gold in dramatic fashion

Rio 2016: Mahe Drysdale wins Men's Single Sculls gold in dramatic fashion

By Pathik Gamana
In one of the most dramatic races in the men's singles sculls, Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand came away with a gold medal following a photo finish with Croatia's Damir Martin who caught him at the end of the race. The bronze medal went to Czech Republic's Ondrej Synek....

Rio 2016: Women's Coxed Eight title taken by the United States

There was no surprise in the penultimate event of the Rowing in Rio 2016, with the American crew taking gold in the Women’s Coxed Eight. It was not an easy win, but the Americans took control shortly after the halfway stage and never looked like giving the lead away. A silver for Great Britain meant they took a medal in the race for the first time, whilst former champions Romania pulled off a late surge to take bronze. How they lined up The American crew, who were the favorites for the title, were the fastest into the final and rewarded with a place in lane three. On their left were the crew from Great Britain who, like the Americans, won their semifinal. The Canadian crew, who won the repechage, were in lane five whilst the Romanian crew, who came second in the repechage, were to the right of the Americans in lane two. The outside lanes...
Rio 2016: Kim Brennan takes Women's Single Sculls title

Rio 2016: Kim Brennan takes Women's Single Sculls title ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Australian Kim Brennan eased to victory in the Women’s Single Sculls title, with Gevvie Stone taking silver and Duan Lingli taking bronze....
Rio 2016: Maya DiRado stuns Katinka Hosszu for gold in the 200 back

Rio 2016: Maya DiRado stuns Katinka Hosszu for gold in the 200 back ByNoel John Alberto

The American became the first woman to knock off Hosszu in these games as the Hungarian was 3 for 3 in golds before DiRado shocked her....
Rio 2016: Joseph Schooling schools rest of the field to capture gold in the men’s 100m butterfly; Phelps, le Clos, Cseh in three-way tie for silver

Rio 2016: Joseph Schooling schools rest of the field to capture gold in the men’s 100m butterfly; Phelps, le Clos, Cseh in three-way tie for silver ByMax Gao

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling made history Friday evening, winning his nation’s first ever Olympic gold medal with a victory in the men’s 100m butterfly, while Michael Phelps, who was aiming to win his fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in this event, settled for silver in a stunning three-way tie with rivals Chad le Clos and László Cseh....
Rio 2016: Katie Ledecky smashes 800-meter freestyle World Record en route to gold

Rio 2016: Katie Ledecky smashes 800-meter freestyle World Record en route to gold ByNoel John Alberto

It was pure dominance from the 19-year-old as she successfully defended her gold medal in the 800 free....
Rio 2016: USA flops, China cruises in Women's Table Tennis Team Round 1

Rio 2016: USA flops, China cruises in Women's Table Tennis Team Round 1

By Aidan Thomas
USA made an unceremonious exit in the first round of the Team Tournament, while China cruised in staying undefeated in the Olympic Team Tournament...
Rio 2016: Women's Marathon recap

Rio 2016: Women's Marathon recap

By Pan Mich
Another Olympic marathon, another historical and emotional race. The athletes ran the traditional 42.2 kilometers with 133 out of the 157 crossing the finish line....
Rio 2016: Great Britain battles past Australia for Men's Team Pursuit gold; bronze goes to Denmark

Rio 2016: Great Britain battles past Australia for Men's Team Pursuit gold; bronze goes to Denmark

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
It was harder than expected, but it was Great Britain who edged the gold medal race in the Men’s Team Pursuit against Australia. Beforehand, the Danish team eased to the bronze medal against New Zealand....
Rio 2016: China takes Women's Team Sprint gold over Russia, with Germany taking bronze

Rio 2016: China takes Women's Team Sprint gold over Russia, with Germany taking bronze ByOliver Dickson Jefford

In an exciting Women’s Team Sprint event, China took gold over Russia. In the bronze medal race beforehand, Germany edged Australia....
Rio 2016: Valeri Liukin and Rhonda Faehn favorites to replace Karolyi's

Rio 2016: Valeri Liukin and Rhonda Faehn favorites to replace Karolyi's ByChris Robbins

According to a story done by Yahoo sports, Bela Karolyi (husband of Martha Karolyi of Team USA) narrowed the field down to two replacements....
Rio 2016: Women's Vault Final preview

Rio 2016: Women's Vault Final preview

After a hard-fought qualifications round, the world's eight best vaulters are set to battle it out for the title of Rio 2016 Vault gold medalist....
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