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

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

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
America took another Women’s Coxed Eight title to extend their dominance over the event. The silver medal was won by Great Britain, with the bronze going to the Romanian crew....
Rio 2016: Kim Brennan takes Women's Single Sculls title

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

By Oliver 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

By Noel 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

Joseph Schooling made Olympic history Friday evening at the Olympic Aquatic Centre, becoming Singapore’s first Olympic champion after capturing the gold in the men’s 100m butterfly at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, defeating his childhood idol Michael Phelps in the process. Phelps, who has dominated this event at the past three Olympic Games, settled for silver in a stunning three-way tie with main rivals, Chad le Clos and László Cseh. Schooling “Schools” the Rest of the Field in Impressive Display to Become Singapore’s First Olympic Champion The fastest qualifier for the finals, it came as no surprise that Schooling was also the quickest off the mark, mounting an early advantage on the rest of the field, which included three-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps, the heavy favourite to reign supreme once again. At the halfway mark, the Singaporean, who also holds Singapore’s national record in this event, showed no signs of slowing down from there, holding a .32...
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: Anthony Ervin wins gold in the 50 free; Nathan Adrian takes the bronze

Rio 2016: Anthony Ervin wins gold in the 50 free; Nathan Adrian takes the bronze ByNoel John Alberto

The Americans go 1-3 in the 50-meter freestyle as Anthony Ervin wins gold 16 years apart....
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 ByAidan 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 ByPan 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: 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

By Oliver 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

By Chris 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: Ilsa Paulis and Maaike Head take Lightweight Double Sculls title

Rio 2016: Ilsa Paulis and Maaike Head take Lightweight Double Sculls title

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
In a tight race, the Dutch pairing of Ilse Paulis and Maaike Head took the Lightweight Double Sculls title, ahead of pairings from Canada and China....
Rio 2016: Rickie Fowler thanked by other American athletes for playing Olympics

Rio 2016: Rickie Fowler thanked by other American athletes for playing Olympics ByJohn Lupo

The 2015 Players champion has enjoyed his time in Rio and his fellow American Olympians have let him know how they feel....
Rio 2016: Women's Vault Final preview

Rio 2016: Women's Vault Final preview ByThomas Cluck

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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