Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 7:25 p.m.
As expected, U.S. men’s basketball finds Spain on road to gold
The U.S. men’s basketball team expected this.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
India teen’s big Olympic ambitions leave father near tears
Her father stood by the golf bag and held back tears when Aditi Ashok teed off in the Olympics. Better yet was watching the 18-year-old from India walk off the …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
Brazil detains two American swimmers over robbery
Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Big night on track for Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Kevin Durant leads U.S. rout of Argentina in men’s basketball
As Kevin Durant was alone in his room Wednesday, he decided to approach Team USA’s game against Argentina in an unorthodox way.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 7:46 p.m.
Germany, Brazil advance to men’s soccer finals in Rio
Lukas Klosertmann and Nils Peterson scored to send Germany into the Olympic gold-medal match for the first time with a 2-0 semifinal victory over Nigeria on Wednesday.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Evan Jager earns U.S. first medal in steeplechase since 1984
Evan Jager knows steeplechase history about as well as anyone.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
U.S. will play Italy for gold in women’s water polo
It got physical, very physical, and that’s just fine with the U.S. women’s water polo team.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Several unfit judges, referees kicked out of Olympic boxing
The International Boxing Association removed an undisclosed number of referees and judges from the Olympics on Wednesday after determining they had not met the organization’s standards of competence.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
What’s new? Kenya wins steeplechase, Eaton leads decathlon
Some things haven’t changed much in track and field at the Olympics. On Wednesday, it was Kenya winning yet another steeplechase gold medal and Ashton Eaton leading the decathlon competition.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Usain Bolt, Simone Biles dominate second week of Olympics
Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Olympic Channel set for takeoff
On Sunday night, right after the flame has been extinguished in Rio de Janeiro, another Olympic project will burst out of the starting blocks.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
Boxing decision could lead to judging changes
Heavyweight Evgeny Tishchenko’s gold-medal victory over Vassiliy Levit in a widely criticized decision is likely to be a catalyst for change during the International Boxing Association’s next evaluation of its …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Brazil hopes to feed off famed Maracana in soccer semifinal
Brazil will look for inspiration from playing at the historic Maracana Stadium when it faces Honduras in the semifinals of the men’s Olympic soccer tournament on Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Biles wins floor exercise for record-tying 4th Olympic gold
Simone Biles put the finishing touches on one of the greatest Olympics by a gymnast, capturing her fourth gold of the games with a showstopping performance in the floor exercise …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
In a breeze, Bolt starts pursuit of 200-meter title
Usain Bolt glanced to his right once, twice, three times. No surprise: Nobody was there.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Green and golden? Australia men’s hoop team eyeing Rio gold
There’s one team that has lived up to high expectations – even surpassed them – at the Rio Games in men’s basketball.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 10 p.m.
Shaunae Miller’s head-first dive at the finish line beats Allyson Felix
It took a head-first dive by Shaunae Miller at the finish line to beat Allyson Felix, denying her a record fifth Olympic gold medal.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
USA fails to add to gold-medal haul
The Americans were denied a gold medal Monday for the first time in a single day since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and it took two big stumbles to keep the …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
American Brianna Rollins overcame hurdles on her way to Rio
When Brianna Rollins was a skinny kid growing up in the Liberty City neighborhood of Miami, she used to race boys down her street. First one to the mailbox was …