Shooter Virginia Thrasher wins first gold medal of Rio Olympics for Team USA

19-year-old Virginia Thrasher, who just finished her freshman year at West Virginia, beat out two Chinese athletes to win gold in the women’s 10m air […]

Highlights from Rio 2016 Olympic opening ceremony

The 2016 Summer Games launched with the opening ceremony on Friday night. Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, said, ‘The best place […]

Here’s how you can follow the Games on social media

Rio 2016 Summer Olympic games are about to start in two days. Considering we are living in hyper-connected times, the Olympics no longer will be limited to […]

Douglas Costa wants to play aside Neymar for Rio Olympics

Bayern Munich have released midfielder Douglas Costa to play for Brazil at the Rio Olympics, joining Neymar as one of the host nation’s overage players. […]

Brazil Health Minister : Zika Not a Worry for Olympics

Brazil health minister went on the offensive Friday in a bid to dispel worries about the country’s Zika outbreak, which has cast a pall over […]

Athlete Seema Antil qualifies for Rio Olympics

Veteran discuss thrower Athlete Seema Antil[Seema Punia] qualified for the Rio Olympics with a gold medal winning performance at the Pat Young Throwers Classic here. […]

Australia’s Olympic swimming outfits revealed on the Gold Coast ahead of Rio Games

CHEF de mission Kitty Chiller hailed Australia’s aquatic superstars at the launch of the new-look Olympic swimming outfits, diving and water polo Rio Olympic uniforms. […]

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games

The biggest sporting event on the planet is coming to Rio de Janeiro. Join the world in gearing up for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic […]

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Vishwanathan Anand wants Rio Athletes should get more attention

Indian Olympic Association on Saturday named Bollywood superstar Salman Khan the goodwill ambassador of the Rio Olympics bound contingent which snowballed into a controversy with […]

Olympic Flame for 2016 Rio Summer Olympics lit in birthplace of Games

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece, April 22 (Xinhua) — The Olympic Flame that will burn for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games was ignited at the birthplace […]