Allison Jones Selected As U.S. Flag Bearer For Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

U.S. Paralympics announced that cyclist Allison Jones has been selected as the flag bearer to represent the U.S. Paralympic Team at the Opening Ceremony. U.S. […]

Know the reason behind low rating of NBC Olympics

NBC concluded its controversial Olympic coverage on Sunday night after two weeks of bad reviews and lower than expected ratings. Ratings were way down for […]

Ryan Lochte

Speedo USA, 2 other sponsors end Ryan Lochte endorsement deals

Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela announced in quick succession Monday they […]

Kevin Durant, USA blow out Serbia to win Olympic gold, earns congrats from NBA players

The USA men’s basketball team got off to a slow start in the gold-medal game against Serbia, but Kevin Durant took over in the second […]

Simone Biles Selected As Team USA’s Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer For Rio

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles was selected to lead the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team into Sunday’s (Aug. 21) Closing Ceremony as flag bearer, as announced […]

Ashton Eaton still ‘The World’s Greatest Athlete’ after win

Ashton Eaton didn’t set the world record in the decathlon, as he had hoped at these Summer Games. Instead, he’ll go home to Oregon with […]

Ryan Crouser

Ryan Crouser,Joe Kovacs into Olympic shot put final

Former Oregon high school star and U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials champion Ryan Crouser needed just one throw to advance to Thursday night’s Olympic […]

Brianna Rollins overcame hurdles on her way to get Gold

When Brianna Rollins was a skinny kid growing up in Liberty City, she used to race the neighborhood boys down her street. First one to […]

Joseph Schooling gets inked after Olympic swimming gold

Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling has in recent days been mobbed by jubilant fans, been offered a standing ovation in Parliament and generally treated as a […]

The only American male weightlifter to compete at the Rio Olympics is vegan

A typical weightlifter’s diet is full of animal protein–steaks, chicken, burgers. But being a meat-eater isn’t a prerequisite for becoming a world-class weightlifter. Kendrick Farris, […]