BBC Sport continues the countdown to the Rio Olympics with the moment Kenya's David Rudisha smashes the 800m world record with a time of 1:40.91 at London 2012.
A man is arrested in Brazil after trying to put out the Olympic flame by throwing a bucket of water over it.
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is gearing up for the Summer Olympics with Team USA but can still feel the sting from his team's Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. On Monday, Green spoke about GoldenShow More Summary
The spectacle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials includes colored spotlights swirling around CenturyLink Center, fountains spewing flames next to the medal stand, thumping music and a giant flip-flop signed by each newly minted Olympian. Then there’s Katie Ledecky. The unassuming 19-year-old makes...
"Without security and without the metro there will be difficulties," he told media
SunPower leaped past the competition today by announcing that is has created a silicon solar module that can convert 24.1% of the sunlight that strikes it into electricity. If this were the Olympics, the drug tests would be underway. Over the past year, SolarCity, Panasonic and SunPower have duked it over [...]
Ledecky clocked a near-record time of 3:58.98 in the 400-meter freestyle at the Olympic trials, punching her ticket to Rio. Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Katie Ledecky nearly broke her own record in the 400-meter freestyle event at the USA Swimming Olympic trials on Monday. Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson will reportedly suit up for Team Canada as it pursues a bid in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com first reported the news on Monday, indicating Canada still has to win one of the three Olympic qualifying tournaments to secure a spot in the Summer Games. Show More Summary
For two exciting weeks in August, Americans will be cheering on their favorite Olympic competitors. Several sports such as gymnastics, swimming, and diving will finally get their fair share of the spotlight during the Summer Olympics that are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Show More Summary
Specs Who Bob Costas Current gig NBC Olympic prime-time host and Football Night in America host Age 64 Adweek: What's the biggest change you've seen in Olympics coverage in all the years you've been on the scene? Bob Costas: The scope of the coverage. Show More Summary
As one of the men behind NBC's storied '90s slogan "Must See TV," John Miller knows what it takes to win over an audience. And for the past dozen Olympics, first as CMO of the NBC Sports Group and then last year as chief marketer ofShow More Summary
The freshly assembled U.S. Olympic basketball team hung out with some kids today, much to the delight of these youngsters: Read more...
As the NBA season is now officially over (what up, LeBron?), it’s time for hoops fans to focus their attention to the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio. And just because some of the league’s top ballers have chosen to sit out this year’s games, that doesn’t mean that Nike will shy away from coming with […]
From the Olympics to the Fourth of July, all the way through Labor Day, the Summer is ripe with opportunity to show your love for the good ole US of A. Run free in star-spangled tanks or lift weights while chanting "U-S-A!" in sparkling red or navy tights - the choice is yours, because freedom.
USA Men’s National Team: Meet your 2016 Men’s Basketball Olympic Team.
US Olympic Trials: Swimming on NBC at 8:00pm ET. It's an Olympics year, so it's time for us to all develop very strong opinions about mostly obscure sports for about two months and then forget them for another four years....
(PG-13: Language) Last Week Tonight talks about the use of performance enhancing drugs in athletics, including for the Olympics. As long as fame and fortune come only to “winners”, the least we can do is acknowledge that what we’re watching is far from fair.
He can put his gold medal on us any day! We're only about a month away from the 2016 Summer Olympics, which means it's time for us to get to know the U.S. Olympic Team! While Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte usually get most of the press when it comes to the world of men's competitive swimming… [...]
Sam Mikulak, Alex Naddour, Chris Brooks, Jacob Dalton and John Orozco were selected for Rio
Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure" because of budget shortfalls that threaten to compromise security and mobility during the games. In an interview with Rio's O Globo daily, Francisco Dornelles said the state is still awaiting an $860 million payout...