Gold medalist Monica Puig and silver medalist Juan Martin Del Potro will be favored in their opening-round matches at the 2016 US Open. Monica Puig and Juan Martin Del Potro were the players nobody wanted to play at the Rio Olympics....Show More Summary
The homecomings of Claressa Shields, Shakur Stevenson and Nico Hernandez are celebrated The post USA boxing Olympic medalists welcomed home appeared first on Boxing News.
This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. With more and more people getting their news from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, the 2016 Rio Olympics represented one of the biggest opportunities of the yearShow More Summary
image credit At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Canada's Derek Drouin took the gold in the high jump, with a leap of 2.38 m (7ft 10in). As ever with our athletic feats, there are plenty of wild animals that leap far higher, reaching dizzying heights in a single bound.There are two ways you can measure the highest jumps. Show More Summary
Watch 16 men and 16 women face off on a 55-foot wall above the Utah Olympic Park pool for $20,000 in cash prizes. The live stream of the 2016 Psicobloc Masters Series finals begins at 7 PM MST on August 5. Continue reading
Sounds like: Olympic Ayres, Bob Moses, Friendly Fires Song: Kamaliza - Zermatt What's so good? Kamaliza is an Australian producer that is previously associated with Olympic Ayres. Not bad company, eh?! Today, he shares his debut single...Show More Summary
John Dennen considers, of the candidates at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, who will make the best professional boxers The post The top 10 professional prospects to come out of Rio 2016 appeared first on Boxing News.
American tennis' rising star talks Serena, Lochte, and why the Olympics matter so much.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic says he injured his left wrist in Rio de Janeiro a few days before the start of the Olympic tournament
If you think it’s kinda’ early for a snow report and kinda’ late for an Olympic report, blame David Perlman. He’s the Chronicle’s science editor. Earlier this month Perlman wrote about how climate change could endanger the Summer Games. I read it and thought, Huh. The Summer Games? Dude, what about the Winter Games? Snowsports
Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football's season opener at Sydney's Olympic stadium.
Trained in the United States, a group of teenagers are getting ready to display the evolution of Chinese hockey as interest spreads ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
There is no more dramatic event in all of sports. No more intense spectacle. It makes the recently completed Olympics look like an episode of Antiques Road Show. It is...the NFL preseason, sponsored by Hot Takes Hot Sauce. Hot Takes Hot Sauce...it's Skiptastic! Kidding aside, this third week of the 2016 preseason is easily the most important. Show More Summary
Football players who attempt to hurdle a defender can come to regret that decision very quickly. A lot can go wrong when a ball carrier leaves their feet. Or, they look like an Olympic gymnast after sticking the landing. Highlight of the year, courtesy Alonso Ravens sophomore Malik Johnson. Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, a South African judge dismissed an appeal by prosecutors seeking to lengthen Oscar Pistorius’ prison term. Pistorius, a former Paralympic and Olympic sprinter, received a six-year sentence for manslaughter following the 2013 shooting death of ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Show More Summary
Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes’ day didn’t end with a celebration, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t full of them. The USC pair advanced to the round of 16 at the Long Beach Grand Slam on Friday, the farthest they’ve made it in a pro beach volleyball World Tour event. They did so by diving as often...
In the latest in our series on the world’s hippest hotels and the stars who frequent them, Sarah Turner checks out the Belmond Copacabana Palace in the Olympic city of Rio.
An unexpected gem that is coming from the post-Olympics celebrations is newly-minted athletes showing up to baseball stadiums. Just a few days ago, Bryce Harper had the esteemed honor of holding all of Katie Ledecky's medals while she threw the first pitch at Nationals Park. Now gymnast Aly Raisman is at Fenway Park getting in on the fun. Show More Summary
They looked like two old pals.
After Jamaican runner Usain Bolt won his 9th gold medal of his career during his final Olympic appearance in Rio, he began his retirement by non-stop partying over the next few days. Most notably with alleged escort Jady Duarte, who happens to be the widow of a drug kingpin. Duarte set social media on fire when […]