For former Olympian Janet Evans, the decision to drop out of Stanford in 1991 was borne from ambition.
Only five women have the opportunity to represent the U.S. in the gymnastics competition in Rio. Earning that spot can be like stepping in to a new family.
Three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles has changed the standards in her numbers-driven sport. Her career is adding up to be one of the greatest in gymnastics history.
U.S. Women’s Eights Rowing team boasts a dynasty of 10 straight World Championship or Olympic titles heading into the August 8 start of competition in Rio.
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. swimming team has just one practice left before it leaves for the Rio Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.
American athletes will walk into the Maracana stadium for the Olympic opening ceremony next week following the light on their flag bearer's jacket.
The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S.