At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.
International federations in canoeing...
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 02:11 PM CDT
'I'm Not Going to Lose': Usain Bolt Confident Going Into Rio
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer will be sitting out the Rio Olympics and the rest of the 2016 season.
Federer, 34, announced his decision Tuesday on Facebook, citing a knee injury and a long road to recovery.
Jesse Owens claimed four Olympic gold medals in Berlin, in the 100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 relay and the long jump. Owens tied the world record in the 100 meters and set world records in the 200 meters...
The moment has been immortalized in Olympic history. Michael Johnson, backpedaling, his arms outstretched and his mouth agape, gold sneakers — the image of a man reveling in triumph and accomplishment.
Michael Phelps is a household name. In the next month, Simone Biles may become one.
Phelps, who with 22 medals is the most decorated Olympian of all time, has dominated four Olympics and come out of retirement...