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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 05:23 AM CDT

'I'm Not Going to Lose': Usain Bolt Confident Going Into Rio

'I'm Not Going to Lose': Usain Bolt Confident Going Into Rio

Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:10 PM CDT

Federer to Sit Out Olympics After Knee Injury

Federer to Sit Out Olympics After Knee Injury

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.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 04:09 PM CDT

Carmelo Anthony Leads Talk With Cops and Kids

Carmelo Anthony Leads Talk With Cops and Kids

Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:10 AM CDT

What Sets Carli Lloyd Apart From the Rest?

What Sets Carli Lloyd Apart From the Rest?

Carli Lloyd has reached the greatest heights in women’s soccer. Her long list of accolades include Olympic gold medalist, World Cup champion and FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year. 

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:45 AM CDT

Usain Bolt: It's Going to Be a Long Time Before Somebody Breaks My Records

Usain Bolt: It's Going to Be a Long Time Before Somebody Breaks My Records

LONDON (AP) — Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM CDT

Justin Gatlin: The Ageless Sprinter

Justin Gatlin: The Ageless Sprinter

Justin Gatlin’s training partners tease him about his grey hairs. His biggest rival, Usain Bolt, jokingly calls him “old man.” Critics wonder why, 12 years after winning the 2004 Olympic gold medal, he...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:30 AM CDT

Russian Olympic Team Holds Rio Send-off, Putin Slams Discrimination

Russian Olympic Team Holds Rio Send-off, Putin Slams Discrimination

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:12 AM CDT

USA Cruises to Win Over China in Olympic Tuneup

USA Cruises to Win Over China in Olympic Tuneup

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:28 AM CDT
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By Kazi Awal

Greatest College Athletes in Olympic History

Throughout history, American colleges have been well represented in the Olympics....View gallery

  • Mia Hamm, University of North Carolina
  • Mark Spitz, Indiana University
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee, UCLA
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:34 AM CDT

Golden Moment: Miracle on Ice Still Resonates 36 Years Later

Golden Moment: Miracle on Ice Still Resonates 36 Years Later

They were kids, really. Twenty in all, from places named Scituate, Massachusetts, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Their task was to represent their country in the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Countdown to Rio

 

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