Summer Olympic Games

Rio Passes 50% Completion Mark of Olympic Village Construction for 2016 Games

Organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games announced last week that they have surpassed the 50% mark in…


Australian Olympic Committee Bans Alcohol in Effort to ‘Boost Performance’

The Australian Olympic Committee has cracked-down on drinking in the Olympic village for their athletes during the Rio 2016 Games.


Wrestling Reinstated to Olympic Games For 2020, 2024

Wrestling will continue its run of over 100 years as a sport at the modern Olympics, and thousands of years in the Olympics as a whole. (Photo: Simon Q)


Tokyo 2020 Preserves Legitimacy of Olympic Games

Tokyo organizers celebrated with cheers and tears upon learning of their victory in the bidding to host the 2020 Olympics. (Photo: IOC Media)


Le Clos Replaces Phelps as Covermodel

There may never be another Phelps, but there must always be a next. (Photo:


Cameroon Swimmer Missing After Olympic Swim

Cameroon’s Paul Edingue, one of two swimmers at the Olympics, has vanished from the village.


Van der Burgh Admits to Breaking Rules; “Everybody’s Doing It”

The new World Record holder calls for underwater judging., says he had no choice but to break rules.


As an American Streak Ends, “Textile-Bests” Still in Play

Last summer, I asked the question after Sun Yang and Ryan Lochte broke World Records at the World Championships of:…


Sun Yang Crushes World Record on Final Day of Olympics (RECAP)

Sun Yang hammered the World Record in the men’s 1500 free (Photo Courtesy: US Presswire)


Schmitt to Anchor American 400 Medley Relay

The Americans have chosen Allison Schmitt to anchor their finals medley relay. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Team Ledecky, a Relay to her Own

Katie Ledecky’s 800 free was huge. You already knew that. Here’s more on just how huge. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


World Record Prospects for American Medley Relays

Can a confident Rebecca Soni lead the American women to a World Record on Saturday? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Young Blood Takes Over the London Aquatics Centre

Ruta Meilutyte is the epitome of the 2012 London Olympic Games (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Americans Nearly Sweep, But for Big Upset by France’s Other Manaudou

American Katie Ledecky might have upstaged even Phelps and Franklin on Day 7 (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Marsh: “Gonna be a big-boy race today”

The big boys are out in force on Friday night, this is going to be a good one. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/