Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Wright Starts a Petition to Get McKeon Back Into the Closing Ceremonies

Two time Olympic gold medalist Melanie Wright feels that the punishment the AOC has given Emma McKeon does not fit the crime…

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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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CAS Rejects Appeal From Aurelie Muller over Rio Open Water Finish DQ

France’s Aurelie Muller appealed her disqualification at the end of the Olympic open water 10K, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the appeal and upheld her DQ.

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FINA: “No Current Detected” in Rio Pool at Any Stage of Competitions

In response to journalism questioning whether swimmers in certain lanes had a boost in performance, FINA has expressed confidence that the Rio 2016 pool was current-free.

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Ryan Lochte Apologizes For Rio Incident

After Rio police confirmed yesterday that a gun-point robbery involving Ryan Lochte and three other USA Swimming team members didn’t happen in Rio, Lochte issued an apology over social media.

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Ren Qian Takes Over As China Wins 3rd-Straight 10m Platform Gold

China continues to dominate the diving events in Rio, with Ren Qian leading a 1-2 finish in the women’s 10-meter platform event for China’s 6th diving gold of Rio.

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Chen Xinyi Expelled From Rio, Chinese Fed To Launch Doping Probe

Here is the update to Chen Xinyi’s positive doping test during the Rio Olympic Games.

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Jimmy Feigen’s Brazilian Settlement Going to Judo-Based Institute

Jimmy Feigen’s donation will go to the Instituto Reação, a judo-based organization.

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Jimmy Feigen Pays $10,800, Bentz and Conger Return Stateside

Under Brazilian law, charitable donations can be used to escape charges for minor crimes. Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger arrived home in the United States on Friday morning.

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USA Swimming Calls Lochte Incident “Lapse in Judgement and Conduct”

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus has released a statement on the conduct of the 4 American athletes involved in the incident on the gas station in Rio on Sunday morning.

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USOC Gives Statement on Lochte Incident; Bentz & Conger Have Left Rio

According to the United States Olympic Committee’s official statement released at 11:19 Brazil time on Thursday night, the Rio authorities have released Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger’s passports, and the two have left the country.

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Serbia Holds Off Italy to Earn Spot in Men’s Water Polo Final

Serbia held off a last-quarter surge from a strong Italian squad to advance to the gold medal match in the 2016 Olympic Games men’s water polo tournament.

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Joseph Schooling Stops In Singapore For Hero’s Welcome

A parade? Selfie with the Prime Minister? Cheering Crowd at the airport? Singapore’s Joseph Schooling is loving life.

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Scoring the 2016 Olympic Games: Americans Dominated On Both Sides

Scoring the 2016 Olympic Games as if it were an NCAA Championship meet, the Americans blew away the competition amassing nearly 1000 total points.

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Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen Indicted in Brazil for False Reporting

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte (above) and Jimmy Feigen have both been indicted in Brazil on charges that they filed a false police report.

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