After claiming 4 swimming medals at the 2012 Olympic Games, the Netherlands squad wound up without hardware in Rio, save for its two open water athletes.
Two time Olympian Haley Anderson became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in open water swimming by winning a silver medal in the women’s 10K at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Joseph Schooling and Theresa Goh were recognized by the Signaporean government for their outstanding achievements in Rio.
Simon Cusack, coach of world record holder Cate Campbell, points to his athlete’s having been in the spotlight in the lead-up to Rio as part of the reason she faltered individually.
During the dismantling of the Rio 2016 Olympic facilities, one man died from electrocution and another lost his leg due to crashing in the beach volleyball arena. Both victims were outsourced workers hired to help dismantle the Olympic facilities.
“If I’m being honest, I think the pressure did get to me,” says Emily Seebohm of her performances in Rio.
USA Swimming has announced NBC Sports’ Bob Costas as the host for the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards and Silent Auction. This is the 4th time Costas will have played host to the event in an Olympic year.
This past Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will put an end to the so-called Olympic “victory tax”. American…
The team’s 33 overall medal haul more than tripled the achievement of its closest swimming competitor, Australia.
Krikorian had to leave Rio following the unexpected news of his brother’s death, but that didn’t stop him from returning days later and leading the team on a 6-0 run to their 2nd-straight Olympic gold.
Brad Snyder won the top Paralympic honors tonight at the U.S. Olympic Committee Awards, taking home the award for Male Athlete…
Watch Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt host the red carpet runway show for the USOC Awards tonight.
Katie Ledecky earned the top honors tonight as the US Olympic Committee’s Female Athlete of the Olympic Games.
The President and First Lady are set to welcome members of the 2016 USA Olympic and Paralympic teams on Thursday, September 29th on the White House South Lawn.