Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Contract Worker Dies Dismantling Rio Olympic Facilities

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.

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Seebohm Reflects On Lackluster Rio, Not Yet Committed To Tokyo 2020

“If I’m being honest, I think the pressure did get to me,” says Emily Seebohm of her performances in Rio.

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NBC’s Bob Costas To Host 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

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.

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Congress Approves Bill to End Olympic ‘Victory Tax’

This past Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will put an end to the so-called Olympic “victory tax”. American…

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The White House Honored 2016 Olympians and Paralympians

The team’s 33 overall medal haul more than tripled the achievement of its closest swimming competitor, Australia.

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Water Polo’s Adam Krikorian Named Team USA’s Coach of the Games

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.

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Brad Snyder Wins US Olympic Committee Male Athlete of the Paralympics

Brad Snyder won the top Paralympic honors tonight at the U.S. Olympic Committee Awards, taking home the award for Male Athlete…

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Watch: Allison Schmitt & Elizabeth Beisel Host USOC Awards Red Carpet

Watch Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt host the red carpet runway show for the USOC Awards tonight.

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Katie Ledecky Wins U.S. Olympic Committee Female Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky earned the top honors tonight as the US Olympic Committee’s Female Athlete of the Olympic Games.

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President Obama to Honor Team USA Olympians at the White House

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.

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WATCH: All Race Videos From the Rio 2016 Olympics

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Canada’s Penny Oleksiak in High-Demand After Rio

Penny Oleksiak of Canada has been making her rounds since winning four medals at the Rio Olympics. In the past…

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IOC Says No Further Sanctions Coming Against Ryan Lochte

The International Olympic Committee has said that the sanctions against the group of 4 American swimmers is “adequate.”

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SwimSwam Pulse: 49% Wanted Suspension For Lochte

Almost half of respondents said they wanted a suspension for Lochte, with 42% opposing suspension and just over 8% unsure.

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NCAA Pres: Olympic Payout Rules May Change After Schooling’s Haul

NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested that schools may consider changing rules that allow college athletes to receive Olympic medal bonuses after Joseph Schooling won upwards of $750,000 in Rio.

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