The Russian Olympic Committee will allocate a total of $620,000 to track and field athletes banned from competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, including three $62,000 prizes to athletes who would have had gold medal potential.
Although an MRI confirmed no hernia, Dutch sprinter Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s pre-Rio injury was worse than originally revealed.
‘It was only due to the enormous resourcefulness and goodwill of some key doping control personnel working at the Games that the process did not break down entirely,’ reads the WADA Independent Observers’ Report.
Plagued by budget problems throughout the lead-up to this past summer’s Olympic Games, Rio 2016 organizers are still facing monetary issues.
If swimming had its own State of the Union Address, how would we rate the level of sportsmanship post-Rio 2016?
Months after leaving Rio, U.S. Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte’s troubles with the Rio gas station incident aren’t over quite yet.
Brazilian Olympic open water swimmer Ana Marcela Cunha will be forced to take time out of her training schedule at the…
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…