Olympic soccer

Top soccer stories to watch in Rio

Will the U.S. women win another gold medal? The U.S. has dominated women’s soccer at the Olympics. In the five Games that it has been contes…

Neymar Olympic soccer

Top soccer players to watch in Rio

Neymar Neymar is appearing in his second Olympics after helping Brazil to a silver medal at the 2012 Games. He scored three goals at the Lon…

Margarita Mamun

Top rhythmic gymnasts to watch in Rio

Laura Zeng 16-year-old Laura Zeng has already smashed numerous U.S. rhythmic gymnastics records in her short career: first U.S. athlete to w…

Dong Dong at the 2012 London Olympics

Top trampoline athletes to watch in Rio

Dong Dong The reigning Olympic champion in men’s trampoline, China’s Dong Dong, has gained fans because of both his high-flying skills and h…

Trampoline athlete bouncing on net

Top trampoline stories to watch in Rio

Reigning Olympic champions return China’s Dong Dong and Canada’s Rosie MacLennan won gold in the men’s and women’s trampoline competition at…

USA Basketball player Kevin Durant

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 16

There’s one more day of glory left for Rio at the start of Day 16. Action starts early with the running of the men’s marathon through the st…

Gwen Jorgensen Team USA Triathlon

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 15

Day 15 in Rio is a day of finals, with 39 events awarding medals on the next to last day of the Games in Rio.   Watch the gold medal games i…

Jordan Burroughs

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 14

Freestyle wrestling action continues in Rio on Day 14 with another top wrestler from the United States in action.  Defending Olympic champio…

Team USA decathlete Ashton Eaton holding a javelin

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 13

On Day 13, the United States could have its first gold medal-winning woman in freestyle wrestling.  Team USA’s Adeline Gray went to the Lond…

U.S. beach volleyball player April Ross kneels in the sand to receive a ball while partner Kerri Walsh Jennings looks on.

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 12

Opening Day 12 at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the world’s best women’s golfers tee off in round one competition. Meanwhile, Brazilian soccer…

Jade Jones at the 2012 Olympics

Top taekwondo athletes to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five athletes to keep an eye on when taekwondo competition gets underway. Jade Jones, Great…

Wu Jingyu

Top taekwondo stories to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five stories to keep an eye on when taekwondo competition gets underway. Wu Jingyu goes for…

Team USA's Diana Taurasi playing basketball at London Olympics

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 11

Day 11 could feature some of Team USA’s most dominant women’s team members taking one more step toward the Olympic podium. On Copacabana bea…

Claressa Shields

Top boxers to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five athletes to keep an eye on when boxing competition gets underway. Paddy Barnes, Irelan…

Shakur Stevenson fights Argentina's Alberto Melian

Top boxing stories to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five stories to keep an eye on when boxing competition gets underway. Can the U.S. men’s te…

Teddy Riner

Top judo stories to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five stories to keep an eye on when judo competition gets underway. Two athletes from Congo…

Kayla Harrison

Top judokas to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five athletes to keep an eye on when judo competition gets underway. Majlinda Kelmendi, Kos…

Hamish Bond and Eric Murray during the 2015 World Championships

Top rowers to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games around the corner, get to know the top Olympic rowers.  U.S. Rowing’s women’s eight team The prestigious U.S. women’…