Adeline Gray at 2015 World Championships

Top wrestlers to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games just days away, here are five athletes to keep an eye on when wrestling competition gets underway. Mijain Lopez, Cub…

Annie Haeger and Briana Provancha, U.S. Sailing's women's 470 team

Top sailing stories to watch in Rio

The 2016 Rio Games are right around the corner and the waters of Marina da Glória will host the Olympic sailing competitions. Here are the t…

Usain Bolt runs in a 200m event

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 9

Day 9 has everything an Olympic fan could possibly want.  In the morning on centre court, catch the men’s singles gold medal match of tennis…

Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, Australia's men's 470 team

Top sailors to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games around the corner, get to know the top athletes in Olympic sailing.  Mat Belcher and Will Ryan Australia’s reigning …

Lisa Carrington during New Zealand Sprint Team announcement

Top canoe/kayak athletes to watch in Rio

With the 2016 Rio Games around the corner get to know the top six athletes in Olympic canoe/kayak.  Lisa Carrington Not only did New Zealand…

Michael Phelps swims the 200m butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 8

The first round of elimination matches continues on Day 8 in beach volleyball and it’s moving day in golf as the men play their third Olympi…

Simone Biles

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 2

Two U.S. beach volleyball teams are in action on Day 2.  For the women it’s Olympic rookies Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat digging and spi…

Kerri Walsh Jennings Beach Volleyball Team USA posing with ball

What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 1

The Games start early when the men’s cycling road race begins at 8:30 am ET, with Team USA’s Taylor Phinney trying to better his fourth-plac…

Alev Kelter

Top rugby stories to watch in Rio

Who will win the first Olympic rugby sevens match? The first-ever Olympic women’s rugby sevens match will be France vs. Spain on Aug. 6 at 1…

Madison Hughes

Top rugby players to watch in Rio

Nate Ebner Just three days after signing a new contract with the New England Patriots, Ebner announced his intention to compete for a spot o…

USA Triathlon

Top triathletes to watch in Rio

Gwen Jorgensen Arguably no athlete in any sport was more dominant in 2014 and 2015 than Jorgensen. She won 12 consecutive World Triathlon Se…

Alistair Brownlee

Top triathlon stories to watch in Rio

Who can beat Gwen Jorgensen? Gwen Jorgensen looked unstoppable in 2014 and 2015, winning 12 consecutive World Triathlon Series races and bac…

Margaux Isaksen

Top modern pentathletes to watch in Rio

Nathan Schrimsher Schrimsher was the first athlete to officially make the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. Now he wants to become the first U.S. man …