It’s golf’s time to deliver a good show at the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Men’s golf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics.No...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

RIO DE JANEIRO — Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.L...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Green, not gold, was the color of the day at the Olympic diving venue.Sure, China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesd...

August 10th, 2016 |  


‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO — Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.It...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher

RIO DE JANEIRO — Virginia Thrasher went through a three-week spring whirlwind, winning three NCAA titles and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Shooting...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

NBC is proud of showing every Olympics competition live online, and many on TV. So, it makes the decision to air Friday’s opening ceremony via t...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky.Give the gold to Cat...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Many players to watch outside US in Olympic men’s basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO — From Kyrie to KD, DeMar to DeMarcus, many players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team are so well known to NBA fans...

August 6th, 2016 |  


US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teena...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

RIO DE JANEIRO — What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled ...

August 6th, 2016 |