KT Tape Partners With USA Diving, Signs Three New Athletes
Laura Kenny and Toyota Supporting the Return of 'I Am Team GB' this Summer
AIBA: The Top Stars compete in the PanAmerican Games Qualifier
Gwen Jorgensen (USA) Claims Gold in the Triathlon Event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
America’s Gwen Jorgensen has cemented her place as one of the best triathletes of her generation, with a strong all-around performance and her killer run kick that delivered her a Gold in the triathlon event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Cooke (GBR) wins Men's Swimming at Rio 2016 Modern Pentathlon
James Cooke (GBR) has won the Men's Swimming event in Modern Pentathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and set a new Olympic record in the process.
Rematches of Athens 2004 for Gold and Bronze in Rio 2016
Brazil and Italy have set themselves up a rematch of the Athens 2004 final, when both qualified to Sunday's Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's volleyball gold medal match after impressive appearances in Friday's semifinals against Russia and USA respectively.
Alison and Ludwig Top Rio 2016 Olympic Performers
After 13 days of competition featuring 108 matches watched by 280,920 spectators with pairs from Germany and Brazil topping the podiums at the 12,000-season “Coliseu on Copacabana”, the last bit of Beach Volleyball business for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was naming the most outstanding players for the men’s and women’s competition.
Chloe Esposito (AUS) is New Olympic Champion
Modern Pentathlon has a new Olympic champion after a stunning victory by Chloe Esposito of Australia at Deodoro Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Nowacka (POL) to start first in Combined Event
Oktawia Nowacka (POL) continues to lead the Women's Modern Pentathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and will start the Combined Event in first place.
Female Olympic Athletes to Join EY as Interns
EY announces that it will hire eight athletes from six countries – Australia, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the United States – starting in October, as part of its commitment to leave a positive and lasting legacy from its support of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Tourists Give Olympic Games Thumbs Up and Want to Visit Brazil Again
Brazilian and foreign visitors interviewed by the Ministry of Tourism during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games praised tourism and leisure options, night-life and Brazilian hospitality.
Maroulis Upsets Three-Time Olympic Champ Yoshida, Wins First Gold for U.S. in Women's Wrestling
Helen MAROULIS (USA) won the battle of reigning world champions on Thursday when she defeated living legend Saori YOSHIDA (JPN), 4-1, at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Kleber Da Silva Ramos (Brazil, Cycling) and Xinyi Chen (China, Swimming) disqualified from the OG
Following a request from the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group, the Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games issued the following decisions today concerning two athletes who have already been suspended provisionally by the CAS ADD.
AIBA Executive Director Reassigned to a New Role
Further to the decision taken yesterday by AIBA with regard to the reassessment of the judges and referees officiating during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the AIBA Vice Presidents and Executive Board members have decided to reassign with immediate effect the current AIBA Executive Director to a new role within the organisation.
Icho Becomes First Wrestler to Bag Fourth Gold, Leads Golden Sweep for Japan
Kaori ICHO (JPN) won the gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Wednesday to become the first wrestler – male or female – to win a gold medal in four consecutive Olympic Games.
U.S. Wins Team Silver in Show Jumping at Rio Olympic Games
The U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team won the Silver medal in a down-to-the-wire competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Wednesday.
Brazil in Danger, as Three Quarterfinal Spots Remain Up for Grabs in Men's Volleyball
Brazil are with their backs against the wall, in danger of crashing out of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's volleyball tournament, after a devastating defeat at the hands of a brilliant Italy in front of a passionate sellout crowd at the Maracanazinho Saturday night.
Seven of the Eight Quarterfinals Tickets Booked in Rio 2016 Women's Volleyball
Seven of the eight women's volleyball quarterfinals spots at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been booked with a day to spare in pool play.
Americans, Aussies & Spaniards Secure Women's Pool Titles
Led by April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings of the United States, three teams secured pool titles here Wednesday in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games’ women’s Beach Volleyball competition with three more group crowns to be determined Thursday.
Day Four of Judo's Engaging Action
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games judo competition reached the halfway stage on Tuesday afternoon as the men’s -81kg and the women’s -63kg categories were engaged in action.
Records Smashed on Day 3 at Rio 2016 - Table Tennis Press Release
Bojan Tokic and Dimitrij Ovtcharov hits stunning 33-31 world record in their opening game!
Canada Stun USA to Set Pace of Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament
Canada provided the first upset of the men's volleyball tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when they stunned USA in straight sets as the competition kicked off on Sunday, with defending champions Russia, hosts Brazil plus Italy, Poland and Argentina opening their campaigns with victories.
What You Need to Know: Freestyle Wrestling at the 2016 Olympics Games
World and Olympic champion Jordan BURROUGHS (USA) as well as Azerbaijan’s pair of London 2012 gold medalists will be seeking repeats when the freestyle events get under way at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Friday, August 19.
Samir Ait Said: "Even amidst my misfortune, it was an extraordinary moment"
FIG President Bruno Grandi (ITA) visited French gymnast Samir Ait Said in the hospital Sunday, one day after his heartbreaking fall on Vault during men's qualification at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
John Kerry Leads Dignitaries Enjoying Volleyball in Rio
United States Secretary of State John Kerry was one of many special guests to take in the wonderful atmosphere at the volleyball venues - Copacabana Beach and Maracanazinho - at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi also taking time out of his schedule to catch the action and Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone dropping by the Volleyball House on Saturday.
Dutch Stun China as Women's Tournament Begins at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
The Netherlands dealt FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Cup 2015 champions China a shock defeat while hosts Brazil, Korea, USA, Russia and Serbia all celebrated victories as the women’s tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games opened in style on Saturday.
Rio Olympic Games - DAY 1 Judo Competition
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games officially started on Saturday as the judo competition opened with a riveting and historic day at the Carioca Arena 2 in the heart of the Olympic park.
ITTF Launches New Website!
On the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation is excited to launch New.ITTF.com!
Stage Set for Rugby to Convert Golden Opportunity
Rugby's first Olympians in 92 years are ready to take their place in history at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont believes the stars of sevens will shine brightly to inspire a new generation of players and fans.
Paris 2024 Reaffirms Vision to Deliver a Spectacular Olympic and Paralympic Games
During a press conference at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee today reaffirmed its vision to host a spectacular and engaging Games that will place sport at the very heart of society with a long-term focus to place Olympism in everyday life in Paris, France and across the world. ‎