Bolt sprints into history with third gold in 100

Aug 15, 2016

Bolt sprints into history with third gold in 100

Usain Bolt carved his name deeper into Olympic legend when he came from behind to reel in Justin Gatlin and win his third-straight 100-meter gold medal at the Rio Games on Sunday. The Jamaican, who is aiming to sweep the board with all three ...

Favorite Shirai misses medal in Olympic floor exercise final

Aug 15, 2016

Favorite Shirai misses medal in Olympic floor exercise final

Gold-medal favorite Kenzo Shirai failed to live up to his billing after falling to a shock fourth-place finish in the men’s floor exercise final at the Rio Olympics on Sunday. All-around champion Kohei Uchimura was also denied his first-ever Olympic individual apparatus medal after ...

Japan takes fourth in rugby sevens

Aug 12, 2016

Japan takes fourth in rugby sevens

Japan failed to cap its astonishing run at the Rio Olympic rugby sevens tournament with a medal after losing to Fiji in the semifinals and South Africa in the bronze-medal match on Thursday. Japan stunned the world with a 14-12 win over New Zealand ...

World rugby bosses hail larger-than-life Olympic sevens tournament

Aug 12, 2016

World rugby bosses hail larger-than-life Olympic sevens tournament

World rugby chiefs have declared the sport’s reintroduction to the Olympics a success after fans at Deodoro Stadium made Thursday’s final day of the Rio 2016 competition a noisy and colorful affair. Rugby returned to the Olympics this week in its shortened sevens format ...