RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Kristin Armstrong of the United States won her third consecutive Olympic time trial Wednesday, her golden effort on the brutal course leaving her in an exhausted heap on the road at the finish line.
The 2016 State Summer Games for the Special Olympics is being planned for Twin Falls in the summer of 2016. The event will draw an estimated 1,200 athletes from 30 teams to Twin Falls. 350 spectators are also estimated to attend the event.
Think of the Summer Olympics and tell me what sports you think of. Track and field events, swimming, and gymnastics right? How about Chess? Nope? Well, that may change because Chess is one of 6 ridiculous sports that applied for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
During the Sochi Winter Olympics there was a lot of hype, conversation, great wins, and some stunning losses. As a country, the USA was very well represented and many athletes came home with medals. That tradition continues with the Paralympics - going on now! Read below to get the latest results fo…
The United States of America always has a great showing at the Olympics. Our athletes are seen in the majority of competitions...but we aren't the best at everything. Even the great Shawn White wasn't able to bring home a medal this year - U.S.A. overall does tend to dominate the snowboard…
As young-adult films often focus on contests and matters of life and death turned into sporting events, it's fitting that ‘Divergent' -- which stars Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, and future Kyle Reese, Jai Courtney -- released an extended Winter Olympics trailer.
I always get sucked into watching the Olympics, but I never really thought about this before. Do they compete just for honor and glory? Maybe...but they also get paid. How much do Olympians get for winning a medal?