Three-time doubles gold medalists Serena and Venus Williams were stunned in the opening round by the Czech Republic’s team.
Bora Gulari and Louisa Chafee have been sailing individually all their lives but have been teammates for only about four months.
Olympic athletes have been competing in near empty venues and before thin crowds in other locations during the opening days of the games.
Neil Walker hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth, and the New York Mets avoided a sweep with a victory over the Detroit Tigers.
The entire Russia team was banned from competing in the Paralympic Games as punishment for the country running a doping operation.
Alex Rodriguez will play his final major league game next Friday with the New York Yankees.
The opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics were held on Friday Aug. 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
American shooter Virginia Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics in the women’s 10-meter air rifle.
Tigers ace Justin Verlander was the star once again, holding the Mets to four hits in six innings.
One of the banners hanging from the rafters of Portage Northern High School bears the name of a success story now heading to Rio.
Pokemon Go has just now arrived in the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro, not coincidentally on the eve of the Olympic Games.
Brian Diemer, who won a medal during the 1984 Olympics, says decades later he still remembers how that day changed his life forever.
The world will celebrate the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics on Friday.
Thursday morning in Rio, the U.S. basketball team held its first practice in the Olympic venue. That’s when Draymond Green had a moment.
Michael Phelps is at his fifth Olympic Games, but he will walk in his first opening ceremony Friday in Rio.