on Aug. 09, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
“With the support of my family, friends, doctors and USA Luge, I recognize that my health is the No. 1 priority and strongly believe this is the best decision for me.”
By Marissa Payne, The Washington Post on Aug. 09, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
Yuri van Gelder, the Dutch gymnast who earned the nickname “Lord of the Rings” for his world-champion performance on that apparatus, will leave Rio de Janeiro, possibly with a new social-media driven moniker: “Lord of the Drinks.”
By Melissa Fares, Reuters on Aug. 09, 2016, at 7:28 a.m.
Rio Games Roundup
By Reuters on Aug. 08, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 08, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:25 p.m.
Maine Olympian Julia Clukey is retiring from the sport of luge because of health concerns.
on Aug. 08, 2016, at 3:43 p.m.
The two-time defending Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. women’s eight rowing crew, featuring Boothbay Harbor’s Elle Logan, won its first race at the 33rd Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday morning.
By Alan Baldwin, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:06 p.m.
Rio Games Roundup
By Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 9:37 p.m.
By Pritha Sarkar, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 8:22 p.m.
By Jack Stubbs, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
Their exclusion from the Rio Games is yet another blow to Russia’s reputation as a global sporting powerhouse after dozens of Russian athletes were barred from Olympic competition for doping offences.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
Elle Logan of Boothbay Harbor has the chance to make some individual history and become the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals in rowing.
By Adam Minter, Bloomberg View on Aug. 07, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
Few countries have China’s attachment to sport as a symbol of national greatness. If nothing else, standing up against cheating would be a way to enhance its status in the world.
By Reuters on Aug. 06, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday.
By Anna Driver and Malathi Nayak, Reuters on Aug. 05, 2016, at 7:40 p.m.
Viacom Inc., Netflix Inc. and Discovery Channel all say they are bracing for a hit to ad sales or subscriptions during the Games.
on Aug. 02, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
By Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters on July 31, 2016, at 8:12 a.m.
By Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters on July 30, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
The team of six men and four women is made up of five athletes from South Sudan, two from Syria, two from Democratic Republic of Congo and one from Ethiopia.
By Max Bearak, The Washington Post on July 28, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
By Karolos Grohmann, Reuters on July 24, 2016, at 5:13 p.m.