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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 03:15 PM EDT

Katie Ledecky to Throw First Pitch at Nationals Game

Katie Ledecky to Throw First Pitch at Nationals Game

Do you think she can she pitch wearing all that gold? Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Washington Nationals game this week.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:04 AM EDT

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program. CAS announced its urgent verdict Tuesday to dismiss the Russian...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:46 PM EDT

Aly Raisman Accepts Date Request From NFL Player

Aly Raisman Accepts Date Request From NFL Player

Aly Raisman caught the attention of many with her incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, but especially Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who hopes to snag a date with the gymnast the next...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:27 PM EDT

Hospital Gives Shoes to Babies Born on Olympian's Golden Day

Hospital Gives Shoes to Babies Born on Olympian's Golden Day

One of Delaware's most famous athletes took home gold at the Rio Olympics and that means each baby born Saturday in her hometown hospital is taking home a pair of sweet sneakers. WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 04:47 PM EDT

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

American swimmer Ryan Lochte lost two sponsorships on Monday and won't have a third one renewed in the wake of his late-night altercation at the Rio Olympics, which he initially reported as an armed robbery.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 01:34 PM EDT

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have "a heroic welcome," a government...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 09:14 AM EDT

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never. Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 03:00 AM EDT

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police are blocking Ireland's top four Olympic executives from leaving Brazil as their ticket scalping investigation expanded with a raid on the team on the final day of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The Rio police...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

How do you connect the current host of the Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, and the next, Tokyo? Send in Super Mario, of course — with a little political help. To the delight of a crowd gathered at the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:16 PM EDT

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

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