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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Shooting

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Shooting

Summer Olympics: Complete Shooting Events Coverage

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 19, 2016

Women From the DMV Bringing Home Gold

Women From the DMV Bringing Home Gold

Several women from the D.C. area contributed to Team USA's leading medal haul in Rio. News4's Wendy Rieger got to know them better.

Aug 15, 2016

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Will Rodriguez put his collectible cup down just for a second, then — swoosh! — it was swiped.

Aug 14, 2016

Matt Emmons Fails to Make Finals in 50m Rifle 3 Position

Matt Emmons Fails to Make Finals in 50m Rifle 3 Position

The final day of shooting on Sunday features just one event: men’s 50m rifle 3 position. Ahead of the final 12:00 p.m. ET, Russian Sergey Kamenskiy, led the competition in qualification.

Aug 13, 2016

US Shooter Vincent Hancock Misses Mark in Men's Skeet

US Shooter Vincent Hancock Misses Mark in Men's Skeet

Vincent Hancock's bid for three straight gold medals in skeet is over. The American shooter failed to make it out of qualifying at the Olympic Shooting Center, hitting 119 of 125 targets.

Aug 12, 2016

Rhode Earns Bronze to Medal in 6 Straight Olympics

Rhode Earns Bronze to Medal in 6 Straight Olympics <br />

Kim Rhode captured bronze in women's skeet at the Rio de Janeiro Games on Friday, becoming the first woman and second athlete overall to earn an individual medal in six straight Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016

Medal Count: DC-Area Athletes Bring Home the Gold

Medal Count: DC-Area Athletes Bring Home the Gold

Team USA is leading in the Rio medal count Friday -- and a big chunk of that is thanks to Team DMV. Athletes from the D.C. area have already raked in several gold, silver and bronze medals for the U.S.

Aug 7, 2016

News4 Sits Down With Olympic Gold Medalist Ginny Thrasher

News4 Sits Down With Olympic Gold Medalist Ginny Thrasher

Two local athletes won big in Rio on Saturday. News4's Wendy Rieger spoke with Ginny Thrasher who took the gold medal in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition.

Aug 7, 2016

Australian Wins Shooting Gold; American Third

Australian Wins Shooting Gold; American Third

The wind blew in from the west, sending the clay targets bobbing and bouncing through the air. In case that wasn't enough, the microphone used to pull the targets repeatedly malfunctioned, causing clays...

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