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2016 Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt Forfeits 2008 Gold Medal Because Teammate’s Doping Test Ruled Positive

After making history as the first sprinter to snag three gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games, Usain Bolt will be forced to lose a medal, USA Today

Carmelo Anthony Gets Teary-Eyed After Winning Third Olympic Gold Medal

The New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony has another Olympic gold medal to add to his collection, after the U.S. Men’s Team crushed the men’s team from Serbia, 96-66. This…

U.S. Men’s 4×100 Relay Team’s Appeal To Disqualification Has Been Denied

Friday night (Aug. 19), the U.S. men’s 4×100 relay team was the third team to cross the finish line, but as they were finishing their victory lap it was revealed that…

Laurie Hernandez Lands The Opportunity Of A Lifetime

After winning the silver medal on the balance beam this week, Laurie Hernandez somersaults into the opportunity of a lifetime, and lands sweet gig as the new Crest and Or…

Rio Olympics: The Value Of Black And Brown Bodies In Sports And Entertainment

The Olympic Games happen every four years and are watched by millions of people throughout the globe. NBC has generated 28.1 million viewers in the first six days for…

Gabby Douglas Responds To Internet Bullies During Olympics

Even being an Olympic gold medalist doesn’t make you safe from Internet trolls, just ask Gabby Douglas. The 20-year-old gymnast has been the target of Internet bullying…

Nike Enlists Chance The Rapper In A New Olympic Short Film

With the Olympics in full force, Nike drops a new short film entitled Unlimited Together starring the U.S. Basketball Team, and none other than Chance the Rapper. The…

Stunning Journey Traces Links Between New Orleans And Rio

Getty photographer Mario Tama has spent the past 22 months documenting life in Rio de Janeiro. Leading up to the 2016 Olympics, Tama captured the complexities of the…

Photo Essay: Brazilian Graffiti Artist Attempts World Record With Olympics Mural

While athletes of all sizes and backgrounds, across all sectors of sports and gymnastics, aim to bring home the gold, Brazilian graffiti maven Eduardo Kobra, 40, is…