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from Rolling Stone

Why Swimmer Lilly King Is America's New Olympic Badass

Lilly King defeated Yulia Efimova for the 100 meter breaststroke gold medal at Rio Olympics, and her victory is important.


Rio De Janeiro, Brazil — As expected, Team USA started off extremely dominant. Olympic team veteran, guard Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury, hit 4-for-4 of her three-pointers in the first quarter, nearly tying her record of five in an Olympic game. Senegal, the reigning African champions, couldn’t keep up with the stacked US squad. They fell behind early unable to hold back the mighty U.S. offense. The U.S. closed out the first quarter with a demanding 35-9 lead. Senegal slightly…

from BBC News

Who, What, Why: Who was Leonidas of Rhodes?

Who, What, Why: Who was Leonidas of Rhodes? (record holder for individual Olympic victories prior to Michael Phelps)

from Fox News

Here's what Olympians eat for each sport

Just what does it take to power Simone Biles' signature half-twisting double backflip or Allyson Felix's lightning-fast sprint?

from Forbes

In Rio, Olympic Record 42 Condoms Per Athlete

In Rio, Olympic Record 42 Condoms Per Athlete - Forbes

U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy set a new Olympic record to win gold in the men's 100m backstroke at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

from Reuters UK

Cycling - Skinner powers Britain home to team sprint gold

2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Final - Men's Team Sprint Final Gold Race - Rio Olympic Velodrome - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 11/08/2016. Callum Skinner (GBR) of Great Britain, Jason Kenny (GBR) of Great Britain and Philip Hindes (GBR) of Great Britain celebrate after winning the race and setting a new Olympic record. Many congratulations!!


The Olympic Training Center: 7 Training Tips From Olympic Athletes

The Olympic Training Center: 7 Tips From the Pros For How to Train for the Olympics


#RIO2016 #TOPSHOT USA's Lilly King competes to break the Olympic record in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016...