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Oscar Pistorius Relay - 4-400 relay runner -The double-amputee runner from South Africa was on the track but didn't get to run in the 4x400-meter relay at the London Olympics because a teammate tumbled out in the first heat Thursday morning before reaching Pistorius for the changeover.

from Mashable

Joseph Schooling beats idol Michael Phelps to win Singapore's first-ever gold

United States' Michael Phelps silver medal and Singapore's Joseph Schooling Gold medal check their times after a men's 100-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Canada's Damian Warner wins a men's decathlon 110-meter hurdles heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

China's Peimeng Zhang, left, United States' Jarrion Lawson, center, and Canada's Mobolade Ajomale compete in a men's 4x100-meter relay heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Canada's Damian Warner and United States' Ashton Eaton, right, compete in a men's decathlon 110-meter hurdles heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Missy Franklin of the United States turns in a women's 200-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press) / AL

from Mail Online

Usain Bolt laughs with rival Canadian runner as he wins 200m semis

The sprinters were clearly enjoying themselves during the semifinal heat, saving their game faces for Thursday's final

Nigeria's 200m champion Divine Oduduru finished 2nd behind Usain Bolt in the Mens 200m Heat race at the Olympics today August 16th. Odurudu finished in a record time of 20.34 while Usain Bolt finished at 20.28. Usain Bolt Justin Gatlin Yohan Blake and Divine have advanced to the 200m semi-finals.The race in the ninth heat is the fastest time for a Nigerian athlete in history. The semi-finals take place at 02:00 BST on Thursday.

Missy Franklin on her Rio Olympic experience: “It sucks” - August 11, 2016 - United States' Missy Franklin prepares to start during a women's 200-meter backstroke heat in the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Canadian Penny Oleksiak and Simone Manuel of the United States were inseparable at the finish and even more united in joy after a stunning 100 metres freestyle dead-heat rewarded both with Olympic gold on Thursday.

Canada's Yuri Kisil, left, swims during a men's 50-meter freestyle heat at the swimming competitions in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Canada's Santo Condorelli compete in a a men's 100-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

from The Onion

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.

from The Onion

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.

Canada's Dominique Bouchard competes during a women's 200-meter backstroke heat in the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

from USA TODAY

Allyson Felix bumped on 4x100 relay; USA gets a second chance

The U.S. women's 4x100 relay dropped the baton on the second exchange on Thursday in the qualifying heats, knocking them out of the final. However, Allyson Felix said she was bumped by a Brazilian runner right before she got to the zone, and replays confirmed. Brazil was disqualified, and a U.S. appeal was upheld. 2016-8-18 allyson felix

Canada's Santo Condorelli swims during a men's 100-meter butterfly heat in the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

from Mail Online

Incredible photos of Olympic swimmers at the peak of their fitness

The USA's Madeline 'Maya' Dirado takes part in the Women's 400m Individual Medley heat. On Thursday, she will compete in the 200m backstroke

from CNN

Rio 2016 Olympics: Day 3 as it happened - CNN.com

U.S. Swimmer Michael Phelps earns his 19th Olympic Gold Medal with the U.S. Mens 4x100 Relay Team in Rio.

Spaniard finally wins women's kayak gold, on 3rd attempt - August 11, 2016 - Gold medal winner Maialen Chourraut of Spain celebrates with team members after she finishes the kayak K1 women's final of the canoe slalom at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

from NJ.com

N.J. teen sensation Sydney McLaughlin wins to advance at the U.S. Olympic Trials

McLaughlin, a 16 year-old, won her heat of the women's 400 hurdles on Thursday night in 55.46 to advance to Friday's semifinals.