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Rio

American Boxer Claressa Shields Made History With Her Second Olympic Gold

We've talked a lot about Team USA making history this Read More »

It's Official: USA Women Have More Olympic Medals Than Men, Again

As soon as Ashley Spencer crossed the finish line on Thursday, achieving bronze in the women's 400-meter hurdles, Team USA officially hit the  Read More »

Team GB Going For Gold

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are underway. Here's a closer look at some of Team GB’s golden girls and hopefuls: Katarina Johnson-Thompson Read More »

Snapshots of the Real Gold: Families Watching Their Olympians

More important than the gold medal itself, is the meaning behind it. For all the female Olympians this year, like Australian Rugby Sevens player, Nicole Beck, it means that unrivaled feeling of success that comes after dominating the game. Read More »

#OlympianMAKERS: Celebrating Our Athletes

Celebrate the Olympics with this exclusive look at four lessons from four women who've made Olympic history. NEXT: Get to Know the USA Women's Sevens Rugby Squad » Read More »

2016 Rio Olympics Viewing Guide: What to Watch, Where, and When

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio kick off Friday, August 5, and will feature 42 sports and 306 medal events over the following 17 days. Read More »

Here's Why It Would Be an Honor to Have Ibtihaj Muhammad as Team USA's Olympic Flag Bearer

With just a few days left until the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, we have finally found out who is going to be the flag bearer for Team USA during the Opening Ceremony: Michael Phelps. Read More »

Female Athletes Will Reign in Rio

Whenever the camera pans to the audience at a women's sports event, you'll often notice the stands are a lot emptier than they might be at a men's game. Female athletes still don't receive nearly as much recognition and notoriety as male athletes. Read More »