Athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics share a common goal: to leave Brazil with a medal. But fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad also sees the games as an opportunity to teach Americans about the Muslim faith.
In her first Olympic appearance, Harrison won gold at the London Games in 2012. In doing so, she became the first American to ever earn an Olympic gold medal in judo. Harrison also attended the 2008 Beijing...
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:41 PM EDT
Serbian Men, U.S. Women Favored for Olympic Water Polo Gold
USA Cycling, one of the nation's most popular participatory sports, is dealing with aging athletes, declining membership and a vast disconnect between amateur riders and their elite counterparts.
Men’s Olympic golf will tee off Aug. 11 for the first time in 112 years, as a field of 60 led by three Georgia college players vies to bring home the first gold medal since the 1904 games in Saint Louis.
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:24 PM EDT
US Women's Basketball Team Has a Decidedly UConn Flavor
Coach Geno Auriemma wanted to have the best talent available to him.
So it was no coincidence that when the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team was constructed, those in positions of responsibility within...
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