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World Records Broken in the 2016 Olympics

Posted on 23 Aug, 2016, by in Featured

The second most important thing in the Olympics, after winning a gold medal? Breaking a world record. Surprisingly, it doesn’t always go hand in hand. More

2016 Olympics: Day 7 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 13 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Another big day for the United States, with four gold medals, including another one for Katie Ledecky, and three overall in the swimming pool. Both Great Britain and France enjoyed … More

Islam El Shehaby Refusing to Shake Hands with Or Sasson Disgraced Himself, Egypt, Judo & the Olympic Games

Posted on 12 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Anti Semitism and hate for the nation of Israel showed itself in its most pitiful form during the Judo match between Israeli Or Sasson, who eventually went on to get a bronze medal, and Egyptian Islam El Shehaby, who refused to shake hands with the Israeli Judoka after losing. More

2016 Olympics: Day 6 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 12 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Day 6 of the Rio Olympics was all about the United States, winning five gold medals, including three in the pool, with Michael Phelps winning the 200 meter IM, beating … More

Team USA Prefers Staying on a Cruise Ship to the Olympic Village

Posted on 10 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

In every Summer Olympic games, one of the biggest attractions is Team USA, aka ‘Dream Team’, or simply the United States men’s basketball team, featuring some of the best players in the NBA, making them stand out among the rest of the competition, probably being the main reason why basketball gets so much attention during the Olympics. More

2016 Olympics: Day 4 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 10 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Another big day for the Americans, winning four gold medals, including three in the pool, while the women take the women take the all-around gold in gymnastics. Michael Phelps added two more golds to his collection, while Katie Ledecky grew her legend a bit more. China had three golds (two in weightlifting) while France won their first gold medals of the Rio Olympics. More

2016 Olympics: Day 3 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 9 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Diving, men’s synchronized 10 meters platform: Chen Aisen and Lin Yue added another gold for the Chinese. For Lin it’s his second olympic gold. Their score of 496.98 beat the United … More

2016 Olympics: Day 1 Finals & Gold Medal Events

Posted on 5 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

The 2016 Olympics have already begun in Rio and all over Brazil, but the first gold medals will be handed out on Saturday. Cycling will see Chris Froome in the … More

NBA Rumors – Golden State Warriors Lead Team USA Selection for 2016 Olympics

Posted on 26 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

It’s not very surprising that the Golden State Warriors send more players than anyone to the 12-man Team USA roster heading to the basketball Tournament in the 2016 Rio Olympics, with winning a third consecutive gold medal being the obvious goal. More