Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps Breaks Olympic Record Set in 164BC

Michael Phelps won his 4th gold medal at the Rio Olympics in winning the 200m individual medley. He now has 22 gold medal overall and his 13th gold in an individual event. It's a record of historic proportions. With his win Thursday night, Michael Phelps breaks a record that has stood for 2,168...
Read More

Another Gator Medal Win in Rio

Another big day for the USA at the Rio Olympics with swimmer Ryan Murphy winning gold in the Men's 100m backstroke and Lily King grabbing gold in the Women's 100m breaststroke and Kathleen Baker willing silver in the Women's 100m backstroke. Silver for the Men's synchronized 10m platform diving...
Read More

USA Off To A Great Start At The Rio Games

Despite the construction and environmental woes, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games have begun, with the USA winning gold in the first medal ceremony. 19 year old Ginny Thrasher pulled an upset win in the 10-meter air rifle event Saturday . Team USA won gold in the men 400 meter freestyle swim relay ,...
Read More

An Athletes' Tweet From 2011 Predicts Her Olympic Goal

They officially begin tonight! The games of the 31st Olympiad from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, which athletes train a lifetime to make it. That includes Morolake Akinosun, who will be competing in the women's 100 meter relay on August 18th. For her, the dream of the Olympics began in 2011. It was the...
Read More

Rio Rushing To Ready For Olympic Games

The Rio Summer games start Saturday (August 6) and the news of turmoil continues to flow from the city. Construction crews are frantically finishing venues as safety concerns are raised. Over the weekend, the Brazil Ministry of Justice terminated its contract with a private firm that was supposed...
Read More