Russia, France To Compete For Gold In Olympic Women's HandballRussia will play France for the gold medal in women's handball after beating reigning Olympic champion Norway 38-37 in extra time.
Ashton Easton Defends Title For Olympic DecathlonAshton Eaton has defended his Olympic decathlon title, equaling the games record with a surge on the last lap of the 1,500 meters -- the last event in the two-day competition.
South Africa's Semenya Posts Fastest Qualifying Time For 800M SemifinalsGold-medal favorite Caster Semenya kept plenty in reserve in the semifinals of the women's 800 meters and still posted the fastest of the qualifying times in 1 minute, 58.15 seconds.
Ryan Crouser Takes Gold For Shot PutAmerican Ryan Crouser won the shot put gold medal with an Olympic record 22.52 meters.
U.S. Women's Basketball Team Beats France 86-67, Will Head To Gold Medal GameThe U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women's basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans.
Germany's Ludwig, Walkenhorst Take Beach Volleyball GoldGermany's Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst have won the beach volleyball gold medal, handing the host nation its second straight medal-round setback on the Copacabana sand.
Usain Bolt Heads To Final For 200 Meters, Justin Gatlin Falls ShortUsain Bolt advanced to the final for the 200 meters Wednesday evening, but Justin Gatlin didn’t make it.
Rollins Gets Gold, Americans Sweep Women's 100M HurdlesAmerican Brianna Rollins started out fast and never looked back.
Walsh Jennings, Ross Come Back To Win Olympic Beach Volleyball BronzeKerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross have won the beach volleyball bronze medal, coming back after losing the first set to beat the host Brazilians at Copacabana.
American World Title Winner Tianna Bartoletta Gets Gold For Long Jump FinalTwo-time world champion Tianna Bartoletta finally has an Olympic gold medal, winning the long jump final with a life-time best 7.17 meters.
Britain Defeats New Zealand In Olympic Women's Field Hockey SemifinalsAlex Danson scored two goals as Britain defeated New Zealand 3-0 in the women's field hockey semifinals.