Ledecky Holds Off Sweden’s Sjostrom To Take Gold In Women’s 200m FreestyleKatie Ledecky is on her way to an Olympic feat that's only been done one other time. Ledecky held off Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the 200-meter freestyle Tuesday night at the Rio Olympics.
IOC President At Opening Ceremony: Rio Olympics Will Promote PeaceThere's nothing like the unique Brazilian vibe — and the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro saw no shortage of samba, culture, diversity and history.
Hartnett: USWNT Faces Great Challenge Against France At OlympicsThis team is the machine that keeps on rolling and continues to produce top-level replacements for its retired, aging and unavailable stars.
N.J.'s Molinaro Takes Hard Road To Rio In Quest For Olympic GoldFrank Molinaro has embraced the underdog role since the beginning of his quest for Olympic glory in freestyle wrestling.
Long Island's Michta-Coffey All About The Pursuit Of Excellence In RioMaria Michta-Coffey recently offered a refreshingly honest take about her chances of winning a medal at the Rio Olympics.
N.J.'s Colton Brown Is Pumped For Rio, Wishes To 'Put Judo On The Map'When Colton Brown fights, he comes out swinging. The Piscataway, New Jersey native doesn't hold back. He goes for "ippon" -- judo's form of a knockout.
N.J. Track Prodigy Wilson Ready To Take Her Mark On Olympic StageThe Russian doping scandal may be dominating the conversation in advance of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, but for a select contingent of athletes the spirit of the Games has not been doused.
Newark Boxer Stevenson Prepared To Shine Under Rio's Bright LightsShakur Stevenson wants to bring a gold medal home to Newark, a city he says most people don't understand.
Russia Expects Final Decision On Olympic Ban On SundayThe International Olympic Committee is examining the legal options following a report by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren.
Blanket Olympic Ban On Russian Athletes May Not Be Path TakenSummer Olympic sports federations said on Tuesday they are ready to deal with "individual cases" of Russian doping, rather than endorse a total ban on the Russian team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.