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  • Report: Ryan Lochte Made Up Armed Robbery Story

    Report: Ryan Lochte Made Up Armed Robbery Story

    There are new reports coming out of Rio today that suggest Ryan Lochte made up most if not all of his story about being robbed at gunpoint on Sunday. As you probably know, the six-time gold medalist initially claimed he was in a taxi with teammates James Feigen, Gunnar Bentz, and Jack Conger when armed […]

  • Tensions Between Lebanon and Israel Flare Up at Rio Olympics

    Tensions Between Lebanon and Israel Flare Up at Rio Olympics

    Israeli athletes were barred from boarding a bus filled with Lebanese athletes headed to the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio on Friday. Now the two Olympic delegations are engaged in a war of words over the cause of the altercation. Gili Lusting, head of the Israeli delegation, says Olympic organizers instructed them to take the […]

  • Rio Police Arrest Namibian Boxer for Attempted Sexual Assault in Olympic Village

    Rio Police Arrest Namibian Boxer for Attempted Sexual Assault in Olympic Village

    Rio police arrested Namibian boxer Jonas Junius on suspicion of attempted sexual assault. Junius, 22, was Namibia’s flag bearer at the opening ceremonies this past Friday. The story was first reported on Monday morning by Al Jazeera correspondent Gabriel Elizondo. JUST IN: Jonas Junius, Olympic boxer from Namibia, arrested for attempted sex assault of a […]

  • Meet German Field Hockey Players Linus BUTT and Florian FUCHS (Pic)

    Meet German Field Hockey Players Linus BUTT and Florian FUCHS (Pic)

    With thousands of athletes from all corner of the world, there is never a shortage of funny names at the Olympics. However, sometimes there’s just no substitute for good old fashioned serendipity. On Saturday, Germany and Canada kicked off the men’s field hockey tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Germans won by a score […]

  • Meet Russia’s Lone Olympic Golfer, Maria Verchenova (Pics)

    Meet Russia’s Lone Olympic Golfer, Maria Verchenova (Pics)

    There will be a lot fewer Russians at the 2016 Summer Olympics. To date over 110 of their athletes have been banned for doping, including the entire rowing, weightlifting, and track and field teams. That works out to just over 25% of their contingent. Fortunately the list of banned Russian athletes does not include golfer […]