In our news wrap Wednesday, Turkey announced plans to release nearly 40,000 prison inmates to clear space for a similar number detained over last month’s coup attempt. Depending on their remaining sentences, prisoners may qualify for early release, although the…
The proven benefits of athletic therapies like cupping, a traditional eastern medicine technique made famous by Michael Phelps and others at the Rio Games, are often unclear.
Two runners in the women’s 5,000-meter race helped each other finish Tuesday after one stumbled, knocking down the other.
By Jason Villemez
We stepped onto the blocks. I saw him in my peripheral vision slapping his arms against his body as has become his trademark. We dove. I saw him for the first few strokes. Then I didn’t see him anymore.
By Larisa Epatko
The women’s 400 meter race at the Rio Olympics on Monday took an unusual turn when the Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller dove over the finish line to ensure the gold.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
Here's a look at Sunday's highlights and lowlights from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Omar Etman
The U.S. earned its 1000th Olympic gold medal Saturday night after the American women’s team won the 4x100 meter medley relay.
By PBS NewsHour
They may not be winning gold, but their stories are certainly medal worthy. The first-ever Refugee Olympic Team is competing in Rio, stacked with athletes like 18-year-old Yusra Mardini, who saved herself and other Syrians stranded during a dangerous Aegean…
The U.S. women’s soccer team suffered a shocking defeat in an Olympic quarterfinal match on Friday. In better news for Team USA, Simone Biles triumphed in the gymnastics all-around competition, Michael Phelps earned a historic 26th career Olympic medal and…
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