After his last lift and winning gold, Colombian weightlifter Oscar Figueroa took off his shoes which is a symbol of retirement in weightlifting.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the men’s 100 meters in 9.81 seconds on Sunday night, becoming the first man in history to win three consecutive Olympic golds in the 100 meters. ...read more
Brazil won its first Olympic gold medal in men's soccer in dramatic fashion, with Neymar's penalty kick clinching a tense shootout round and sparking celebrations throughout the Maracanã after a 5-4 shootout triumph following a 1-1 draw. ...read more
Gwen Jorgensen became the first American to win Olympic gold in the triathlon. The U.S. women's volleyball team took bronze by beating the Netherlands, while USA's Shakur Stevenson won silver in bantamweight boxing. ...read more
Michael Phelps and Team USA took home a gold medal in the men’s 4x100 IM relay, the final race of the swimmer’s career, winning with an Olympic-record 3:27.95 time. ...read more
Simone Biles won gold and Aly Raisman won silver, becoming the first American gymnasts to go 1-2 in the women's floor exercise final. ...read more