Missy Franklin misses out, America dominates the backstroke, and Brazil gets its first gold of the home Olympics.
Simone Biles became the first American woman to win three gymnastics gold in a single Olympics when she won the individual vault. U.S. teammate Madison Kocian won silver in the individual uneven bars. ...read more
Michael Phelps takes home his 22nd Olympic gold medal, Ryan Murphy becomes king of the backstroke and Simone Manuel makes history in the pool on Thursday. ...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
Australia basketball center Andrew Bogut criticized the standard of the accommodations at the Olympic Village in a series of tweets he posted on Monday night. ...read more