Australia's national Down syndrome swimming team has won four consecutive world championship titles, yet they couldn't qualify for next month's Paralympic Games in Rio.
The US women weren't in many close games, but they made their run to gold exciting anyway.
The Adelaide Crows player was belted with a banana and called a monkey by a spectator over the weekend.
Running against ghosts, the New Zealander becomes the oldest Olympic 1500m medalist ever.
Shakur Stevenson, who is aiming to become the first men's boxing US Olympic gold medalist since 2004, has caught the attention of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The whole Lochte saga started because the police investigated a robbery—something that, for millions of Cariocas, is nearly unheard of in Rio.
Has growing female participation in the Olympics from countries like Saudi Arabia and Brunei had a meaningful impact at home, or it is just a gesture for a global audience?
Answering the age-old question of which is more impressive: superhuman speed, or superhuman Rubik's Cubing
"If there's a drug test 95 percent of them won't be able to compete."
How to capture the fastest man in the world on camera.
Why is the American women's gymnastics team crushing the rest of the world? It comes down to muscles, and lingering notions of femininity.
Olympic organizers claimed that they wanted to share Rio's sporting culture with the world. They've changed their mind now that they realized that jeering is part of that culture.
"It was brilliant. I didn't go so fast but I'm so happy I won. I told you guys I was going to do it," said Bolt.
Last year, the IOC suspended Kuwait. As a result, athletes, like Kuwaiti swimmer Faye Sultan, must compete as independents.
Turns out, badminton might be more dangerous than the luge.
Yes, the Olympics are cool, but they also legitimise rowing. So six of one, half a dozen of the other.
The Bus Rapid Transit system installed for the Olympic games was supposed to help Rio residents get around town. Instead, it has helped isolate some of the city's poorer residents.
On this episode of Daily VICE, we meet up with the champion athlete at his Houston table tennis school to talk about what it takes to win an Olympic medal.
The Dime Glory Challenge is the stupidest and most fantastic contest in skateboard history.
The Rio Olympics used a bootleg China flag during a medal ceremony.
A place usually reserved for the loud Carnival is host to this year's Olympic archery competition. On Saturday, the US men's team vied for gold in the finals.
Olympic hospitality houses were originally intended to be a place for athletes and their families. Now, like with everything else Olympic related, they've become something completely different.
I'd like to see society, and the people who pay their wages, expecting more of them, even if they are really good at chasing after a ball.
Hours before the Olympics officially started in Rio de Janeiro, protesters gathered to denounce the Games as a tool of the oligarchy.