Farewell To Cuba's Beach Volleyball Aces, The Least Nervous Athletes In Rio
A salute to Nivaldo Nadhir Diaz Gomez and Sergio Reynaldo Gonzalez Bayard, surprising beach volleyball upstarts and genuinely weird athletes.
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Rio Officials Want To Silence Boos At The Olympics
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.
What Makes Kerri Walsh the Best Beach Volleyball Player in the World?
We talked to people who coach, play with, and watch Kerri Walsh Jennings every day to find out why the three-time Olympic gold medal winner is so dominant.
Body Parts Wash Up on Shore of Rio Olympics Beach Volleyball Venue
There has been a sharp rise in crime in Rio ahead of the Olympics, while police forces are currently struggling with internal strikes and crippling financial problems.
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We Asked Someone What It Feels Like to Be Struck By Lightning
After a freak thunderstorm storm in Los Angeles last weekend, 13 people were struck by bolts of lightning. We wanted to know what it felt like. Does your hair stand straight up? Does lightning burn?