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Summer Olympics 2016

Gymnasts Gone Wild! Danell Leyva and Oleg Verniaiev Strip Down for the Crowds During the Olympics

Originally posted 08/19/2016 08:25AM

Prior to competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the U.S. men's gymnastics team suggested they compete shirtless and show of their ripped bodies to gain new fans and increase viewership for their events. And while they ultimately had to keep their tight uniforms on during the official team competition, at least one member has taken it off!

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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Goes for Historic Six-Straight Gold After Semifinal Win

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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Goes for Historic Six-Straight Gold After Semifinal Win

Originally posted 08/18/2016 08:30PM

Sixth times the charm!

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Long-Jumper Jeff Henderson Fulfills Promise of Bringing Gold Home to Bedridden Mother

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Long-Jumper Jeff Henderson Fulfills Promise of Bringing Gold Home to Bedridden Mother

Originally posted 08/18/2016 12:45PM

Jeff Henderson lived up to his promise.

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U.S. Gets Another Shot at Qualifying Relay Final After Allyson Felix Was Bumped by Brazilian Runner and Dropped Baton

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U.S. Gets Another Shot at Qualifying Relay Final After Allyson Felix Was Bumped by Brazilian Runner and Dropped Baton

Originally posted 08/18/2016 11:25AM

The U.S. women's relay team will get another shot at qualifying for the 4x100 relay at the 2016 Olympics

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Simone Manuel Surprised Again! Olympian Greeted by Amazing Homecoming Celebration

Originally posted 08/18/2016 10:10AM

Swimmer Simone Manuel was surprised when she took the gold in the 100-meter freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio last Thursday. But that was nothing compared to the shock on her face when returned home to Houston.

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Ryan Lochte Sticks by His Brazilian Robbery Story – but Tweaks a Few Details

Originally posted 08/18/2016 08:00AM

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is standing by his robbery story despite accusations from authorities that he lied about being held at gunpoint during a night out in Rio at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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U.S. Women Make History as Runners Sweep Medals in 100-Meter Hurdles

U.S. Women Make History as Runners Sweep Medals in 100-Meter Hurdles

Originally posted 08/17/2016 10:40PM

It's a historic sweep!

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Olympic Sprinter Shaunae Miller Says She Didn't Intend to Dive for the Gold: 'I Tried to Hold on for Dear Life'

Originally posted 08/17/2016 12:20PM

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U.S. Runner Abbey D'Agostino Shows True Olympic Spirit After Helping Rival Cross Finish Line After Mid-Race Collision

U.S. Runner Abbey D'Agostino Shows True Olympic Spirit After Helping Rival Cross Finish Line After Mid-Race Collision

Originally posted 08/16/2016 12:30PM

Track and field star Abbey D'Agostino may have had one of the most inspiring moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Losing a Shoe Didn't Stop This Ethiopian Runner from Advancing to the Olympic Finals

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Losing a Shoe Didn't Stop This Ethiopian Runner from Advancing to the Olympic Finals

Originally posted 08/13/2016 04:50PM

Ethiopian runner Etenesh Diro was representing her country in the women's 300-meter steeplechase race in the Rio Olympics on Saturday when her right shoe came half-off.

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