While the world remains riveted by #Lochtegate, Ryan Lochte‘s fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, it is not the only scandal that has rocked the Olympic Games through the years. Here are 5 Olympic scandals that occurred on and off the field: Ben Johnson Ben Johnson shocked the world with his […]
Biles is the fourth American female gymnast to win five medals in a single Olympics, joining Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller, and Nastia Liukin.
In what many are calling a shocker, Venus and Serena Williams – already three-time Olympic doubles gold medalists – experienced their first Olympic loss together on Sunday to Czech Republic pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, NBC Olympics reports. But the 6-3 6-4 loss – following the sisters’ gold wins as a pair in the 2000 […]
The USA women's gymnastics team obviously did not come to play, as they literally vaulted ahead of the competition during the qualifying round on Sunday.
From Tommie and John’s Black Power salute to Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win an individual gymnastics title, here are some of the most memorable moments for African Americans in the Olympics.