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All posts tagged "Rio Olympics"

  • Culson Disqualified in Olympics Finals

    Star Puerto Rican athlete has dreams dashed after false start at the finals

    • Posted August 18, 2016
  • Bolt grabs another gold as Lochte saga consumes Rio Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Usain Bolt and Ryan Lochte commanded the Olympic spotlight Thursday for drastically different reasons. Bolt completed an unprecedented third consecutive sweep of the 100- and 200-meter sprints, an accomplishment that further elevated his...

    • Posted August 18, 2016
  • What to Watch at the Rio Games on Wednesday

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Day 12 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, beach volleyball, wrestling and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD Expect a good...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race. Bolt easily won...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • NPP Candidate Proposes Naming Street Across Choliseo ‘Mónica Puig’

    SAN JUAN – Mercedes Gauthier, a New Progressive Party (NPP) candidate for House representative, has proposed changing the name of the street in front of the Puerto Rico Coliseum to Mónica Puig, the Puerto Rican tennis player...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • What to Watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Day 11 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, track and field, boxing, wrestling and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): GYMNASTICS Simone Biles can wrap up...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
  • Cuban heavyweight Lopez has 3rd Greco-Roman gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Cuban heavyweight Mijain Lopez once again bested Turkish rival Riza Kayaalp – this time with a performance that put him in the company of legendary wrestler Alexander Karelin. Lopez throttled Kayaalp 6-0 Monday at the...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
  • Javier Culson Qualifies for 400m-hurdle Rio Semis

    Nicholas Bett, who won a surprising world title in the 400-meter hurdles last year, has been disqualified in the first round at the Olympics. The 26-year-old Kenyan was contending for the lead in heat 5 when he...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
  • Murray, Del Potro, Puig, Others Cared about Olympic Tennis

    RIO DE JANEIRO – For a sport supposedly filled with folks who don’t care about the Olympics, there sure was a lot of crying during the tennis competition at the Rio de Janeiro Games. From Andy Murray,...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
  • What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Day 10 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, boxing, cycling, wrestling and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD Devon Allen, the...

    • Posted August 15, 2016