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All posts tagged "Rio Olympics"

  • Usain Bolt still the fastest man in the world

    Even a lumbering start couldn’t slow down the world’s fastest man. Usain Bolt became the first person to win three straight Olympic 100-meter titles, blowing down the straightaway in 9.81 seconds at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics....

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Bolt Shines Bright, Wins Another Gold in Olympic 100

    RIO DE JANEIRO – If there were any doubts, it took less than 10 seconds – 9.81, to be exact – for Usain Bolt to erase them. He is the Olympic champion once again. On a muggy...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Murray 1st to Win 2 Olympic Tennis Singles Golds

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadn’t been done in a while. Or ever. Murray became the first tennis player in Olympic history with two singles gold medals, winning...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Lochte: US Swimmers Are ‘Safe and Unharmed’ after Robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who stopped their taxi and took their money and belongings. In the latest security...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Mónica’s Golden Dedication to Puerto Rico

    Editor’s note: The following was written by Carlos Morell Caballero, an attorney at law and sports writer. Has earned a degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. from Universidad Interamericana of Puerto Rico, where he founded the...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Michael Phelps Gets another Gold, but Says It Is the Last

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Standing atop the medal podium for the 23rd time, Michael Phelps teared up, bit his lip and gave a little nod. This was how he really wanted to go out. On top of...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Rio Still Struggles with Litany of Problems Through 1st Week

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Rows of empty seats, green water, controlled explosions, stray bullets, the killing of a young policeman in a favela, muggings of team officials, an attack on a media bus, spotty weather, snarled traffic,...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • What to watch at the Rio Games on Sunday

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Day 9 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, gymnastics, tennis, golf, fencing and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD The title...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • In Olympics, a first for Puerto Rico – and 23rd for Phelps

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Michael Phelps claimed his 23rd gold medal. Puerto Rico won its first ever. And Jamaica got its first gold of the Rio Games with an emphatic win in the marquee Olympic sprinting event....

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Mónica Puig Gets Puerto Rico its First Olympic Gold Medal

    SAN JUAN — “La Borinqueña” was heard for the first time ever in an Olympic medal ceremony after Puerto Rican tennis player Mónica Puig beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber, clinching the gold. On Saturday, Puig capped her awe-inspiring run at...

    • Posted August 13, 2016