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Anthony Leads Team USA to Third Straight Olympic Gold in Men's Basketball

Anthony Leads Team USA to Third Straight Olympic Gold in Men’s Basketball

Carmelo Anthony is basketball’s golden boy… The 32-year-old half-Puerto Rican basketball star helped lead Team USA to a 96-66 win over Serbia at the 2016 Rio Games, to give the United States the gold medal in Men’s Basketball. It’s Anthony,...

Aug 22, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Santos & His Brazilian Teammates Claim Gold in Men's Volleyball at the 2016 Rio Games

Santos & His Brazilian Teammates Claim Gold in Men’s Volleyball at the 2016 Rio Games

Sérgio Santos is back at the top of the medal podium… The 40-year-old Brazilian volleyball player, the only Olympian ever to reach four finals in a row in Men’s Volleyball, helped lead his team past Italy to reclaim the gold medal at the...

Aug 22, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Coloma Claims Bronze in Men's Cross Country at the 2016 Rio Games

Coloma Claims Bronze in Men’s Cross Country at the 2016 Rio Games

The third time’s the charm for Carlos Coloma… The 34-year-old Spanish mountain biker, participating in his third Olympics, won the bronze medal in the Men’s Cross-Country competition in mountain bike cycling at the 2016 Rio Games. Coloma...

Aug 22, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Mohedano & Her Teammates Give Spain Its First Rhythmic Gymnastics Medal in 20 Years

Mohedano & Her Teammates Give Spain Its First Rhythmic Gymnastics Medal in 20 Years

Lourdes Mohedano has helped bring Spain back into the medal circle in rhythmic gymnastics… The 21-year-old Spanish group rhythmic gymnast and her teammates claimed the silver in the Women’s Team All-Around at the 2016 Rio Games, putting Spain...

Aug 22, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Gasol & His Teammates Give Spain a Men's Basketball Bronze at the 2016 Rio Games

Gasol & His Teammates Give Spain a Men’s Basketball Bronze at the 2016 Rio Games

They may not be this year’s Golden boys, but Pau Gasol and his Spanish teammates still have reason to celebrate. The 36-year-old professional basketball player, who will be heading to the San Antonio Spurs this upcoming NBA season, scored 31...

Aug 22, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Sanchez Claims Silver in Men's Individual 10m Platform Final at the 2016 Rio Games

Sanchez Claims Silver in Men’s Individual 10m Platform Final at the 2016 Rio Games

It’s another silver for Germán Sánchez… The 24-year-old Mexican diver, nicknamed “Duva,” claimed the silver medal in the Men’s Individual 10m Platform diving final at the 2016 Rio Games. China’s Chen Aisen emerged from a...

Aug 21, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Lopez Claims Boxing Gold at the 2016 Rio Games

Lopez Claims Boxing Gold at the 2016 Rio Games

It’s a golden moment for Arlen Lopez… The 23-year-old Cuban boxer, the current world champion, beat Uzbekistan’s Bektemir Melikuziev on a unanimous points decision to win the Olympic middleweight title on Saturday, Cuba’s third...

Aug 21, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Ramirez Wins Second Straight Boxing Gold at the 2016 Rio Games

Ramirez Wins Second Straight Boxing Gold at the 2016 Rio Games

He may have switched divisions, but Robeisy Ramirez is still an Olympic champion… The 22-year-old Cuban amateur boxer out-pointed Team USA’s Shakur Stevenson at the 2016 Rio Games to decide the first Olympic gold medal fight between the two...

Aug 21, 16 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Neymar Leads Brazil's Soccer Team to Its First Olympic Gold Medal

Neymar Leads Brazil’s Soccer Team to Its First Olympic Gold Medal

Neymar kicks his way into Brazil’s history books… The 24-year-old Brazilian soccer star helped lead Brazil’s Olympic soccer team to victory against Germany in the gold medal match at the 2016 Rio Games. Neymar, who had to settle for a...

Aug 21, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Queiroz: First Brazilian to Win Three Medals in an Olympic Games

Queiroz: First Brazilian to Win Three Medals in an Olympic Games

Isaquias Queiroz ends his first Olympic appearance with a historic bang… The 22-year-old Brazilian sprint canoeist partnered with Erlon de Souza to claim the silver in the Men’s Canoe Double 1000m competition with a time of a 3:44.81 at the 2016...

Aug 21, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »