2016 Rio Olympics

Day 5, August 16, 2016

2016 Olympic Men’s 1500 Preview: Asbel Kiprop Goes For Olympic Title #2 As Matthew Centrowitz Tries to End USA's 108-Year Gold Drought

The last time an American won Olympic gold in the 1500, the Chicago Cubs were three months away from winning the World Series. Centro's been in great form, but can he or Americans Robby Andrews and Ben Blankenship fend off defending champ Taoufik Makhloufi, Kenyans Ronald Kwemoi and Elijah Manangoi and a host of others in a deep, talented field?

Brazil's Thiago Braz da Silva Upsets Renaud Lavillenie for Pole Vault Gold and Sets the Olympic Record (6.03m) in Front of Delirious Rio Crowd

Unbelievable: Clayton Murphy Goes From 1:56 800m Runner to Olympic Bronze Medallist Talking World Record in Four Years

What an amazing journey for Clayton Murphy.

Men's 1500 Heats: The Favorites Cruise as All Three Americans Make Thurday's Semifinals, Elijah Manangoi Picks Up an Injury, Souleiman Says He's Clean

There was some DQ drama in heat #2, however.

Abbey D’Agostino & Nikki Hamblin Show the True Meaning of the Olympics as Almaz Ayana Leads Women’s 5,000 Qualifiers

Would you stop running  in the middle of the Olympics to help a total stranger? These two women did just that.

Christian Taylor Becomes Second Man to Repeat As Olympic Triple Jump Champ; Will Claye Gets Silver and Proposes to Girlfriend Queen Harrison on Victory Lap

Taylor became the first man in 36 years to defend his Olympic triple jump title and now owns more global triple jump golds than any man in history. He's now in the conversation for the GOAT along with world record holder Jonathan Edwards and three-time Olympic champ Viktor Saneyev.

High Schooler Sydney McLaughlin's Olympics Come to An End as Favorites Advance to 400m Hurdle Final

Men's 400m Hurdle Semis: Irish Record for Thomas Barr as Kerron Clement Tries to Regain Old Glory

Jenny Simpson Wins America's First Women's 1500 Olympic Medal As Faith Kipyegon Upsets World Record Holder Genzebe Dibaba

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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