2016 Rio Olympics

Day 8, August 19, 2016

2016 Olympic Men's Marathon Preview: Can the Greatest Marathoner in the World, Eliud Kipchoge, Become the Greatest Marathoner of All Time? Can Galen Rupp Medal After Doubling Back from 10K?

Kipchoge has won six of his seven career marathons (including four straight) and is coming off one of the greatest marathon performances in history (his 2:03:05 CR in London). He's certainly the favorite, but this will be his first marathon without rabbits. He'll be challenged by NYC champ Stanley Biwott, Dubai champ Tesfaye Abera, Boston champ Lemi Berhanu plus reigning Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich and reigning world champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.

Kate Grace's 'Dream, Dream' Season Now Includes the Dream of a Medal in the Olympic Final

Women's 800 Semifinals: Kate Grace Advances to What Will Be One of Most Controversial Finals in Track and Field History

Ryan Crouser's Got a PhD (and Gold Medal) in the Shot Put

Crouser threw the shot 4 feet further than he did a year ago thanks to being able to focus on it being done with his masters in finance.

After 15 Years Nate Brannen Finally Gets His Shot at Olympic Glory

Dream do become reality.

Team USA Has Been Crushing It At The Olympics; Can They Get to Five Mid-D/Distance Medals for the First Time in 92 Years?

It's been a great meet for Team USA but could get even better.

Vivian Cheruiyot Stuns Almaz Ayana And Wins Women's 5000 Gold In One Of The Biggest Upsets Of The Olympics

Talk about an upset.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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