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Badminton Olympian Celebrates Olympic Achievements By Eating a Massive Amount Of McDonald's

Olympic athletes grind for four years to prepare for the Olympics. The grind includes proper eating and training hard to get their bodies ready to p...

Superstar Dunkers Dream of Competing in the Olympics

Professional dunkers, gymnasts and high jumpers have a common dream—to fly. These athletes soar through the air, jumping and leaping in their...

Allyson Felix Says She's Ready to 'Take Care of Business' in Rio

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix failed to make the 200-meter event for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Felix was still healing from a serious ankle injury she suff...

U.S. Handball Coach Says LeBron Could Dominate the Sport

The U.S. handball team didn't qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but that's not stopping coach Javier Garcia Cuesta from trying some new recruiting ...

South African Swimmer Works Hard to Annoy Michael Phelps

On Monday night, South African swimmer Chad Le Clos almost unhinged Michael Phelps. Before the men's 200m butterfly semifinal, Le Clos started to...

An Inside Look Into the Life of an Olympic Fencer

As spectators of the Games, we have heard rumors of poor living conditions, polluted water, and a police force on the verge of strike, but what is it...

10 Obscure Olympic Events You Probably Didn't Know Existed

The Olympic Games are coming to Rio. From swimming laps to BMX bikes to gymnastics on the floor, there is something for everyone at the games. Wha...

Why Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Is Giving Up Alcohol Before the Olympics

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is trying something new before this summer's Olympics: he's giving up drinking alcohol. Swimmers call giving up al...

16-Year-Old Olympian Sydney McLaughlin's Road to Rio, In Her Own Words

Less than a month ago, 16-year-old Sydney McLaughlin was like any other high school athlete, albeit a very accomplished one. The rising senior tra...

Jahvid Best, Whose NFL Career Was Cut Short Due to Concussions, is Officially Headed to the 2016 Summer Olympics

Jahvid Best. It's a name you know, though you might not be able to place it. You know he played football, but as the 2016 NFL season approaches, he'...

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