Serbia came into Rio as the overwhelming gold medal favorites after winning the 2015 World Championships.
Several football stars have been attracted to the sport of rugby.
Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-Ching won gold in the women’s 53-kilogram weightlifting – while dealing with a thigh strain.
Here are the most emotional routines from the men’s and women’s gymnastics qualifications.
Two people were shot in a residential area of Chesapeake in the early-morning hours of Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Philippines is celebrating the silver medal won by weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz at the Rio Olympics — a happy break t…
Bryan Clauson, considered the top dirt-track racer in the country, has died from injuries suffered in an accident Saturday.
A school bus crash is a nightmare scenario. Officials say kids should buckle up or stay seated during a crash.
Ibtihaj Muhammad has used her profile as an Olympian to try to change misconceptions others might have about Muslim-Americans.
The young son of a Kansas state lawmaker died Sunday on a water slide that is billed as the world’s largest.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kaleigh Gilchrist is all about water polo right now. When surfing joins the Olympics in 2020, well, check back with he…
Speakers at Monday’s news conference will contrast Clinton’s plan with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s career record.
Delta Air Lines says limited flights have begun several hours after a computer outage grounded its flights.
Chesapeake Police are investigating a double shooting in Deep Creek.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Novak Djokovic shook his head and placed his palm over welling eyes on his way to the locker room after a first-round …
Standing under 5 feet tall can make a person stand out in everyday life.
Marina da Glória on Guanabara Bay hosts the men’s RS:X and women’s Laser Radial Olympic sailing events on Monday. Watch the stream of the Ol…
The circles are the result of cupping, a therapy technique that athletes use to help their muscles recover.
Katie Ledecky and Sarah Sjöström are set for a battle in the 200m freestyle in Rio.
If you are a casual gymnastics fan – a once-every-four-year watcher – you have probably lamented the loss of the perfect 10 in the sport. I …
RIO de JANEIRO — Of all the images from Michael Phelps’ storied career, perhaps none is as visceral — as open and truthfully honest — as the…
Douglas finished third behind Biles and Raisman. Only two gymnasts per country can compete in the final, leaving Douglas out of luck.
Alex Rodriguez’s 22-year baseball career will come to an end on Friday when he plays his final game for the New York Yankees.
Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 1600 block of Prentis Avenue.
Team USA’s Kathleen Baker, making her first Olympic appearance in 2016, leads the 100m backstroke field after clocking the fastest time in t…
The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Earl rose to 39 in Mexico on Sunday as a new tropical storm formed off the Pacific Coast.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Manu Ginobili got his fourth Olympics started with 12 points and an easy victory, as Argentina beat Nigeria 94-66 on S…
Host nation Brazil could not get back on track after its disappointing Olympic opener as it played to its second scoreless draw against Iraq…
Phelps earned his 19th career Olympic gold medal with the victory.
The Coast Guard and other local authorities helped out two people whose boat was taking on water about five miles off of Virginia Beach.