Another less orthodox diving contest was taking place in Norway where contestants hit the water face first. Call it the belly flop Olympics.
A different type of athletic challenge in Rio de Janeiro was taking place in a steep and cramped neighborhood known as a favela.
Whoever said no good could come from shooting an air rifle? Winning a gold medal for one thing as American teenager Ginny Thrasher proved in Rio.
It was a foreboding sign for the US men's team last week when South Korean archer Kim Woo-jin broke the world record for the best score in Olympic arc ...
The International Olympic Committee is considering both surfing and skateboarding among other sports in the 2020 Olympics.