2016 Olympics

  25-year-old Mississippi native Tori Bowie shined at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, taking bronze in the 200, silver in the 100 and gold in the women’s 4×100 relay, Bowie has been called the most decorated track athlete of these Games (she is the only American runner to have claimed two medals in Rio). She talks […]

Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty Images The Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro were about much more than athletes winning coveted medals for their home country for some Olympians. The Christian Post rounded up five Christian Olympians who used their international platform to glorify God even without gold, medal or bronze hardware. 1. Abbey D’Agostino, 24, […]

When I played basketball in college there was no WNBA. There were no endorsement deals with women gracing the cover of cereal boxes. The ability to see someone like me on television, someone I could look up to and emulate, was sparse. Cheryl Miller was it for me in basketball and Flo Jo in track. […]

getty images: The Olympic torch was raised before Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on Friday on the final leg of its journey to the opening ceremony of the Olympics, as Brazil excitedly put the final touches to seven years of preparations. At the evening ceremony in the famed Maracana soccer stadium, Brazil […]

getty images: It’s no secret that the Olympic Games bring together a diverse pool of people from different ethnicities and cultures — individuals who have divergent beliefs and lifestyles, particularly when it comes to the practice of faith and religion. So, with the world’s most famous sports competition just days away, some might be wondering […]

MARTIN BERNETTI VIA GETTY IMAGES Venus Williams crashed out of the Rio Games tournament in the first round on Sunday as the American sisters’ unbeaten run dating back to Sydney 2000 came to a surprising end. The top seeds fell 6-3 6-4 to Czech pair Barbora Strycova and Lucie Safarova, ending any hopes of claiming […]

TOM PENNINGTON VIA GETTY IMAGES The U.S. women’s gymnastics team walked out of the arena after their qualification round in Rio on Sunday the prohibitive favorites to take home team gold. London veteran Aly Raisman and once-in-a-generation phenom Simone Biles earned spots in the all-around final. The U.S. stands to win a medal in every […]