United States' goalkeeper Hope Solo, left, makes a save as France's Maire Laure Delie looks on during a group G match of the women's Olympic football tournament between United States and France at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)

Solo comes up big for 200th cap, U.S. beats France 1-0

August 07, 2016 | WNST Staff

Solo became the first goalkeeper, male or female, to reach the 200-cap mark in international play.


Phelps carries flag for U.S. as Rio Olympics open

August 06, 2016 | WNST Staff

At his last Olympics, it was the first time the record holder of 22 medals had marched in an opening ceremony.

Michael Phelps gestures after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

For Michael Phelps, the fifth Olympics may mean the most yet

June 30, 2016 | WNST Staff

“Just being able to finish how I want to is so important to me. Getting on this team is what I wanted to do.”

Brazil's interim President Michel Temer, center, walks with officials during a visit to the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. In recent weeks Temer has stepped up his pledges of support for the Olympic games, which have been beset by a series of problems including the ongoing political crisis, Brazil's worst recession in decades and an outbreak of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in infants. Just to the right of Temer is Rio's interim governor Francisco Dornelles, and just left of Temer is Brazil Olympic Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Amid crisis, Rio governor warns Olympics could be ‘big failure’

June 28, 2016 | WNST Staff

“I’m optimistic about the games, but I have to show reality. We can have a great Olympics, but if some steps aren’t taken, it can be a big failure.”

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Local product Anthony once again heading to Olympics

June 27, 2016 | WNST Staff

The 32-year-old will become the first U.S. men’s basketball player to appear in four Olympics.

LeBron on fence about 2016 Olympic plans

August 13, 2015 | WNST Staff

Phelps answers Le Clos’ taunts with faster time in 100 fly

August 09, 2015 | WNST Staff

Phelps leaves no doubt he’ll be ready for Rio Olympics

August 08, 2015 | WNST Staff

Phelps receives probation for guilty DUI plea

December 19, 2014 | WNST Staff

Phelps suspended for six months after DUI arrest

October 06, 2014 | WNST Staff