2016 Olympics

Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different? The floor was still the floor. The vault still the vault. The uneven bars still uneven. The balance beam still a four-inch wide test of nerves. And the 19-year-old […]

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay is entered in this week’s USA Bobsled National Push Championships, making him the latest track star to give sledding a try. The push championships start Wednesday in Calgary, Alberta and are the first step toward a potential spot on this season’s national team. Gay has competed in each of the last […]

  Coach George Williams, the St. Augustine’s University, Athletic Director & Head Track and Field Coach became a national figure when the secret to so many of the student athletes at the 2016 Olympics in Rio were directly linked to his incredible 40 year training. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about how he got […]

  25-year-old Mississippi native Tori Bowie shined at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, taking home one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze! Bowie has been called the most decorated track athlete of these Games (she is the only American runner to have claimed three medals in Rio). She talks to the Tom Joyner about the next phase […]

  Ryan Lochte has lost two majors sponsors after Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren announced they are dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery. Both companies announced their decisions Monday, one day after the end of the games. Speedo says it will donate […]

  Doug Stewart of the Two Live Stews gives the Tom Joyner Morning Show a hilarious Olympic recap. Find out why he says people with melanin and water actually do mix and why Rio is snapping back at Ryan Lochte’s claims he was robbed. Clicked the link above to hear the entire interview. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. […]

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two American Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting 12-time medalist Ryan Lochte and his teammates. A lawyer for the two athletes said Thursday they will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they […]

8/16/16- Judo?, Fencing? Triple Jump? Find out what these games are really called and how we perfected them long before the Olympics came around.

One-half of the Two Live Stews, Doug Stewart talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, why he says Gabby Douglas’ hair an ‘occupational hazard’, the HBCU athletes that are competing and the legend that is Usain Bolt. “Usain Bolt is not real. He’s an alien. He’s from a […]

  8/9/16- Did you know there are a handful of HBCU student athletes and alumni that are competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio? Find out which school holds the title when you listen above!

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once again, questions are swirling about Kenyan runners and doping, this time at the biggest event of all: the Olympics. Kenya said Sunday it would send its track and field manager home from the Rio de Janeiro Games on the first available flight and show “no mercy” following newspaper allegations […]

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony says his US men’s basketball teammates need to accept responsibility and move on after reports that three players visited a legal brothel in Rio de Janeiro. “What’s done is done. We have time off and guys did what they did. We accept those responsibilities and move on,” said […]