Olympics

Olympics

Despite challenges and blemishes, Rio Olympics still won

The Olympics were too big for Rio in many ways. But the competitions, and the competitors, ultimately overshadowed the glitches. The many moving stories of Olympians stand over the games, as does the remarkable quartet of Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky.

Olympics

Mongolian wrestling coaches strip in protest of Olympic loss

Wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig and his coaches thought he had won the 65-kilogram bronze medal match, until his opponent, Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan, successfully challenged the result, saying that Ganzorig was avoiding him in the last seconds of the match. Ganzorig fell to his knees in disappointment; his coaches went much further.

Videos

Althoff grads talk about native Olympian's performance

Althoff graduates talk about Kevin Lisch and Australia's game against Team USA.
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Althoff grads talk about native Olympian's performance 0:57

Althoff grads talk about native Olympian's performance

Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee heads to Rio 0:56

Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee heads to Rio

Go underwater with Olympians 0:45

Go underwater with Olympians

Crews clear fallen tree from house in Edwardsville 0:13

Crews clear fallen tree from house in Edwardsville