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America's Ping Pong Prodigy

Meet Kanak Jha, the top-ranked U.S. Men's Ping Pong player and the youngest American Olympian to participate in the Rio Games.
VICE Sports
11.14.17
Fast Food
Fast Food

Boris Berian Went from Flipping Burgers to Running for Team USA in Rio

Boris Berian was a reluctant track star. He won a National Championship in college before losing eligibility due to poor grades. Trying to get by, he took a job at a local McDonald’s to support his comeback.
VICE Sports
10.19.17
carmelo anthony
carmelo anthony

Carmelo Anthony on the Rise of Athlete Activism

This summer, we crossed the nation with the Olympic captain to explore his role of representing Team USA during a crossroads in this nation's history.
VICE Sports
3.28.17
Stay Melo
Stay Melo

Carmelo Anthony Explores Rio and its Favelas

Carmelo Anthony won some hardware when he visited Rio for the Olympics, but he still wanted more out of the trip.
VICE Sports
1.24.17
brazil
brazil

A Legacy of Crisis: Rio After the Olympics

Brazil's big bet on the 2016 Rio Olympics has gone bust, and the country has been plunged further into political and economic crisis.
Aaron Gordon
12.28.16
kenyan athletes stranded in rio
kenyan athletes stranded in rio

Kenyan Olympic Captain Claims Team is Stranded in a Favela in Rio

Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for “a cheap flight” before bringing them home.
UK Sports Staff
8.25.16
olympics
olympics

VICE Sports Q&A: Donovan Bailey on His Olympic Gold, Usain Bolt, and the Michael Johnson Race

We caught up with Canadian sporting icon Donovan Bailey, who won the 100-metre race at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta 20 years ago.
Dave McCarthy
8.11.16
olympics
olympics

We Hung Out with Penny Oleksiak's Friends and Watched the 16-year-old Olympic Star Make History

The biggest Canadian star at Rio is a teenager who has already won three medals. We met up with her friends and got to know her better.
Dave McCarthy
8.11.16
Rio 2016
Rio 2016

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Wins First Match, Becomes First US Olympian to Wear Hijab

Muhammad will face Cecilia Berder of France, ranked one position below her at ninth, later today.​
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.8.16
dispatches from rio
dispatches from rio

Lost And Found At The Rio Olympics

Taking the special Olympic buses while the rest of Rio deals with horrible traffic made me feel awful, so I took public transportation the rest of the day. And I got extremely lost several times.
Aaron Gordon
8.4.16
Rio 2016
Rio 2016

The Australian Team's Olympic Build-up Goes From Bad to Worse

Only days before the start of the Rio Games, the Australian team are struck by a robbery and bouts of gastro.
VICE Sports
8.2.16
RIO
RIO

VICE Sports World News Roundup: August 2, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
8.2.16