Travis Stevens

Travis Stevens

The most veteran member of the Judo team, Stevens will be competing at his third Olympics. He lost in the quarterfinals in 2008 and the semifinals in 2012. The 30 year old ended the qualification period ranked No. 5 in the world in his weight class. Travis Stevens is American top judoka U81kg. He was […]

Ways to Watch the Olympics in the US

Ways to Watch the Olympics in the US

The Rio 2016 Olympics are just over two weeks away. NBC is broadcasting 6,755 hours of the Games, which equals about 356 hours of coverage per day.[i] Because of this, NBC is offering several ways to watch them on TV and online. One way to watch the Olympics is to turn on the TV to […]

Olympic Trials Successes So Far

Olympic Trials Successes So Far

Several athletes exceeded expectations during their sports’ Olympic trials. The US Olympic Gymnastic Trials are just getting underway, but Simone Biles, despite a few uncharacteristic mistakes, is still successful. Biles scored the highest on the vault on the first night of the Trials, and she had the second best score on the beam for the […]

How Athletes are Preparing for the Olympics Around the World

How Athletes are Preparing for the Olympics Around the World

Athletes from around the world are gearing up for the 2016 Rio Olympics, which are quickly approaching. Team Great Britain will participate in an Olympic training camp from July 17 to August 16. UK Sport is investing about £1.6 million into this camp, which is located in Belo Horizonte, a 45-minute flight from Rio. Athletes […]

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