When your country is hosting the 2016 Rio Olympics, the last thing you want to have is your soccer team lose while your fans boo you.
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Milos Raonic announced on Friday that he will not be contesting the 2016 Rio Olympics. Raonic made the announcement at his Facebook page with the following comments:
The 2016 Olympics in Rio are over and as they go so goes the glorification of so many pseudo-sports. We didn't need to find out who the best trampoliner was in the world, we didn't need to find out who walks the fastest
Imperialists sure love gold. First Christopher Columbus came looking for it in 1492, he didn't find it, and so he then went about collecting slaves instead. Nowadays rivers and mines have been picked over for the precious metal.
Ryan Lochte felt his finances take a major hit on Monday after all of his major sponsors including Speedo and Ralph Lauren unceremoniously dropped him.
The following are my selections for my 2016 Sports All-Losers Team. When selecting players for the team, I definitely focus on the frivolous and try to keep things on the lighter side.
The women's Swedish national team pulled off a major upset in the women's soccer semifinals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. With a conservative and tactical style that favored goal prevention as opposed to offensive push