RIO DE JANEIRO — With South America’s first Summer Olympics coming to a close in Brazil, the international sports spotlight will shift to Asia for the next two Olympic Games — the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and the 2020 Summer Games in Japan.
By Haley Stesiak and Jaclyn Chung |
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO – Gilbert native Larry Slater didn’t always have a passion for sports photography. It wasn’t until he took a trip to the NCAA wrestling championship in Las Vegas in 2005 that his interest in photography was sparked.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Jerry Colangelo stepped off the USA men’s basketball team bus and into the Flamengo Club practice facility a couple blocks off the Atlantic Ocean in Rio de Janeiro. He walked in before any of his hand-selected players. Donning a Team USA jacket and a gold Olympic ring on his right hand, the managing director of USA Basketball stood on the sidelines as the most dominant basketball team in the world practiced its craft.