Olympics

USA House entertains behind closed doors

RIO DE JANEIRO - Just steps away from the sands of Ipanema Beach sits the USA House, offering athletes, families, U.S. Olympic legends, sponsors and donors a home away from home during the games along with a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro from the rooftop deck.

Former ASU diver hopes to make splash for Team Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO — Italian diver Mikis Benedetti’s road to Rio started in Rome. Benedetti lived in the Italian capital from birth until he arrived at Arizona State in 2005.

Gallery: Best of Rio, Week 1

Take a look at some of the best photos taken by Cronkite News reporters on location in Rio de Janeiro covering all things related to the 2016 Olympics and the culture of Rio.

Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 12

Take a look at some of the best photos taken by Cronkite News reporters on location in Rio de Janeiro covering all things related to the 2016 Olympics and the culture of Rio.

Olympics way of life for ASU grad

RIO DE JANEIRO — No matter how many Olympics Greg Harney attends, it is always the athletes from his alma mater who catch his eye.

Tempe native Dorman takes silver, parents overjoyed

RIO DE JANEIRO – When he was little, Sam Dorman would get nervous before dive meets. He would look up at his parents, Paul and Marla, for support and they would always respond with a thumbs up.

Taurasi breaks own Olympic record

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Already one of the most decorated women’s basketball players of all time, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi is still breaking records. This time, it was her own.