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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Shooting

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Shooting

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Will Rodriguez put his collectible cup down just for a second, then — swoosh! — it was swiped.

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Matt Emmons Fails to Make Finals in 50m Rifle 3 Position

Matt Emmons Fails to Make Finals in 50m Rifle 3 Position

The final day of shooting on Sunday features just one event: men’s 50m rifle 3 position. Ahead of the final 12:00 p.m. ET, Russian Sergey Kamenskiy, led the competition in qualification.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

US Shooter Vincent Hancock Misses Mark in Men's Skeet

US Shooter Vincent Hancock Misses Mark in Men's Skeet

Vincent Hancock's bid for three straight gold medals in skeet is over. The American shooter failed to make it out of qualifying at the Olympic Shooting Center, hitting 119 of 125 targets.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Rhode Earns Bronze to Medal in 6 Straight Olympics

Rhode Earns Bronze to Medal in 6 Straight Olympics <br />

Kim Rhode captured bronze in women's skeet at the Rio de Janeiro Games on Friday, becoming the first woman and second athlete overall to earn an individual medal in six straight Olympics.

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Australian Wins Shooting Gold; American Third

Australian Wins Shooting Gold; American Third

The wind blew in from the west, sending the clay targets bobbing and bouncing through the air. In case that wasn't enough, the microphone used to pull the targets repeatedly malfunctioned, causing clays...

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

US Shooter Ginny Thrasher Wins 1st Gold of Rio Olympics

US Shooter Ginny Thrasher Wins 1st Gold of Rio Olympics

American shooter Ginny Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics in the women's 10-meter air rifle. Thrasher shot 10.5 on her first shot of the final elimination round and smiled after 10.4 on...

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016
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Around the World in 40 Blazers: Best Outfits of the Rio Opening Ceremony

From the traditional to the trendy, all the best fashion from the Parade of...View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Australia in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Bahamas in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Brazil in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
Friday, Aug 5, 2016
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23 Most Jaw-droppingly Beautiful Moments From the Rio Opening Ceremony

Marvel at the pageantry of the 2016 Rio Olympic Opening CeremonyView gallery

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