Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

On Appeal, U.S. Women Will Rerun Their 4x100-Meter Relay Race

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Allyson Felix and her teammates on the U.S. women's 4x100-meter relay team get a second shot to make the final, after successfully arguing that other runners made them drop the baton.

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'There Was No Robbery,' Rio Police Chief Says Of Lochte's Holdup Claims

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A day after police pulled two of Ryan Lochte's teammates off a U.S.-bound plane to discuss their alleged robbery, police say the swimmers admit the story was a fabrication.

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Rio Police Remove U.S. Swimmers From Flight To Ask About Reported Robbery

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger have now been released, U.S. officials say — but the pair are going to keep talking with police in Rio.

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Ryan Lochte Has Left Brazil — Where Police Tried To Seize His Passport

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Police visited the athletes' village in Rio Wednesday, hoping to seize the passports of Ryan Lochte and James Feigen. Later, officers removed two U.S. swimmers from their flight home.

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Powerful Irish Olympic Official Is Arrested In Rio Over Ticket Scandal

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Patrick Joseph Hickey, who serves on the International Olympic Committee's 15-member executive board, is stepping aside temporarily, his national council says.

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Biles Wins Gold, Raisman Silver, In A Duel For Their Last Medals In Rio: Live Blog

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Americans Simone Biles and Aly Raisman are the first U.S. gymnasts in history to win gold and silver in the women's floor exercise at Rio's Summer Olympics.

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Boxer Shakur Stevenson, 19, Heads To Medal Round And A Fight With A Russian

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The American's victory assures him of no worse than a bronze medal. Those watching the fight included boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Allyson Felix Wins Silver As The Bahamas' Miller Takes Gold In 400-Meter Final

Monday, August 15, 2016

With her seventh Olympic medal, Allyson Felix now becomes the most decorated female athlete in U.S. track and field's history.

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U.S. Women's Field Hockey Team Exits Olympics With Quarterfinal Loss To Germany

Monday, August 15, 2016

It was a bittersweet end to the Olympics for a U.S. squad that had aspired to a medal — and started play in Brazil with wins over world No. 2 Argentina and No. 3 Australia.

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Netherlands' Wevers Wins Balance Beam Gold; Hernandez And Biles Take Silver, Bronze

Monday, August 15, 2016

After an unexpectedly mortal performance by Simone Biles, Sanne Wevers seizes an Olympic opportunity.

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Chinese Divers Get Engaged On Medals Podium At Rio Olympics

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Call it the Summer (Olympics) of love: He Zi of China had just received her silver medal when her boyfriend, fellow diver Qin Kai, pulled out a ring and proposed marriage.

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Golf's First Gold Medal In 112 Years Is Won By Britain's Justin Rose

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Justin Rose of Great Britain won the first Olympic gold medal in golf since 1904 Sunday, after holding off Sweden's Henrik Stenson.

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Simone Biles Wins Third Gold Medal Of Rio Games On The Vault

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Her first vault was strong; her second was near perfection. In other individual competitions Sunday, Madison Kocian won silver on uneven bars and Alex Naddour won bronze for his pommel horse routine.

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Monica Puig Makes Olympic History, Winning Puerto Rico's First Gold Medal

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Puerto Rico has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1948; before today, it had amassed eight Olympic medals. Tennis star Monica Puig changed that on Saturday.

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Phelps Helps U.S. Men Win Relay Gold In Rio; Manuel Helps Women Snare Gold

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Michael Phelps wins his 23rd career gold. American Simone Manuel picked up a silver medal and a gold, as she swam an individual race and anchored the women's medley.

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Katie Ledecky Wraps Up In Rio, Yards Ahead Of The Competition

Saturday, August 13, 2016

At age 19, she's both the youngest member of the U.S. swim team and its most sure-thing winner. In her final Rio race Friday night, she shattered her world record for 800-meter freestyle.

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Ledecky, DiRado, And Ervin Win Gold In Rio As Michael Phelps Misses Shot At 5th Gold

Friday, August 12, 2016

In his last individual event at the Rio Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps came up short. His teammate Katie Ledecky broke her own world record — and then Anthony Ervin, 35, won gold in the freestyle.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Eliminated From Olympics After Losing To Sweden

Friday, August 12, 2016

It came down to penalty kicks — and two of the U.S. women's soccer team players missed theirs against Sweden Friday, ending their run in Rio's Summer Games.

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Tied For Gold, And A Record: America's Simone Manuel Finishes First, With Company

Thursday, August 11, 2016

In the women's 100-meter freestyle final, two swimmers touched the wall in the same instant. Simone Manuel also made U.S. history.

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Phelps Wins Gold In The Men's 200 IM, Beating Lochte And A Talented Field

Thursday, August 11, 2016

It's likely the last installment of a rivalry that has defined men's swimming for most of this century. The two swam this same event back in 2004.

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