In Rio, U.S. Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel won gold and made history.
23 Black Women to Watch in the 2016 Rio Olympics
As Team USA heads to the Rio games, Black female athletes are ready to dominate their sports. Many will break records, create memorable moments or simply inspire. We've selected some of the most extraordinary women, both American and from abroad, who are already doing just that. #BlackGirlMagic
RIO OLYMPIC 2016 Gold Winner of the Triathlon Gwen Jorgensen (USA) from Wisconsin
#RIO2016 Katie Ledecky of United States celebrates on the podium after winning gold in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games...
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USA's Katie Ledecky takes part in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the…
The 2016 Olympic Trials left commentators and spectators in shock, as we watched new names burst into the spotlight. On the women’s team, there will be eight Olympic veterans and 14 newcomers competing in Rio. We can't wait to see what these ladies have in store.
Maya DiRado, Exiting the Sport, Catches Katinka Hosszu and Grabs Gold
#RIO2016 - Best of Day 1 - Katinka Hosszu of Hungary celebrates winning gold and a new world record in the Final of the Women's 400m Individual Medley on Day 1 of the Rio 2016...