- Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); two-time Olympic medalist (2 gold)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold
- Most recent: 2016 – gold (heptathlon)
- Years of participation: Outdoor – 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 (decathlon); Indoor – 2012, 2014, 2016 (heptathlon)
- Medals: 6 (5 golds, 1 silver)
- Gold – 2012 (heptathlon), 2013 (decathlon), 2014 (heptathlon), 2015 (decathlon), 2016 (heptathlon)
- Silver – 2011 (decathlon)
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 7-13
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 14, 2016
Simone Biles and Tatyana McFadden breeze through the Windy City, Jessie Diggins shows off a strong mime game, an Arizona-born teen makes ice hockey history, Amanda Kessel and Ronda Rousey make high-profile returns, LeBron James makes a statement in pink, Ashton Eaton takes in spectacular views from the high road, skier Daron Rahlves takes to water skis, Shaun White chills in New Zealand, hints of Halloween and much more.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 23-29
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 30, 2016
Our 10 favorite images from Team USA’s epic White House visit, our favorite photos from the day before the epic visit (from rainy day selfies, to Olympic and Paralympic athletes receiving, and posing with, with their rings, to Team USA all dressed up for the Team USA Awards show), the Final Five’s excellent week, Danell Leyva’s “Carlton” dance lesson, Jordan Burroughs’ lasting legacy honor, Katie Ledecky’s cap celebrates in Washington, Ashton Eaton takes an awe-inspiring walk, Bubba Watson and Michael Phelps (and Boomer) are on the Ryder Cup scene, and much more.
25 Times Team USA Had The Most Precious Celebrations At The Rio Olympics
Sept. 14, 2016
See Team USA's most emotional medal celebrations from Rio 2016.
7 U.S. Olympic Champions Who Defended Their Titles In Rio
Sept. 01, 2016
Nineteen U.S. Olympic champions had a chance to defend their titles in Rio. See which seven of them did.
A Look Back At Each Of Team USA's 46 Gold Medals Won At The Rio Olympics
Aug. 31, 2016
See photos from the gold-medal moments and learn what made each one so significant.
Red, White & Trending: Aug. 19-25
Jamie MacDonald Aug. 26, 2016
The Olympic Games are over, but we have not only the photo highlights from the Closing Ceremony (the selfies, the ponchos, the pre-event dance parties), but also the first signs of the Paralympic Games set to pick up where Team USA left off (Amy Purdy has already arrived, and she has some news), medal-stacking skills taught by Michael Phelps to Simone Biles, Olympic cheat days (yes, involving doughnuts topped with bacon), the ultimate whirlwind of a return for the Final Five, a gold-worthy electric slide, Olympians getting back to work in Paris, a hockey legend's push-ups, winter athletes checking in from the other side of the world and much more.
Of The Golden Stars Of Rio – And Those Who Made All Medals Shine Brighter
Philip Hersh Aug. 21, 2016
Philip Hersh takes a look at some of Team USA's biggest stars in Rio.
Ashton Eaton Still “World’s Greatest” Athlete; First U.S. Repeat Champ In Decathlon Since 1952
Karen Rosen Aug. 18, 2016
Eaton's back-to-back Olympic titles are the first by an American since Bob Mathias in 1948, '52.
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 558-Member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
United States Olympic Committee July 23, 2016
Team USA features 190 returning Olympians, 66 Olympic champions.
Red, White & Trending: July 15-21
Jamie MacDonald July 22, 2016
The worst of Team USA's procrastinating packers (you know who you are, Alex Morgan and Ashton Eaton), the best of the Olympic send-offs (candles, best dressed judokas, steak dinners for gymnasts and Jordan Burroughs' sartorial splendor), a legendary poolside pic, a look at Amy Purdy's 'tip toe dance feet,' broken bones and severed tendons and surgeries and sutures, John Orozco's emotional reaction to heartbreak, Sarah Hildebrandt's embrace to fame, Bubba Watson's wild up-and-down, Pokémon Go takes root in Team USA, National Ice Cream Day shenanigans and more.